Portrait of youth in Canada : data report. Chapter 6, Political participation, civic engagement and caregiving among youth in Canada / by Paula Arriagada, Farhana Khanam and Yujiro Sano.: CS42-28-0001/2022-2E-PDF
"Research shows that political participation and civic engagement are important factors in youth development—they can effectively learn their rights, obligations, and responsibilities as citizens through a range of engagement activities, which can serve as a foundation for their transition to adulthood. However, defining civic participation or engagement is not easy. Broadly, engagement is participation in the political process and in organizations, groups or networks built around a common interest. Sometimes the goal is to address major social issues, while in other cases it is simply recreational. Engagement can also include caregiving, which is when individuals provide care and support to people in their families and communities. This report uses Statistics Canada survey data to describe the civic engagement activities and political participation of young people in Canada, defined as those aged 15 to 30"--Introduction, page 3.
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|Department/Agency||Statistics Canada, issuing body.|
|Title||Portrait of youth in Canada : data report. Chapter 6, Political participation, civic engagement and caregiving among youth in Canada / by Paula Arriagada, Farhana Khanam and Yujiro Sano.|
|Other language editions||[French]|
|Note(s)|| Issued also in French under title: Portrait des jeunes au Canada : rapport statistique. Chapitre 6, La participation politique, l'engagement civique et la prestation de soins chez les jeunes au Canada. |
"Catalogue no. 42‑28‑0001."
Issued also in HTML format.
Includes bibliographical references.
|Publishing information|| [Ottawa] : Statistics Canada = Statistique Canada, July 19, 2022. |
|Author / Contributor||Arriagada, Paula, author.|
|Description||1 online resource (16 pages) : colour illustrations|
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|Departmental catalogue number||42-28-0001|
|Subject terms|| Youth -- Political activity -- Canada -- Statistics. |
Social participation -- Canada -- Statistics.
Young caregivers -- Canada -- Statistics.
Young volunteers -- Canada -- Statistics.
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