What we’ve been up to

The Napi Film Collective Rolls On

The Napi Film Collective has been busy over the last few months! The group recruited 7 new members since the summer and hosted a few workshops including: script writing, film editing and actors coaching sessions! We just finished shooting our second film, all of which was shot outdoors at the former Hidden Valley golf resort […]

Posted in Blog | Keywords: , , , | December 13, 2018

Morley Music Mentorship

One of the best parts of working for Canada Bridges has been the opportunity to teach drums during the lunch hour to youth that are a part of the Morley Community School (MCS) Music Academy. The music program is headed by Mr. Tim Sebastian, who along with a team of volunteers has been helping to get […]

Posted in Blog | Keywords: , , , | December 13, 2018

Interview with Levi First Charger

Levi First Charger (left) poses with Mayor of Calgary Naheed Nenshi We sat down with Levi at a coffee shop to hear about his experiences as a mentor with our mentorship program (though he also recently became a member of our board!). Levi is from the Kainai Nation of the Blackfoot Confederacy and is a champion […]

Posted in Blog | Keywords: , , , | December 13, 2018

Interview with Sammy

We met with Sammy at the Riddell Library at Mount Royal University to hear about his involvement in the mentorship program. Sammy is 21 years old and from the Stoney Nakoda Nation. He is our featured mentorship program young leader of the month!   Could you tell me a little bit about yourself?  I am from […]

Posted in Blog | Keywords: , , , | December 13, 2018

Recommended Event: Kiitoki PowWow in Siksika

Posted in Upcoming Events | Keywords: , , , , , | December 7, 2018

November’s Mentorship Hang – Outs

We had 2 awesome mentorship hangouts in November.  We visited the grand opening of the Diamond Willow Indigenous Youth Hub. This was a great opportunity to discuss the purpose of the space, and other resources available at the Community Wise building where Diamond Willow is located.  We also visited the new Central Library and benefited […]

Posted in Blog | Keywords: , , , | December 3, 2018

Recommended Event!!! – Indigenous Women in the Workplace

Posted in Upcoming Events | Keywords: , , , , | November 28, 2018

October Mentorship Hangout – Escape Room: Escape2gether

The October hangout for the Bridges mentorship program was all about communications. We wanted to plan a hang out where the youth could have fun and use communication skills amongst others, therefore we decided to check out one of Calgary’s many escape room attractions. The group did two different theme rooms: one was the “psychiatric […]

Posted in Blog | Keywords: , , , | November 13, 2018

We’ve just gotten our AYE 2018 video. Take a look at this awesome event!!

Watch the video here  

Posted in Blog | Keywords: , , | November 6, 2018

The Napi Film Collective

Canada Bridges has been working alongside Trevor Solway and our friends in Siksika over the last year to  support a very exciting new youth initiative called the Napi Film Collective. The Napi Film Collective is a reserve-based Filmmaking club which aims to empower younger generations through the production of indigenous films made by indigenous film […]

Posted in Blog | Keywords: , , , | October 29, 2018

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