People Getting Started 2017

  1. People Getting Started – Introduction

    Very young children and their families, youth and new graduates, and newcomers to Canada require community support and resources to get started. Investment in creating positive conditions for early childhood development, young people starting out, and new immigrants and refugees strengthens these people’s ability to contribute to a vibrant Niagara....
  2. Starting Out as a Child in Niagara

    National Context The Canadian Index of Wellbeing warns that only 1 in 4 Canadian children aged 0 to 5 have access to regulated, centre-based child care, even though the rate more than doubled in the past 20 years (11.5% in 1994 to 24.1% by 2014).  This ‘seriously inadequate’ shortage is...
  3. Starting Out as a Youth or New Graduate in Niagara

    Focus on Youth Retention U35 (Under 35) is a community partnership focused on developing a strategy to attract and retain young talent in Niagara.   In response to a 2009 Niagara Community Observatory policy brief entitled The Young Are the Restless , a U35 forum was hosted by Niagara Region...
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