#YouthHealthRightsCDN

In partnership with the AstraZeneca Young Health Program, we have been working to engage young people in understanding their health rights and communicating to government their needs for better health access and outcomes. This site itself was built on our research...

The Reality of Accessing Care in Another Province

Guest Blog by Hayley Pelletier Each year thousands of young Canadians travel from their home community and province to attend college or university elsewhere. With their academic preparation in mind, many do not think about how they will access healthcare in their new...

Consultations for Canada’s Youth Policy

Have you heard about the new Youth Policy being drafted by the Government?  In the first round of consultations about 5000 youth across Canada were consulted. Myself, along with many others think that this is really not enough since Canada has 9 million young people!...

You Are Your Own Greatest Health Advocate

Guest Blog by Clarissa Smith, P.Dt I don’t know how many times I have heard “Oh but you’re young, you’re healthy” from older people I have encountered throughout my life. As someone who has had an array of medical issues from a young age, it really is infuriating to...