A Reason to Stay


A Reason to Stay: Retaining Youth in Northern Ontario

March 2022 | Andre Ouellet & Dr. Martin Lefebvre

The Youth in Northern Ontario Survey was developed to help find solutions to youth out-migration in Northern Ontario. The survey was produced by Northern Policy Institute in partnership with the Société Économique de l’Ontario (SÉO), in furtherance of its youth innovation program, JeunINNO. The following report outlines the findings of the survey. Certain limitations must structure the way the data should be considered. 


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  This report was created as part of the Northern Analyst Collective. This project allows members to “time share” a professional policy analyst. By merging our collective resources we can ensure that the smallest municipality or local charity can access high-end skills at an affordable cost. For more information on the program click here.


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In the Media:

A Reason to Stay: NPI and SÉO Northern Ontario Youth Out-Migration Survey Results