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Stoney Nakoda youth shoot video to shine spotlight on drugs – Cochrane Eagle

March 09, 2017 A youth-led initiative is bringing drug awareness to the big screen. While stories of opioid-related deaths are sweeping the country, Stoney Nakoda First Nation has been facing its own problems with fentanyl and methamphetamine. “The number of deaths have not stopped and the number of overdoses as well,” said Const. Donald Vanderrick. […]

by pmnationtalk on March 9, 2017357 Views

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Bell Let’s Talk supports youth mental health programs in Northern Alberta

Clara Hughes, Séan McCann and Mary Deacon visit students in Fort McMurray today Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund grants for Fort McMurray Public Schools and Unity Charity Fort McMurray the first stop on a 6-city tour by Clara and the Bell Let’s Talk team FORT MCMURRAY, AB, Jan. 16, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ – Bell Let’s Talk […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 2017438 Views

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First Nations youth launch fund to support pipeline protests in Canada – CBC

‘It’s not a matter of whether Standing Rock will happen in Canada, it’s a question of when’ Dec 08, 2016 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s decision to green-light Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline has prompted First Nations youth to launch a “water protector fund” to raise money for cross-country protests to stop pipeline construction. The Assembly […]

by ahnationtalk on December 9, 2016382 Views

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AstraZeneca Canada Supporting Health Sciences Career Development with Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Youth Program

CALGARY, Oct. 14, 2016 – The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame is pleased to announce AstraZeneca Canada as the lead sponsor of its Discovery Days in Health Sciences program, that informs and excites some 2,500 grade 10/11 students interested in science about career options in this important field at 14 events across the country.The 2016 […]

by pmnationtalk on October 14, 2016469 Views

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AFN NYC Calls to Action

AFN NYC Calls to Action September 19 2016 The AFN National Youth Council (NYC) has announced the Calls to Action on Life Promotion in First Nations Communities calling for dignity, respect, human rights, justice, and equitable access to resources for all First Nations communities. The twelve Calls to Action emerged from local and regional consultations […]

by pmnationtalk on September 19, 2016422 Views

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Calgary Police Officer Presented with Minister of Justice Award for His Work with Indigenous Youth

Annual Minister of Justice National Youth Justice Policing Award Presented to Calgary Police Constable Jeremiah Stump September 10, 2016 – Charlottetown, PEI – Department of Justice Canada Every day, police officers across the country interact with youth who have been in conflict with the law. Canada’s youth justice legislation, the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA), […]

by ahnationtalk on September 12, 2016321 Views

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Aboriginal Youth Leadership Project

August 16, 2016 This project was made possible due to grant funding from the Ministry of Indigenous & Northern Affairs Canada (INAC), under the Urban Partnerships Program. Supporting the objectives and activities in the Aboriginal Youth Leadership project to increase the participation of urban Indigenous people in the economy is part of the Federal Government’s […]

by pmnationtalk on August 17, 2016417 Views

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Mentoring and First Nations Youth – Big Brothers Big Sisters

Credits: Big Brothers Big Sisters Canada Published on Jul 8, 2016 First nations people experience major depression at twice the national average. Suicide rates are five to seven times higher for First Nations youth than for non-Aboriginal youth. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada is working with aboriginal youth to improve health and well-being through […]

by pmnationtalk on July 25, 2016400 Views

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United Church Youth Teach About Reconciliation

Credits: fncaringsociety Published on Jul 8, 2016 Children and youth have a voice and can teach others about reconciliation, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and the importance of culturally-based equity for Aboriginal young people and communities. This vignette draws upon the experiences of Katelyn and Sarah to illustrate the process of reconciliation (truth telling, acknowledging, […]

by pmnationtalk on July 22, 2016415 Views

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First Nations Youth Summit on Wellness – Youth Leading and Empowering Youth

First Nations Youth Summit on Wellness – Youth Leading and Empowering Youth July 10, 2016 (Niagara Falls, ON) – The inaugural Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National First Nation Youth Summit on Wellness gathered today under the theme of the Thunderbird, a symbol that represents healing and renewal. First Nations youth from many territories identified […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 2016375 Views

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