B.C. social workers’ failure to help Indigenous autistic boy ‘inexcusable,’ child’s advocate finds

Published in the Globe and Mail  A 12-year-old Indigenous boy with autism who was taken into foster care in 2016 after being found naked, starved and screaming was the subject of eight separate reports to child protection authorities, but no social worker had ever met with him, British Columbia’s children’s representative has found. Jennifer Charlesworth... Continue Reading →

Stewart supports Surrey SkyTrain

Vancouver Mayor Kennedy Stewart was the first to speak up in support of a proposal to  begin the process of building and funding a SkyTrain from Surrey to Langley when it came to the table of TransLink’s mayor’s council yesterday. On Nov. 5, Surrey city council unanimously passed a resolution to suspend work on light rail... Continue Reading →

Mayor-elect Stewart has plans for Chinatown

Mayor-elect Kennedy Stewart says his campaign promise to establish a food street and farmer's market in Chinatown was a direct result of consultation with the community. The proposal, included in his platform, said when elected he would direct city staff to conduct consultation and start work on a pilot project to establish a "special economic... Continue Reading →

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