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Métis youth recognized for community commitment

Métis youth Melanie-Rose Frappier, a grade 11 student at École secondaire du Sacré-Cœur in Sudbury, was honoured at the 2014 Gathering Our Voices Aboriginal Youth Conference which took place March 18-21 in Vancouver. Some 2,000 young people from 14 to 24 years from across the country gathered at the conference. Organized by the BC Association […]

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 2014668 Views

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New option offered at Parade of Programs

April 16, 2014 As the skates and gloves come off for the season and the snow starts to melt, many parents may be wondering what to do with their kids now that the hockey season is over. For those who attended the Spring Parade of Programs in Good Shepherd’s Gymnasium on Thursday night, there were […]

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 2014691 Views

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7th Annual Teen Poetry Contest

For immediate release        April 15, 2014 Calling All Teen Poets! RICHMOND, B.C. – Celebrate Poetry Month in April by entering Richmond Public Library’s (RPL) 7th Annual Teen Poetry Contest. If you’re between the ages of 12-18 submit your poem online from now until April 30th to teens@yourlibrary.ca or at any RPL branch for a chance to […]

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 2014679 Views

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Minister MacKay announces funding to train youth custody and detention staff to work with gang involved young offenders

News Release Funding support to help youth contribute positively to their communities April 15, 2014 – Toronto, ON – Justice Canada Today, Justice Minister Peter MacKay announced $600,000 in funding to the Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services’ Youth Justice Division. The funding is supporting their “Strategy to Assess and Manage Youth Involved with […]

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 2014697 Views

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Pilot program to support youth

For Immediate Release2014CSCD0024-000486April 15, 2014     Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development VICTORIA – A $100,000 pilot project will be delivered in northern B.C. communities to help youth thrive during a period of community transition, Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development Coralee Oakes announced today. The program will encourage youth living in communities […]

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 2014734 Views

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Featured Video of the Day: Indigenous Youth Fight for Rights of Women

Credits: Ricardo Roderick· Published on Mar 25, 2014 Andrea Landry, Youth Executive of the National Association of Friendship Centre in Canada attended a meeting for Indigenous Youth last week at UN Headquarter Have a video, podcast or story you would like featured here contact us with full information

by ecnationtalk on April 15, 20141111 Views

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Harper Government Stresses the Importance of Financial Literacy for Youth on Talk With Our Kids About Money Day

Minister of State (Finance) and Financial Consumer Agency of Canada Commissioner underscore benefits of teaching children to manage their money April 15, 2014 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Finance Minister of State (Finance) Kevin Sorenson and Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) Deputy Commissioner Brigitte Goulard today joined students and teachers in Ottawa to […]

by ahnationtalk on April 15, 2014658 Views

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Sacré-Cœur Student Receives Aboriginal Youth Award

2014-04-14 Mélanie-Rose Frappier, a Grade 11 student at École secondaire du Sacré-Coeur in Sudbury, was honoured during the Gathering Our Voices 2014 Aboriginal Youth Conference. Held in Vancouver from March 18 to 21, this conference brought together some 2,000 youths (14 to 24 years of age) as well as presenters and guests. The goal of […]

by ahnationtalk on April 15, 2014602 Views

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Minister Aglukkaq Announces Support to Help put Students on Ice

News ReleasesProgram supports youth and Aboriginal leadership and fosters understanding and respect for the Arctic April 14, 2014 Ottawa, Ontario Office of Minister of the Environment, Parks Canada Today, the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Canada’s Environment Minister and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, announced Parks Canada’s sponsorship of student participation in Students on Ice, an award-winning […]

by ahnationtalk on April 14, 2014654 Views

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Go!PEI Launches New Run/Walk Program for Youth

April 14, 2014 For immediate release Health and Wellness A new walk/run club for kids, youth and teens is being launched by go!PEI in partnership with the Medical Society of PEI, the Department of Health and Wellness and the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development. The club is designed to provide Island children with […]

by ahnationtalk on April 14, 2014705 Views

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Featured Video of the Day: OLPC Canada V4

Credits: Jennifer Martino Published on Mar 25, 2014 OLPC Canada now provides laptops and tablets to Aboriginal youth through Aboriginal focused education programs across the country Have a video, podcast or story you would like featured here contact us with full information

by ecnationtalk on April 11, 20141275 Views

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Summer Jobs for Students

Backgrounder April 11, 2014 Ontario is investing $78.5 million toward summer jobs programs this year in addition to investing $295 million over two years through the Youth Jobs Strategy to help 30,000 young people aged 15 to 29 find work, build job skills and start their own businesses. Summer jobs programs include: Summer Jobs Service […]

by ahnationtalk on April 11, 20141587 Views

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Featured Video of the Day: Sustaining Through Culture

Credits: Evergreen Canada Published on Mar 26, 2014 Our Sustaining Through Culture program engages aboriginal youth in activities focused on healthy eating, outdoor recreation and community. Here’s the recap of our 2011 project! Have a video, podcast or story you would like featured here contact us with full information

by ecnationtalk on April 2, 20141360 Views

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Featured Video of the Day: MNO Infinite Reach March Break Camp 2014

Credits: Métis Nation of Ontario Published on Mar 20, 2014 This March break, 22 Métis high school students from across Ontario gathered in Mattawa for the 2014 Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Infinite Reach March Break Camp. Held at the Canadian Ecology Centre, this four-day retreat provided an opportunity for students to discuss post-secondary options and learn […]

by ecnationtalk on March 31, 2014810 Views

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Minister Paradis Announces Calls for Proposals for International Youth Internships

Canada is engaging young Canadians in international development and providing them with an opportunity to expand their skills March 28, 2014 – Gatineau, Quebec – Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada Today, the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, announced that Canada will be launching two calls for proposals: one for […]

by ecnationtalk on March 28, 2014640 Views

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Karen McCarthy, CEO/Owner of McCarthy Group of Companies

Release Date: March 27, 2014  Nationtalk interviews Karen McCarthy, CEO/Owner of McCarthy Group of Companies. Topics discussed are the upcoming Pathways Youth in the Trades Conference which will be held at Edmonton AB April 1 – 3, 2014.  The Trades conference is based on 4 different areas, education, industry and corporations, Indigenous organizations and businesses and the final […]

by ecnationtalk on March 27, 20143594 Views

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Featured Video of the Day: 2013 Aboriginal Youth Explosion! Highlight

Credits: canadabridges Published on Feb 5, 2014 Highlight Video from last year’s Explosion event. An event to unveil youth potential.  The Aboriginal Youth Explosion is an annual event, organized and hosted by Bridges Social Development, that brings together the collective voices of Albertan Aboriginal youth to celebrate the exploration of their personal wisdom and potential, and provide the […]

by ecnationtalk on March 12, 2014793 Views

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Featured Video of the Day: Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre “Promoting Aboriginal Youth Employment” Program 2013-2014

Credits: MaMawiWiChiItata Centre Published on Feb 19, 2014 This video features Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre’s “Promoting Aboriginal Youth Employment Program”. We currently have 20 AMAZING Urban Aboriginal Youth participating in the project who are preparing for graduation. We are extremely proud of them & their achievements since beginning the program last spring. Special thank you […]

by ecnationtalk on February 28, 2014931 Views

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Pathways Conference gathers and educates Canada’s Indigenous youth to fill the labour gap in the Trades

        Pathways Conference gathers and educates Canada’s Indigenous youth to fill the labour gap in the Trades  February 28, 2014 Edmonton, AB – Pathways: Gathering our Nations’ Youth for Trades is a national conference bringing together Canada’s Indigenous youth (ages 16-25), exposing them to information and resources about careers in the trades. […]

by ecnationtalk on February 28, 20142046 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Supports Feathers of Hope First Nations Youth Action Plan

      February 24, 2014  Assembly of First Nations National Chief Supports Feathers of Hope First Nations Youth Action Plan  (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo today expressed support for the Feathers of Hope First Nations Youth Action Plan released this morning in Ottawa and called for […]

by ecnationtalk on February 24, 2014915 Views

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2014-15 Minister’s Student Advisory Council: Deadline to apply is February 28, 2014

Hi everyone, Please share broadly with your networks including colleagues that I may have missed on this email.  Student Success Teachers would be very helpful in encouraging a range of students to apply.   Approximately 60 students. 6 seats for First Nation, Metis and Inuit students, 6 seats for Francophone students, 3 student trustees and […]

by ecnationtalk on February 21, 2014854 Views

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Shelley Steele, Founder and Director of Heartspeak

Release Date: December 17, 2013 NationTalk recently had the opportunity to speak with Shelley Steele, Founder and Director of Heartspeak. Listen in to hear more about this organization’s goals and current successes. Heartspeak provides a vehicle and an integrated framework to share stories and lessons learned. Also, providing value to classmates, educators, school staff, social […]

by ecnationtalk on December 17, 20133693 Views

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Assembly of First Nations National Chief to Host Panel at National Youth Summit

      November 15, 2013 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo will join the AFN National Youth Council and First Nations young people from across Canada in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan next week for the 4th AFN National Youth Summit taking place at TCU Place November 18-21. Hosted in Treaty […]

by ecnationtalk on November 18, 2013698 Views

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Aboriginal youth help create artwork for Canada’s new national museum / Des jeunes autochtones créent des œuvres d’art pour le Musée canadien pour les droits de la personne

          Le français suit  For immediate releaseMedia advisory/ photo opp.  Aboriginal youth help create artwork for Canada’s new national museum Toronto – November 4, 2013 – The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) and the National Association of Friendship Centres (NAFC) host a workshop in Toronto tomorrow as part of a project […]

by ecnationtalk on November 4, 2013945 Views

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Aboriginal youth help create “spirit panels” for Canadian Museum for Human Rights, in partnership with NAFC

      For immediate release  Aboriginal youth help create “spirit panels” for Canadian Museum for Human Rights, in partnership with NAFC  WINNIPEG – October 29, 2013 – Aboriginal youth from every province and territory in Canada are contributing their human rights visions to artistic “spirit panels” being created for an Indigenous Perspectives gallery in […]

by ecnationtalk on October 29, 20131732 Views

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Indigenous youth get help to achieve their career potential

Media Release                 Tuesday, October 15, 2013 Indigenous youth get help to achieve their career potential  TORONTO – Through a new national charity, Kocihta, foundations, corporations and Canadians are providing Indigenous youth, including youth with disabilities/special needs, greater access to mentors, career opportunities and help to stay in school and succeed in the workplace.  The Counselling […]

by ecnationtalk on October 16, 20131641 Views

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8th Annual AFOA-PotashCorp Aboriginal Youth Financial Management Awards

8th Annual AFOA-PotashCorp Aboriginal Youth Financial Management Awards.  We are pleased to announce the 8th Annual AFOA-PotashCorp Aboriginal Youth Financial Management Awards.Three outstanding Aboriginal Youth from across Canada will be selected to travel to Halifax, Nova Scotia for four days to attend the ceremony at the AFOA National Conference on February 25-27, 2014.  Would you […]

by ecnationtalk on October 2, 20132410 Views

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Faith McKay, a youth from Kitchenuhmaykoosib (KI), and Future Journalist

Release Date: May 3, 2013 NationTalk interviews Faith McKay, a youth from KI, and future journalist. Topics discussed included the expense involved with flying in and out of her remote community. She also mentioned the project in which many people from the south came up north and lived with the families of KI for a week. […]

by ecnationtalk on July 3, 20132539 Views

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