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Featured Resources

FACTSHEET: This factsheet uses a variety of evidence to examine whether selected topics from the 1998 and 2015 Ontario sex-ed curricula are developmentally and age-appropriate.
FACTSHEET: As of October 17, 2018, it will be legal for adults in Canada to use cannabis (pot, weed, marijuana) for non-medicinal or recreational purposes. Youth workers and service providers in the sector are in a unique position to provide important information. This information sheet highlights various cannabis resources available for youth and service providers working with youth in Ontario.
INFOGRAPHIC: This youth education resource provides information on safer ways to use cannabis using evidence-based recommendations. It may be also be a useful tool to start a conversation about cannabis use with young people across Canada.
WEBINAR: Presented by The ReDesign Group, this reflective practice webinar provided a framework for participants to generate and foster advancements in emerging best practices.

What we're thinking

January 03, 2019

by Liam McGuire
Associate Executive Director, Christie Lake Kids

November 05, 2018

by Uzo Anucha, MSW, PhD
Provincial Academic Director, YouthREX