2019 Media Coverage

Vancouver Courier – https://www.vancourier.com/community/grandparents-day-festival-takes-place-at-new-westminster-quay-sept-8-1.23936035

Supporting grandparents raising grandchildren. In B.C. 13,000 children are being raised full time by their grandparents or relatives according to the Parent Support Services Society. Which is why a moment is being taken to honour those who maybe didn’t expect to be parents again, but took on the job anyway. Ashley Burr has more. Supporting grandparents raising grandchildren

Prince George –

New Westminster Record

https://www.newwestrecord.ca/community/what-s-happening-in-new-west-this-weekend-top-picks-for-sept-6-to-8-1.23932461

Interview with Jane Bouey – Lead Project Manager, Kinship Care with Gurpreet Singh – Spice Radio

2018 Media Coverage

Our media coverage for Grandparents’ Day included:
Prince George
Radio – The Goat https://www.myprincegeorgenow.com/83613/83613/
Radio – CKPG https://ckpgtoday.ca/article/538681/international-grandparents-day
Radio – CFIS No link available
Lower Mainland
Print –https://www.newwestrecord.ca/community/help-grandparents-by-celebrating-grandparents-day-in-new-westminster-1.23417172
Print – https://www.vancourier.com/community/grandparents-day-festival-and-stroll-in-new-west-sept-9-1.23415467
Radio – https://soundcloud.com/pss-jane-b-pss/jane-bouey-talking-grandparents-day-on-takes-a-village-with-molly-caron
TV – Punjabi Channel No link available
Provincial
TV – CTV https://bc.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=1475422 Begins at 11:14.***
TV – French CBC No link available
Radio – https://soundcloud.com/pss-jane-b-pss/carol-madsen-on-grandparents-day-radio-canada-2018-09-07
Print – BC Teachers’ Federation – Social Justice Newsletter https://bctf.ca/SocialJustice.aspx?id=50948
Online – BC Council of Families – https://www.bccf.ca/bccf/blog/more-grandparents-raising-grandchildren/

2018 Grandparents’ Day – New Westminster (Photos by Paul Steeves)

2017 Prince George Photos

2017 New Westminster Photo Gallery – Photos by Paul Steeves

MEDIA COVERAGE

2018

Carol Madsen interview en Francais with Radio Canada https://soundcloud.com/pss-jane-b-pss/carol-madsen-on-grandparents-day-radio-canada-2018-09-07

New Westminster Record – https://www.newwestrecord.ca/community/help-grandparents-by-celebrating-grandparents-day-in-new-westminster-1.23417172

Vancouver Courier – https://www.vancourier.com/community/grandparents-day-festival-and-stroll-in-new-west-sept-9-1.23415467

Jane Bouey interview on “Takes a Village” CFRO Radio

 

 

2017

Victoria Program Coordinator Annette De boer in live interview with Oak Bay News – https://www.facebook.com/OakBayNews/videos/1518375351518964/

Kamloops Connector Story – http://parentsupportbc.ca/root/content-pdf/news-articles2/connector_sept17_grg-story.pdf

New Westminster Record – http://parentsupportbc.ca/root/content-pdf/news-articles/celebrate-grandparents-day-in-the-royal-city2.pdf

August 29th Interview with Carol Madsen – CFRO 100.5 FM
https://soundcloud.com/pss-jane-b-pss/media-mornings

2016 –

CBC Vancouver – TV  News piece with footage of the event in the Lower Mainlnand.- http://www.cbc.ca/player/play/762819651743 Starts at 11:23 min mark.

http://urbanbabyandtoddler.blogspot.ca/2016/09/september-11th-is-international.html

Vancouver Co-op Radio – Media Mornings:

Pulse FM – Kash Heed Show

https://soundcloud.com/pulse1077/kash-heed-show-dennis-nkojo-interview-2016-08-15

Plus: we had radio coverage on CBC Daybreak North and CFIS in Prince George, and on CBC Radio News

Our Kinship Care Petition https://www.change.org/p/premier-christy-clark-improve-support-for-kinship-caregivers – generated some early media buzz:

CBC – http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/grandparent-caregivers-petition-1.3711677

CBC Early EditionRadio Interview – http://www.cbc.ca/player/play/2693091957/

CBC BC Almanac http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/programs/bcalmanac/aug-10-2016-youth-drug-treatment-grandparents-raising-grandchildren-1.3715710

 

In Print!

  • Vancouver Courier – http://www.vancourier.com/living/stroll-raises-funds-to-support-grandparents-raising-grandchildren-1.2039938
  • New Westminster News Leader – http://www.newwestnewsleader.com/community/celebrate-grandparents-day-sept-13-1.2054489

Over the airwaves:

Watch here for more coverage of the Grandparents Day Stroll and Grandparents Raising Grandchildren.