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Our Young Leader of the Month of February is Tricia

Shalome and Kalista met up with Tricia out in Mini Thni (also known as Morley) at the Subway. Tricia is an active leader in her community and has been connected to Canada Bridges for a few years now, including participation in our mentorship program since Fall 2017. Read more about Tricia and her experiences below. […]

Posted in Blog | Keywords: , , , | March 5, 2019

Introducing our new Morley Program Assistant

Sandis Twoyoungmen first got introduced to Canada Bridges when he was a High School student at the Morley Community School.  He was a regular at the Tuesday night youth nights that Bridges ran in the community.  Sandis would come to the youth nights even if he had to walk home afterwards.  Many times he would prefer to walk […]

Posted in Blog | Keywords: , , , | March 5, 2019

Canada Bridges is Hiring an Operations Manager!

Canada Bridges is looking for an Operations Manager to join our team! This is an opportunity for a motivated and detail-oriented, people-focused, individual, who wants to gain a broad set of experiences relevant to leadership of social change. The successful candidate will be a hands-on and participative manager, with strong organizational skills, and a passion […]

Posted in Blog | Keywords: , , , | February 22, 2019

Indigenous Youth Under Colonization by Justice for Palestinians & Allies

Join us as we host a public forum to share experiences of youth living under colonization in areas of health, education, justice and activism. All are welcome! The day will consist of key note speakers Dr. Mark Ayyash and Evans Yellow Old Woman, breakout sessions, a delicious lunch, and a cultural celebration. Organized by Justice […]

Posted in Blog, Upcoming Events | Keywords: , , , , , | February 19, 2019

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

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