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Paying It Forward

February 05, 2020

By Lucas DePerry, Intern, Indigenous and Youth Relations, PLT Canada My earliest memories I spent the first years of my life in my family’s home community of Ginoogaming First Nation #77 in Northern Ontario. Some of my earliest memories are of being on the land and checking snare traps with…

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New PLT Canada website provides better access to information and tools

January 16, 2020

PLT Canada has rapidly grown since it launched in 2017. We’ve placed over 2,000 youth into green jobs, supported more than 200 employers, and are currently developing whole new programs, like mentorship, career counseling, and environmental education resources. These services deserve a good home – a place where youth, employers,…

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Financial support available to attend Forests Ontario Conference

January 16, 2020

PLT Canada is looking to support five youth living in Ontario to attend the Forests Ontario Annual Conference from February 13-14 in Alliston, Ontario. The scholarship will be an all-expenses paid opportunity for enthusiastic youth aged 18-30 who are interested in a career in forestry. Don’t miss this chance to network, meet…

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The Cool Aunt – PLT Canada contest winner thanks his #MyGreenMentor

January 15, 2020

How many of us love nature because of a family member? Just ask Kevin Southgate, PLT Canada’s most recent contest winner. “I love nature because of my aunt. When I saw the #MyGreenMentor contest, I immediately thought of her,” shares Kevin, a current Childhood and Social Institutions student at Kings…

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My experience at COP25 – the world’s largest climate change conference

December 20, 2019

Earlier this month, I attended COP25, the world’s largest climate change conference, in Madrid, Spain. Over 30,000 people from around the world took part in the two-week conference, including Indigenous groups, youth activists (yes, Greta was there), businesses, and world leaders. Throughout the conference, they discussed oceans, sustainable tourism, food…

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