Canada. Canadian Heritage

Site: Gatineau - Mailing Address

Service: Youth Exchanges Canada - Youth Forums Canada

Record #: BTN3719
Last Full Update: 01 Mar 2024

Contact Information

Office Phone 819-997-0055
Toll Free Phone 1-866-811-0055
TTY Phone 1-888-997-3123
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Agency Information

Description (Agency)

A federal government department responsible for arts, culture and heritage

Legal Status (40) Federal Government
Funding Federal

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

An initiative that funds organizations that help Canadian youth connect with one another, experience the diversity of Canada's communities, languages and cultures, and get involved in the future of the country

Youth Exchanges

  • reciprocal exchanges for individuals or groups between the ages of 12 and 17
  • groups from different parts of Canada are paired according to their ages and interests
  • each participant takes a turn hosting their 'twin' in their home

Youth Forums

  • funds Canadian organizations that provide workshops and conferences that connect youth
  • for youth between the ages of 14 and 25 who share an interest in Canadian issues, institutions, history, official languages, sports or the arts
  • workshops held in a central location

Telephone agents are available Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm

Areas Served Canada ; Ontario
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) - 25 year(s)

Youth Exchanges
  • must be between the ages of 12-17
  • a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
Youth Forums To be eligible for funding the organization must be ONE of the following:
  • a legally-constituted non-profit organization
  • a provincial or territorial government
  • a public or private school
  • a school board or other educational institution such as a college or university

Call for information or visit the Youth Exchanges website or Youth Forums website for details on how to apply

Languages English ; French
Fees Program ; costs vary depending on the exchange or forum experience

Site Information

Located In Community Gatineau
Address & Map
Gatineau, QC
Mailing Address c/o Department of Canadian Heritage, Exchanges Canada Program 
15 Eddy St, 8th Flr 
Gatineau, QC J8X 4B3
Physical Access Not Applicable - mailing address

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