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New program focused on well-being of rural youth

Reading Time: 2 minutes 4-H Canada is launching a new two-year initiative “that supports the emotional and physical well-being of rural youth across Canada.” The first year of the 4-H Canada Healthy Living Initiative, which will launch in spring, will address mental health issues faced by rural youth. “Young people living in rural and remote communities are at greater risk […] Read more

St. Paul dairy farmers named Alberta’s outstanding young farmers

Nicole and Richard Brousseau will represent Alberta and the Northwest Territories at the national Outstanding Young Farmers competition in Quebec City

Reading Time: 2 minutes Dairy farmer Richard Brousseau said what his visibly moved wife Nicole couldn’t upon being named Alberta’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2014. “At first… we didn’t feel we fit the bill, but when we looked into (the program) and what it stood for, we felt very fortunate to be part of this group,” said Richard after […] Read more