Canadian Youth

Canadian School Celebrates Student’s Legacy with an Exciting #SpreadtheNet Campaign

| Jan 30, 2018

See how this school is rallying to fundraise for Spread the Net while honouring the legacy of a beloved and charitable student. Read more »

These Canadian leaders are showing the world that girls belong in their dream jobs

| Oct 2, 2017

See why Prime Minister Trudeau and other prominent Canadian leaders are proudly declaring #GirlsBelongHere on International Day of the Girl. Read more »

17 inspiring youth are set to show Canada that girls belong in their dream jobs!

| Sep 18, 2017

To mark International Day of the Girl on October 11, youth from across Canada will step into their dreams jobs to show that #GirlsBelongHere! Read more »

Equalizing the Playing Field

Guest blogger | Aug 24, 2017

Learn about Plan International's partnership with Jays Care Foundation for the Girls at Bat program. Read more »

Canadian youth speak up about the most damaging gender stereotypes

| Jul 7, 2017

Meet 6 inspiring and empowered Canadian youth who are speaking out for change and sharing their thoughts on damaging gender stereotypes that affect us all. Read more »

Harnessing the power of our youth’s voices

Guest blogger | Jun 29, 2017

Hear from two of Plan International Canada’s youth who had their voices heard at this year’s Global Adolescent Health Conference in Ottawa. Read more »

“We’re calling all Canadians to help #Changethebirthstory!” – Hear from our inspiring Youth Advocates

Guest blogger | Jun 28, 2017

Our Youth Advocates, Georgia and Diviya discuss why they feel passionately about encouraging Canadians to help change the birth story. Read more »

How 10 Youth Groups worked to Change the Story

Jessica | Jun 21, 2017

Learn how young people across Canada challenged stereotypes and paved the way for change through their Strong Girls, Strong World projects.  Read more »

Empowering youth to act for the planet

At Plan International Canada, Earth Day marks our commitment to protecting our environment and educating the next generation to do the same.  Read more »

Spread the Net Student Challenge inspires Canadian students to help save lives

In 2017, the Student Challenge raised $150,000 to prevent malaria. Meet this year’s winning schools who received a special visit from Rick Mercer.  Read more »