News for Youth

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  1. Today, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut David Saint-Jacques and CSA mission scientist Patrick Hill will participate in a geology webinar for nearly 4,000 Canadian students in grades 9 to 12. It will be about rocks, both in space and on Earth, and the geology training that astronauts take in preparation for future lunar missions.
  2. Over $8.8 million through PrairiesCan will help connect youth and underrepresented Canadians to new career opportunities across diverse sectors
  3. Over $8.8 million through PrairiesCan will help connect youth and underrepresented Canadians to new career opportunities across diverse sectors
  4. When young people have the skills and experience they need to join the workforce, communities and the economy both benefit. That is why the Government of Canada supports youth at every stage of their journey towards a bright future through its comprehensive array of youth programming, that includes Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ).
  5. Good social policy cannot be created in a vacuum – it must be informed by both professional expertise and lived experience. This is why the Government of Canada’s Opportunity For All – Canada’s First Poverty Reduction Strategy commits to the formation of a National Advisory Council on Poverty to provide advice on how the federal government can best address and reduce the impact of poverty on our citizens.
  6. Government of Canada contributes to designs for renovation to beloved building
  7. When young people are learning, working and succeeding, our communities from coast to coast to coast benefit. That is why the Government of Canada continues to invest heavily in youth through its comprehensive array of youth programming to provide skills training, job placement and service opportunities.
  8. Canadian youth are among the brightest and hardest working in the world, and they are focused on building a better future for themselves and their communities. To build a solid foundation, young people are eager to join the job market and earn money from meaningful employment opportunities.
  9. Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) is one of 12 federal departments and agencies delivering the Youth Employment and Skills Strategy (YESS) as part of a horizontal Government of Canada initiative.
  10. Canada needs more skilled trades workers. Demographic shifts and high retirement rates are fuelling demand and an ever-growing need to recruit and train thousands more Canadians for rewarding careers in the skilled trades.
  11. Today, Jaime Battiste, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Member of Parliament for Sydney-Victoria, announced a $95,500 non-repayable ACOA contribution to the Ingonish Development Society (IDS) to develop a regional tourism strategy.
  12. Community Business Development Corporations are at the heart of growing rural Atlantic Canadian economies
  13. New and improved docks and boardwalk offer better experience for paddlers and spectators
  14. As part of her visit to Cape Breton, the Honourable Gudie Hutchings, Minister of Rural Economic Development and Minister responsible for ACOA, will meet with local leaders and stakeholders and make two announcements that will drive economic momentum in Nova Scotia.
  15. Atlantic Canada’s rich multicultural heritage is central to the region’s identity, and supports a strong, vibrant, and welcoming society that attracts visitors and newcomers from around the world. The Government of Canada is investing to ensure that Acadian community art and culture, and the French language, continue to flourish in Nova Scotia.
  16. Statement by Minister Ien on International Youth Day
  17. Government of Canada to announce funding for Acadian arts and culture facility
  18. Today, the Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, alongside Minister O’Regan, St. John’s South—Mount Pearl, and Member of Parliament Joanne Thompson, St. John’s East, announced $867,162 for two organizations whose respective goals are to support, among others, Indigenous women and 2SLGBTQI+ communities.
  19. Today, the Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, joined by the Honourable Pam Parsons, Minister Responsible for Women and Gender Equality in Newfoundland and Labrador, and the Honourable Dr. Andrew Furey, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, announced $700,000 in funding to support crisis hotlines in the province until March 31, 2026.
  20. The federal government will be investing $9.6 million over four years to support the implementation of the National Action Plan to End Gender-based Violence in Prince Edward Island.
  21. On August 3, the Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, along with the Honourable Pam Parsons, Newfoundland and Labrador’s Minister Responsible for Women and Gender Equality, will make an announcement supporting crisis hotlines in Newfoundland and Labrador.
  22. Living a life free from violence is a fundamental human right, unfortunately gender‑based violence (GBV) continues to be a significant barrier to achieving gender equality in Canada. It is one of the most pervasive, deadly, and deeply rooted human rights violations of our time that affects people of all backgrounds, genders, and ages.
  23. Today, the Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, and the Honourable Rochelle Squires, Manitoba’s Minister of Families and Minister responsible for Gender Equity, announced a historic bilateral agreement.
  24. Launched on November 9, 2022, the National Action Plan to End Gender-based Violence (GBV) is a concrete step towards fulfilling a long-standing commitment of federal, provincial, and territorial governments to working together towards a Canada free of GBV, a Canada that supports victims/survivors and their families from coast to coast to coast.
  25. On July 25, the Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, and the Honourable Laura Ross, Saskatchewan’s Minister of Parks, Culture and Sport, Minister Responsible for the Status of Women Office and Minister Responsible for Francophone Affairs, will make an announcement supporting the implementation of the National Action Plan to End Gender-based Violence in Saskatchewan.
  26. When young people learn, work and succeed, Canada thrives. That is why the Government of Canada continues to invest in youth, so that they get the education, the experience, and the job opportunities to build a stronger Canada for generations to come.
  27. Getting involved and giving back to communities through youth volunteer opportunities is a fantastic way to build leadership skills, grow personal and professional networks, and impact local communities in a positive way. That is why the Government of Canada continues to invest in volunteer service opportunities for youth through the Canada Service Corps (CSC).
  28. Backgrounder: Canada Service Corps for youth
  29. Minister Vandal announces over $300K of federal funding to bring artisans, crafters, and buyers together at The Forks in downtown Winnipeg.
  30. Minister Vandal to announce federal support for a makerspace in downtown Winnipeg
  31. The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls highlighted the underlying systemic causes of ongoing violence against Indigenous women, girls, and 2SLGBTQQIA+ people. The COVID-19 pandemic also created unprecedented challenges for victims and survivors seeking help and the frontline organizations that support them.
  32. In January 2022, Women and Gender Equality Canada launched a call for proposals to bolster the capacity of Indigenous women’s and 2SLGBTQQIA+ organizations to provide gender-based violence (GBV) prevention programming in order to address the root causes of violence. The following three organizations received funding.
  33. PEI National Park officially opened for the visitor season on June 6; campgrounds and most beach accesses will be ready to welcome visitors
  34. PEI National Park officially opened for the visitor season on June 6; campgrounds and most beach accesses will be ready to welcome visitors
  35. Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, for the raising of the Pride flag on Parliament Hill, alongside Members of Parliament, and special guests.
  36. Today, the Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, the Honourable Greg Fergus, Member of Parliament for Hull-Aylmer, and Sophie Chatel, Member of Parliament for Pontiac, announced $1.15 million for the Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) for two projects: PTMA Liaisons: Grassroots Partnership and Capacity Building and Kewabadjmin: SEEing Ourselves.
  37. In January 2022, Women and Gender Equality Canada (WAGE) launched a call for proposals to increase the capacity of Indigenous and 2SLGBTQQIA+ organizations in Canada to provide GBV prevention services and supports to address the disproportionate rates of GBV in these communities.
  38. Every Canadian deserves to fully participate in all spheres of society, regardless of gender identity, gender expression or sexual orientation. Across the country, 2SLGBTQI+ communities are facing an alarming rise in hate, and Pride organizations are working hard to make sure that their festivals are safe and secure.
  39. The Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, today issued the following statement to kick off Pride Season in Canada.
  40. Today, on Menstrual Hygiene Day, the Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth and Parliamentary Secretary Jenna Sudds issued the following statement.
  41. Canadian cities and towns flourish when they have community public spaces to promote social interaction and physical activity, and provide access to recreational programs and facilities. Having access to vibrant, interactive spaces is important for health and wellbeing in every corner of our country. Breathing new life into our communities also stimulates local economies, creates jobs, and improves the quality of life for Canadians.
  42. Darrell Samson, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minster of Veterans Affairs, Associate Minister of National Defence, and Member of Parliament for Sackville—Preston—Chezzetcook, will make an announcement regarding support for the Waverley Amateur Athletic Association.
  43. Canadian cities and towns flourish when they have community public spaces to promote social interaction and physical activity, and provide access to recreational programs and facilities. Having access to vibrant, interactive spaces is important for health and wellbeing in every corner of our country. Breathing new life into our communities also stimulates local economies, creates jobs, and improves the quality of life for Canadians.
  44. Darrell Samson, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence and Member of Parliament for Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook, will make an announcement regarding support for the Porters Lake Commnity Service Organization.
  45. Parks Canada's financial contribution will enable the Nature Conservancy of Canada to accelerate the protection of the corridor and further ensure ecological connectivity within the Gaspé Peninsula
  46. As Canada moves toward a greener future, communities that rely on coal to fuel their economies are building up other sectors to continue growing and create local employment. For many, the tourism sector is already a key economic driver, and it is important that communities are resourced and ready to create offerings that highlight local strengths and assets.
  47. The Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship and Member of Parliament for Central Nova, will make an announcement to support tourism growth for a local hot spot in Trenton.
  48. From May 7 to 10, 2023, I was honoured to co-chair Canada’s first-ever Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) International Mentoring Workshop for Indigenous young women, organized in collaboration with the NEA and Trent University and supported by national and international mentors.
  49. Library and Archives Canada (LAC) and the LAC Foundation invite members of the media to attend the 2023 Library and Archives Canada Scholar Awards ceremony.
  50. As the warmer months approach, many young Canadians will be looking to secure meaningful work experiences for the summer. A summer job can serve as a valuable stepping stone to a successful career. Not only does it allow a young person to build work experience and develop new skills, it puts money in their pocket to cover expenses, save for the future, or fund further education.