May 15, 2017
This factsheet was created by the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness.  This factsheet was developed by Dr. Kaitlin Schwan, Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness. The factsheet outlines five key benefits of art-making for youth who are homeless: Stress reduction & relaxation Mental health recovery Healing trauma Self-expression and self-discovery Self-confidence The factsheet includes ten tips for creating and impactful arts program and ten ways that the arts can be used to address the causes and effects of youth homelessness: Advocacy Healing and recovery...
January 19, 2017
This report was published by Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance. HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS REPORT: With the government having taken an important first step in confronting youth unemployment, OUSA believes that the time is ripe for a discussion on what a holistic youth employment strategy might look like. Many challenges facing youth in the labour market have been growing for decades now and will not be solved overnight. This makes it more important than ever that long-term thinking on youth employment begin now. If students, governments and educators can decide what Ontario’s...
September 28, 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...
January 04, 2016
This report was published by The Northern Development Ministers Forum. HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS REPORT: One of the priority projects for the 2010 Northern Development Minister’s Forum (NDMF) was “Aboriginal Youth Entrepreneurship”. The report explored success factors and challenges that affect young Aboriginal entrepreneurs across Canada. The project was carried out in three parts: A literature review of relevant materials Two surveys were designed and administered to Aboriginal youth entrepreneurs (under the age of 35) and program deliverers; and An inventory of programs in each...
November 30, 2015
This infographic was created by yconic. HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS INFOGRAPHIC:This infographic explains the factors employers can emphasize when trying to attract Gen Y & Z talent. These figures come from a 2015 survey where yconic asked 1,385 students and young adults aged 15-34 about employment drivers.    
November 30, 2015
This infographic depicts student and youth employment, perceived barriers to employment, and career-learning alternatives to internships.          
November 17, 2015
This infographic was created by Yconic. HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS INFOGRAPHIC:Yconic surveyed 1,425 students and youth (ages 15-29) about perceived barriers to employment, gaining experience and what they're doing to find work. Check out this infographic to learn more about the challenges youth are facing.   
October 09, 2015
This video was produced by TEDxPaloAltoHighSchool. HERE'S HOW THE CREATORS DESCRIBE THIS VIDEO:Stephen Ou is a high school student by day and an entrepreneur by night. He has built a successful online business which comprises of eight popular web applications with 500,000 users total. His work has been recognized by Forbes, Business Insider, TechCrunch, Mashable and more. He was also named one of the ten most inspirational entrepreneurs under 21. He is currently a senior in Castro Valley High School ('14). Learn more about him at: stephenou.com