Prime Minister Youth Council

Council members

Council members are from regions all across Canada, and reflect a range of educational, employment and life experiences. They serve on the Council in addition to maintaining their school, work and family commitments.

Sask. sexual health advocate appointed to Prime Minister’s Youth Council

Topaza Yu, who was born and raised in Saskatoon, is the only new member from Sask. on the advisory council.

Saskatoon Women Joining Prime Minister’s Youth Council

Topaza Yu, a University of Saskatchewan student from Saskatoon, is one of 10 new members of the Prime Minister’s Youth Council. She joins Global News Morning to talk about the role.

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Ten Youth Join the Prime Minister’s Youth Council

The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, and the Honourable Bardish Chagger, Minister of Diversity and Inclusion and Youth, welcomed 10 new members to the Prime Minister’s Youth Council today, forming the council’s fifth cohort since its creation in 2016.

Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights


Meet the recipients of our community-based SRHR funding initiative

Oxfam Canada is pleased to announce the recipients of the Her Future Her Choice Financial Support for Community-Based Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) Initiative, generously funded by Global Affairs Canada. This initiative is part of the five-year Her Future Her Choice program, which aims to strengthen sexual and reproductive health and rights in Ethiopia, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia and Canada, directly reaching over 240,000 people, particularly young women and girls.

Saskatoon woman receives RBC Breakout award for volunteer work in 2SLBGTQ+ community

Saskatoon’s Topaza Yu was recognized for her work and campaign on sexual rights and reproductive health.

Young Saskatoon sexual health crusader wins award

If you’re a teen growing up in Saskatoon, particularly in the 2SLGBTQ+ community, chances are you’ve seen Topaza Yu’s work.

Kinesiology student Topaza Yu wins BreakOUT award

Third-year University of Saskatchewan kinesiology student Topaza Yu received the RBC BreakOUT award, presented to someone between the ages of 13-25 who has been involved in the gender and sexually diverse community and made a significant contribution to the growth and development of a strong and vibrant 2SLGBTQ+ community.

Saskatoon’s LGBTQ+ volunteers honoured at Glitter Gala

SASKATOON — Three volunteers in Saskatoon’s LGBTQ+ community received honours from the RBC OUTShine awards presented at OUTSaskatoon’s Glitter Gala this weekend.

Meet 4 Changemakers in Saskatoon’s LGBT+ Community

Every year OUTSaskatoon recognizes noteworthy contributions to the advancement of Saskatoon’s LGBT+ community with the RBC OUTShine Awards. Meet four volunteers, community organizers and human rights advocates who were honoured at the organization’s 2021 Glitter Gala.

Ocean Wise: Ocean Bridge

OCEAN WISE YOUTH APPOINTED TO PRIME MINISTER’S YOUTH COUNCIL

Just last month, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Minister of Diversity and Inclusion and Youth, Bardish Chagger, welcomed ten new members to the Prime Minister’s Youth Council, and one of them happens to be Topaza Yu, an Ocean Bridge Alumni!

TakingItGlobal: Rising Youth

Where Are They Now? Meet Topaza Yu, One of Our Next Generation’s Leaders in Health.

Topaza Yu is only 20 years old and she has already helped make health and wellbeing more accessible for youth in her community and across Canada! She is definitely a youth worth watching. Topaza’s ultimate goal is to work in public health policy. Let us show you why she is well on track to being one of our next generations leaders in health!

Voicing Youth Perspectives, Opinions and Priorities to National Decision-Makers

A discussion with Topaza Yu, #RisingYouth Alumni and Member of the Prime Minister Youth Council.

COVID PACS

University student creates care package for families of school kids

University student Topaza Yu joins Global News Morning to discuss CovidPacs, a care package she’s created to make educational resources more accessible for families.

USask unites: Kinesiology student launches CovidPacs

Third year kinesiology student, Topaza Yu, is helping families with school-aged children alleviate some of the stresses of finding accessible and informative educational activities during the pandemic.

Kinesiology student launches CovidPacs

Third year kinesiology student, Topaza Yu, is helping families with school-aged children alleviate some of the stresses of finding accessible and informative educational activities during the pandemic.