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For over 100 years, 4-H Canada has been one of the most highly respected positive youth development organizations in Canada. 4-H Canada has over 24,000 members and 7,600 volunteers. Our goal is to help young Canadians “Learn To Do By Doing” in a safe, inclusive and fun environment. We believe in nurturing responsible, caring and contributing leaders who are committed to positively impacting their communities across Canada and around the world.

Please direct media enquiries to communications@4-h-canada.ca.

Ottawa, Ontario – January 4, 2019 – 4-H Canada is pleased to announce that Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, has accepted to become a patron of 4-H Canada.

“This is the first time in the history of 4-H that we have been granted a viceregal patronage,” said David Hovell, Chair of the 4-H Canada Board of Directors. “We are honoured that Her Excellency Julie Payette has generously agreed to serve as 4-H Canada’s Patron.”

Ottawa, Ontario – December 10, 2018 – 4-H Canada is proud to announce that the Farm Credit Canada (FCC) 4-H Club Fund has provided $114,250 to 233 clubs across Canada to support various activities and local events.

The Club Fund is part of FCC’s $250,000 annual commitment to 4-H Canada. In addition to supporting local 4-H club activities through the Club Fund, this contribution supports national as well as provincial 4-H initiatives.

Ottawa, Ontario – November 28, 2018 – 4-H Canada is pleased to announce the renewal of the successful partnership that will see founding Science & Technology pillar partner Bayer Crop Science Canada extend their support of 4-H Canada and develop the next generation of leaders in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).

Ottawa, Ontario – November 20, 2018 – 4-H Canada is proud to announce a two-year multi-partner agreement that supports the emotional and physical well-being of rural youth across Canada through the creation of the 4-H Canada Healthy Living Initiative, beginning in spring 2019.

Employing the 4-H Canada positive youth development approach, the first year of the initiative will see the creation of resources and tools that will support youth facing mental health challenges and communicate how to access resources or recognize when a peer needs support.

Ottawa, Ontario – October 23, 2018 – 4-H Canada, one of the longest-running youth organizations in Canada, is proud to announce the public launch of a new video “Creating Lasting Impact.”

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