Playing to Strength – What has been happening…….

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Between September – December Arctic Children and Youth Foundation (ACYF) Staff traveled to 3 regions to present a power point presentation to youth in grades 11-­‐12. Communities visited included Nain, Inuvik, and Rankin Inlet. A presentation was also given to the first year Nunavut Sivuniksavut students here in Ottawa. Due to weather our visit to Kuujjuaq was completed in January 2013. We were able to speak with over 145 youth in each of these communities. October 2012 two new staff members were hired for the Playing to Strength Project, Stephanie Etuangat, Project Assistant and Jess Tagoona, Web/Forum designer. Click here …

Arctic Children and Youth Chairman message, Playing to strength

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Whit Fraser  I am pleased to say Our Foundation is embarking on an exciting new program “Playing to Strength” that we believe will make a difference in the lives of Arctic Children and Youth, and the northern community in general. “ Playing to Strength”,gives the Foundation a morefocused approach than we have had in the past and we are delighted that the Government of Canada through the Department of Human Resources and Skills development has committed to invest five hundred thousand dollars into the program over the next three years. The program will be a moderated and accountable arctic wide, …