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 […]
Are you a youth between the ages of 13 to 30 and have a passion for sharing stories and making movies? Then join Canada Bridges for our 4th Annual Film Camp taking place this summer in Siksika, AB from Tuesday July 20 to Friday, July 28, 2017 (weekdays only). Over the 7 day camp we […]
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 currently designing and testing a new mentorship model to assist Indigenous youth and young adults who are moving from reserve life to the City of Calgary. While transition periods can be challenging for all youth, First Nation’s youth face particular challenges when moving to urban communities for education or employment opportunities. Canada Bridges […]
As 2016 comes to a close, it’s time to look back and reflect on what we, as the Canada Bridges community, have accomplished this year. There are many words that come to mind when I try to describe what the year has meant for us, but the following three stand out as important characteristics of our hearts, minds and actions.