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New evidence post-secondary access programs improve the lives of disadvantaged youth

Ottawa, October 25, 2019 – Two reports by researchers at the Social Research and Demonstration Corporation (SRDC) released today present evidence on how well high-school graduates from lower-income families in Canada have fared in their ability to access post-secondary education over the past twenty years. The Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (HEQCO) has released Postsecondary […]

by ahnationtalk on October 25, 2019255 Views

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UFV teams up with Chilliwack Youth Health Centre to offer free counselling – UFV Today

October 24, 2019 Youth on the south side of Chilliwack will now have increased access to free counselling services, thanks to a pilot project from the University of the Fraser Valley and the Chilliwack Youth Health Centre. UFV will provide office space and a reception area for counselling sessions provided by the CYHC on Wednesday […]

by ahnationtalk on October 25, 2019199 Views

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A path to the past: History trail project taking shape in northern Quebec – CBC

Waswanipi hopes Cree youth will develop a sense of pride, understanding of their story Oct 25, 2019 A walking trail taking shape in northern Quebec aims to connect people from Waswanipi — youth in particular — to the history of their community, and make them proud of where they come from. The Weskitch Tibaajimuwin Meskinuu […]

by ahnationtalk on October 25, 2019162 Views

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ISWO: Standing Bear Indigenous Youth Leadership Program Launches Online Portal to Support Journey of Self Discovery

Innovative program builds leadership capacity, through the reconnection of youth to who they are as Indigenous Peoples. Wallaceburg, Ontario  – Indigenous Sport & Wellness Ontario (ISWO) announced the launch of their new online portal for the Standing Bear Indigenous Youth Leadership Program (Standing Bear), on Tuesday at Wallaceburg District Secondary School, in front of an […]

by ahnationtalk on October 24, 2019268 Views

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Toyota Backs Cross-country Youth Tour

Jennifer Flanagan (left), president and CEO, Actua and Leslie Miller (right), board member, Toyota Canada Foundation, are shown at the recent Actua Fall Maker Mobile Tour Launch in Ottawa. Toyota Canada Foundation has announced continued support of Actua through a $200,000 investment. Toyota’s donation will support the engagement of underserved youth across Canada and the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 23, 2019167 Views

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CBC Vancouver holds free journalism workshop for Indigenous youth on November 13

Oct 10, 2019 CBC’s Indigenous Junior J-School aims to empower youth ages 15-21 at one of a kind event VANCOUVER, B.C., October 10, 2019 – The CBC Vancouver Broadcast Centre, located on the traditional territory of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations, will host the fourth edition of Indigenous Junior J-School on November 13. Created in […]

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 2019187 Views

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Alberta Indigenous youth raise enough money to attend robotics competition in Dubai – Globalnews.ca

October 20, 2019 A group of Alberta students is heading to Dubai this week to represent Canada in an international robotics competition. But this trip to the First Global Robotics Challenge from Oct. 24 to 27 almost didn’t happen for some. Initially, there weren’t enough funds, so only four out of 10 members were able […]

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 2019191 Views

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Announcing Award for Outstanding Work by an Indigenous Youth Reporter supported by RBC Future Launch

TORONTO, Oct. 18, 2019  – Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) is pleased to announce the first ever award for Outstanding Work by an Indigenous Youth Reporter. The award is funded by the RBC Foundation in support of RBC Future Launch, a commitment to helping young Canadians prepare for the jobs of tomorrow. Journalists for Human Rights […]

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 2019180 Views

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N’we Jinan Festival & Youth Conference 2019 // Firemakers Album Launch

Credits: Nwe Jinan Between April 18th and April 21st, 2019, 200 Indigenous youth from 32 First Nations communities across Turtle Island gathered in Winnipeg, Manitoba for the N’we Jinan Festival & Youth Conference. In collaboration with the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, the National Centre for Truth & Reconciliation, Taking It Global and several local […]

by ahnationtalk on October 17, 2019611 Views

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Youth helping with local reforestation in Sarnia-Lambton – Sarnia and Lambton County This Week

October 17, 2019 A new program is hoping to equip youngsters with tree saplings instead of candy bars for door-to-door school fundraisers. The Teenage Tree Program – a joint initiative by Return the Landscape, Maajiigin Gumig greenhouse, the Hub, and the Unitarian Fellowship of Sarnia and Port Huron – began months ago, with Hub users […]

by ahnationtalk on October 17, 2019151 Views

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