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General Info for Teens

Business Plan Wizard
A fun and interactive online e-learning application that teaches secondary school students how to develop a business plan. The Business Plan Wizard is designed to support teachers of the Business Studies curriculum, but also meets the expectations of several curriculum areas from grades 7 to 12, and introduces entrepreneurship to students as a career option.

Be an Environmental Hero! Meet Maya, Jay, Katie and Eric. These four teens are heroes, simply because of the choices they make and the actions they take. Click on each one to find out a little bit about them, and to learn about the environmental issues that are important to them.

Maybe you hadn’t heard, but Green is the new Black these days. Everyone seems to be hopping on the environmental bandwagon, from mega-famous celebrities to your next door neighbour. So what’s the big deal? Well, look no further. We’ve prepared a few short crash courses for you about the environment to bring you up to speed.

Canadian Universities
Canadian universities offer undergraduate and graduate programs in many fields. Rather than browsing through all the Web sites of Canadian universities, search their comprehensive database. It contains over 10,000 program records. From the search results, you can click through directly to more detailed program information on the university Web sites.

High School Hub
Designed for high school students, this site provides sections on homework help, reference and research tools, daily quizzes and facts, as well as guidance on college and careers.

Government of Canada Site for Youth
Resources on government of Canada programs such as Youth Exchange, Young Professionals International, Anti-Drug Program, and the Foreign Service.

Culture, Education, & Youth
This site is dedicated to government programs promoting cultural learning in Canada, such as international study and work programs and the arts and cultural industries.

Exchanges Canada
Exchanges Canada is a government program created to teach students about our country by traveling to another area of Canada on a two-way exchange.

Teenspace @ The Internet Public Library
This section of the IPL contains a variety of resources for teens including clubs, health, homework, sports and entertainment, issues important to teens and more.

Spank! Youth Culture Online
Spank! is a worldwide community for teens with a focus on youth issues and interests. Join forums and share your ideas with teens around the world.

Student Awards
This great service allows you to search for scholarships, free of charge, by creating your own profile to find awards that match your program of study and background.

Play games or visit recommended links, post your poems and artwork, catch up on news and product reviews, or get homework and college help at the CyberTeens site.

Find a Young Drivers location in your area and pick up useful tips to avoid collisions. This site even lets you practice your mental skills for driving with a demo version of the software DriveFit.

Internet Public Library Teen Division
Information resources for teenagers.

Teen Hoopla
An Internet guide for teens by American Library Association.


Your single access point to government related youth programs, services, and information.


Justice for Children and Youth
A non-profit legal aid clinic that specializes in protecting the rights of those facing conflicts with the legal system.


Canada's national news source

CNN Student News
News and resources for students and teachers.

Weekly alternative Toronto newspaper.

Globe & Mail
Canadian national daily newspaper.

New York Times
One of the most comprehensive international and national news sites featuring past archives, current articles, reviews, and special features.

Toronto's news and entertainment weekly.

Toronto Star
Canada's largest daily newspaper.

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