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OCYA-AB: Child and Youth Advocate releases investigative review involving deaths of three Indigenous youth

November 06, 2017 Edmonton…The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate (OCYA) has completed an Investigative Review involving the deaths of three young people and is publicly releasing the results of the reviews as outlined under the Child and Youth Advocate Act. Over seven months in 2015, three young people of Indigenous heritage from different […]

by pmnationtalk on November 6, 201775 Views

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MNA Youth Art Contest

November 1st, 2017 We’re looking for submissions for the Métis Week Youth Art Contest. Sketch, paint, or draw your favourite thing about Métis culture for the chance to have your artwork recreated as a lapel pin. To download the PDF poster, click here. Contest Information: Age categories: 3-7 years, 8-12 years, and 13-17 years. One winner […]

by pmnationtalk on November 3, 201781 Views

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OCYA-AB: Child and Youth Advocate releases investigative review involving the serious injury of a youth

Edmonton…The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate has completed an Investigative Review regarding a serious injury sustained by a young person and is publicly releasing the results of the review as outlined under the Child and Youth Advocate Act. Sixteen-year-old Dillon was seriously injured after he was stabbed during an altercation. At the time […]

by pmnationtalk on November 2, 2017124 Views

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Reviews of suicides of 2 Indigenous teens lead to more recommendations from child advocate – CBC

Reports detail lives scarred by desperate childhoods in homes troubled by abuse, substance abuse Oct 30, 2017 Alberta’s child and youth advocate is urging the province become more sensitive to the needs of at-risk youth after reviewing two more cases of Indigenous teenagers who took their lives. Del Graff’s reports, which do not use the […]

by pmnationtalk on October 30, 2017104 Views

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Child and Youth Advocate releases investigative reviews involving suicides of two Indigenous youth

October 30, 2017 Edmonton…The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate (OCYA) has completed two Investigative Reviews involving the deaths of two young people and is publicly releasing the results of the reviews as outlined under the Child and Youth Advocate Act. Donovan died by suicide when he was 17 years old while in youth […]

by pmnationtalk on October 30, 2017128 Views

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Keeping shelters safe, inclusive for LGBTQ2S youth

Sep 01, 2017 A new resource for Alberta’s housing and homelessness system will help ensure LGBTQ2S youth feel safe and accepted when using services. The LGBTQ2S Youth Housing and Shelter Guidelines are the first of their kind in Canada. Nearly one in three homeless youth in Canada identifies as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and/or […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 2017163 Views

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Culture For Life ~ My Culture. My Life.

Culture For Life My Culture. My Life. To mark World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10th 2017, we are choosing to focus on LIFE through culture. We want to help facilitate meaningful connections with culture for First Nations youth and have youth themselves highlight the strength of culture and how it can promote wellness and […]

by pmnationtalk on August 22, 2017213 Views

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Youth Conference for 89th MNA Annual General Assembly

July 18, 2017 On August 11, 2017, Métis youth ages 15-35 are invited to participate in a Career Exploration Conference at the 89thAnnual General Assembly of the Métis Nation of Alberta.  The conference aims to inspire and expose youth to a variety of education and career options, mentors, education and employment support services, as well […]

by pmnationtalk on July 20, 201796 Views

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Is a premiers’ summit worth boycotting? – Macleans.ca

Indigenous leaders maximized attention by snubbing this year’s provincial and territorial confab. But this isn’t the table they really want a seat at. July 17, 2017 Brad Wall is the dean among premiers—he’s represented Saskatchewan since 2007—and he joked at his 10th Council of the Federation meeting that his province’s populace may not be as […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 2017111 Views

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It’s our time’: World Indigenous Games conference inspires youth – CBC

‘You can always succeed, you can always find opportunity in your struggles’ Jul 05, 2017 When Kyle Wolfe found out at 14 he was going to be a father, he knew he had to make some big choices. He faced parenthood while attending high school and playing competitive basketball. He remembers taking his son Kaedin […]

by ahnationtalk on July 6, 2017110 Views

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