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B.C. brain researchers launch youth concussion study

August 8, 2013
B.C. brain researchers launch youth concussion study

A team of B.C. brain researchers has launched a groundbreaking study to help scientists better diagnose and treat sports-related concussions in adolescents. CBC | British Columbia News

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Surrey youth caught trying to sell prohibited brass knuckles

July 27, 2013

Transit police arrested a 17-year-old Surrey youth in possession of brass knuckles earlier this week on charges of possession of a prohibited weapon and trafficking. The youth, who is well known to police but whose identity has not been revealed, had advertised and listed fully functional brass knuckles on Craig’s List, Transit Police officer Anne [...]

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Laura Szendrei’s killer can’t get the help he needs in youth system, psychiatrist testifies

July 17, 2013

The young man who murdered North Delta teen Laura Szendrei can’t get the help he needs in the youth correctional system, a psychiatrist testified Tuesday. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Video: Aboriginal youth who made suicide pact live to see dangers rise in toxic DTES environment

July 7, 2013

Tina*, 14, was found lying on wet pavement with her clothes bunched down around her bare thighs. Icy rain was coming down and she was dead drunk. Her knees were ragged with cuts and bruises. Lying beside her was a friend, also unconscious. Her head was in a puddle, and she had a deep gash [...]

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Canada’s Top Chef gives homeless, at-risk youth a lesson in good eating

July 4, 2013

Top Chef Canada winner Matthew Stowe took his cooking skills to the Covenant House Crisis Shelter on West Pender Wednesday where he gave a dinnertime cooking lesson to a dozen young people. Stowe, product development chef at Cactus Club Cafe, offered his expertise to youth in the Rights of Passage program at Covenant House, which [...]

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