Kory Dawe

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18 Tips To Be a More Successful Young Leader

The entirety of this post are personal insights that I have had as a young leader in the form of tips. This is for anyone aspiring to become a young leader or just a more effective one. I have also included pointers from close friends who are leaders in their area.<p>1. <b>Be confident, but be careful to</b> …

Teaching Teens to Lead

Our nation values leadership, but we do not teach it well.<p>Colleges place a strong emphasis on leadership, as any high school senior who is filling …

Malala Yousafzai

As a young girl, Malala Yousafzai defied the Taliban in Pakistan and demanded that girls be allowed to receive an education. She was shot in the head …

Global Issues : social, political, economic and environmental issues that affect us all — Global Issues

Latest<p>Posted Monday, February 02, 2015.<p>Many are afraid that tackling climate change is going to be too costly. But increasingly, studies are showing …

Teens mixing alcohol and energy drinks a growing problem

About one in five Canadian students say they have mixed alcohol with energy drinks, which researchers call a public health concern.<p>Doctors say energy …

Energy Drinks

Dealing With Divorce

For many people, their parents' divorce marks a turning point in their lives, whether the divorce happened many years ago or is taking place right …

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Let’s hear more indigenous success stories

Ask your average Canadian their impression, right now, of this country's indigenous people and their hopes for prosperity, stability and success in their communities. In all likelihood, you will hear about a story they read recently involving an aboriginal community's struggle with housing, …

Canada

Aboriginal Issues

Overview: Struggling to Escape a Legacy of Oppression<p>Aboriginal people have a long and proud history that includes rich cultural and spiritual …

Canada’s future depends on Aboriginal youth [column]

If the future of a country is its youth, then Canada’s future is increasingly Aboriginal. Canada’s Aboriginal youth population is growing at three …

What Teens Learn by Overcoming Challenges

Today's research in adolescent development validates a statement made over 100 years ago by the great African American educator, Booker T. …

Youth organization opens bright new digs

Print<p>More than 20 years ago, EGADZ began as a drop-in centre for at-risk kids and teens hanging out on the street in downtown Saskatoon. Now, the …

Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month Kicks Off

To many, February is the month of love, as grocers stock up on heart-shaped candies, florists order red roses, and restaurants book a flood of Valentine's Day reservations. But February is also about the other side of the coin -- it's National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention …

Tips For A Successful High School Relationship

It seems as though every teenager in today's age is always looking for love. As a senior in a public high school, and as a person that has spent almost 12 years of my life in the public school system, I can confidently make that statement. Not everyone is looking, but 99 percent of kids are.<p>It has …

Love Lessons From HuffPost Teen Bloggers

Allow us to state the obvious: Love is complicated. One minute, you're floating on a cloud of happiness that can only be induced by Nutella hot chocolate and all-day "Teen Wolf" marathons, and the next, your heart is being crushed -- and not in the I-just-beat-a-new-level-of-Candy-Crush kind of …

National Geographic Magazine

Truth and Reconciliation: nearly 4 years of hearings wrap

The commission delving into the sordid legacy of Canada's Indian residential schools was wrapping up nearly four years of public hearings Sunday, …

Canada

Aboriginal choreographer dances through violence to healing

As a teen, Daina Ashbee was anorexic.<p>She grew up in a Métis, Cree, Dutch family in British Columbia troubled by alcoholism and violence.<p>It was when …

British Columbia

CFS is 'new residential school system', says former CFS investigator

First Nations young people wouldn't be exposed to drugs and violence if Manitoba did more to keep them in their own communities, not ship them off to …

Social media affecting teens' concepts of friendship, intimacy

Social media is affecting the way kids look at friendship and intimacy, according to researchers.<p>The typical teenager has 300 Facebook friends and 79 …

Centre Locations

Find a Centre Near you<p>Teen Challenge has locations across Canada. To learn more about our Teen Challenge locations please review the list …

Parent's Guide to Teen Depression

Recognizing the Signs and Symptoms and Helping Your Child<p>Teenagers face a host of pressures, from the changes of puberty to questions about who they …

Depression

Michael Brown shooting and racial injustice (Opinion) - CNN.com

<i>Editor's note: Mark O'Mara is a CNN legal analyst and a criminal defense attorney. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author.</i><p><b>(CNN)</b> -- I recently met a woman, the mother of three black teenagers. She told me that after the Trayvon Martin shooting, she forbade her boys …

Doctors: Think twice about 'the pill' for teen birth control

When it comes to effective birth control for teens, "the pill" might be considered a reproductive relic.<p>An updated policy statement released today by the American Academy of Pediatrics suggests doctors counsel teens about the advantages of other birth control options -- like intrauterine devices …

Frequent teen marijuana use linked to issues later in life

Teens who use marijuana daily before age 17 are more than 60% less likely to get their high school diploma than those who've never used pot, according to a new study published Tuesday in the journal The Lancet Psychiatry.<p>The study, done by researchers in Australia and New Zealand, is a …

10 Profound Ways The World Will Change In Your Lifetime

Society and culture can change beyond recognition in a lifetime—people with criminal convictions for homosexuality are today seeing gay marriage …

10 Futuristic Materials

by Lifeboat Foundation Scientific Advisory Board member Michael Anissimov. <br>1. Aerogel<p><i>Aerogel protecting crayons from a blowtorch.</i><p><i>This tiny block of</i> …

10 Incredible Cutting-Edge Technologies In Development

Don’t give up on flying cars or hoverboards just yet! As technology marches relentlessly on, everything goes into development sooner or later—as …