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…

YER’s Hoop bike rack is evolving to provide improve school  bike parking
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YER’s Hoop bike rack is evolving to provide improve school bike parking

When we ask high school students why they don’t ride to school, an average of 25 per cent cite the risk of theft as a reason – the number is as high as 42 per cent at some schools. Youth en Route has implemented many innovative solutions to give students more confidence that their wheels…