Why teach youth about sex and healthy relationships?

In schools all across New Brunswick we have Sex Ed. Fliers are hung all around schools, talking about safe sex and STI’s, but we aren’t really being taught anything at all. For generations the ‘Sex talk’ has been left in the hands of parents to educate their children. Nowadays, with...

A Day to Remember

On November 29th 2014, Minister Cathy Rogers issued an official declaration, making November 29th Children and Youth in Care Day in New Brunswick. The declaration, signed at the Government House with the blessing of Lieutenant Governor Jocelyn Roy-Vienneau, makes New Brunswick one of only a few provinces in Canada to...

The Rosemary McCain McMillin Scholarship

The Rosemary McCain McMillin Scholarship is awarded annually to young people who spent time in the provincial care system and who are looking to pursue post-secondary studies at the graduate level. The scholarship covers up to $5,000 of the cost of post-secondary tuition and fees. Anyone who is from care...

Reaching for the Summit

Last October, PFY hosted the second ever Youth Engagement Summit in NB. The event included participation from 27 schools and over 250 people from throughout the province. Over the course of the day, youth participants met in a variety of discussion formats to talk about their communities. They were asked...

Island Bound

Thanks to generous contributions by the Leacross Foundation and the Canadian Women`s Foundation, we have recently begun an expansion of our Making Waves program on Prince Edward Island. Our agreement spans over three years and is set to include students from all ten high schools on the island. Last October...
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