Last year, we launched the very first Fundy Royal Youth Council. The program was very successful and the council offered an amazing opportunity for students from any political background to join me to discuss issues that matters to them. My hope is that this Youth Council will help promote civic engagement, educate youth on the Canadian political process and invite perspectives on different topics ranging from the environment to access to post-secondary education.
Young leaders can apply until Friday, January 19, 2018.Apply Now
About the Program:
The purpose of this council is to provide both the youth and the elected official an opportunity to engage in an open dialogue. Participants will meet every month to discuss what matters most to them. During this time, they will work to organize community based projects to help improve our community.
Students selected for this program will be a part of a committee with other youth selected across their region to take part in a one year program where they are able to speak about and debate a variety of issues and topics. Each student is chosen to represent their school or community association.
Through the past Constituency Youth Council, we have found that the council provides an incredible opportunity for both the elected official as well as the youth by providing a new perspective for all involved.
Student Leader Selection Process:
This program is recommended for any youth who has a strong interest in improving the community. We would be interested in working with students who exhibit the following:
Student Leaders’ Responsibilities:
A student leader is chosen to be an advocate for their community to their federal representative. They are expected to:
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