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First rent supplements begin for youth from care in B.C.

Dec. 21, 2022 VICTORIA – Young people from government care have more support to make stronger transitions into adulthood because of $600-a-month rent supplements. Beginning this month, 797 young adults from government care began receiving monthly support through the Ministry of Children and Family Development’s new Rent Supplement Program. “We know that youth and young […]

by ahnationtalk on December 21, 202224 Views

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Canada and the Witset First Nation partner to launch the Witset Youth Healing Lodge Project

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Support line for those affected by missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and 2SLGBTQI+ people: For immediate emotional assistance, call 1-844-413-6649. You can also access long-term health support services, such as mental health counselling, community-based emotional support, cultural services, and some travel costs to see Elders and traditional […]

by ahnationtalk on December 13, 202216 Views

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Friendship Centre youth team helps Indigenous young people overcome barriers – Times Colonist

Supports can include help making and getting to crucial appointments, assistance with resume writing and job applications, pregnancy and parenting support, and access to sports and recreation. Today’s Indigenous youth are tomorrow’s knowledge keepers. That’s the thinking behind the Victoria Native Friendship Centre’s Youth Services Team, which offers one-on-one support to help Indigenous youth ages […]

by ahnationtalk on November 1, 202225 Views

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Gathering Our Voices 2023: Sold Out in 3 Minutes!

Victoria, British Columbia – October 17, 2022 – The annual Gathering Our Voices (GOV) Indigenous Youth Leadership Training event has sold out! Tickets for the event sold out within 3 minutes of opening registration. Thank you to everyone who registered! If you didn’t get a chance to register, there is still time to add your […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 202231 Views

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Indigenous Youth Challenged to Solve Their Community’s Water Issues

October 17, 2022 VANCOUVER, British Columbia–WHAT: Seven students from a Nunavik high school will present their innovative ideas to improve drinking water health in their community as part of the national Indigenous Youth (K-12) Potable Water Innovation Challenge. WHERE: The students will present their ideas to university researchers, industry leaders, entrepreneurs and First Nation Water […]

by ahnationtalk on October 17, 202232 Views

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2022 Call for Nominations – Premier’s Awards for Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sport

Traditional Territory of the lək̓ʷəŋən peoples / Victoria, B.C. (October 3, 2022) – In collaboration with the Province of British Columbia, the Indigenous Sport, Physical Activity & Recreation Council (I·SPARC) is launching the nomination process for the 2022 Premier’s Awards for Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sport. The Premier’s Awards honours and uplifts Indigenous youth athletes […]

by ahnationtalk on October 3, 2022202 Views

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BC Government: Youth from care benefit from new life-changing supports

Sept. 26, 2022 VICTORIA – New rent supplements, transition workers and a no-limit earnings exemption will help youth from care make stronger transitions to adulthood. “Like all young people, youth in and from government care need support to reach their full potential,” said Mitzi Dean, Minister of Children and Family Development. “We’re doing what any […]

by ahnationtalk on September 27, 202235 Views

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BC Government: Funding connects Indigenous youth to trades, job training

NORTH VANCOUVER – As many as 24 eligible people will receive employment skills to help them prepare for jobs as certified building maintenance workers in the Lower Mainland’s busy skilled trades sector. This new provincial Community and Employer Partnerships (CEP) project focuses on training for Indigenous youth. “This project creates employment opportunities for Squamish Nation […]

by ahnationtalk on September 5, 2022206 Views

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Annual ‘Gathering Our Voices’ Indigenous Youth Leadership Training Event Scheduled to Return in March 2023

B.C. – August 31, 2022 – The Gathering Our Voices (GOV): Indigenous Youth Leadership Training event brings together over 1,000 participants from across British Columbia and Canada to learn from Indigenous leaders, celebrate culture, share knowledge, and foster relationships to create positive change within the lives of Indigenous youth and their communities. GOV 2023 is […]

by ahnationtalk on September 1, 202244 Views

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Announcing the Youth Winners of the Healing Our Spirit Worldwide Logo Contest

Aug 29, 2022 The First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) is pleased to recognize and honour the 10 youth whose logos will be featured at Healing Our Spirit Worldwide (HOSW) – the Ninth Gathering. As the host of the Ninth Gathering, the FNHA invited Indigenous adults and youth in Canada to enter a logo contest for […]

by ahnationtalk on August 30, 202247 Views

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