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BC Government: Mental health and substance use counselling to help youth at risk

July 24, 2020 VANCOUVER – Youth at risk in Metro Vancouver who are living with mental health and addictions challenges will get the counselling support they need and deserve, thanks to continued funding for Dan’s Legacy Foundation. The Province has allocated $288,000 in grant funding to the foundation. The funding will ensure four of its […]

by ahnationtalk on July 24, 2020105 Views

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Métis child and youth injuries and deaths focus of new collaborative report

VICTORIA – Utilizing a new collaborative approach to research, Representative for Children and Youth Jennifer Charlesworth today released a report examining critical injuries and deaths of Métis children and youth. Invisible Children: A Descriptive Analysis of Injury and Death Reports for Métis Children and Youth in British Columbia, 2015 to 2017 recognizes that Métis children […]

by pmnationtalk on July 23, 202083 Views

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Six indigenous youth from Southern Manitoba selected for flight training program – Skies Magazine

July 23, 2020 Eagle’s Wings Flight School (EWFS), in Portage la Prairie, Man., is one week away from hosting six young people from across southern Manitoba for a brand-new flight training initiative for youth. Students will learn the basics of flight during a three-day ground school before they begin flying an Allegro 2000 advanced ultralight […]

by pmnationtalk on July 23, 202072 Views

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Indigenous group, addictions expert say B.C. legislation to detain youth who overdose could harm them – The Globe and Mail

Indigenous and civil liberties groups say the British Columbia government failed to consult them before proposing legislation that would force youth under 19 to stay in hospital after an overdose. The province announced its plan to amend the Mental Health Act last month, saying youth could be kept in care for up to seven days […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 2020130 Views

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UBCIC: Lack of Planning in Bill 22 Would See Increased Drug Fatalities for Indigenous Youth in the Midst of Opioid Crisis

((Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ilwətaʔɬ/sel̓ílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C. – July 22, 2020)  Indigenous rights, health, and civil liberties organizations are extremely alarmed that the Province of BC remains committed to pushing Bill 22 through the Legislative Assembly. Bill 22 proposes a number of amendments to the Mental Health Act that raise numerous concerns about the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 2020124 Views

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YFC/Youth Unlimited Fares Through Pandemic – PortageOnline.com

22 July 2020 Youth For Christ/Youth Unlimited has been working through COVID-19 providing programming for youth and had to be innovative through it all. Executive Director Art Schroeder outlines some changes they implemented, noting they focused on outdoor activities. “One of the things that we’ve been able to do this year is go out to […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 202039 Views

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Skateboarding pros take sport, along with message of hope, to Indigenous youth – Calgary Herald

Jul 21, 2020 Believing it saved them from taking the wrong path, a group of avid skateboarders is touring Alberta reserves to share their sport with Indigenous youth. “Skateboarding has given us so much. We just want to spread the message. We don’t want to see more youth struggle with mental health, suicide. We want […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 202046 Views

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MN-S Housing Ministry – Métis Youth Internship Opportunities

July 20, 2020 – Métis Nation – Saskatchewan Housing Ministry has created opportunities for Métis youth and is seeking eligible candidates.  The Métis Youth Internship has been created to provide a Métis Youth with skills and training to kick off their career in Housing and Support Services. Reporting to the Director of Housing, the intern […]

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 202060 Views

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Now Accepting Applications for the Prime Minister’s Youth Council. Join Other 16–24-Year-Olds from Across This Country to Share Your Voice!

From: Canadian Heritage OTTAWA/GATINEAU, July 20, 2020 Young Canadians are the leaders of tomorrow and leaders of today. They have innovative ideas and unique perspectives on how the government should address opportunities and challenges. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Minister of Diversity and Inclusion and Youth, Bardish Chagger, launched the recruitment campaign to find […]

by ahnationtalk on July 20, 202057 Views

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A Métis Youth Virtual Culture Camp

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 youth in learning […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 2020118 Views

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