The City of Toronto’s Toronto Youth Equity Strategy, in partnership with Humber College, Amadeusz and The Laidlaw Foundation conducted research on ‘sparks’ for firearm possession among young people in Toronto. Refer to the links below for more information about our findings: 

Summary of Research

Look at My Life – Sparks for Firearm Possession Among Young People in Toronto

City of Toronto News Release re: Firearm Possession – July 20th, 2018


Other publications include: 

George, P., Gopal, TN, Woods, S. (2014). Look at my Life: Access to Education for the Remand Population in Ontario. Canadian Review of Social Policy, 70: 34-47.


The following toolkit was created by Amadeusz in partnership with the City of Toronto through the Toronto Youth Equity Strategy (TYES). This toolkit is designed to provide resources to City and community based staff working with MVP youth (youth most vulnerable to involvement in serious violence and crime).  

Educational Attainment for MVP Youth Toolkit