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Welcome to the Building Futures for Youth blog! Here you’ll find a variety of posts including success stories and alum spotlight features, host employer interviews, and guest posts from program supporters.

Video: Celebrating BFY Day 2021

2021 BFY DAY Video CANS and Building Futures for Youth are celebrating the close of a successful summer! While we couldn’t get together in our usual manner this year, our BFY Day video gives us a chance to honour the participants of our 2021 BFY Program. This 30-minute video [...]

October 13th, 2021|Categories: Blog Posts|Tags: |

Alum Spotlight: Mackenzie Hale

Mackenzie Hale completed the Building Futures for Youth program in 2018. Learn about her experience with the program, the work placement she completed at I Love Renovations, and where she is today.

January 13th, 2021|Categories: Blog Posts|

Alum Spotlight: Morgan Laffin

Morgan Laffin completed the Building Futures for Youth program in 2017. Learn about her experience with the program, the work placement she completed at Betty Ann Design and where she is today.

January 6th, 2021|Categories: Blog Posts|

Alum Spotlight: Noah Deveau

Noah Deveau completed the Building Futures for Youth program in 2016. Learn about his experience with the program, the work placement he completed at Graves Electrical, and where he is today.

September 18th, 2020|Categories: Blog Posts|

CANS Construction Connection Program

CANS Construction Connection was a flexible program that connected youth and educators with the construction industry, beyond the Building Futures for Youth summer employment program. The program provided a liaison for both youth and educators as well as industry and looks to help make connections between the two. The program provided [...]

September 1st, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

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Looking for more information?

For BFY Engagement information and opportunities, please contact:

Tanya Reddick

BFY Engagement Lead

Tel: 902-456-6444

Email: treddick@cans.ns.ca

For BFY Program information, please contact:

Adam Gilbert

BFY Program Lead

Tel: 902-809-2297

Email: agilbert@cans.ns.ca

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