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For over 35 years, Katimavik has enabled more than 35,000 young Canadians to become actively involved in volunteering, for the benefit of their communities. Their time represents over 30 million volunteer hours, which is equivalent to:

- a person working 24/7 for 3360 years;

- all staff working for the Quebec government working for 7 days straght;

- $ 189.6 million in savings for Canada

24 Mar 2016

 On February 3rd, representatives of the Katimavik Board, management and alumni met with Peter Schiefke, Parliamentary Secretary for Youth, along with his team of advisors.    Mr. Schiefke emphasized the Prime Minister’s personal commitment to Canadian youth; he named himself Minister for Youth.  Our meeting was part of a broad consultation process being led by Mr.

27 Nov 2015

 Greetings to our Katimavik alumni,  Thank you for your enthusiastic support for the important re-launch of Katimavik.  The Board has outlined an ambitious Plan.  It includes a major commitment to active reconciliation with Canada’s indigenous peoples in all programming.  The “new” national program also highlights the development of youth and communities in a framework of social innovation.  For obvious reasons, we do not anticipate a meeting with the new government until sometime later in December or early January 2016.  We will keep you posted.  Please continue your support and your ideas!   The Board of Directors 

28 Oct 2015

 Some promising developments to share…KATIMAVIK has written to Prime Minister Designate, Justin Trudeau, to congratulate him and his team on their successful campaign and election.In view of the Liberal Party’s very clear commitments to youth and community development through volunteer service in communities, we also invited him to communicate with us at his earliest convenience to discuss federal support and funding to re-store KATIMAVIK’s national program.KATIMAVIK has always encouraged the recognition and appreciation of cultural diversity.  In addition, we advised Mr.