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‘Time to take action:’ Children advocates call for national youth suicide strategy – rdnewsnow.com

WINNIPEG — Children’s advocates from across the country are urging the federal government to create a national strategy to deal with what they are calling a youth suicide crisis. “I’ve sat with parents and family members overwhelmed with the grief of losing their child to suicide. And I keep thinking it doesn’t have to be […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 2019191 Views

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James Arthur, Emilio Estevez, Rupi Kaur, Sarah McLachlan, David Suzuki and WE Charity’s Craig Kielburger and Marc Kielburger celebrate young people leading social change at WE Day Toronto

– WE Day Toronto will stream live at 9:00 a.m. ET today at we.org/watchweday – – WE Day Toronto is free to students thanks to partners led by Co-Title Sponsors RBC and TELUS– – WE Carpet photos will be available at 10 a.m. ET and WE Day Toronto photos will be available at 4 p.m. […]

by aanationtalk on September 19, 2019323 Views

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Southern Chiefs’ Organization signs ‘groundbreaking’ child welfare agreement with Macdonald Youth Services – CBC

‘If 90% of kids in care in Manitoba are Indigenous, then Indigenous people have to have a say’: SCO adviser Sep 18, 2019 A group that represents 34 First Nations in Manitoba has signed a new partnership with a child welfare agency that it hopes will lead to better treatment for Indigenous children in care. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 2019188 Views

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Canadian Council of Child and Youth Advocates releases national paper on youth suicide

WINNIPEG, Sept. 17, 2019  – The Canadian Council of Child and Youth Advocates (CCCYA) published A National Paper on Youth Suicide that calls on governments at the national, provincial and territorial levels to take concrete action to prevent youth suicide in Canada. The paper consolidates research by the CCCYA members that led to the identification […]

by pnationtalk on September 17, 2019279 Views

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Nunavik youth council looking for members – Nunatsiaq News

September 12, 2019 Qarjuit president updates Kativik regional councillors on group’s activities The group that represents Inuit youth from Nunavik and Chisasibi is looking for more members ahead of their annual general meeting from Sept. 23 to 26 in Quaqtaq. The Qarjuit Youth Council president, Aleashia Echalook, presented a quarterly report to the Kativik Regional […]

by pnationtalk on September 13, 2019210 Views

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WE Day Toronto announces initial lineup including Emilio Estevez, Rupi Kaur, Sarah McLachlan, Noah Schnapp, David Suzuki, Tegan and Sara and WE Charity’s Craig Kielburger and Marc Kielburger uniting to celebrate youth and teachers creating lasting social change

– Click here to apply for media accreditation to attend WE Day –– WE Day Toronto is free to thousands of students and teachers thanks to partners led by National Co-Title Sponsors RBC and TELUS – TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2019  – Today, WE Day, the greatest celebration of social good, announces the initial dynamic lineup set to hit the stage at WE […]

by ahnationtalk on September 12, 2019288 Views

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‘Stop putting kids in jail’: Indigenous boy asks the UN to help end youth incarceration – video – Support The Guardian

‘I came here to speak to you because the Australian government is not listening,’ 12-year-old Indigenous boy Dujuan Hoosan told the United Nations human rights council in Geneva. ‘It [the government] never listens to kids like me but we have important things to say,’ he said. Speaking on behalf of the Human Rights Law Centre, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 12, 2019215 Views

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Suicide-prevention resources for Indigenous youth – rdnewsnow.com

Sep 11, 2019 CALGARY- The Alberta government is using comic books to help prevent suicide among Indigenous and Metis youth. Alberta has one of the highest provincial rates of youth suicide in Canada and the rate among Indigenous youth is five to six times higher than the general population. Two graphic novels aimed at youth […]

by ahnationtalk on September 11, 2019230 Views

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High suicide rates for Indigenous youths sparks action from Alberta government – Calgary Herald

September 10, 2019 With Indigenous and Metis youths five to six times more likely to die by suicide than non-Indigenous youths, Alberta is faced with a public and mental-health crisis, according to an expert. Within the Indigenous community, the bulk of suicide deaths involve youths, whereas middle-aged men make up the majority of suicide deaths […]

by ahnationtalk on September 11, 2019220 Views

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Giving young Canadians the skills and experience they need to launch meaningful careers

From: Employment and Social Development Canada September 10, 2019 Thunder Bay, Ontario Employment and Social Development Canada Canada’s continued prosperity depends on young Canadians launching meaningful careers. By helping them gain the skills and experience they need for a fair chance at success, we are investing in our greatest asset—our people. Today, the Honourable Patty […]

by ahnationtalk on September 10, 2019157 Views

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