Leadership & Entrepreneurship
The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador has committed to making sure that youth are truly engaged in all aspects of society. To help achieve this goal, Government has set up the Office of Youth Engagement to work with government departments, agencies and community groups to develop policies and programs to increase youth engagement throughout the Province. CYN is committed to become youth driven and youth friendly by providing support for youth, ages 12 -18. To offer programs and services that focuses on the needs of youth and assist with the development of healthy families and communities. CYN is committed to providing opportunities to youth that will help them become motivated, experience life choices and further their education and career goals.

CYN is also focusing activities over the next year to address the following three areas:
  • Youth Leadership
  • Youth Engagement
  • Civic Engagement
Below are links to programs and services to help you connect and/or become involved:

  • Junior Achievement of Canada - The largest youth business education organization in Canada, Junior Achievement has been inspiring and preparing more than 4 million youth to succeed in an ever-changing global economy.

  • Youth Ventures NL - Youth Ventures works with students between the ages of 12-29 and helps start almost 200 businesses each year. Youth Ventures empowers young people to turn their hobbies, interests, and passions into money making profitable ventures. The program is available to students across the province from May-September every year, however the Provincial Coordinator is available year round for anyone that still needs assistance or has any questions regarding their business.

    • FINALY - Futures In Newfoundland And Labrador's Youth is a harmless, secluded place for teens who are in need of truthful, precise information and guidance about fitness, feelings, and life. Finaly is reachable 24 hours a day and seven days a week in order for you to get information approved by specialists such as physicians, psychologists, and counselors.

    • Youth Web Portal - Access the programs and services offered to youth by the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador.

    • Youth in the News - Latest news articles highlighting youth achievements in Newfoundland and Labrador.

    • Youth Challenge International - A leading global youth development organization that promotes youth innovation to drive positive change.Building Communities & Leaders Through Global Youth Development.
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