A Voice for Youth in Care

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Youth in Care Canada exists to voice the opinions and concerns of youth in and from care.
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That all young people in and from care across Canada receive standardized, high quality care that meets their diverse needs.
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The 2018 Ken Dryden Scholarship application period is now open! Click here to access the online application.

Deadline to apply is May 11, 2018. 

For any questions about the scholarship please e-mail our scholarship team at scholarship-bourse@youthincare.ca


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Our Board of Directors meeting is off to a good, productive start in Ottawa this weekend!

This morning we went through an overview of current events which may impact our priorities and this afternoon we are reviewing our committees.

We also brought out hard copies of some of our publications!

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Applications for the 2018 Ted Rogers Scholarship Fund are open!! ...

Psst... dont forget...Applications to the Ted Rogers Scholarship Fund are OPEN. Eligibility includes youth 24 and under, entering their first post-secondary programs, with 12 months (cumulative) of previous government care. Deadline to apply is March 11th. 🎓🎓🎓 Rogers #TedRogersFund #scholarships #education #youthfromcareDetails here: bit.ly/2nsf4sX

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“[408] The Panel, pursuant to section 53 (2) (a) and (b) of the CHRA, orders Canada to analyze the needs assessments completed by First Nations agencies in consultation with the Parties, interested parties (see protocol order below), and other experts; and to do a cost-analysis of the real needs of First Nations agencies including prevention/least disruptive measures, intake and investigation, building repairs and legal fees related to child welfare taking into account travel distances, case load ratios, remoteness, the gaps and/or lack of surrounding services and all particular circumstances they may face.
[409] Canada is ordered to complete this analysis and report to the Tribunal by May 3, 2018.”

OTTAWA, ON (February 1, 2018, 9:00 a.m.) – The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (“the Tribunal”) has issued a fourth non-compliance order finding Canada’s approach to First Nations child welfare to be unlawful and discriminatory. Find it here: buff.ly/2DSSuzM

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