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Youth discuss reconciliation at Ottawa forum – MBC Network Radio Online

Jun 8, 2018 Encouraging reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Canadians is one of the features of a new youth rights document. Fifteen youth delegates from across the country met in Ottawa earlier this week to finalize the Canadian Children’s Charter. Others also participated in the process online. Seventeen-year-old Alassua Hanson from Iqaluit, Nunavut was one […]

by ahnationtalk on June 8, 201824 Views

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Saskatoon on shortlist for $10M prize to address incarceration of Indigenous youth – StarPhoenix

June 1, 2018 Saskatoon has made the shortlist for a $10 million dollar prize in a national competition to address the cycle of Indigenous youth incarceration. The city has been awarded $250,000 as being one of the finalists for the Smart Cities Challenge. This will go toward developing Saskatoon’s proposal more fully. The challenge seeks […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 201818 Views

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SKTC: 14th Annual Oliver “OC” Cameron Swing “Fore” Kids

June 1st, 2018 Dakota Dunes Golf Links 4-Person Texas Scramble Download Team Entry Form (DOC) Schedule of Events: 9:00 a.m. Registration 10:30 a.m. Memorial 11:00 p.m. Shotgun Start Supper & Awards to Follow $1000.00 Per Team Includes: Green Fees, Power Cart, Skins, Vegas Hole & Supper Events Include: Vegas Holes Men’s/Senior’s/Women’s Long Drive Skins Exciting […]

by ahnationtalk on March 26, 201846 Views

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Advocate for Children and Youth Wants to Raise Awareness on the Issue of Youth Homelessness – Saskatchewan Advocate for Children and Youth

SASKATOON—Corey O’Soup, Saskatchewan’s Advocate for Children and Youth, is showing his support to the 5 Days for the Homeless campaign which aims to educate, support, and spread awareness on how the issue of homelessness impacts our communities. The 5 Days for the Homeless campaign is occurring at several universities across the country. Both the University […]

by pmnationtalk on March 14, 201876 Views

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Canadian Council of Child and Youth Advocates – Statement regarding Indigenous child welfare

TORONTO, Jan. 31, 2018  – Following last week’s emergency meeting on Indigenous child welfare in Ottawa, convened by Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott and Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett, the Canadian Council of Child and Youth Advocates (CCCYA) has issued the following statement: As independent child advocates from nine provinces and two […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 201856 Views

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Saskatchewan First Nation in mourning after two teens die by suicide – The Globe and Mail

A small northern Saskatchewan First Nation is once again in mourning after two teenagers killed themselves in recent weeks. The suicides in Fond du Lac came as the community recovers from a Dec. 13 plane crash that led to the death of 19-year-old Arson Fern Jr. Chief Bobby Cameron of the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 201868 Views

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BR Indigenous Teen Suicides – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Jan 16, 2018  A small northern Saskatchewan First Nation is in mourning against after two teenagers recently killed themselves — just weeks after a member of the community died in a plane crash. The suicides in Fond du Lac came as residents recover from a crash that led to the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 201880 Views

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We Matter and Facebook host first national #HopeForum

Indigenous youth from across the country gather for forum on healing and life promotion OTTAWA, Jan. 15, 2018 – On January 21 and 22, Indigenous youth representing every province and territory will attend the first ever #HopeForum to address the suicide crisis impacting their communities. The two-day forum, hosted and facilitated by We Matter and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 2018110 Views

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I felt like walls were closing around me’: Indigenous youth speak out on Sask. youth suicide report – CBC

Children’s advocate talked to more than 250 teens from across the north December 06, 2017 A year ago, Daniel Bird was in a bad place. In 2015, his mother died suddenly in the northern community of Southend, 500 km northeast of Saskatoon. Soon after, his father moved out of the house. “I felt like walls […]

by pmnationtalk on December 6, 201763 Views

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BR Sask Child Advocate – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Dec 6, 2017  LA RONGE, Sask. – A report about suicide among Indigenous youth in northern Saskatchewan says they feel bullied, sad and alone. In October 2016, six girls between the ages of 11 and 14 committed suicide. The suicide rate for First Nations boys between the ages of 10 […]

by ahnationtalk on December 6, 201790 Views

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