Thanks to Polyvalente W.A. Losier Environment Committee for inviting me to visit and participate in their Eco-Expo. I heard more than 800 students floated through the gym yesterday – no wonder my voice is really hoarse today! Here are some photos of a few of the folks I had the chance to meet and chat with! – Joanna

The David Suzuki Foundation is asking young Canadians between the ages of 13 and 20 to take a survey and share how you as a youth spend  time outside.

Survey link:

Share your views and experiences with Suzuki Foundation and you’ll have a chance to win a $100 gift certificate from Ticketmaster.

Your opinions matter. Send this survey to your friends and make your voices heard about how young people want to connect with nature and the outdoors.

You can also find the David Suzuki Fondation on Facebook:

Want to uncover a story about a co-op or credit union in your community!

The United Nations has declared 2012 The Year of Co-operatives (YAY!!) To celebrate, the Co-operative Enterprise Council of NB (CECNB) is recruiting young people full of curiosity, passion, creativity and artistic skills. Co-operatives have a fascinating history in NB and most people don't even know about it! For example, did you know that:
  • The Sussex Co-op is the oldest co-operative in the entire world?!!!!
  • A group of students started their own co-op theatre company to create work for themselves and it has become one of Moncton's most popular theatres?
  • First nations fishermen recently joined together to establish a fishing co-op that employs local people and invests its profits back into youth and children in their community?
  • A co-op in New Brunswick is building the first virtual map of human knowledge for the Web?

Check this contest out!

The ‘Date With History’ contest is an opportunity for young people around the globe to inspire the leaders of the world to act boldly and with urgency on key issues impacting the future of our planet. Entrants can upload a video speech below, and the top videos voted by the online public will be shared at the upcoming Rio Earth Summit in June.

A diverse jury of prominent celebrities, environmental activists and thought leaders will select one winner who will travel to Rio de Janeiro to participate in the summit and to share their vision!

Check out the videos and enter your video before May 6th -!/home


This is something that has come through where youth can participate Online or by Phone From Anywhere Worldwide - check it out
Better World Forum 2012
Sharing Solutions, Taking Action
April 21-22 and April 28-29
An invitation to connect with Visionaries & Activists
Taking ideas to action for global social change
Participants from six continents and over 80 nations around the world unite via an online, virtual conference and exposition featuring an array of distinguished leaders and teachers on the cutting edge of cultural, economic, environmental and political change.

Check out this contest - (les détails sont seulment en anglais mais les soumissions sont accepter en Français!):


Canada's Next Green Journalist  - 2012 competition is now open.

Canada's Next Green Journalist is an annual competition looking for inspired stories, photos and videos about local environmental issues from 12-17 and 18-21 year olds who want to be a part of the solution. Show us your creative environmental journalism for a chance to win a camera, a pocket camcorder, a laptop, or cash for your school!


Deadline: April 30, 2012


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We are young people from across Canada, asking you to listen.

As the arctic is melting before our eyes andas small island nations disappear beneath rising sea levels, we see our government failing to act on the greatest crisis of our time. We are crossing the tipping point, knowing that this is the world that we are inheriting, but we refuse to pass this crisis on to our children.

This is a call to action.

We know that the enormous challenges we currently face are also powerful opportunities, and that the solutions to the climate and energy crisis can also pave the way to recovery from our current economic crisis, through the creation of jobs, a renewed investment in arts, culture and education, and a shift towards an economic and political system that reflects the needs of our generation. Our country must take this chance, protecting all Mother Earth and getting to work on building healthy, fair and sustainable communities.

National Student Food Summit 2011- in Toronto (information en anglais seulment)

Katimavik is accepting applications for their 6 month program. Check out their website for more information and to apply

Biodiversity in New Brunswick

We, the youth of New Brunswick, understand the value and importance of healthy biological diversity in our province to support all living things.  The youth of New Brunswick are extremely concerned about current issues threatening biodiversity in our province.  We strongly believe that immediate action is necessary. We demand that the government recognize that these issues are happening and that they are currently affecting the people of our province. ACTION CANNOT BE PUT ON HOLD!

In light of the current situation, we are making the following recommendations to the New Brunswick government and have included the commitments we are making.

We trust that you will listen to the voice of the youth.

 © 2018 NBEN / RENB