Construction begins on first Indigenous youth center in Calgary

CALGARY, Alb.—In March, the Urban Society for Aboriginal Youth (USAY), a Calgary-based, Indigenous-led not-for-profit organization, celebrated the groundbreaking of the start of construction for the first Aboriginal youth centre in Calgary, which is a significant step towards supporting a vision of success for Indigenous youth now and for future generations.

Until now, USAY, which was established in 1999, has been operating its programs for indigenous youth in Calgary out of rented community spaces across the city.

Through this collaboration between USAY and Indigenous Services Canada, USAY wi...