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Youth Empowerment

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The Youth Empowerment campaign aims to educate and empower youth as they enter their formative years of life. We hope to provide a comprehensive guide about the latest education and employment opportunities for youth as well as inform on the top ways to take care of their physical and mental health.

Q&A with Canadian singer-songwriter Maisy Stella

Maisy Stella shares her insight on the social pressures of growing up in the public eye and why it’s important to listen to youth voices.

How Indigenous Youth Are Building a Better Tomorrow

The rapidly growing young Indigenous population in Canada is the country’s most potent hope for a better future for everyone.

Getting Girls’ Rights on the Global Agenda

Despite the pandemic, Plan International Canada Youth Advocates have refused to pause their advocacy work on global gender equality.

How Teachers and Students Brought Community Into Their Virtual Classrooms

It’s been a tough year for teachers and students alike – with young people among the hardest hit by the closures and isolation.

Girl Guides of Canada Helping Girls Be Catalyst for Change

Through skill-building in a safe environment, Girl Guides empowers young girls with a strong foundation to become tomorrow’s leaders.

How Students Are Shaping a Bright Future for Canada’s Electricity Sector

Canada’s energy landscape is rapidly changing, and this means high demand for new workers in the electricity sector.

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Photo courtesy of Electricity Human Resources Canada

Finding a Part-Time Job for Your Teen Is an Investment in Their Future

McDonald’s Canada and its franchisees offer part-time opportunities every day and are always looking for new hires to join their respective teams.

Supporting Canada as a Global Leader in Environmental Workforce Solutions

For Canadians interested in an environmental career, ECO Canada offers support through vital on-the-job work experience and skills training.

How Volunteering Can Help Youth Find a Sense of Self and Community

Every day, Breakfast Club of Canada depends on its 17,500 volunteers to deliver warm, nutritious meals to children in need.

Engaging Young People to Reshape the World

As one of Canada’s largest charities, the YMCA plays a role in youth empowerment through its programs and as an employer of young people.

Youth Voices Are a Big Deal

Youth voices are incredibly important because decisions and policies made today will directly affect their lives in the future.

What Youth Empowerment Means to Enactus Canada

When it comes to empowering the next generation of leaders, Enactus is the leading post-secondary experiential learning platform in Canada.

The Importance of Young People and Our Voices

There are currently over 1.8 billion young people around the world — and we know the value that our voices bring to our generations.

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