20 Sep Environmental sustainability leads to economic development

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_facebook type="box_count"][vc_column_text]Research has shown that environmental degradation is a critical obstacle to development and economic growth: if the world continues to live on the brink, or outside of its ecological limits, it will be increasingly difficult to achieve prosperity, justice, equity and a healthy life for all. Recently an alarming number of fires...

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12 Sep International placements: a classroom without walls

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_facebook type="box_count"][vc_column_text]By Selima Mechkene Through EQWIP HUBs I was able to develop crucial life-skills for the real world as an international volunteer. Volunteering abroad for 6 months was a big step for me. After finishing my Bachelor’s Degree in Natural Sciences, I enrolled in Environment and Sustainable Development at the University of Montréal as...

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12 Aug Creating sustainable change: the impact of EQWIP HUBs youth livelihood project

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_facebook type="box_count"][vc_column_text]When Canada World Youth and Youth Challenge International launched the EQWIP HUBs project in 2015, they had an ambitious goal: to change the lives of 100,000 youth by 2020.  As leaders in global youth development, they wanted to create real, sustainable change in the lives of young women and men in 6 countries around the...

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19 Mar The transformative experience of being an international volunteer

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Becoming an international volunteer offers a transformative personal experience. Sherryann Boyce is an EQWIP HUBs volunteer who spent four months volunteering in Bolivia and supporting the EQWIP HUBs youth livelihood project. This is her story.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]“I went to create an impact for the lives of others, but...

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