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Run As One Youth Conference!

Calling all youth from Treaty 7 Nations: Clear your calendars for August 5th & 6th, because the Run as One youth conference is where it’s at! The Run As One youth conference is part of a weeklong celebration known as the Siksika Nation Youth Awareness Week. It is an annual event held the week before [...]


Posted in Home, Upcoming Events | Keywords: , , , , | July 4, 2014

Aboriginal Youth Explosion Reflections

“Who can’t relate to the intimidation of public speaking. To step up  and give an account of your personal experiences.  To show people, in many case strangers, a little bit of who you are and what you have learned about yourself is a  courageous thing to do.  A genuine articulation of those insights and the [...]


Posted in Blog, Home | Keywords: , , , , | April 22, 2014

Aboriginal Youth Explosion 2014

*Important Day of Information for the Aboriginal Youth Explosion The 2014 Aboriginal Youth Explosion is tomorrow! For those of you have already registered, we really look forward to seeing you there. If you have not yet registered make sure to do so as seats are quickly filling up! (Scroll down to find the registration button) [...]


Posted in Upcoming Events | Keywords: | March 31, 2014

Volunteers Needed for the 2014 Aboriginal Youth Explosion, April 12 2014

The Aboriginal Youth Explosion is an annual event, organized and hosted by Canada Bridges that brings together the collective voices of Albertan Aboriginal youth to celebrate the exploration of their personal wisdom and potential. Bridges brings this event to the Calgary community for the third time in Spring 2014. The Explosion event showcases the adventurous and [...]


Posted in Home | Keywords: , , , | March 11, 2014

UYP 2.0 Learning Community Session 6

Our next UYP 2.0 learning community will be meeting Saturday March 8th from 9:30am-5pm. We will be exploring the topic of energy and environment as well as taking the time to explore Telus Spark, Calgary’s science centre in the afternoon. We will met at 9:30 at The  Henry Viney Arena at  814 13 Ave NE [...]


Posted in Home, Upcoming Events | Keywords: , , | March 3, 2014

Calling all Aboriginal Youth Artists & Artisans for the 2014 Aboriginal Youth Explosion!


Posted in Home | Keywords: , | February 21, 2014

YEAH (Youth Empowerment & Action Hangouts) in Siksika!

Youth Empowerment & Action Hangouts (YEAH) are weekly gatherings, hosted by Canada Bridges, for youth and young adults to come together for good food, great friends, cool conversation and fun activities. The content of these ‘hangouts’ is based on Bridges’ Unveiling Youth Potential program, and the intention is that: participants would be enabled to build/restore healthy relationships [...]


Posted in Upcoming Events | Keywords: | February 17, 2014

YEAH (Youth Empowerment & Action Hangouts) in Morley!

Youth Empowerment & Action Hangouts (YEAH) are weekly gatherings, hosted by Canada Bridges, for youth and young adults to come together for good food, great friends, cool conversation and fun activities. The content of these ‘hangouts’ is based on Bridges’ Unveiling Youth Potential program, and the intention is that: participants would be enabled to build/restore [...]


Posted in Upcoming Events | Keywords: | February 17, 2014

What We’re Up To Update

Beginning in October of last year in Siksika, we started running weekly (3 days/week) after-school/after-work programming in the ATCO trailer communities. Initially this programming was primarily arts and crafts-based, so as to accommodate the requests of the children/youth, and adapt to the ATCO recreation room spaces. The arts and crafts programming allowed for some meaningful [...]


Posted in Home | Keywords: , , , , , , | February 7, 2014

A New Year & A New Leader

Bridges’ Executive Director, Lindsay Mitchell will be transitioning her responsibilities to colleague Jennifer Kohlhammer for the next six months while she focuses on bringing a new life into the world. Lindsay is expecting her first child on Jan 25th, 2014 and leaves us with a story of the year and thoughts below. A summary of [...]


Posted in Home | Keywords: , , , | January 16, 2014

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