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It’s Not Just: National campaign raises youth awareness about gender-based violence

From: Women and Gender Equality Canada December 1, 2022 It’s not just locker room talk. It’s not just a bad day. It’s not just flirting. Gender-based violence is a serious issue that affects everyone in Canada, especially young women, girls, and transgender and gender-diverse people. When someone faces violence because of their gender, gender expression, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 1, 20225 Views

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Eighth Report: Voices of Truth and Reconciliation: Voices of Youth Indigenous Leaders 2022

November 22, 2022 The Standing Senate Committee on Indigenous Peoples has the honour to table its EIGHTH REPORT Your committee, which was authorized by the Senate on Thursday, March 3, 2022 to examine the federal government’s constitutional, treaty, political and legal responsibilities to First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples and any other subject concerning Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on November 23, 2022112 Views

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Government of Canada invests $447K to support mental health through Ottawa youth mental health project

From: Public Health Agency of Canada Funding is part of a commitment of $100 million to support those most affected by COVID-19 November 19, 2022 | Ottawa, Ontario | Public Health Agency of Canada There is no health without mental health. While many Canadians struggle with mental health issues, certain groups in Canada are more […]

by ahnationtalk on November 21, 20226 Views

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MNO: Winter Youth Retreat

November 14, 2022 Apply now to the 2023 Expressions of Wellness Through Culture Winter Youth Retreat! This retreat aims to provide a space for youth to gather, connect and learn about wellness. Using a hands-on, wholistic, and culturally integrated approach, we will explore what wellness is and how our wellness can wholistically be fostered and […]

by ahnationtalk on November 14, 20229 Views

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Shana Southwind taps into the power of Indigenous youth for the clean energy transition – National Observer

November 7th 2022 These in-their-own-words pieces are told to Patricia Lane and co-edited with input from the interviewee for the purpose of brevity. Shana Southwind supports Indigenous youth to accelerate the transition to clean energy. This 24-year-old student works at SevenGen, providing mentoring, funding, skill and capacity-building to teams of emerging young Indigenous energy transition […]

by ahnationtalk on November 7, 202214 Views

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New Indigenous youth council will enhance homeless supports in London – CBC

Oct 31, 2022 Young people’s experiences with homelessness will be fuel for change For years, Vincent Bressette slept in bus shelters and alleyways around London. Today, the 24-year-old is using his experience to bring positive change for Indigenous young people trying to find safe places to live in the southwestern Ontario city. He’s part of […]

by ahnationtalk on October 31, 202216 Views

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Anishinabek Nation leadership encourage implementation of recommendations in Devon Freeman inquest

Anishinabek Nation leadership encourage implementation of recommendations in Devon Freeman inquest ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (October 25, 2022) – On behalf of the Anishinabek Nation, Grand Council Chief Reg Niganobe and Anishinabek Nation Children’s Commissioner Duke Peltier have issued a statement in response to the long-awaited inquest into the death of Devon Freeman from Chippewas […]

by pmnationtalk on October 26, 202219 Views

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Young Indigenous leaders give voice to Truth and Reconciliation at the Senate

October 12, 2022 As a child growing up on a farm in Nova Scotia, Dr. Meghan Beals knew little about her Mi’kmaw identity or where she came from. It was not until she started her medical degree at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine in Thunder Bay that she learned more about her culture. During […]

by ahnationtalk on October 12, 202224 Views

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Multiple Indigenous youth living rough in region – Cambridge Today

Youth range in age from 11 to 17 If you look around the region it’s not hard to spot multiple homeless encampments. Residents in those encampments include Indigenous youth. “We currently know of 4 to 5 Indigenous youth in encampments, their ages range between 11 and 17,” said Amanda Trites the program co-coordinator for the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 5, 202222 Views

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BGC Canada and NAFC sign MOU to advance reconciliation and support youth

September 29, 2022 BGC Canada and NAFC sign MOU to advance reconciliation and support youth ahead of National Day for Truth and Reconciliation OTTAWA – BGC Canada (formerly the Boys and Girls Club of Canada) and the National Association of Friendship Centres (NAFC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding today to work towards advancing reconciliation and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 29, 202238 Views

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