The bureau’s annual charity event, which gives planners the chance to hear six speakers and give to a worthy cause. Speakers this year were: Dr. John Izzo; Melissa Agnes; Timothy Caulfield; Chris Bailey; David Segal; and Margaret Trudeau.
Pathways to Education is another example of mentoring with the promise of a college scholarship. Pathways provides counselling, tutoring and material support through the high school years. This has more than doubled graduation rates and college access rates.
A Spryfield organization is collecting prom and formal wear to help bring the magic of prom night to local students facing financial barriers.
A local program dedicated to helping students graduate high school is extending its reach to the Gibson and Landsdale neighbourhoods.
The Government of Canada is establishing an Expert Panel on Youth Employment and Adrianna Mackenzie of the Halifax-Spryfield Pathways program will be representing Pathways to Education.