It's been a crazy past six months with Y57, and with 2010 coming to a close, it's a good time to reflect on the amazing youths I've been able to interview through Y57. There's been laughter and awkward pauses, heart wrenching stories and mind blowing performances - so here's aMost Memorable YOMs from 2010
Premier Gordon Campbell addressed the Union of B.C. Municipalities annual convention on October 1 discussing many ways in which to move British Columbia's economy forward. Topics such as extending the Skytrain through Surrey to Langley, providing additional funds for cycling paths and sidewalks, and donating $1 million to communities hostingYouth on BC's Minimum Wage
With so much pressure from the media to look a certain way, teens often succumb to the glamorous end result they expect to have after buying a certain product or getting a certain hairstyle. Trying to look our best isnâ€™t a bad thing, but the line must be drawn, andAvoiding a â€˜Killer Tanâ€™
Have you ever imagined being killed because of the colour of your skin and the clothes you choose to wear?
On February 26th, 2012, 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was shot dead on his way home in Sanford, Florida. George Zimmerman, the 28-year-old watch captain of the neighbourhood, who had decided that theTrayvon Martin: A Victim of Racial Profiling
Like everything else, bullying has evolved. What was once stereotyped as being the bigger kid picking on the smaller kid in the schoolyard has transcended well beyond even the borders of school grounds. Now, it’s online - one of the most dangerous places where anonymity is as powerful a face"Bully" should educate and create community dialogue
April 16th, 2011 was the 4th annualÂ Record Store Day, and for many record stores local to Vancouver, it translated to live bands and superb sales.
Throughout the day, many of Vancouver's most popular record shops played host to a magnificent celebration of the Vancouver independent music scene. Shops likeÂ Neptoon RecordsÂ on MainRecord Store Day 2011