What we’ve been up to

January Mentorship Hangout

On January 31st, we gathered mentors and young leaders at the Cliff Bungalow-Mission Community Association to talk about goals. After enjoying some food together, our Mentorship Program Co-Coordinator, Shalome (newly back from maternity leave!) led the group through our timeline activity, which is an essential part of our Unveiling Youth Potential workshops. Through this activity, […]


Posted in Blog | Keywords: , , , | February 6, 2019

Thank Your Mentor Day

As part of Mentoring Month, yesterday was #thankyourmentor day! We were able to round up a few notes of gratitude from the young people in our mentorship program. Check them out below to see how important having a mentor in your life can be. You can also find these being shared on our Twitter and […]


Posted in Blog | Keywords: , , , | February 1, 2019

Community Futures – T7 Post Secondary Summer Employment Symposium

To participate in Summer Work Experience, youth must be: between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the time of intake/selection; have Indian Treaty Status; must be registered in full-time secondary or post-secondary academic studies; Must return to full-time studies following summer placement; a Canadian citizen, permanent resident; legally entitled to work according to […]


Posted in Blog, Upcoming Events | Keywords: , , , , , | January 30, 2019

TransCanada is now accepting applications for its Scholarship Program


Posted in Blog | Keywords: , , , | January 25, 2019

Suncor’s Summer Aboriginal Student Program

Applications are now being accepted!


Posted in Blog | Keywords: , , , | January 17, 2019

Albertans called on to mentor children and youth in 2019

January is #MentoringMonth and January 17th is International Day of Mentoring While Canada Bridges is lucky to currently have enough mentors in our program, there are other mentorship programs with wait-lists. Across Alberta, volunteers are needed to help address the more than 3000 children and youth currently waiting to be matched with mentors. Mentoring organizations and […]


Posted in Blog | Keywords: , , , | January 17, 2019

Interview with Sarah – Our featured mentor for January

Sarah is our featured mentor for the month of January. Sarah sat down with one of our Mentorship Program Coordinators, Kalista, to share a bit about herself and her involvement with the Urban Transitions Mentorship Program. Sarah is our Learning and Storytelling Manager, a role she began in March of 2018 after a year maternity […]


Posted in Blog | Keywords: , , , | January 4, 2019

Mentorship Holiday Party

Mentors, young leaders, and staff gathered at the Trico Changemakers Studio on the evening of Friday, December 14th to celebrate the holidays. There was a holiday-themed human bingo, to encourage mingling, pom-pom crafts, and a gift swap. We were surprised to see all the young people connected to the program fight over the glassware set in […]


Posted in Blog | Keywords: , , , | December 25, 2018

Siksika Employment and Training Services (SETS) – 6th Meaningful Futures Program

Siksika Employment and Training Services (SETS) alongside Canada Bridges completed the in-class portion of our 6th Meaningful Futures Program in November. This program was created for youth and young adults who were eager to create change for their future and pursue a path such as upgrading, post-secondary or finding an exciting career. This year we accepted […]


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

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

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