Canada Bridges is searching for an energetic relationship builder and community leader who is eager and passionate about supporting the development of mentorship initiatives for youth and young adults in partnership with other community based organizations and change leaders across Treaty 7.
Canada Bridges partnered with Siksika Employment Training Services (SETS) again this year to run the 8th Meaningful Futures Program. This program is offered to young adults between 18 and 30 years old, who strive to lead change for themselves and their communities. The program is meant to encourage participants to chose a path that they deem important — which could […]
We would like to introduce Sally and Manda, inspirational young adults that have participated in Canada Bridges programing since they were in high school. These young artists like to explore their community of Morley and take pictures. They recently submitted entries for Canada Bridges annual holiday cards contest, both of their entries were chosen as […]
On a beautiful sunny day Kyle and I decided to go for coffee. We spoke about many things, including Kyle`s motivations and passions in life. Kyle is an extraordinary youth who has been involved with Canada Bridges in many ways; including most recently as our summer student. Most importantly, he has created a life-long relationship […]
In 2017 we have organized two film camps, in Siksika and in Calgary. Overall our Film Camps were a success, with 21 youth attended both camps. Youth at the each camp wrote, shot and acted in their own collaborative short films. We had completed our first camp in Siksika Nation, at Old Sun College, end […]
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Keywords: Calgary Film Camp, film camps, filmmaking, homefeed, Run As One film festival, SAIT, Siksika Film Camp, Unveiling Youth Potential, youth leadership
September 7, 2017
With another year of organizing and hosting AYE under our belts, the Bridges’ team is able to take some time to reflect on the challenges, success and impact this event has on the youth who participated, the audience and the community. This is the time where we are able to be grateful for all the […]
AYE is our annual event generously sponsored this year by Suncor Energy and Community Foundations of Canada for Canada’s 150th. AYE brings together collective voices of Indigenous youth from southern Alberta and celebrates the exploration of their personal experiences and potential. It showcases the adventurous and challenging work being done by these youth as participants […]
Marissa Howard has been our friend for a couple of years now, and she has been participating in Bridges` programs, volunteering during 2013 floods, mentoring youth, etc. She is wearing many hats and we talked to her to find out what is she currently involved with and what are her passions. Can you introduce yourself? […]
Canada Bridges is searching for a relationship builder and community leader who loves working with youth and young adults to join our team!