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Going Into (Another) New Normal

With the vaccine rollout and events slowly getting back to how they were before COVID-19, it’s okay to feel nervous or even anxious about going into another "new normal.” We have a few things we wanted to share with you that might help you cope as things change. Read Story arrow_forward

How to vote in the Canadian Federal Election (for Young Adults)

On September 20th, Canadians will be heading to the polls. Voting can be exciting and stressful for young Canadians. Here is a guide to help you decide who to vote for, figure out how to vote and how to make your voting experience awesome! Read Story arrow_forward

Back to School: Balancing Wellness with Everything Else

Going back to school this year is going to feel different for a lot of students. It’s important to be kind to yourself and take a step back when things are feeling overwhelming for you. If your feelings are starting to take over your everyday life, reach out and get support whenever you need it. Read on to find resources to help you during the back to school season. Read Story arrow_forward

Overcoming the COVID-19 Gap in Your Resume

It can be hard to know where to start when building a resume and you might feel like there are gaps in your experience because of pandemic lockdowns. No matter what your life looked like, we're here for you. Keep reading for steps on how to start a resume, overcoming the COVID-19 gap, and making your resume stand out. Read Story arrow_forward

From Cedar to Sweetgrass: Let’s Talk About Wellness

This article explores what wellness means for Indigenous peoples. This includes First Nations, Métis, and Inuit cultures. Read Story arrow_forward

A Message to the 2021 Graduates

As summer is upon us, all of us at Foundry want to congratulate this year’s 2021 graduates! Read Story arrow_forward

Finding a Safe Space Online

Safe spaces provide a network of support and understanding. They are places for people to maintain a sense of wellbeing and belonging. Read on for more information on safe spaces and what to look for when choosing one. Read Story arrow_forward

Intro to Vaccines for Youth

Vaccines do more than protect the person getting vaccinated, they also protect everyone around them. See below to learn more about vaccines in BC. Read Story arrow_forward
If you are someone who leans towards supporting others, it’s easy to forget about yourself and end up dismissing your own feelings and emotions. When that happens, you might experience compassion fatigue otherwise known as empathic strain, which can lead to burn out. Does this sound like you? To learn more about compassion fatigue, and discover tips to support you, the supporter, keep reading!

Finding Support When You’re Always the Supporter

If you are someone who leans towards supporting others, it’s easy to forget about yourself and end up dismissing your own feelings and emotions. When that happens, you might experience compassion fatigue otherwise known as empathic strain, which can lead to burn out. Does this sound like you? To learn more about compassion fatigue and discover tips to support you, the supporter, keep reading! Read Story arrow_forward

An Intro to BC Health Insurance For Youth

Sometimes you may have to deal with an unexpected injury or illness. When that happens, your MSP (Medical Services Plan) may help cover the cost of treatment. But health insurance can be a really complicated topic, so we’ve put together a summary below to help explain it. Read Story arrow_forward
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