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Past Episodes: May 2012 Archives

Winschgaoug host gets help finding a job

Students are finishing up exams and the hunt for a job will soon begin. Sometimes, it is hard to know how to well prepare for finding a job. Melissa Natachequan spoke with Christina Gilpin, the Coastal Career Councillor.
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Program attempts to engage young voters in Eyou Istchee

In many of our Cree elections it has been shown that the youth do not participate very much. The CNYC wants to change that and has started up what is called the "Voters in Training Program". With the Youth Grand Chief elections coming up, they thought it would be a good idea to revive this program. Melissa Natachequan spoke with Joey Blacksmith, who is the current Deputy Youth Grand Chief.
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Youth Chief candidates on issues facing young of Eyou Istchee

Elections for Youth Grand Chief are coming up on May 31st. There are 5 Candidates running for the position. They are Samantha Awashish,  Jeremey Diamond, Kevin House, Joshua Iserhoff and Shadrock Trapper. It is not always easy to decide who to vote for, so CBC North has asked each of the candidates some questions about the big issues. Melissa Natachequan spoke with each of the candidates and asked them about issues facing the youth of Eyou Istchee:

Question 1: What is your motivation for wanting this job?  

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Question 2: What is one issue you see the youth of Eeyou Istchee facing that you want to change?

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Question 3: What is your opinion on how money has been spent on youth activities in the past years, is it going where it should?

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Question 4: What is your stand on preserving the Cree language and how will you address it as Youth Grand Chief?

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Question 5: There is a lot of bullying going on in our schools and communities, what will you do to change this?

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Question 6: What is your view of the benefit of Plan Nord for the Cree youth?

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