What we’ve been up to

Bridges’ Urban Transitions Mentorship Initiative!!

Our mentorship program matches Indigenous young adults, who are moving or have moved to Calgary, with an adult mentor living in Calgary. Do you think this is a good fit for you? Then contact us and lets explore it!! 

Posted in Blog, Home | Keywords: , , , | May 30, 2018

A Youth Explosion (AYE) 2018

This years empowering youth story telling event A Youth Explosion (AYE) is set for June 9, 2018 at the Big Secret Theatre  – 225 8th Avenue SE, Calgary AB. Get your free tickets here!!!! https://artscommons.ca/whats-on/2018/aye-a-youth-storytelling-event/

Posted in Blog | Keywords: , , , | May 2, 2018

Call For Mentors

Call for Mentors!!!  Canada Bridges Ongoing Urban Transitions Mentorship Initiative We’re currently moving forward with mentorship recruitment. With summer on its way, and many of the young people Canada Bridges works with planning to attend university or pursue work in the fall, we’re hoping to find good people to act as mentors to these young […]

Posted in Blog | Keywords: , , , , , | May 2, 2018

Canada Bridges is Hiring a Mentorship Program Manager

Canada Bridges is searching for an energetic relationship builder and community leader who is eager and passionate about supporting the development of mentorship initiatives for youth and young adults in partnership with other community based organizations and change leaders across Treaty 7.

Posted in Blog | Keywords: , , , , , | February 16, 2018

Siksika – 8th Meaningful Futures Program

Canada Bridges partnered with Siksika Employment Training Services (SETS) again this year to run the 8th Meaningful Futures Program. This program is offered to young adults between 18 and 30 years old, who strive to lead change for themselves and their communities. The program is meant to encourage participants to chose a path that they deem important — which could […]

Posted in Blog, Home | Keywords: , , , , , , | December 13, 2017

Holiday Card Contest Winners

We would like to introduce Sally and Manda, inspirational young adults that have participated in Canada Bridges programing since they were in high school. These young artists like to explore their community of Morley and take pictures.  They recently submitted entries for Canada Bridges annual holiday cards contest, both of their entries were chosen as […]

Posted in Blog, Home | Keywords: , , , , , , | December 13, 2017

Interview with Kyle Turning Robe

On a beautiful sunny day Kyle and I decided to go for coffee. We spoke about many things, including Kyle`s motivations and passions in life. Kyle is an extraordinary youth who has been involved with Canada Bridges in many ways; including most recently as our summer student. Most importantly, he has created a life-long relationship […]

Posted in Blog, Home | Keywords: , , , , , , | September 7, 2017

Discovering First Nations Stories 2017 – Film Camps Overview

In 2017 we have organized two film camps, in Siksika and in Calgary. Overall our Film Camps were a success, with 21 youth attended both camps. Youth at the each camp wrote, shot and acted in their own collaborative short films. We had completed our first camp in Siksika Nation, at Old Sun College, end […]

Posted in Blog, Home | Keywords: , , , , , , , , | September 7, 2017

Announcing our Discovering First Nations Film Camp in Calgary!

Canada Bridges is thrilled to announce that we will be hosting a second Discovering First Nations Film Camp this summer in Calgary at the Chinook Lodge (SAIT Campus) from Monday, August 14 to Tuesday, August 22, 2017 (weekdays only). Indigenous youth, aged 13 to 30, will have the chance to explore a unique career path […]

Posted in Blog, Home, Upcoming Events | Keywords: , , , , , | June 20, 2017

A Youth Explosion 2017 was a success!

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 […]

Posted in Blog, Home | Keywords: , , , , , , | June 6, 2017

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