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Youth wreaking havoc on north Edmonton vehicle owners: police

EDMONTON – Edmonton police are blaming an extreme increase in vehicle thefts in northeast Edmonton on two young offenders.

The northeast division has experienced 126 per cent more reported vehicle thefts in Feb. 163 more words


Calgary Young Offender Centre sending inmates to Edmonton amid cutbacks

CALGARY – The Alberta government announced plans to pare down the Calgary Young Offender Centre (CYOC) and close the Calgary Maintenance Enforcement Program (MEP) office on Wednesday. 359 more words


New mental health rights 'proposed' by minister Norman Lamb

Care Minister Norman Lamb said the changes would put people in charge of their care, and promote community support as an alternative to hospital.

This means a lot – but hand in hand – real resources and funding need to be allocated in the community, to teams and GPs who hopefully work with mental health care professionals to look after neglected physical health –  and very importantly (in my opinion) ensuring full time professionals trained in cognative behavioural therapy are in place consistantly in the community teams, otherwise this initiative will struggle. 194 more words

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Punched in the Face with Happiness

Bring back Borstal?

Seriously? Surely no one in their right mind would want to bring back that discredited regime that was brutal, oppressive and even abusive before it was finally shut down. 966 more words


Reaching young people in challenging circumstances

A series of videos from Musinc, which works with young people in challenging circumstances in Teeside.

Making in work … in a pupil referral unit… 58 more words

Young People

Three teens arrested in Osler, Sask. armed robbery

OSLER, Sask. – Three teens have been charged after an armed robbery north of Saskatoon. The trio were arrested after a retail store in Osler was robbed Wednesday evening. 126 more words


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