youth

Care packages distributed to post-secondary students in South Bruce

Nearly 70 South Bruce youth received a Welcome Home Student Care Packages from the Municipality, the week prior to Christmas. Following the positive reception of the Student Care Packages delivered last year during exam season, the Municipality decided to organize a similar initiative again. This was a way to recognize the efforts of local students […]

Grey-Bruce case increase traced back to youth in organized sports

The Grey Bruce Health Unit’s investigation into the latest increase in COVID-19 cases in Grey-Bruce is indicating the chain of transmission has mainly been started in youth under 18 with connection to organized sports. There were 16 more cases of the virus reported by public health on Sunday after 13 cases were reported on Saturday, […]

So how were Canadian teens feeling during pandemic’s first wave?

The results of a new Western University survey of Canadian youth uncovered a few unexpected consequences of the upheaval and interruptions the first wave of the global COVID-19 pandemic brought. “There was a big response rate of teens feeling broken down and a loss and really emphasizing the mental distress that they were feeling. Lots […]

Donor offers $1.5M boost to Joan’s Place housing, youth hub project

An anonymous donor is offering an up to $1.5-million boost for a planned new centre to help young mothers and mothers who are homeless or at risk, Youth Opportunities Unlimited says. The London youth social services agency announced Tuesday the donor would match that amount in donations to Joan’s Place, an affordable housing project and […]

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