Tag Archives: youth

Hi. I’m Jordan…

… a social service worker retired from active duty. For 10 years, I focused most of my work around youth services, dealing with addictions, trauma, and the gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans, two-spirit, and queer (GLBTTQ) youth community. I also grew up, and came out, in Ottawa. Continue reading

Let’s Give Boys Hope

  by Cathy Lumsden It takes a village to raise a child. So why are our boys losing their way? And where are we failing them as a society? I don’t have the answers; however, I am deeply concerned. Two … Continue reading

Millennials: Unraveling Fact from Fiction

There’s a lot of talk about Millennials, the generation of kids born between 1982 and 2004. What’s the truth? Here’s what. Continue reading

Operation Come Home

Preventing homeless youth from becoming homeless adults When Audrey Hayes was 17, she slept on her friends’ couches. “I’ve spent a couple nights on the streets,” the young Ottawa woman reveals, “but I mostly was in shelters and couch-surfing.  It … Continue reading

Prime Minister’s Youth Advisory Council

Is there a politically engaged youth in your family? He or she can apply to be part of the newly launched Prime Minister’s Youth Advisory Council. Continue reading

Thrill of the Game Extends Beyond Fitness for These Kids


Hockey For Everybody! 
Ottawa Valley Ambassadors and Capital City Condors provide the thrill of hockey for all youth

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Young at Art: Opportunities for Ottawa’s Artists of Tomorrow

  Every day young artists practice their passion for the arts in their school classrooms, private studios, or even at home in their basements. For the past 10 years, the City of Ottawa has been providing artists between the ages … Continue reading