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African Union
The African Union (abbreviated AU in English, and UA in its other official languages) is an intergovernmental organization consisting of 53 African states. Established on 9 July 2002, the AU was formed as a successor to the Organi...
Commonwealth Secretariat
The Commonwealth is an association of 53 independent states consulting and co-operating in the common interests of their peoples and in the promotion of international understanding
East African Community
The East African Community (EAC) is the regional intergovernmental organization of the Republics of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Republic of Burundi and Republic of Rwanda with its headquarters in Arusha, Tanzan...
Economic Community of West African States
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is a regional group of fifteen countries, founded in 1975. Its mission is to promote economic integration in "all fields of economic activity, particularly industry, transport...
European Union
The European Union (EU) is an economic and political union of 27 member states, located primarily in Europe. It was established by the Treaty of Maastricht on 1 November 1993 upon the foundations of the pre-existing European Econo...
Organization of American States
The Organization of American States (OAS) brings together the nations of the Western Hemisphere to strengthen cooperation on democratic values, defend common interests and debate the major issues facing the region and the world. T...
South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation
The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) was established when its Charter was formally adopted on December 8, 1985 by the Heads of State or Government of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and...

News Releases

Les jeunes aidants au Canada : l'ombre et la lumiere
2012-07-05
l'Institut Vanier de la famille
Les jeunes font aussi largement partie de la prodiguation des soins aux seniors selon des chercheurs Canadiens. Plus de 12% des jeunes canadiens ...
Sex Information and Education Council of Canada Launches New Website
2009-10-21
SIECCAN, The Sex Information and Education Council of Canada
Sex Information and Education Council of Canada Launches New Website
Sources welcomes ParticipACTION
2008-12-17
Participaction
ParticipACTION, the national voice for physical activity and sport participation in Canada, focuses on inspiring and supporting Canadians to move more.
Young Caring in Canada: Opportunity Gained and Lost
2012-07-05
The Vanier Institute of the Family
When we think of people providing care to adults and seniors, we tend to picture an older family member in mid-to-late career or in retirement, yet researchers have found that approximately 12% of yo...
Youth Day 2013 - Press Conference
2013-07-11
Michael C. Chettleburgh - TYcard Group Inc.
Youth Day 2013 Press Conference, July 11, 2013 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm, Hard Rock Cafe, Toronto. Learn exciting details of July 21 Youth Day at Yonge Dundas Square, with 30,000 young people expected in a...

Sources Select Resources

Children & Youth Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources
Website
Sources
A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on topics related to children and youth in the Sources directory for the media.
Connexions Library: Education, Children Focus
Website
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on education and children.
The Dependent Generation
Half Young European Adults Live with their Parents
Malik, Shiv
Article
2014
The Guardian
Almost half of Europe's young adults are living with their parents, new data suggests – a record level of dependency that has sobering social and demographic implications for the continent.
The problem with education? Children aren't feral enough
Monbiot, George
Article
2013
Guardian Weekly
The 10-year-old Londoners I took to Wales were proof that a week in the countryside is worth three months in a classroom.
Wandervogel
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Wandervogel is the name adopted by a popular movement of German youth groups from 1896 onward. The name can be translated as migratory bird and the ethos is to shake off the restrictions of society an...
Young Adult Canadian Book Award
Article
2006
Winners from 1981 on.

Sources Bookshelf

Children, Adolescents and the Media
Strasburger, Victor C.; Wilson, Barbara J.; Jordan Amy B.
Book
2008
Provides comprehensive, research-oriented background to the developmental impact of the varied interactions children and adolescents have with the modern media.

Media

Canadian Guider
For Girl Guide leaders.
Exclaim!
New and alternative music. For the youth market, 18-24.
extra
Newsmagazine for, by and about, youth aged 12-18. Features on music, sports, trends and teen issues. A publication of the Winnipeg Free Press.
Faze Magazine
Real issues that concern teens.
Fresh Magazine
Fitness, health, business, fashion, music, sex and culture. For ages 18 to 34.
Labour
A bilingual journal holding no rigid position on the definition of labour. The editorial board hopes to foster imaginative approaches to both teaching and research in labour studies through an open ex...
Magazine Jeunesse
Written in part by high school students taking journalism. A mix of current affairs and editorials.
Realm
Canada's first national career and entrepreneurship magazine and webzine for 18-29 year olds.
Resource Links
The review and evaluation of Canadian resources for children and young adults. Includes news about award winning books, announcements about literary events, conferences & contests along with feature c...
SphŠre
The national career and entrepreneurship magazine and webzine for 19-29 year olds.
The Student Traveller
A travel magazine featuring articles on travel in general and to specific destinations, with focus on student travellers and backpackers.
Teen Tribute
Movies news and reviews for teenagers.
Tiny Giant Magazine
Written by and for Canadian youth.
Tribe Magazine
A city magazine for 19-24 year olds in urban Canada. Free distribution through DJ record stores and street fashion retailers.
Wasted Youth
A music, skateboarding, art and activity magazine. Also includes games, crosswords, word finds and puzzles. Children who write stories that get published in the magazine will get a free T-shirt.
What's HERS/What's HIS Magazines
Distributed to high school students throughout Canada, formerly What Magazine.
Youthink Magazine
Youthink Magazine is Greater Vancouver's high-school magazine.
YTV Canada
YTV's schedule is primarily children's programming, with target audiences ranging from pre-schoolers to young adults. While it produces or commissions a substantial portion of its programming, YTV als...

Government Ministries & Agencies

Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services
Communications and Marketing Branch 7th Fl., Hepburn Block 80 Grosvenor St., Queen's Park Toronto, ON M7A 1E9 The Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS) is responsible for programs, services...


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