Young Canadians

Rocklin Broad, 11, hand-carves wooden wands out of sticks he finds in his backyard in Lake Country. He's now selling them for $10 apiece, and the response to his hobby turned business has been overwhelming. (Submitted photo)

The boy who carved: Lake Country kid’s handcrafted wands in high demand

Rocklin Broad’s hobby has turned into a booming business overnight with more than 50 order requests in a day

 

Vaping is more popular now than in 2020, affecting young Canadians the most (File photo/Andy Hobbs)

Vaping is increasing in popularity, especially among young Canadians: poll

British Columbia has the highest number of vape users out of all provinces

 

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with members of the City of Victoria Youth Council on April 11. (Photo courtesy of Adam Scotti)

Greater Victoria high schoolers make youth voices heard in meeting with Trudeau

Youth Council members emphasize need to act on climate change to prime minister

 

Students of Margaret Jenkins elementary dropped Valentine’s Day hearts like this on doorsteps around their neighbourhood on Monday to lift spirits. (Courtesy of Carolyn Wick)

Victoria students get a head start on Random Acts of Kindness on Valentine’s Day

Victoria Foundation has ideas how to mark Random Acts of Kindness Day on Feb. 17

Students of Margaret Jenkins elementary dropped Valentine’s Day hearts like this on doorsteps around their neighbourhood on Monday to lift spirits. (Courtesy of Carolyn Wick)
Saanich Coun. Ned Taylor wants young people involved in politics, and one way to ensure that, he says, is to reduce the voting age to 16 in B.C. (Black Press Media file photo)

Youngest Saanich councillor urges endorsement to reduce voting age to 16 in B.C.

Ned Taylor said the earlier one begins voting, the longer they’ll remain a voter

Saanich Coun. Ned Taylor wants young people involved in politics, and one way to ensure that, he says, is to reduce the voting age to 16 in B.C. (Black Press Media file photo)
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Mounties say teen charged after 12-year-old shot, injured in central Alberta

14-year-old charged with aggravated assault in connection with Saddle Lake incident

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Vernon Girl Guide Mabel Smith sells cookies to staff at Watkin Motors Ford prior to the suspension of sales. (Facebook Photo)

Cookie monsters rejoice as B.C. stores sell Girl Guide sweets

With door-to-door sales cancelled, a few big chains have stepped up to distribute

Vernon Girl Guide Mabel Smith sells cookies to staff at Watkin Motors Ford prior to the suspension of sales. (Facebook Photo)