Staggering decrease of youth offences in Canada
By Tamara Spitzer| A recent Statistics Canada analysis has found a fundamental change in law enforcement’s approach to young offenders has led to a 45 per cent decrease in the rate of offences committed by youth over the past 10 years, and rehabilitation...
Ontario youth still tanning despite ban, survey says
By Sarah Davies | Youth indoor tanning is banned in Ontario, but a survey from ultraviolet radiation advocates shows that weak enforcement of the ban may be failing teens.
Ontario youth struggle with employment amidst a transitioning labour market
By Clarissa Leirtaha | Ontario's labour market is failing to provide full-time work to youth: four experts weigh in on the challenges and solutions to youth unemployment.
Proposed tobacco laws could help youth addictions go up in smoke
By Petronella Duda | Health Canada has proposed changes to the federal tobacco-control policy that would affect youth in post-secondary institutions
Unpacking food bank use in Canada
By Nathan Bragg and Anna Desmarais| Despite economic recovery food bank use remains steady. Take a look at some of the myths around Canadian food bank use.
New report shines light on youth homelessness in Canada
Young people make up approximately 20 per cent of the homeless population in Canada, according to Without a Home: The National Youth Homelessness Survey, a new report published by the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness. This means that over the...