Engaging youth could transform Canada As youth gather in Ottawa this week at the first-ever Canada Youth Summit, a report released today highlights the top priorities for Canadian youth and opportunities to strengthen civic engagement. ‘Another Youthquake? Exploring the concerns, priorities, and political engagement of Canadian youth aged 15 to 30.’, released by Abacus Data, […]
There are 7,865,725 youth under the age of 19 years old living in Canada. Yet thirty per cent of youth report never having an adult mentor of any kind. This means there are millions of young people who grow up without the guidance of someone who can offer them advice and resources to deal with […]
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In response to the federal budget tabled on March 19th, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada applauds the Government of Canada for its commitment to building stronger communities through investment in youth potential. Youth in Canada have significant potential to become thriving, engaged, and productive citizens. When they have access to a mentor, they are […]