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New youth substance-use treatment facility to open in Chilliwack

Aug. 6, 2020 CHILLIWACK – Traverse, a new treatment centre in Chilliwack, will open soon to provide specialized support for youth in the Fraser Health region who are living with substance-use challenges. The 20-bed centre is the first of its kind in the region that exclusively supports young people ages 13 to 18 years old […]

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 202073 Views

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Native Council program aiming to keep Indigenous youth out of justice system – CBC

‘A lot of them suffer from residential schools, childhood trauma, intergenerational trauma’ Aug 05, 2020 A new program is aiming to connect off-reserve Indigenous youth who are in conflict with the law with their traditional teachings in hopes of keeping them out of the justice system. The Native Council of P.E.I.’s “Coming Full Circle” program […]

by ahnationtalk on August 5, 202038 Views

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Indigenous centre feeds youth in need – The Catholic Register

July 31, 2020 Toronto Council Fire Native Cultural Centre donated 100 supermarket food vouchers and over 200 pre-made meals to help young people in need. The gift was sent through Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Toronto and will assist those in the Independent Living Program coordinated by Catholic Children’s Aid Society (CCAS) of Toronto. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 202050 Views

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We Matter Impact Reports & Transition

Good afternoon friends of We Matter! I am excited to share a couple updates with you: Our 2019-20 Annual Impact Report is ready for sharing! Please find attached here our year in review, for you to enjoy and share. It was a busy one! Alongside this Report is our 2019-20 National Ambassadors of Hope program Storybook, which is a […]

by mmnationtalk on July 31, 202039 Views

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Annual Wabun Youth Gathering adapts to rules amid pandemic – Timmins Press

July 29, 2020 The 14th-annual Wabun Youth Gathering is being held in the Wabun territory this summer in multiple stages with a new format to protect youth and participants during a global pandemic. A small gathering was held in Matachewan First Nation on July 21 and 22 and a second compact gathering was held in […]

by ahnationtalk on July 30, 202052 Views

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MNO: Métis Youth Virtual Culture Camp – Deadline Extended

August 31, 2020 The MNO Métis Virtual Summer Camp is a great opportunity for Métis youth (grade 10 to 12) to participate in cultural activities online. The camp will celebrate Métis history as well as traditional and contemporary way of life and culture. Programming will be in sync with the summer season and will engage Métis […]

by ahnationtalk on July 29, 202066 Views

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Recipients of Toronto’s youth violence prevention grant announced

Today, Mayor John Tory announced the recipients of the youth violence prevention grant to support programs aimed at helping youth who are more vulnerable to violence in communities across the city. The grant will see approximately $2 million in annual funding for up to three years, allocated to 12 community organizations to implement programming in […]

by ahnationtalk on July 29, 202060 Views

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Ontario Takes Steps to Improve Child Welfare System

New strategy focuses on prevention and early intervention to keep more families together July 29, 2020 TORONTO — The Ontario government released its plan today to modernize the child welfare system. The strategy focuses on strengthening families and communities through prevention, early intervention and seeking more permanent homes for children and youth in care when […]

by ahnationtalk on July 29, 2020118 Views

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Learning language through whispers: Indigenous youth launch ASMR campaign – CBC

Native Montreal Youth Council launched Indigenous Whispers in response to COVID-19 isolation Jul 26, 2020 Inspired by the concept of ASMR (autonomous sensory meridian response), a group of Indigenous youth in Montreal are hoping to calm their peers throughout the global coronavirus pandemic with words and phrases in Indigenous languages. It’s called Indigenous Whispers. “I […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 202078 Views

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Media Advisory of Press Conference: Bill 22 Stands to Increase the Opioid Crisis and Youth Deaths; Bill 22 Must be Withdrawn

July 24, 2020 WHAT: The Union of BC Indian Chiefs, Health Justice, and BC Civil Liberties Association are hosting a press conference urging the provincial government to withdraw Bill 22. Bill 22 proposes amendments to BC’s Mental Health Act to create a new form of detention and involuntary health care in BC for youth who […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 202058 Views

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