At Canada Bridges, we are very happy that our annual A Youth Explosion (AYE) continues to provide the youth with who we work, a much needed stage from which to kindly and bravely share their wisdom stories. AYE 2018 was hosted on June 9, 2018 at Calgary’s the Big Secret Theatre. The event saw a total […]
Big thanks to the @TELUS Calgary Community Board for getting us closer to Unveiling Youth Potential Goal with a kind donation of $20,000. From Right to left Bridges Social Development’s Executive Director Alyssa Lindsay receives a cheque of 20,000 from Pam Karnik Vice President, Customer Solutions Delivery, TELUS. Also in the picture are members of […]
We sat down in Wyckham House at Mount Royal University (MRU) to catch up with Ethan a 19 year old young man from Morley who Canada Bridges met a few years ago. Ethan relocated not too long ago to Calgary to attend school and as he describes it “build a new lifestyle”. How did you […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]