Like a colourful, graph-packed version of the Ivany report, the Community Foundation of Nova Scotia’s new publication on the state of the province’s young people is not a happy read.
The report, its statistics and the conclusions that can be drawn tie into how our economy is doing, which is not great.
The report has limited commentary and is presented mainly as statistics, which sometimes call out for more explanation or a broader context. For example, it compares suicidal thoughts and attempts among high schoolers across Canada, but omits the actual suicide rate. More...