Would you like to contribute to the future of your community and your country? Are you interested in learning more about the decision-making process in Canada? Do you want to connect and create meaningful networks with others from across Canada who share interests and passions similar to yours? Join the Forum for Young Canadians community!
For more than 45 years, Forum for Young Canadians (Forum) has been a uniting force, bringing young people together to deepen their understanding of Canada and learn from one another while growing their confidence and commitment towards democracy and civic engagement.
Opportunities for Canadian students
Through its year-round programming, Forum provides interactive and experiential learning spaces for Canadian students 14 to 18 years to:
Learn more about the various levels of government, Indigenous and northern governance models, citizenship, and the decision-making process in Canada.
Increase their civic onboarding and opportunities for civic engagement by exploring and supporting personal and collective contributions to their communities and country.
Create meaningful relationships with other youth from across Canada that share similar interests and a passion to make a difference.
Build an understanding and commitment towards Canada’s parliamentary democracy with an awareness and acumen for why democracy matters.
Unique spaces for youth
The following four key components make up Forum’s programming focus, offering unique spaces for youth to learn and interact:
Summit 360: a three-day immersive and interactive learning experience.Learn More
An online learning centre and community connecting Forum participants & network through continued asynchronous learning and engagement.
Hands-on and in-person learning experiences in our nation’s Capital and in regions across the country.
My Canada Project
A project for youth to reflect and share what Canada is through their eyes and experiences.Learn More