The BCGEU/NUPGE calls on the Representative for Children and Youth to conduct an independent review of the conditions and circumstances that led to a riot like this occurring.
Victoria Youth Custody Centre
“The hiring of new staff proves this facility and the services our members provide are crucial and that it should not be closed.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President
“When we met recently with Minister Cadieux, we discussed other uses for the centre. Closing it was never mentioned as an option. Closing it is bad for these young people, bad for our justice system, and bad for the people of B.C.” — Darryl Walker, BCGEU President.