Premier Ball Creates Youth Council and Invites Applications
The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, today announced the creation of the Premier’s Youth Council. The council will provide important advice to the Provincial Government and help ensure that programs and services reflect the needs of young Newfoundlanders and Labradorians.
The Premier’s Youth Council will be comprise up to 25 youth between the ages of 16 to 24 and recruitment for members will be led by the Public Service Commission through a merit-based appointment process.
Interested youth can learn more about the Premier’s Youth Council and apply online at www.exec-abc.gov.nl.ca/public/agency/detail/?id=718& . Applications will close on Friday, May 5.
The Provincial Government values the ideas of youth and is committed to engagement and evidence-based decision making.
“Youth have a unique perspective that is very important to shaping the future we want for this province. Youth are our province’s future. As a government, we need to hear first-hand their perspectives on key initiatives. It will be an enjoyable and beneficial experience for council members and for me, and my team of ministers, as we engage with them on important matters impacting our province. I encourage youth to learn more about this opportunity and have their voice heard.”
Honourable Dwight Ball
Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador
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2014 04 11 10:45 a.m.