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A young Iranian helps Syrian refugees adjust to Canada

A young Iranian, himself, new to Canada reaches out to help Syrian refugees settle here. But with the war in Syria, tensions between Iranians and Syrians are rising. How will he succeed?

Reviews of the new Star Wars movie, The Danish Girl, Sisters and Youth

Also three at the VanCity Theatre for fans of movies, modern art or animation

Marijuana use may be down amongst teens and young adults, according to Stats Canada

TORONTO — A new report from Statistics Canada suggests marijuana use may be down among teens and young adults. The survey shows younger Canadians are still the biggest consumers of marijuana, with a...

"It's Our Future!": Vancouver youth rally to demand that Port of Metro Vancouver say "NO" to coal exports

Students from many different high schools found each other on "Vancouver Youth Say NO to Coal" facebook page

Rob Stewart: activist, educator, filmmaker

To skeptics and “climate deniers”, Robert Stewart may just seem like another bleeding-heart environmentalist. But, the truth is in the numbers.

Young voters don't know and don't care?

Elections Canada weighs poor participation by youth.

XYBOOM conference tackles youth unemployment

Three generations will meet to talk jobs. And solutions.

London riots caused by "futureless youth" in UK?

The first fatality has been claimed in the London riots, while arrests have climbed to nearly 700, according to the Guardian.  The trigger of the riots was the police shooting of a young black...

12-year-old Royce Richards busks on Granville Island

While other kids his age are playing video games, Royce Richards plays sweet music to audiences at Granville Island.