Katie has been in our Urban Transitions Mentorship Program for the last 2 years – we are grateful for her ongoing involvement in our program. During this time she has been paired with a couple of young leaders and is currently working with Manda, the featured young leader of the month for April. Please […]
Manda Hunter has been attending our mentorship program activities over the last 6 months or so, though she has been connected to Canada Bridges staff for the last few years. She was recently paired with Katie, who has been acting as her mentor since late February. We asked Manda a few questions about herself and […]
Kayla has been a friend to Canada Bridges’ staff over the last few years. She is a bubbly and bright young person who loves to crack jokes and is often the first to reach out to new people in a group.
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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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 […]