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Native Council program aiming to keep Indigenous youth out of justice system – CBC

‘A lot of them suffer from residential schools, childhood trauma, intergenerational trauma’ Aug 05, 2020 A new program is aiming to connect off-reserve Indigenous youth who are in conflict with the law with their traditional teachings in hopes of keeping them out of the justice system. The Native Council of P.E.I.’s “Coming Full Circle” program […]

by ahnationtalk on August 5, 20206 Views

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Canadian Youth Leaders Drive Social Change as they join Coady’s Graduate Network

Jun 18, 2020 Nine Canadian youth leaders recently celebrated the completion of the yearlong Pathy Foundation Fellowship (formerly OceanPath Fellowship) through a series of online presentations. The fellowship’s “Debrief Week” traditionally takes place on campus at St. Francis Xavier University’s Coady Institute and welcomes students, staff, family, friends, and community members for closing presentations from […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 202047 Views

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AVC receives NSERC funding for outreach program for Indigenous youth

Promoting veterinary medicine and STEM among Indigenous youth Jun 17, 2020 The Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, has been awarded $29,400 by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) for a project entitled “Youth Engagement in Veterinary Medicine: A Model to Enhance Indigenous Youth Connection to STEM.” AVC’s project […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 202045 Views

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Advocates say youth shelter in Truro would protect teens from human trafficking – CBC

‘There’s no place for kids to go in Truro if they need a place to stay,’ says Michelle Rafuse Jun 11, 2020 The recent case of a man who was unlawfully at large in the Truro, N.S., area and allegedly committed dozens of sex and drug trafficking crimes against children shows the need for a […]

by ahnationtalk on June 11, 202064 Views

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Amplifying Voices of First Nation Youth through Asset-Based Development

Apr 15, 2020 Qalipu First Nation, one of the largest First Nation groups in Canada, spans across 67 traditional Mi’kmaq communities in Newfoundland and Labrador, and abroad. Jasmine Collis (Indigenous Women in Community Leadership, 2019) is a Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) Support Specialist for the more than 20,000 Qalipu First Nation members. Jasmine designed and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 202052 Views

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Premier Ball Hears Important Perspectives from Youth Council

24 February 2020 The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, met today with members of the Premier’s Youth Council to listen to their perspectives on important matters facing Newfoundland and Labrador. At the launch of the meeting, Premier Ball welcomed new appointees to the council as well as those who will be serving […]

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 2020108 Views

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Cape Breton Indigenous communities receive youth grants – Cape Breton Post

SYDNEY, N.S. — Youth-led projects in Eskasoni, Potlotek, Membertou and We’koqma’q are among those receiving grants in support of initiatives in small- and medium-sized communities across Canada. The Ulnooweg Indigenous Communities Foundation and RBC Foundation announced funding of up to $15,000 to youth applicants in eight Indigenous communities across Atlantic Canada. As a part of […]

by ahnationtalk on November 15, 201989 Views

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Labrador youths march in Montreal climate protests – CBC

2 youths take to protest’s front lines as part of the Indigenous Climate Action group Sep 27, 2019 Two young people from Labrador have made the trek to Montreal to march with the Indigenous Climate Action group on the front lines of that city’s climate protest Friday, expected to be one of the largest in […]

by ahnationtalk on September 27, 201997 Views

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AFOA Canada to Honour Three Outstanding Recipients Of The 14th Annual Nutrien Indigenous Youth Financial Management Awards

AFOA Canada to Honour Three Outstanding Recipients Of The 14th Annual Nutrien Indigenous Youth Financial Management Awards Ottawa, ON – September 26th, 2019 – AFOA Canada will recognize three recipients of the 14th Annual Nutrien Indigenous Youth Financial Management Awards on Wednesday, October 9th during a special luncheon at AFOA Canada’s 20th Anniversary National Conference […]

by pmnationtalk on September 26, 2019154 Views

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APCFNC: Atlantic Indigenous Labour Market Initiative: Preparing Today’s Youth for Future Employment

Workforce talent recruitment and retention is one of the most urgent issues facing the Atlantic region. In the next decade, the Canadian economy is expected to offer significant opportunities for employment. Those opportunities reflect both Canada’s emergence as a knowledge economy and the impact of retirement from the workforce of the baby boomer generation. An […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 2019173 Views

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