News Topics: Youth employment


Frames Film Program Looking for Referrals

The Frames Film Program is looking for referrals for their upcoming Fall Cycle #21! They are looking for Indigenous youth and their peers ages 16 to 30 and living in the Lower Mainland. All youth who face a barrier of any kind (ie. homelessness, mental health challenges, unemployment, marginalization) are MORE


Media Release: Most British Columbians Unaware That Children Allowed to Work at 12 Years of Age

Media Release For immediate release July 6, 2018 Opinion Survey Finds Most British Columbians Unaware That Children Allowed to Work at 12 Years of Age Vancouver – A June public opinion survey commissioned by First Call: BC Child and Youth Advocacy Coalition found that only 6% of British Columbians could MORE

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Child and youth news of the week

National Observer: BC working on big changes for Indigenous child welfare Times Colonist: Victoria sobering centre to start taking older teens Province: Dylan Cohen: More educational support needed from government for kids leaving foster care Castlegar Source: OP/ED: BC Poverty Reduction Coalition says minimum wage hikes inadequate Global News: Foster parents say contract terminated after MORE


Métis Nation British Columbia releases report on Métis youth programming

Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) has released the finding of the Métis Youth Programmingresearch project. The research on youth programming was conducted to create effective and culturally-relevant employment and education programs for Métis Youth that are delivered to and by MNBC’s Métis Chartered Communities.  Over 350 Métis Youth participated in the MORE


Report exposes violations of basic workplace rights including children at risk

The BC Employment Standards Coalition released a report on Labour Day titled Workers’ Stories of Exploitation & Abuse: Why BC Employment Standards Need to Change that cites previous research and reports by First Call on the deregulation of child labour in BC and its impact on children and youth (pages 32-33). The MORE


Film making program for at-risk youth seeks participants, Lower Mainland

The Frames Film Program is looking for referrals for their upcoming session and seeking youth ages 16 to 30 living in the Lower Mainland. All youth who face a barrier of any kind (such as homelessness, mental health challenges, unemployment, marginalization) are welcome to apply. The program starts October 4 at Drive Youth Employment Services. Further MORE