Youth Advisory Board

The Youth Advisory Board is composed of 10 young people aged 14 to 21, who are bilingual, residents of Pointe-Claire and involved in the community and municipal life.

The Youth Advisory Board members will participate in seven meetings during year to examine projects and make recommendations to City Council. They will contribute to enhancing activities, facilities and public services to better meet their needs and those of the community. They will also be asked to represent the City of Pointe-Claire at events and activities.

Your 2022 Youth Advisory Board!

The 2022 Youth Advisory Board (starting from the top row): Alexandre Siou, Chiara Bramante,  Sarah Wu, Magali Shimotakahara, Nathan Thomas, Emma Stork, Cassandra Gillen, Julia Hees, Maya Shah-Busby, Daniel-Jiajun Yu

For the Youth Advisory Committee by-law, please consult the municipal by-laws page.

Call for candidates

You’d like to become involved with your city? You want to get involved in your community? Join the Youth Advisory Board of the City of Pointe-Claire!

The City is currently seeking dynamic and committed candidates wishing to volunteer and sit on the Youth Advisory Board from January 2023 to August 2024.

Exceptionally, given the Board’s calendar is in a year of transition, candidates will commit to a 20-month term. Subsequent terms will be for 12 months.

Young Pointe-Claire residents wishing to get involved in their community have until September 10, 4 p.m to submit their application. Candidates will be evaluated based on criteria such as community involvement.

Submit your application

 

Instagram

The Youth Advisory Board is active on Instagram to share their projects and ideas with young Pointe-Claire residents, and so that they can follow the issues important to them.

Follow the Youth Advisory Board on Instagram!

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Netiquette

The Instagram account of the City of Pointe-Claire’s Youth Advisory Board (YAB) a forum for dialogue and information. We encourage you to participate in the various discussions while following our netiquette.

Rules for use

To ensure a courteous environment, certain rules of conduct are essential:

  • Use respectful language and tone in comments and questions.
  • Do not make any offensive, defamatory, malicious, threatening, aggressive or discriminatory statements, whether in the form of words, images, emoticons or emojis.
  • Respect privacy by not posting or mentioning confidential information, such as personal information.
  • No solicitation whatsoever is permitted, nor are repeated comments.
  • Do not promote or discredit a political party, its representatives, a pressure group, or the authorities of the City of Pointe-Claire.
  • Messages must comply with the law and must not suggest or encourage illegal activities.
  • The information posted must be accurate, truthful and compliant.
  • Followers may share hyperlinks in their comments as long as the content relates to the subjects in question.
  • Discussions must take place in the two official languages, either in French or in English.

Moderation, questions and comments

To ensure followers have access to a constructive, respectful and open forum for dialogue, the YAB moderates all comments shared on its page. Comments made by users are theirs alone and are in no way endorsed by the Youth Advisory Board.

Only questions and comments that follow the netiquette will be considered for response. Public or personal responses will be given, depending on their nature.

If comments do not follow the netiquette, the City may intervene to ensure that the rules of conduct are followed. We reserve the right to remove any inappropriate comments that do not follow the netiquette or social media rules. Depending on the statements posted and in the event of repeated non-compliance, the YAB could temporarily or permanently ban a follower from its account.

Depending on the nature of the comments, the YAB may be obligated to report the information to the competent authorities.

Official languages

In accordance with the City’s bilingual status, written messages will be shared in both official languages.

Comments by Internet users may be written in either official language and will be answered by the YAB in the same language.

The YAB reserves the right to modify this policy without prior notice.