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During Covid-19, cities all across Canada saw the closure of many facilities, including parks, sports facilities, gyms, and recreational activities, such as bowling. While school and work were able to transition to an online capacity, most sports and recreation activities did not have the same luxury. This has led to many Canadian youth becoming bored […]
COVID-19 has not only affected the physical health of many, but mental health as well. Easy access to reliable healthcare is not always available and now more than ever, youth in our cities are struggling to find it. From something as simple as finding a family doctor to more accessible options in terms of mental […]
Since the beginning of the pandemic, youth have been greatly affected in their employment. Pivot data outlines the hardships of youth in 27 cities across Canada, highlighting how youth workers transitioned to pandemic-oriented working situations. During this time, youth struggle to adapt to their new job environment, some of which are happening online. In […]
In the midst of a pandemic, there are reoccurring feelings of isolation with the limited interaction people have with their cities. Looking elsewhere, many are turning towards their public green space as a temporary escape from the lockdown and public health orders. As a result, a lot more youth are outdoors exploring their community […]
Fitness has always been an integral part of my life. Growing up, I was a track and field athlete representing my high school in the 100-metre sprint and team relays. During the moments when my coach yelled over his megaphone “Ready, Set, Go!”, it was moments like those where I felt the most focused. However, […]