The Victoria Family Court and Youth Justice Committee meets on the unceded Coast Salish Territory of the Lekwungen-speaking and WSÁNEĆ nations. We acknowledge and thank the Lekwungen-speaking peoples, also known as the Songhees, Esquimalt and Beecher Bay First Nations communities for allowing us to live on their lands.
The VFCYJC further acknowledges that the capital region spans the Traditional Territories of Coast and Straits Salish and Nuu-chah-nulth peoples and that, by virtue of being represented by all 13 municipalities, our committee is responsible to help build respectful and enduring relationships with our First Nations neighbours.
BC Budget day is tomorrow. Best wishes for expanded, sustainable funding for the Pacific Centre Family Services Association's CRED program and its work with the Mobile Youth Services Team. Here's the latest in a series of advocacy letters (this one signed by VFCMayor Marie Térèserie Térèse) sent to the province by CRD municipalities asking for exactly that ... ... See MoreSee Less
Do you have a vision for a 1 minute video about spreading kindness? Are you a youth (or know of one) 18 years or younger? We want to showcase that vision at this year’s Spread the Love Film Festival! Read the poster below and check out our website bgcsvi.org/spreadthelovefilmfestival/ for more info! ... See MoreSee Less
"More people in B.C. will soon have a historic level of access to legal aid services, including legal representation through a new family law clinic model and a significant expansion of legal aid eligibility criteria."