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January 09, 2018
This factsheet was created by YouthREX. The content for this factsheet was taken from Doing Right Together for Black Youth: What We Learned from the Community Engagement Sessions for the Ontario Black Youth Action Plan.  Between March and July 2017, Ontario’s Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCYS) conducted 15 community engagement sessions to inform the Ontario Black Youth Action Plan. Over 1500 community members participated in the engagement sessions. The MCYS shared anonymized data (without any identifying personal information) captured at these community engagement sessions, as...
January 09, 2018
This factsheet was created by YouthREX.   The content for this factsheet was taken from Doing Right Together for Black Youth: What We Learned from the Community Engagement Sessions for the Ontario Black Youth Action Plan.  Between March and July 2017, Ontario’s Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCYS) conducted 15 community engagement sessions to inform the Ontario Black Youth Action Plan. Over 1500 community members participated in the engagement sessions. The MCYS shared anonymized data (without any identifying personal information) captured at these community engagement sessions, as...
January 09, 2018
This report was published by Youth Research and Evaluation eXchange (YouthREX). HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS REPORT:Doing Right Together for Black Youth summarizes what was learned from over 1500 community members who answered the call from the Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCYS) to co-develop the Ontario Black Youth Action Plan (BYAP). The MCYS shared anonymized data (without any identifying personal information) captured at these community engagement sessions, as well as written submissions, with YouthREX to analyze, interpet, and summarize. This report shares the top ten...
November 09, 2016
This factsheet was developed by First Nations, Métis & Inuit Education Association of Ontario. November 6 to 12 is Treaties Recognition Week in Ontario. Treaties Recognition Week was introduced to honour the importance of treaties and to help Ontarians learn more about treaty rights and treaty relationships.   
November 01, 2016
This report was published by the Ministry of Children and Youth Services. HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS REPORT:The Stepping Up framework informed the design and delivery of government initiatives for youth by creating opportunities, promoting wellbeing, and focusing supports on Ontario’s most vulnerable and marginalized youth populations. This executive summary provides a synopsis of the 2015 Stepping Up Annual Report, highlights key initiatives and includes the 2015 Profile of Youth Wellbeing.
October 21, 2016
This report was published by Samara Canada. HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS REPORT:The 2015 election reversed a 20-year decline in voter turnout, bringing overall voter turnout from 61% in 2011 up to a surprising 68%, which is a sizeable change in voting behaviour, rarely seen in federal elections. While all cohorts saw an increase in turnout, the 18 to 29 age group saw the biggest change, from 42% in 2011 to 57% in 2015. Using original data collected by Samara in the days following the 2015 election and comparing three age groups—18 to 29; 30 to 55; 56 and over—this report explores how...
September 06, 2016
This factsheet was created by YouthREX, developed from Stepping Up: A Strategic Framework to Help Ontario’s Youth Succeed by the Ministry of Children and Youth Services Stepping Up is a strategic framework from the Ministry of Children and Youth Services that strengthens the Government of Ontario’s commitment to young people. By identifying the government’s priorities, Stepping Up serves as an important tool when it comes to making decisions about Ontario’s youth. Stepping Up consists of seven themes and 20 outcomes that help inform and align the work of service providers, community groups...
May 26, 2016
This report was published by Abacus Data. HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS REPORT:This study, commissioned by the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA), reports on a range of data sources, including a recent survey of 1,000 Canadians aged 18 to 25 years old. In it, the report explores the recent history of youth engagement in Canadian politics, and reveals findings that indicate that young Canadians voted in greater numbers than in the past, with important consequences. This study also explores how young Canadians feel about the new government less than four months after the...
November 26, 2015
This video was produced by The Agenda. HERE'S HOW THE CREATORS DESCRIBE THIS VIDEO:Ontario's Minister of Children and Youth Services Laurel Broten joins The Agenda for a progress report on the government's plan to reduce child poverty.  
November 17, 2015
This report was published by Parliament of Canada.  HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS REPORT: On 29 October 2013, the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance adopted the following motion: That the Standing Committee on Finance a) undertake a study of youth employment across Canada, b) that the Committee make recommendations to the Government of Canada to improve youth employment outcomes in Canada; and c) that the Committee report its findings to the House of Commons.  From 6 March–8 April 2014, the Committee held seven hearings in relation to this study; 38 groups or individuals...