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IRC: Be The Voice For Youth In Your Community

Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) invites youth applications (16-30) for positions with the Regional Youth Advisory Group. Positions available: Two (2).  Preference will be given to youth from Aklavik and Sachs Harbour, but we encourage all willing participants to apply. Responsibilities 2-year term (with many opportunities to travel for training and networking). Engage and conduct outreach regularly with the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 24, 201967 Views

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After losing sister to an overdose, woman dedicates life to helping Indigenous youth – CBC

Jaylene Delorme-Buggins is working with youth empowerment group Live Different Apr 07, 2019 After struggling with addiction and her own mental health issues, Jaylene Delorme-Buggins has dedicated her life to helping youth. Now the Yellowknives Dene First Nation woman is travelling across the country to talk to Indigenous youth about suicide and mental health. “As […]

by ahnationtalk on April 8, 201948 Views

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How to tackle Nunavut suicide? Respect the input from youth say advocates – APTN News

April 2, 2019 Mumilaaq Qaqqaq says she doesn’t speak for all Inuit, or all northerners for that matter – but it seems she is expected to do so on many occasions by those who don’t live in Nunavut. She recalls an instance where a professor at Fleming College in Peterborough, Ont. didn’t properly obtain her […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 201991 Views

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Kivalliq youth want next 20 years in Nunavut to be devoted to jobs – APTN News

April 1, 2019 Atuat Shouldice points out the usual attractions in his home community of ᑲᖏᕿᓂᖅ, Rankin Inlet, Nunavut. This includes the Red Top convenience store, Victor’s playground and the defunct nickel mine ruins known as the “elephant graveyard.” “Pretty well everyone my age, it was their playground when they were kids. If you remembered […]

by ahnationtalk on April 2, 201980 Views

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Future looks bright for youth who attended RCMP Engagement Week

This week, 31 high school students from across Canada spent a week training like a Mountie at the RCMP Academy, “Depot” Division in Regina, Saskatchewan, as part of the RCMP’s third National Youth Engagement Week. The students were immersed in the life of an RCMP cadet, eating and sleeping on site, trying their hand at the RCMP’s […]

by ahnationtalk on April 1, 201979 Views

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Government of Yukon partners with Skookum Jim Friendship Centre to support Yukon youth

January 03, 2019 Joint news release with Skookum Jim Friendship Centre The Government of Yukon and Skookum Jim Friendship Centre (SJFC) have reached an agreement to provide youth access to services following the scheduled closure of the Integrated Supports for Yukon Youth (ISYY) office in February 2019. In order to maintain continuity of services and […]

by pmnationtalk on January 4, 201992 Views

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Iqaluit city council discusses youth curfew – Nunatsiaq News

13 December, 2018 “We can’t just let children run around at 2 in the morning” Iqaluit city council is considering setting a youth curfew in response to last month’s Northmart fire and string of other suspicious fires. While one city councillor enthusiastically supports the idea of a youth curfew, another vehemently opposes it. Meanwhile, the […]

by ahnationtalk on December 13, 201869 Views

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Keeping Aboriginal Youth out of the Correctional System – Alternatives Journal

While less than a quarter of Yukon residents are Indigenous, they represent between 70 to 90 percent of the Territory’s prison population. Young Indigenous men, meanwhile, those 25 and under, are twice as likely to be incarcerated as their non-Indigenous counterparts. The majority of those admitted to Yukon correctional facilities are for non-violent offenses, and […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 201868 Views

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2018 Speaker’s Youth Parliament to be Televised Live Across Nunavut

IQALUIT, Nunavut (November 20, 2018) – The Honourable Joe Enook, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut, today announced that the 7th Speaker’s Youth Parliament will be televised live across the territory on Thursday, November 22, 2018, at 1:30pm (EST). The proceedings of the biennial Youth Parliament will be held in the Chamber of the […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 201883 Views

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Western Nunavut youth want better living conditions, “proper” parenting – Nunatsiaq News

October 23, 2018 “We want to see our community members and parents encouraging their children to go to school” CAMBRIDGE BAY—Youth in western Nunavut want more housing, less poverty and better, or what they call “proper,” parenting, in which parents take an active role to improve the quality of life and success of their children. […]

by ahnationtalk on October 23, 201869 Views

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