Browsing Category

Youth

Focus on Youth

Tiyana is 11 years old. She is interested in becoming a writer for her career path and wrote this specifically for Canadian Newcomer Magazine. Her parents and grand parents migrated to Canada from Guyana and Trinidad.

Living: Focus on Youth

L’amoreaux Youth Advisory Council Journalists: Melissa Huang & Fiona Cheng The L’ Amoureaux Youth Advisory Council recently conducted an interview with a new immigrant student at Albert Campbell, William, who came to Canada from China…

Youth Projects Change Lives.

by Veronica Leonard Basma Hannouf was frightened at the prospect of looking for work in Canada. At 22, she had immigrated to Canada from Syria in October, 2008 having left in the middle of a journalism program. “I had not worked before, my…

Youth: Be Your Own Boss

by Consuelo Solar Through the windows of a seventh floor of the building where Youth Employment Services (YES) is located, in downtown Toronto, you can see several buildings under construction. They will become the renovated face of the…

Immigrating Leadership For Newcomer Youth

By Ron Beleno, Youth Job Action Centre Over my years working with and coaching youth, the topic of leadership comes up as a lesson. I often ask young people the question, “What does leadership mean to you?” Common responses usually include…