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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, 201988 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, 2019108 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, 201877 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, 201874 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, 201891 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, 201877 Views

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Youth conference in Rankin Inlet

The Government of Nunavut Department of Education, in partnership with the Canadian Red Cross, held the Power for the Positive Youth conference in Rankin Inlet from October 11 to 12, 2018. The conference fostered student leadership and promoted student wellness. Workshops focused on hope and connection, and steps to develop healthy relationships. It also taught […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 201877 Views

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IRC: Be The Voice For Youth In Your Community

August 29, 2018 Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) is seeking the interest of youth from the Inuvialuit Settlement Region to participate on the Regional Youth Advisory Group. Some of the available seats have already been secured, but there is still space for those interested. Seats currently open include: Two in Aklavik Two in Tuktoyaktuk One in Paulatuk […]

by pmnationtalk on August 30, 2018106 Views

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Yukon youth receive Outstanding Youth Achievement Awards

August 24, 2018 Five young Yukoners are being recognized for their community contributions through the Outstanding Youth Achievement Awards. The recipients for the 2018 Outstanding Youth Achievement Awards are: Sebastian Cuenza, Grace-Anne Janssen, Cassis Lindsay, Isabel Magsucang and Lizzy (Elizabeth) Sparling. They will each receive a cash prize of $250 and will be featured on […]

by pmnationtalk on August 27, 201886 Views

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‘Youth are so used to hearing no’ – Rising Youth funds NWT projects – Cabin Radio

August 21, 2018 In Yellowknife, youth are gathering to make spruce gum salve and learn how to bead. In Fort Providence, they are studying the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women inquiry. And in Tsiigehtchic, they are organizing a community beach clean-up. Across the territory, 15 projects including these have already received funding through the #RisingYouth […]

by ahnationtalk on August 21, 201885 Views

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