Canada

November 06, 2017
 by Yumi NumataYouthREX eXchange Blog Contributor    “Treaties between our Nations are the foundation of this country. They are recognized and affirmed in the Canadian Constitution, so they are part of the supreme law of the land". - Ogimaa Duke Peltier, Wikwemkoong Nation   This week, from November 06 - 10, 2017, marks the second annual Treaty Recognition Week in Ontario. The purpose of this week is to recognize the importance of treaties and to bring awareness to the treaty relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in the province of Ontario, which is covered by 46...
August 02, 2016
by Laura MulrineYouthREX Communications and Digital Content Officer      “While they still punch below their weight electorally, young Canadians represent a powerful new political force that will continue to shape the future of Canadian politics for the next three decades, much like their parents’ generation, the Baby Boomers, did for the previous three.”  - (The Next Canada: Politics, Political Engagement, and Priorities of Canada's Next Electoral Powerhouse: Young Canadians) Following last month’s BREXIT referendum, there was a great deal of talk online and across social media platforms...