VICTORIA — The province has confirmed Bernard Richard as the Representative for Children and Youth.
Members of the B-C legislature voted unanimously in favour of Richard yesterday, who will hold the position for five years.
Richard is the second-ever Representative for Children and Youth.
He has held the position of Acting Representative since November 27th, after the previous advocate Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond ended her second consecutive five-year term.
(The Canadian Press)
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