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Prime Time Youth Radio interview

July 16, 2014

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Way back on April 2nd I was interviewed on the Prime Time Youth Radio Show on CFRU, hosted by the Guelph Youth Council. You can listen to the interview here (click on the April 2 show). My thanks to Cierra, Anna and Markus for the fantastic job they did conducting the interview and hosting the show. […]

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It’s Youth Week! Check out free events all week

May 2, 2014

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More on Place Matters

February 26, 2012

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For those of you not tired with my “place matters” jag, please read on. The other interesting part of the work out of the U.S. is that all communities will have a portion of their population that is attached to their community, another that is neutral and a third that is not attached.  The average […]

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Youth Emergency Shelter

July 26, 2011

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The City of Guelph has a partnership with Wyndham House to run a Youth Emergency Shelter.  I just received Wyndham House’s Annual Report.  The shelter served 105 youth in 2010 with 26 transferred to independent living and 30 returning home.  The average length of stay was 6 days.  Wyndham House also runs Outreach and Skill Building […]

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New program for at-risk youth

July 12, 2011

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This morning I took part in the announcement of the STEPS program – a new program run by Wyndham House to give marginalized and at-risk youth access to sports and recreation activities. The program will serve all at-risk youth in our community. The Province of Ontario is providing almost $50,000 for the program, and employees of The […]

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