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Paige's story: Tragic death of aboriginal teen prompts response from B.C. government

 


After five months, the B.C. government has released its response to the Representative for Children and Youth's damning report into the death of a girl in ministry care named Paige.

Paige, 19, died of a drug overdose after a troubled life on Vancouver's the Downtown Eastside. Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond's report blamed the B.C. government's "brutal and cruel approach" for her death.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/paige-report-government-responds-1.3278779


 

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