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Premier Christy Clark was swift to blame a government-funded aboriginal child-protection agency for the death of Alex Gervais, a teenaged boy who was placed in a hotel instead of a foster home last year against government policy. For the workers at that agency, the Premier’s threat of consequences came as a gut-punch, given the impossible demands of their jobs.

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