Stories of Success

See the difference Pathways has made in the lives of individuals, families, and communities.

Changing the Lives of Youth Through Volunteerism

Changing the Lives of Youth Through Volunteerism

This past year, over 1,900 volunteers across Canada gave their time to help Pathways students living in low-income communities. To celebrate this milestone, Pathways volunteers, staff, and students came together during this year’s National Volunteer Week. Here’s what...

When it comes to resilience, Pathways Program Partners lead the way

When it comes to resilience, Pathways Program Partners lead the way

When Christian Perreault heard that he would become the director of the new Pathways Program location in Joliette, he had big goals in mind. In the Lanaudière region, where Joliette is located, one of the main challenges this new Pathways partnership could address was...

Do you know what Ever Deadly means?

Do you know what Ever Deadly means?

This is a guest post from Pytor Hodgson, CEO of Three Things Consulting. Pytor, who is Anishnaabe, has actively supported youth and communities since his teenage years through his work with Three Things, a firm actively engaged with the Pathways Program.  This summer,...

Jerry’s big dream

Jerry’s big dream

Jerry wants to be a tech founder. It's a dream he's had since joining Pathways Vancouver in Grade 8. But for many students living in low-income communities, barriers to finishing high school create a gap between them and their dreams. Whether it’s a lack of...

Why we spend time building relationships with students

Why we spend time building relationships with students

“Every time we meet a youth, from the very beginning of the program, we check in around school. And then, we’ll talk about health, relationships, hopes and dreams. That’s what makes it possible for us to do good work with young people. If you have the relationships,...

My Path to Pathways: Staff Spotlight on Elaine Dukuly

My Path to Pathways: Staff Spotlight on Elaine Dukuly

Having joined Pathways Winnipeg as an Student Parent Support Worker (SPSW) in 2010, the close connections Elaine has fostered with the students are strengths that she brings into her new role as Program Director. Keep reading to hear about her journey to Pathways and...

But who are the Black heroes of the future?

But who are the Black heroes of the future?

We recently spoke with Owen Hinds, Program Director at Pathways Lawrence Heights. As a thoughtful leader in his community and in the Pathways sphere, he offered his perspective on the actions we can all take this Black History Month. For many, Black History Month is...

A Place for Carter

A Place for Carter

For ambitious youth like this Pointe St Charles student, Pathways is an accelerator for success Carter graduated from Pathways Pointe St Charles in 2018. After obtaining his CEGEP diploma in 2021, Carter applied to Concordia University, where he began working towards...

Behind the Numbers with Kashish, a Pathways Rexdale Alum and Tutor

Behind the Numbers with Kashish, a Pathways Rexdale Alum and Tutor

Every year, Pathways Canada’s Research and Evaluation team updates key statistics to showcase the impact of the Pathways Program. But behind these numbers are the experiences of students, tutors, and alumni—like Kashish, who graduated from Pathways Rexdale in 2018,...

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