Government of Canada announces funding for SevenGen Indigenous youth energy summit – BOE Report

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 202267 Views

September 14, 2022

SASKATOON, SK – Indigenous youth are leading communities in building a more sustainable and inclusive future. That is why the Government of Canada supports youth organizations that are undertaking important work, such as amplifying youth voices and empowering the next generation of leaders who are accelerating the transition to a sustainable and equitable energy future.

The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, is pleased to announce a $442,600 investment to Student Energy for SevenGen 2022, a gathering dedicated to empower the next generation of energy and environmental leaders accelerating our transition to live in a more sustainable way.

In January 2019, 200 First Nations, Inuit and Métis youth from every province and territory came together for the first-ever SevenGen Summit. The Summit’s theme was Powering Resilience, with goals for empowering youth and demonstrating the importance of education while furthering conversations on climate and energy challenges and opportunities, particularly for Indigenous communities looking to implement renewable energy for a sustainable future.

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