A partnership between a police force and The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award in Canada is bringing together young people from diverse backgrounds to work together to overcome prejudices that exist in local
The Duke of Edinburghs Award - Canada
The Award started in Canada in 1963 and currently over 50,000 young Canadians are actively enrolled. The Award operates in all 10 Provinces and 3 Territories and strives to provide a programme that any young Canadian can do, regardless of socio, economic or physical circumstance. Since its inception in Canada, over 500,000 Canadians have been motivated to participate in the Award.
Earlier this year 23-year-old Ryan Hreljac, a Gold Award holder and entrepreneur from Canada, took up a role as Assistant Project Manager at Ryan’s Well Foundation, a charity he founded aged seven ... read more
Thompson Egbo-Egbo grew up in Regent Park, Toronto, a low income, high crime neighbourhood. Regent Park was one of two communities chosen by the municipal authority in 1997 to trial The Duke of ... read more
"My involvement in the Award not only helped me land my first job – it provided me with an outlet to help encourage my students to be the best that they could be ... read more
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