Youth rights, culture preservation discussed at Northern workshop – CBC

by pmnationtalk on February 8, 2018107 Views

The Canada We Want: Northern Voices was in Iqaluit on Wednesday

Feb 08, 2018

The Students Commission of Canada is hosting workshops across the country ahead of the Canada We Want conference to be held near Toronto later this month.

On Wednesday, the Northern Voices workshop saw a variety of groups participate in Iqaluit.

“We’ve come here to do a listening session with young people in the community to hear what they think about topics that are important to them,” said Sharif Mahdy, executive director of the Students Commission of Canada.

In the morning, youth participated in small group discussions and tackled issues like whether the rights of a child are being met in the community, and how culture should be protected.

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/canada-we-want-northern-voices-iqaluit-1.4525312

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