SUN YOUTH TIMELINE

Our history is that of the people who have been taking part in our activities over the last 65 years. Have you been a member of Sun Youth? Have you been touched by the organization in any way? Do you have memories you would like to share with us? Send us your stories and photos! We can’t wait to hear from you!

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  • 1967 - Sun Youth in 4 phases (2/4)

    In 1967, the year of Montreal’s Universal Exposition, Sun Youth moved its headquarters into a small building at the foot of Mount...

  • 1959 - The Clark Street Sun, witness of the technological innovations of its time

    In The Clark St. Sun of July 1959, an ad by radio station CKVL describes the advantages of a new broadcasting method:...

  • 1958 - Our first Basketball Team

    Sun Youth’s first basketball team was created in 1958. There was a girl on the team, Ann Kardassilaris (see 2nd picture). In...

  • 1958 - Politics and the 1958 federal elections in the CSS

    On March 31, 1958, Canadians were called to the polls. Three days before the election, the Clark Street Sun was published. In...

  • 1957 - Clark Street Sun : Advocacy against segregation

    In the right-hand column of this October 27, 1957 Clark Street Sun page, young collaborator David Goltzman offers a philosophical opinion piece...

  • 1957 - Youth Zone

    Since its beginnings, Sun Youth has sought to fight against juvenile delinquency by offering young people interesting opportunities to thrive. In the...

  • 1957 - Opinion poll about Elvis Presley in The Clark Street Sun

    In January 1957, the name of Elvis Presley was on everyone’s lips, and David Goltzman decided to submit an article on this...

  • 1956 - Medical News in The CSS

    On the front page of the November 24, 1956 edition of The Clark Street Sun, it was reported that 9-year-old Allan Schwartz...

  • 1956 - The first Bicycle Safety Test

    Sun Youth’s first Bicycle Safety Test was held at the Devonshire School Parking Lot (corner of Bagg and Clark) in May, 1956....

  • 1955 - The Clark Street Sun

    Pearls can be found in the Clark Street Sun’s 35th edition of Friday, May 13, 1955, in which the young writers tell...

  • 1955 - Sid’s first CBC interview

    From the very beginning, Sun Youth has placed a lot of importance on communications. Our founders always had at heart to report...

  • 1954 - Hockey, our first sport

    In 1954, the founders of Sun Youth mostly thought of having fun. The funds raised by the Clark Street Sun were first...

  • 1954 - Jeunesse au Soleil en 4 temps (1/4)

    Le journal The Clark Street Sun est créé en 1954 dans la cuisine des parents de Sid Stevens. Quelque temps après, les...

  • 1954 - The Clark Street Sun

    To mark the 65th anniversary of the founding of our organization, we’d like to invite you to a weekly retrospective. Our first...

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