Sharing our first Annual Report
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Sharing our first Annual Report

Youth en Route recently had its Annual General Meeting to share financial statements and results for our fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2023.. It was a great time to celebrate all that we accomplished, thanks to our funders at Alberta Ecotrust.  While we have created videos that shared our accomplishments each year, for full transparency…

Stuart Saavedra talks about his Cyclist in Residence experience
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Stuart Saavedra talks about his Cyclist in Residence experience

By Stuart Saavedra I started my position as a Cyclist in Residence with Youth en Route in late August. I had worked with Youth en Route for a few days at Robert Thirsk High School last school year, and was excited to apply for, and then get, the job. It got even better once we started.  From…

Spreading generosity this November
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Spreading generosity this November

As Giving Tuesday is coming up very fast, we are hoping that you are feeling ready to kick off the most wonderful time of the year by participating in this charitable initiative. Approaching to its 11th year of celebration, Giving Tuesday continues to be “the world’s largest generosity movement,” encouraging people to do good deeds…

Sharing our Roll Out Carbon Week with you
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Sharing our Roll Out Carbon Week with you

Schools, teachers, parents and students!  October is the perfect time to try riding your bike to school. You can make friends, find routes and test out your wheels before the snow.  To encourage students, we’re planning a week-long cycling event called Roll Out Carbon. It is thanks to the generous support of Calgary Foundation’ Neighbours…

Data informs our work – and this is what it is telling us
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Data informs our work – and this is what it is telling us

As a charity, Youth en Route works hard to make sure kids have access to active modes of transportation and the desire and confidence to use them. Encouraging the use of active transportation reduces car usage and greenhouse gas emissions. However, it is evident that kids are hesitant to embrace these modes of transportation because…