Recent stories about youth

Sign by the road announcing public engagement for the Wîhkwêntôwin neighbourhood renewal
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Calls for public engagement: Youth transit, park renewal, Wîhkwêntôwin

Here are opportunities to inform municipal planning on transit, parks, neighbourhood renewal, and more. Please only answer surveys from municipalities where you are a resident.

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Two people hold a sign for the Fyrefly Institute.
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Partnership allows CHEW to increase hours, explore Calgary expansion

The CHEW Project's partnership with Boyle Street Community Services and Youth Empowerment and Support Services (YESS) has helped it emerge from challenging times, expand hours, and now even consider an outpost in Calgary.

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Screenshot of an online meeting room that mostly includes young people, plus several city councillors
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Calls for public engagement: Youth council, La Perle, Lymburn

Here are opportunities to help inform civic politics, including applying for Edmonton's youth council or commenting on rezoning applications for affordable housing in La Perle and Lymburn.

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Four people sit on a couch at the CHEW Project.
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Boyle Street to take over CHEW Project operations

Boyle Street Community Services is taking over the day-to-day operation of the CHEW Project on April 1 as the centre has struggled with staffing and new requirements.

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A crowd of people in a theatre listens to two people onstage beside a screen reading Pecha Kucha Night 9
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Edmonton's NextGen reaches the end of the road

Edmonton's NextGen is dissolving this spring due to a lack of new blood flowing into the organization, going out with a "farewell tour" that includes one last PechaKucha Night.

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TYP TOP Bakery
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TYP TOP Bakery is a sweet social enterprise

TYP TOP Bakery is a social enterprise that has worked with 60 youth since being established. The pandemic has provided it with both opportunities and challenges.

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