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Looking for young people for B.C. Forums on homelessness!

August 14, 2018 to September 14, 2018 Youth homelessness is a significant rights issue that needs to be addressed through a provincial plan to end youth homelessness that ensures every youth has a way home.  RCY is supporting youth with lived experience of homelessness to share their voices to inform a provincial plan to prevent […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 201816 Views

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Alberta RCMP K Division hold graduation ceremony for eighteen Indigenous youth | APTN News

Credits: APTN News The RCMP K Division in Alberta held a graduation ceremony for eighteen Indigenous youth from across the province. The RCMP are hoping that these young people will sign up to become officers when they’re old enough.

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 201836 Views

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First Indigenous Miss Teenage Ontario aims to shed light on youth suicide – CBC

18-year-old Aleria McKay speaks about her personal experiences August 11, 2018 The first-ever Indigenous contestant to win a Miss Teenage Ontario title is using her pageant platform to battle Indigenous youth suicide. Aleria McKay, who lives with her mom, two cats and a three legged-dog at Six Nations of the Grand River near Brantford, Ont., says she loves being on […]

by pmnationtalk on August 13, 20189 Views

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Province Announces Indigenous Youth Graduate from Health-care Internship

August 10, 2018 Program Succeeding In Encouraging Students To Pursue Careers in Health Care: Friesen, Clarke More than 40 youth are graduating today from a high school program that encourages Indigenous students to seek employment in the health-care system, Indigenous and Northern Relations Minister Eileen Clarke and Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Cameron Friesen […]

by pmnationtalk on August 13, 201817 Views

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Wapikoni Mobile Trailer prepares Indigenous youth with empowerment and direction – Netnewsledger

8 August 2018 Thunder Bay, On – Wapikoni has been in Thunder Bay for three weeks preparing for their finale on August 17th, 2018. It has been awakening the creative spirit, confidence and the resiliency of local young Indigenous artists, storytellers, songwriters, photographers, inspiring to make their dreams a reality. You are treated like an […]

by ahnationtalk on August 9, 201820 Views

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UIYFC Shingwauk Gathering Youth Events a Success – SaultOnline.com

August 6, 2018 The Urban Indigenous Youth for Change hosted a youth event as part of the Shingwauk Gathering and Conference this weekend. The event consisted of drop in events embracing Indigenous culture, such as beading, mural painting, braiding, medicine bag making, a sacred fire, and a scavenger hunt. Urban Indigenous Youth For Change Project […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 201818 Views

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Urban Indigenous Youth for Change offers free events all weekend – Sootoday.com

NORDIK’s Urban Indigenous Youth for Change presents youth events during the Shingwauk Residential School Gathering & Conference NORDIK’s Urban Indigenous Youth for Change (UIYFC) project is collaborating with the Children of Shingwauk Alumni Association (CSAA), Youth Social Infrastructure (YSI), and the Shingwauk Anishnaabe Students’ Association (SASA) to create free youth programming that will run alongside […]

by ahnationtalk on August 1, 201821 Views

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AB Government: Queen’s Jubilee awards honour remarkable youth

July 24, 2018 The accomplishments of Alberta’s young leaders and artists were recognized by Lt.-Gov. Lois Mitchell at the Queen’s Jubilee awards ceremony in Edmonton. The lieutenant-governor presented the 2017 Queen’s Golden Jubilee Citizenship medal and Queen’s Golden Jubilee Arts medal to young people from across Alberta at Government House. The citizenship medal recognizes students […]

by pmnationtalk on July 25, 201824 Views

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Siksika youth look to inspire the next 7 generations with sport and dance – CBC

‘Kids want to be like them,’ says program organizer Jul 24, 2018 On the fields, ice rink and basketball court at Siksika Nation, youth are finding hope. They often come from homes in crisis, but find release from it all in sport. And it’s more than just a night of ball hockey or working out […]

by ahnationtalk on July 24, 201824 Views

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Canadian Forces to host Indigenous youth camp at Fort William First Nation – CBC

Eagle’s Nest, the military based activity camp, will run from August 5 to 11 July 20, 2018 Fort William First Nation welcomed the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) on Wednesday in honour of the Eagle’s Nest Indigenous youth camp with military based activities the CAF will be conducting in August. Peter Collins, Chief of Fort William […]

by pmnationtalk on July 20, 201839 Views

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Government of Canada provides opportunities for youth in Manitoba

From: Employment and Social Development Canada July 18, 2018 Winnipeg, Manitoba Employment and Social Development Canada Building a strong middle class means giving Canada’s youth the tools they need to find and keep good jobs. That’s why Robert-Falcon Ouellette, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 201833 Views

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Trudeau’s youth council divided over Trans Mountain pipeline purchase – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 16, 2018 18:01 By Lee Berthiaume THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ Fissures have appeared inside Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s youth council after a group of current and former members publicly urged the Liberal government to reverse its decision to buy Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline. The request was made in a letter to the […]

by pmnationtalk on July 17, 201829 Views

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Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre Inc.: Save The Date! The Hope in the Darkness Walk for Youth Mental Health – August 3, 2018

The Hope in the Darkness Walk for Youth Mental Health – August 3, 2018 The Hope in the Darkness Walk for Youth Mental Health is a national walk that began on April 1 from the east coast in Cape Spear, St. John’s, Newfoundland and on May 15 from the west coast in Masset, Haida Gwaii, British Columbia. […]

by pmnationtalk on July 16, 201867 Views

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Run raises funds for trades-based youth programs – The Whig Standard

July 16, 2018 A local non-profit is continuing to gain headway in its hopes of empowering Indigenous youth. Focus Forward for Indigenous Youth, a Kingston start up launched in May 2017, held its second annual 5 km run/walk at City Park on Saturday afternoon in efforts to raise funds for trades-based youth educational programs. The […]

by pmnationtalk on July 16, 201839 Views

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Trudeau Youth Council – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Jul 16, 2018 11:54 OTTAWA – Members of Justin Trudeau’s youth council are urging the prime minister to withdraw his decision to buy Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline. Sixteen past and present members of the youth council are releasing a letter to Trudeau expressing their “disappointment” in the Liberal government’s move to […]

by pmnationtalk on July 16, 201846 Views

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Urban Shaman: Voices of Indigenous Youth: A Healthy Neighbourhood, Urban Garden

In the Main Gallery Voices of Indigenous Youth: A Healthy Neighbourhood, Urban Garden As part of the Urban Gardens/Holistic Health Project, Indigenous youth in Brandon and Winnipeg Runs July 20 till August 11, 2018 Opening: Friday July 20, 6-9pm “Planting Seeds of Change: Voices of Indigenous Youth is a collection of photographs and stories about […]

by aanationtalk on July 16, 201837 Views

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The National Center hosts a Youth Entrepreneurship Summit (YES!), in coordination with UNITY

July 12, 2018 Over the weekend of July 7th, the National Center presented its most recent Youth Entrepreneurship Summit (YES!) at the National United Nations Tribal Youth (UNITY) Conference in San Diego, CA. The National UNITY Conference had 2,400 attendees from over 120 different tribes and nations. YES! occurred during the Friday general session, and featured a […]

by pmnationtalk on July 13, 201829 Views

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Whitecap players hope to impact Indigenous youth with Hope and Health event – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 9, 2018  By Jim Morris THE CANADIAN PRESS VANCOUVER _ Each week Vancouver Whitecaps winger Alphonso Davies pits himself against some of the best players in Major League Soccer. On Monday the speedy teenager found himself playing against some opponents who made up in enthusiasm what they lacked in skill. Many barely […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 201841 Views

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RCYBC: Ignite Your Spirit youth-led forum

July 6, 2018 Ignite Your Spirit 2 was a youth-led forum hosted by B.C.’s Representative for Children and Youth at Lake Cowichan on Vancouver Island in August 2017 for Indigenous youth in care. The term “Ignite Your Spirit” is a reference to setting alight the passion within each person in order to advocate for change. […]

by pmnationtalk on July 9, 201853 Views

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Strengthening relations with North Caribou Lake First Nation through youth development (19 photos) – Tbnewswatch.com

Friendship Agreement partners traveled to North Caribou Lake First Nation to launch the Mentoring Program. NORTH CARIBOU LAKE FIRST NATION, Ont. — North Caribou Lake First Nation and Friendship Agreement partners, that included Fort William First Nation, City of Thunder Bay and Thunder Bay Police Service, were pleased to announce the launch of a Mentoring […]

by ahnationtalk on July 9, 201852 Views

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A snack, a walk, a place to talk: Labrador youth launch mental health sharing circle – CBC

‘I’ve seen a lot of suicide in our communities,’ says Lianna Rice Jul 08, 2018 Two young Indigenous women are inviting their peers to join them for mental health sharing circles in Happy Valley-Goose Bay in hopes of combating high rates of suicide and substance abuse in the area. Lianna Rice and Deseray Rich are […]

by ahnationtalk on July 9, 201842 Views

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University of Winnipeg: Education students seek hidden talents in lost youth

July 04, 2018 Education students will gather at The University of Winnipeg this week to learn how to connect with “lost” youth at the sixth annual Lost Prizes/International Centre for Innovation in Education (ICIE) conference. Created in the early 90s, the Lost Prizes program seeks to discover and cultivate the talents of at-risk youth — students […]

by pmnationtalk on July 4, 201870 Views

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Do You Aspire to be an Elite Athlete? Apply today for the Youth Leadership Through Sports Program: Session 3

Date: Tuesday – July 10, 2018 Time: 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM Location: Gordon Oakes Red Bear Student Centre @ The University of Saskatchewan Program Details Ages: 10 – 15 Multi-Sport Training Conditioning Agility Strength Training Talking Circles University Athlete Testimonies Traditional Games How to Apply New Athletes must submit a short letter about: Name, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 201846 Views

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FHQ Youth Council Supports Justice for Our Stolen Children Camp

(Treaty 4 Territory) At a regularly convened meeting, members of the FHQ Youth Council discussed the situation at the Saskatchewan legislative building between the Justice for Our Stolen Children Camp and the recent conduct of the Provincial Capital Commission (Wascana Authority), and the meeting with the Provincial Government. The FHQ Youth Council are inspired by […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 201854 Views

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Inside Policy: What’s next for Trans Mountain? – MLI

OTTAWA, ON (June 29, 2018): MLI has been at the forefront of the debate on how to best approach the Trans Mountain pipeline, and we are pleased to showcase a selection of our work on this topic in this issue of Inside Policy. Managing Director Brian Lee Crowley looks at why the government nationalized Trans […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 201846 Views

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Crisis support now a 4-letter text away for Nunavut youth – CBC

Service available in English only, but Kids Help Phone says referrals can be made to Inuktitut service Jul 01, 2018 Kids Help Phone has launched a new texting service in Nunavut to help young people who need to talk through their challenges, and it’s already gaining traction in the territory. On Thursday, Alisa Simon, vice-president […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 201853 Views

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Tasha Beeds: survivor, scholar and water walker – MyKawartha.com

Racism and a series of traumatic experiences could not keep this woman down, especially after she delved into her Indigenous roots When she was teased as a child and abused as an adult, Tasha Beeds found solace in walking to the water. Long after she drank to cope with loneliness, despaired about giving up her […]

by ahnationtalk on June 29, 201869 Views

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Provincial government needs to work proactively to reduce Indigenous youth incarceration rates, says child advocate – StarPhoenix

June 28, 2018 Saskatchewan’s Advocate for Children and Youth wants the provincial government to make changes to address the vast over-representation of Indigenous youth in the provincial justice system. According to a recent report from Statistics Canada, 92 per cent of male youths and 98 per cent of female youths admitted into custody in Saskatchewan […]

by ahnationtalk on June 28, 2018101 Views

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NL Government: Workshops Support Youth in Becoming Safe and Responsible Hunters

June 27, 2018 The Department of Fisheries and Land Resources is partnering with local rod and gun associations to offer hunter skills workshops to young people between the ages of 12 and 17. Forestry and wildlife officials will be providing support to the St. John’s Rod and Gun Club, Notre Dame Rod and Gun Association, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 27, 201865 Views

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Saskatchewan Advocate for Children and Youth Calls Indigenous Youth Incarceration Rates a Crisis

SASKATOON– The Saskatchewan Advocate for Children and Youth, Corey O’Soup, urges the government to address the over representation of Indigenous youth in custody. A recent Statistics Canada report highlighted the staggering findings regarding the overrepresentation of Indigenous youth in the justice system, and particularly those statistics reflecting the high rates of Indigenous youth in custody. […]

by ahnationtalk on June 27, 201883 Views

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Child and Youth Advocate releases investigative review involving deaths of 12 young people – Office of the Child and Youth Advocate of Alberta

Edmonton…The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate (OCYA) has completed an Investigative Review and is publicly releasing the results of the review as outlined under the Child and Youth Advocate Act. The Advocate learned of the deaths of 12 young people, including two brothers, who died from opioid poisoning between October 2015 and September […]

by ahnationtalk on June 26, 201877 Views

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Manitoba, Saskatchewan had highest rates of Indigenous youth in custody 2016 17 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 24, 2018  WINNIPEG _ A Statistics Canada report says 46 per cent of all incarcerated youth across Canada were Indigenous in 2016-17. Here is a breakdown by province of admissions to custody of Aboriginal youth during that time (in per cent): Newfoundland and Labrador: Males 6; Females 0 Prince Edward Island: Males […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 201854 Views

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Indigenous youth share their vision of a new relationship with Canada

June 21, 2018 Kayla Bernard still remembers the racial slurs she heard in primary school from other kids because they were often directed at her. They were slurs that shocked her own mother when she came home from school asking what they meant. “By the end of (first) grade primary school I could tell you […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 2018175 Views

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NT Government: Call for Applications for the 2018-2019 Youth Ambassador Program

YELLOWKNIFE (June 19, 2018) – The Department of Municipal and Community Affairs is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 Northwest Territories (NWT) Youth Ambassador Program. The program provides NWT youth with opportunities to build leadership skills through participation at special events and volunteer assignments. In the past, NWT Youth Ambassadors have attended the Arctic Winter […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 201896 Views

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NAN Australian Youth Delegation

NAN has been invited to send a youth delegation to the 2nd National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and World Indigenous Suicide Prevention Conferences in Perth, Australia on November 21st – 24th, 2018. A youth summit will coincide with the main conference, with attendees from around Australia, as well as the United States and New […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 201865 Views

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First Nations youth grow cultural and culinary knowledge through gardening program – CBC

Jun 18, 2018 Indigenous kids in northeast Calgary are using food to learn about themselves A program for First Nations youth in Calgary is using food as way to help kids learn more about themselves while trying their hands at gardening. The Girls and Boys Clubs of Calgary runs the Iiyika’kimaat program as part of […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 201856 Views

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Digital series set to empower indigenous girls

They’re young, they’re fierce and they’re changing the way the next generation of indigenous women see themselves and the world around them. Fierce Girls is a new international online series aimed at young indigenous girls, providing them with an engaging immersive story using a range of social media platforms. It will feature live action and […]

by aanationtalk on June 15, 201878 Views

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AB Government: Meet the 2018-19 Minister’s Youth Council

Jun 14, 2018 Education Minister David Eggen issued the following statement to congratulate students selected for the 2018-19 Minister’s Youth Council: “I am pleased to announce that selection for the 2018-19 Minister’s Youth Council is now complete – and the list of all 33 council members is posted on the Alberta Education website. “Students in […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 201865 Views

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Prime Minister welcomes new members to Youth Council

Ottawa, Ontario – June 13, 2018 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today welcomed 10 new members to his Youth Council. Together, these young Canadians will continue to provide important, non-partisan advice to the Prime Minister and the Government of Canada on issues that matter to young people and all Canadians – including mental health, reconciliation with […]

by pmnationtalk on June 14, 201861 Views

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Lessons from Care: ‘We’ll Be Triumphant in Our Battle to Make This System Great’ – The Tyee

Part 11 in a series. Who better to ask for solutions than Indigenous youth who have been in government care? Today, activist Dylan Cohen. Dylan Cohen is “pretty sure” he asked to go into foster care when he was 14, but he’s not positive. “Part of coming into care meant that my childhood is mostly […]

by ahnationtalk on June 13, 201861 Views

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RCYBC: Statement on residential agencies

As an advocate for British Columbia’s most vulnerable youth, I am compelled to publicly express my grave concerns about the operations of some residential agencies contracted by the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) that continue to leave many youth in government care at unnecessary and unacceptable risk. I was shocked and disappointed to […]

by ahnationtalk on June 12, 2018130 Views

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RCYBC: Ignite Your Spirit Logo Competition

June 8, 2018 The Representative for Children and Youth is in search of a unique logo for this year’s Ignite Your Spirit Indigenous Youth Forum. The successful logo will be used on all items related to Ignite Your Spirit including promotional materials, reports and giveaway items. Ignite Your Spirit seeks to amplify the voices of […]

by ahnationtalk on June 8, 2018150 Views

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Mentoring Indigenous youth – Queen’s Gazette

June 7, 2018 Queen’s and the Katarokwi Learning Centre of the Limestone District School Board are partnering on a pilot research mentorship program. First Nations students in grades 10 and 11 have deepened their knowledge of science and health care with the help of some Queen’s graduate students. The high-school students are participants in a […]

by ahnationtalk on June 8, 201871 Views

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IRC Announces Summer Literacy Camp For Youth

June 07, 2018 Parents can now register their children for the upcoming Inuvialuit Summer Literacy Camp, which will take place July 3 to 20, 2018. Campers will take part in many types of fun and educational activities designed to help prevent summer learning loss by promoting a love of reading and learning. Activites may include: […]

by ahnationtalk on June 8, 201873 Views

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Youth discuss reconciliation at Ottawa forum – MBC Network Radio Online

Jun 8, 2018 Encouraging reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Canadians is one of the features of a new youth rights document. Fifteen youth delegates from across the country met in Ottawa earlier this week to finalize the Canadian Children’s Charter. Others also participated in the process online. Seventeen-year-old Alassua Hanson from Iqaluit, Nunavut was one […]

by ahnationtalk on June 8, 201870 Views

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Northwest Youth To Appear Before The Senate – 89.5 The Lake FM

June 5, 2018 An indigenous youth leader from northwestern Ontario will be recognized nationally. Kieran McMonagle is one of the nine selected youth leaders that will appear before the Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples in Ottawa on June 6th. The Dryden student was selected out of a pool of 150 youth leaders that were nominated. […]

by ahnationtalk on June 5, 201871 Views

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RAVEN Indigenous Youth Initiative

Credits: Canadian Armed Forces Are you an Indigenous youth looking for a rewarding summer employment opportunity? The RAVEN Program may be for you. Learn more: http://ow.ly/rqii30kenBb

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 2018196 Views

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Former youth in care uses martial arts to explore his feelings and his future

June 3, 2018 NANAIMO – Even though Trent Jack, 19, is able to look after himself, it’s nice to know that Shane Jung, a WMMAL featherweight champion and Battlefield Fight League bantamweight champion, has his back as a mentor and friend. Trent has been in government care on and off since he was three years old, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 201868 Views

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Saskatoon on shortlist for $10M prize to address incarceration of Indigenous youth – StarPhoenix

June 1, 2018 Saskatoon has made the shortlist for a $10 million dollar prize in a national competition to address the cycle of Indigenous youth incarceration. The city has been awarded $250,000 as being one of the finalists for the Smart Cities Challenge. This will go toward developing Saskatoon’s proposal more fully. The challenge seeks […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 201869 Views

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MNBC: 4th Annual Métis Youth Forum, August 19th – 22nd, 2018, Strathcona Park Lodge!

May 31st, 2018 We are looking for 40 Métis youth between the ages of 15-30 to join us for our fourth Annual Métis Youth Forum from August 19th– 22nd, 2018at Strathcona Park Lodge! The Revitalizing Our Culture (ROC) Youth Forum is an initiative of Métis Youth British Columbia (MYBC) which aims to provide an opportunity for Métis youth […]

by aanationtalk on June 1, 201884 Views

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