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Alectra provides funding for Outward Bound to offer leadership adventure programming to underserved youth in Hamilton

May 10, 2019 Alectra Inc. is providing $75,000 over a three-year period to Outward Bound Canada for the expansion of its Urban Adventure Program for Underserved Youth into the Hamilton area. This initiative is part of the company’s AlectraCARES Community Support Program. Planned activities that will be funded by Alectra’s investment include: An afterschool program […]

by ahnationtalk on May 10, 2019153 Views

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MB Government: Province Announces Summer Youth Job Opportunities

May 10, 2019 The Manitoba government is offering summer employment opportunities for students and youth, Education and Training Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced today. “The Manitoba government’s summer employment programming provides students with invaluable experience and skills to prepare them for the workforce,” said Goertzen.  “Job centres across the province are opening their doors for the […]

by pnationtalk on May 10, 201997 Views

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Tenth Anniversary Of Youth Mentorship Program Gives Northern Students Learning Opportunity

May 7, 2019 The Provincial Capital Commission is hosting a group of high school students from northern Saskatchewan for the 10th annual Charles Knight Youth Mentorship Program. “After 10 years, the Charles Knight Youth Mentorship Program remains a great learning opportunity for young, eager students,” Minister Responsible for the Provincial Capital Commission Ken Cheveldayoff said. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 7, 201976 Views

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Federal Funding Announced for Trent Program that Empowers Indigenous Youth in Science, Indigenous Knowledge

Trent Aboriginal Cultural Knowledge and Science to receive $120,000 in NSERC funding over three years A Trent University program that empowers youth to recognize the importance of both Indigenous and Western knowledge when approaching scientific exploration has received federal funding of $120,000 over three years. Trent Aboriginal Cultural Knowledge and Science (TRACKS), an educational program […]

by ahnationtalk on May 3, 201979 Views

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National youth week working in partnership with Thunder Bay Indigenous youth initiative – CBC

May 03, 2019 National youth week and youth arts week have returned to Thunder Bay, Ont., and this year the city has launched the events in partnership with a new initiative aimed at offering safe spaces for young Indigenous people. The Wake the Giant initiative asks Thunder Bay businesses to display signs that signal they’re […]

by ahnationtalk on May 3, 201963 Views

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IRC: ISR Youth Funding Challenge

MAY 01, 2019 The Regional Youth Advisory Group (RYAG) is a group of inspired youth across the ISR who work to provide ongoing consultation and recommendations on issues that improve and enhance programs relevant to the cultural well-being and quality of life of Inuvialuit youth within the framework of the Inuvialuit Final Agreement (IFA). One […]

by pnationtalk on May 2, 201989 Views

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Dragons’ Den audition already a success for Indigenous entrepreneurship students, says program co-ordinator – CBC

Aboriginal Youth Entrepreneurship Program ‘really sets us up for success’ May 01, 2019 What began as a pilot project five years ago to help increase Indigenous youths’ interest in entrepreneurship has now become a platform for businesses run by Indigenous youth in the Treaty 6 area — one that may see them appear on a […]

by ahnationtalk on May 2, 201968 Views

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4-H Canada and Canada Service Corps Expanding Collaboration

From: Employment and Social Development Canada New activities include mental health support development May 1, 2019 Ottawa, Ontario Employment and Social Development Canada Canada’s future prosperity depends on young Canadians getting the experience and skills they need to succeed. Today, at the 4-H annual Citizenship Congress, Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Rural Economic Development on behalf […]

by ahnationtalk on May 1, 2019170 Views

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Government of Canada launches Youth Conversations on Gender Equality

From: Status of Women Canada May 1, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department for Women and Gender Equality The Government of Canada believes that everyone has a role to play in championing gender equality and in taking action to ensure that all people – regardless of their gender or sexual orientation – can succeed in […]

by ahnationtalk on May 1, 2019114 Views

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Paper Excellence supports the Outland Youth Employment Program

RICHMOND, BC – Paper Excellence Canada has contributed a $25,000 donation to BC’s Outland Youth Employment Program (OYEP). The donation supports the First Nations program which provides an opportunity for First Nations youth to gain skills and exposure to forest industry opportunities. “With many of our facilities neighbouring First Nations, we believe in establishing relationships […]

by ahnationtalk on April 29, 201990 Views

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Filling big shoes – My Algoma Manitoulin Now

Apr. 29th, 2019 It takes thousands of steps to walk around the Great Lakes and a young advocate plans to do just that. Fourteen-year-old Autumn Peltier of Wiikwemikoong Unceded First Nation has been named Chief Water Commissioner by the Anishnawbek Nation, made up of 40 First Nations including those in the local area. Peltier says […]

by ahnationtalk on April 29, 2019132 Views

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You have to wrap your arms around them’: Sask. man recognized for work with Indigenous youth – CBC

Sean Lessard began life in Saskatchewan foster homes, is now a tenured University of Alberta professor Apr 28, 2019 Sean Lessard believes a cup of tea can change everything. That’s why he had 250 of them. Lessard, a member of the Montreal Lake Cree Nation in north-central Saskatchewan, wanted to do something about the high […]

by ahnationtalk on April 29, 2019126 Views

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Youth Reconciliation Council aimed at future leaders: board members – Kenora Daily Miner

April 28, 2019 If you were to ask Will Landon to break down the term reconciliation, he would tell you it means repairing damaged relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people — while building new ones. Twenty-five-year-old Landon and 24-year-old Jacob Boutwell are board members of a new, city-supported Youth Reconciliation Council, an offshoot of Azhe-mino-gahbewewin/Reconciliation […]

by ahnationtalk on April 29, 201988 Views

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Active youth pushing for change in mental health system – The Sarnia Journal

April 26, 2019 A picturesque sunset can be more than a likeable post on Instagram. “It’s that shining moment at the end of the day — even on the bad days — that you made it through,” said Lindsay Kirkland, a member of Voices of Youth, a youth engagement committee with St. Clair Child and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 26, 201974 Views

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YT Government: Pilot program promotes youth entrepreneurship

The Government of Yukon is providing däna Näye Ventures with $94,545 for the Youth Entrepreneur in Residence pilot program that will promote entrepreneurship and help young Yukoners develop business skills. Heather Dickson has been appointed as the program coordinator by däna Näye Ventures for the duration of the pilot, which ends on March 31, 2020. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 25, 2019322 Views

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Canada World Youth is pleased to offer international development internships for Indigenous youth who want to volunteer in Peru!

Canada World Youth is pleased to offer international development internships for Indigenous youth who want to volunteer in Peru! Canada World Youth is launching its fourth edition of Pathways to Indigenous Youth Leadership Program, a 6-month international development internship, including 4 months in Peru.  Through participation in overseas development projects, and access to training and […]

by pmnationtalk on April 25, 2019501 Views

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IRC: Be The Voice For Youth In Your Community

Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) invites youth applications (16-30) for positions with the Regional Youth Advisory Group. Positions available: Two (2).  Preference will be given to youth from Aklavik and Sachs Harbour, but we encourage all willing participants to apply. Responsibilities 2-year term (with many opportunities to travel for training and networking). Engage and conduct outreach regularly with the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 24, 2019140 Views

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Unicef Canada: Two-thirds of children and youth in Canada feel like they don’t belong

TORONTO, 23 April 2019 – A sense of belonging is a core human need yet the vast majority of Canadian children and youth feel isolated and unsupported by family, friends and teachers, according to data collected by UNICEF Canada’s One Youth. Recognizing that young people have important perspectives about the issues affecting them and ideas […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 2019121 Views

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Hopedale set to hold Labrador Inuit Youth Symposium

April 23, 2019 This year’s Labrador Inuit Youth Symposium will center on land-based programming with a focus on cultural healing. The annual event, taking place at the Department of Health and Social Development’s Healing Lodge at Little Bay near Hopedale from April 24-29, will gather youth from each of the five Labrador Inuit communities and […]

by pnationtalk on April 23, 2019154 Views

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Fire of youth seeks to light new path – Winnipeg Free Press

Lac La Croix First Nation is like many Indigenous communities in Canada. It has an 85 per cent unemployment rate, mostly due to the Indian Act — the policy that has long prohibited and impaired the economic viability of Indigenous communities. This, added with the trauma of residential schools and ongoing violent policies and practices […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 201987 Views

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Canada Summer Jobs 2019 Hiring Season Kicks Off – Over 85,000 jobs available for youth in Canada on JobBank.ca/youth

April 23, 2019        Cape Breton, Nova Scotia      Employment and Social Development Canada Helping young Canadians get the skills and experience they need to start their careers is part of the Government’s plan to build a strong, resilient workforce and grow the middle class. That is why the Government of Canada […]

by pnationtalk on April 23, 2019156 Views

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Media Advisory: National Day of Remembrance and Action on Mass Atrocities Youth Conference to take place at Carleton

Carleton University will host the seventh annual National Day of Remembrance and Action on Mass Atrocities Youth Conference, organized by students and teachers from the Ottawa District School Board. The conference is supported by Carleton’s Faculty of Public Affairs. Bringing together 750 students and teachers, the conference will feature workshops on important topics, including Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 2019157 Views

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Gathering Our Voices 2020: Indigenous Youth Leadership Training, Kamloops, BC

The BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres (BCAAFC) alongside the Provincial Aboriginal Youth Council (PAYC) are honoured to announce the Kamloops Aboriginal Friendship Society (KAFS) as the co-hosts for Gathering Our Voices (GOV) 2020, to be held March 16-20, 2020 on the traditional territory of the Tk’emlúps te Secwe̓pemc. In the spirit of bringing people […]

by pnationtalk on April 17, 2019342 Views

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Government of Canada Announces Funding to Prevent Teen Dating Violence in Rural and Indigenous Communities

Culturally relevant projects will promote healthy relationships and gender equality to students April 17, 2019 – Thunder Bay, Ontario – Public Health Agency of Canada It is important for youth to learn about healthy relationships and ways to prevent gender-based violence in ways that are culturally relevant and reflect their community and environment. Some populations […]

by pnationtalk on April 17, 2019107 Views

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NASA engineers encourage Indigenous youth to reach for the stars – CBC

Stoney Nakoda students learn about overcoming hardships from Costa Rican presenters Apr 17, 2019 Kids on Stoney Nakoda First Nation are looking to the stars for their future careers, after a series of workshops with NASA engineers. After Skyping with a Costa Rican engineer during a NASA-themed class, students at Stoney Nakoda Elementary gave thanks […]

by ahnationtalk on April 17, 2019129 Views

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Application Period For Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council Now Open

April 9, 2019 WINNIPEG – The application period for the Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council is now open and youth between the ages of 15 and 21 are encouraged to apply, Mayor Brian Bowman announced today. “A youth advisory council will better allow the voice of our youth to be heard at City Hall,” said Mayor […]

by ahnationtalk on April 10, 2019113 Views

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UNICEF Canada supports call for federal Commissioner for Children and Youth

UNICEF Canada’s One Youth welcomes debate on Private Member’s Bill C-441 An Act respecting the Office of the Commissioner for Young Persons in Canada TORONTO, April 9, 2019   – UNICEF Canada welcomes the introduction of Bill C-441 An Act respecting the Office of the Commissioner for Young Persons in Canada to support debate about how to improve the well-being of Canada’schildren and youth. A Commissioner for Children and Youth is a […]

by pnationtalk on April 10, 2019163 Views

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New service opportunities for Canadian youth in the North

Expedition to Community will engage about 300 youth through Canada Service Corps April 8th, 2019       Ottawa, Ontario          Employment and Social Development Canada Canada’s future prosperity depends on young Canadians getting the experience and skills they need to succeed. That’s why Will Amos, Member of Parliament for Pontiac, on behalf of the Honourable […]

by pnationtalk on April 8, 2019160 Views

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After losing sister to an overdose, woman dedicates life to helping Indigenous youth – CBC

Jaylene Delorme-Buggins is working with youth empowerment group Live Different Apr 07, 2019 After struggling with addiction and her own mental health issues, Jaylene Delorme-Buggins has dedicated her life to helping youth. Now the Yellowknives Dene First Nation woman is travelling across the country to talk to Indigenous youth about suicide and mental health. “As […]

by ahnationtalk on April 8, 2019133 Views

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University of Sudbury Writing Contest Celebrates Indigenous Youth

During the University of Sudbury’s annual Awards Ceremony on March 28, 2019, two local Indigenous youth were recognized for their contributions to the University of Sudbury’s youth publication contest, Indigenous Me. Ruby Sage-Wolfe is this year’s Top Writer in the grade 7-9 category for her play “The Wings that Define Us”. Ruby is an 8th […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 2019101 Views

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How to tackle Nunavut suicide? Respect the input from youth say advocates – APTN News

April 2, 2019 Mumilaaq Qaqqaq says she doesn’t speak for all Inuit, or all northerners for that matter – but it seems she is expected to do so on many occasions by those who don’t live in Nunavut. She recalls an instance where a professor at Fleming College in Peterborough, Ont. didn’t properly obtain her […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 2019122 Views

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Young Wiikwemkoong activist represents home riding at DoV – Manitoulin Expositor

April 3, 2019 OTTAWA—Wiikwemkoong’s Aurora Ominika-Enosse is one of 338 young women taking part in this year’s Daughters of the Vote (DoV) program in Ottawa as the representative for the federal riding of Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing. “I’m pretty proud to be able to represent Manitoulin Island. I love being from Wiikwemkoong,” said Ms. Ominika-Enosse. Equal Voice Canada […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 2019101 Views

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Kivalliq youth want next 20 years in Nunavut to be devoted to jobs – APTN News

April 1, 2019 Atuat Shouldice points out the usual attractions in his home community of ᑲᖏᕿᓂᖅ, Rankin Inlet, Nunavut. This includes the Red Top convenience store, Victor’s playground and the defunct nickel mine ruins known as the “elephant graveyard.” “Pretty well everyone my age, it was their playground when they were kids. If you remembered […]

by ahnationtalk on April 2, 2019166 Views

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Future looks bright for youth who attended RCMP Engagement Week

This week, 31 high school students from across Canada spent a week training like a Mountie at the RCMP Academy, “Depot” Division in Regina, Saskatchewan, as part of the RCMP’s third National Youth Engagement Week. The students were immersed in the life of an RCMP cadet, eating and sleeping on site, trying their hand at the RCMP’s […]

by ahnationtalk on April 1, 2019179 Views

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What we used to learn’: Mental health treatment for Indigenous youth must draw on tradition, advocates say – CBC

2 reviews recommend culturally relevant supports for Indigenous youth struggling with addiction, mental health Mar 31, 2019 Tina Fontaine’s tragic free fall has been painstakingly detailed so often that many now have the series of missed opportunities that preceded her death seared into memory. The Indigenous teen’s short life was punctuated by trauma — trauma […]

by ahnationtalk on April 1, 201986 Views

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Community infrastructure projects developed by Manitoba First Nations youth to get support from Indigenous Services Canada

VICTORIA, March 29, 2019 More British Columbians can take part in sports ranging from archery to wheelchair basketball this year thanks to the BC Sport Participation Program (BCSPP), funded equally by the Government of Canada and the Province of British Columbia. Together, the governments are investing nearly $1.2 million in 2018–19 to support projects that […]

by ahnationtalk on March 29, 2019147 Views

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RMYC Attend 2019 Canada We Want Conference – Net Newsledger

March 26, 2019 THUNDER BAY – The Regional Multicultural Youth Council (RMYC) sent 13 delegates to the 2019 Canada We Want Conference in Toronto from February 27 to March 1. The event hosted by the Students Commission of Canada brought together over 150 youths and adult allies from every province and territory, and engaged in […]

by ahnationtalk on March 26, 2019152 Views

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Youth building birch bark canoe at Saugeen – Owen Sound Sun Times

March 25, 2019 Local First Nations youth are being taught valuable lessons about their past through the construction of a birch bark canoe at Saugeen First Nation. For the past two-and-a-half weeks a group of eight youth have been working with a team of builders to construct the birch bark canoe from scratch in the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 2019109 Views

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SaskTel Indigenous youth awards to take place May 24 – MBC Network Radio Online

Mar 21, 2019 Nominations are now open for the SaskTel Indigenous Youth Awards of Excellence. The awards recognize the accomplishments of students of First Nations, Metis, or Inuit descent between the ages of 14-18. There are 10 award categories which include leadership, education, culture, and community service. The awards ceremony takes place May 24 at […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 2019636 Views

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“They have the power to go forward,” Supaman shares important message to youth – CTV News

March 20, 2019 Christian Parish Takes The Gun, also known by his stage name Supaman commands the audience’s attention when he takes the stage. He is an artist and performer who has garnered international praise for his personal blend of Indigenous culture, and hip-hop. “I love to share the culture, share the story of the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 2019469 Views

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BCAFN Youth Forum: March 29 – 31, 2019

March 18, 2019 The BC Assembly of First Nations (BCAFN) Youth Representatives will be hosting a Youth Forum on March 29-31, 2019 at the Westin Wall Centre, Vancouver Airport, 3099 Corvette Way, in Richmond, BC. The session is intended to bring together BC First Nations Youth to dialogue around priorities and strategic approaches with respect […]

by ahnationtalk on March 19, 2019193 Views

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City Joins the Reconciliation Board of Kenora

March 19, 2019 Today, the City joins the Reconciliation Board of Kenora that works towards the implementation of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action at the local level. This is a monumental project which develops partnerships between Indigenous and Non-Indigenous individuals in the Kenora area. This council is intended to be a joint […]

by ahnationtalk on March 19, 2019147 Views

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Indigenous coalition alarmed about child advocate’s push to ‘secure’ at-risk youths – Winnipeg Free Press

When 15-year-old Tina Fontaine was trying to survive on Winnipeg streets in the summer of 2014, none of the city’s Indigenous programs that focus on ending child sexual exploitation knew she was out there. When Manitoba’s Advocate for Children and Youth released its long-awaited investigation into the teen’s life and death last week, none of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 19, 2019120 Views

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Wikwemikong Tribal Police Service hosting youth opioid awareness conference – CBC

Mar 18, 2019 When Terry McCaffrey became chief of the Wikwemikong Tribal Police Service seven months ago, one of the first things he did was purchase Naloxone kits for his officers. Thankfully, none of the kits have been used but McCaffrey says he feels it’s important to kits be readily available. “I noticed that our […]

by ahnationtalk on March 18, 2019135 Views

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Antiracism program engaged youth through art – Sarnia Observer

Indigenous artists, a newcomer from Syria and others have spent the past year connecting with youth and newcomers about racism, through art. March 14, 2019 Indigenous artists, a newcomer from Syria and others have spent the past year connecting with youth and newcomers about racism, through art. “They can express themselves and express what they […]

by ahnationtalk on March 14, 2019220 Views

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Vulnerable Aboriginal Youth Funding Cancelled after 13 years of successful programs

The Federal Government through INAC Indigenous and Northern Affairs has cancelled Vulnerable Aboriginal Youth Services, funding and supports. After over 13 years of impact, success and helping Aboriginal youth succeed, INAC has cancelled funding without local consultation or a solution to meet their needs. At risk Indigenous Youth are left out in the cold to […]

by ahnationtalk on March 13, 2019213 Views

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A Place Where it Feels Like Home: The Story of Tina Fontaine

March 12, 2019 – Sagkeeng First Nation Tina Fontaine might always be known for the tragic way in which she died, but it is her life that is an important story worth knowing. It was on August 17, 2014, when most people would learn her name, but Tina’s story began long before that day. It […]

by pmnationtalk on March 12, 2019352 Views

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Class Action against the Government of Canada brought on behalf of First Nations Youth

Case alleges that the Government’s funding of child protection services discriminates against First Nations youth leading to epidemic numbers being placed in foster care and deprived of essential services. TORONTO, March 8, 2019 – Sotos LLP (Toronto) and Kugler Kandestin LLP (Montreal) have launched a lawsuit against the Federal Government in Federal Court seeking $3.05 […]

by pmnationtalk on March 11, 2019159 Views

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Youth Council member Will Landon joins Kenora community members in the Coldest Night of the Year walk

February 25, 2019 On Feb 23rd, 2019, Treaty #3 Youth Council member Will Landon joined many Kenora community members in the Coldest Night of the Year walk. He walked 10km and raised $220 to support services accessed by those struggling with stable housing in Kenora. Many who access services in Kenora are Treaty #3 young […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 2019155 Views

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Aging out: Life after living in the child welfare system in B.C. – APTN News

February 20, 2019 Chris Tait and his older sister Marilyn Tait sit at a picnic table at the beach and sift through an old family photo album.  “Some of these I don’t remember at all so it’s really cool,” Chris says. “Like I feel like that one I kind of remember but that one I […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 2019145 Views

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