Youth Engagement is a weekly program for young people aged 14-19 who are Permanent Residents or Convention Refugees, residing in Canada for less than five years.

Youth Engagement is a great way to socialize and make new friends, practice English, and build skills around leadership, volunteerism, and goal setting.

Each week offers a workshop exploring topics about living in Canada.

2012 - 2013 program highlights included:

  • Get Connected—An Anti-Poverty Initiative: An eye-opening look at nutrition, food, and poverty in Canada

  • Tips from the Pros—an insider’s view of non-traditional careers in Canada, such as DJing, architecture, and culinary arts

  • Cooking Around The World—exploring nutrition and food through recipes from around the world

  • Positive Spaces—Learning about LGBTQ communities and creating spaces free from oppression