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Do You Aspire to be an Elite Athlete? Apply today for the Youth Leadership Through Sports Program: Session 3

Date: Tuesday – July 10, 2018 Time: 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM Location: Gordon Oakes Red Bear Student Centre @ The University of Saskatchewan Program Details Ages: 10 – 15 Multi-Sport Training Conditioning Agility Strength Training Talking Circles University Athlete Testimonies Traditional Games How to Apply New Athletes must submit a short letter about: Name, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 201832 Views

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FHQ Youth Council Supports Justice for Our Stolen Children Camp

(Treaty 4 Territory) At a regularly convened meeting, members of the FHQ Youth Council discussed the situation at the Saskatchewan legislative building between the Justice for Our Stolen Children Camp and the recent conduct of the Provincial Capital Commission (Wascana Authority), and the meeting with the Provincial Government. The FHQ Youth Council are inspired by […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 201832 Views

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Provincial government needs to work proactively to reduce Indigenous youth incarceration rates, says child advocate – StarPhoenix

June 28, 2018 Saskatchewan’s Advocate for Children and Youth wants the provincial government to make changes to address the vast over-representation of Indigenous youth in the provincial justice system. According to a recent report from Statistics Canada, 92 per cent of male youths and 98 per cent of female youths admitted into custody in Saskatchewan […]

by ahnationtalk on June 28, 201832 Views

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Saskatchewan Advocate for Children and Youth Calls Indigenous Youth Incarceration Rates a Crisis

SASKATOON– The Saskatchewan Advocate for Children and Youth, Corey O’Soup, urges the government to address the over representation of Indigenous youth in custody. A recent Statistics Canada report highlighted the staggering findings regarding the overrepresentation of Indigenous youth in the justice system, and particularly those statistics reflecting the high rates of Indigenous youth in custody. […]

by ahnationtalk on June 27, 201844 Views

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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, 201839 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, 201827 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, 201855 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, 201898 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, 201870 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, 201878 Views

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