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 […]
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 […]
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Keywords: Calgary Film Camp, film camps, filmmaking, homefeed, Run As One film festival, SAIT, Siksika Film Camp, Unveiling Youth Potential, youth leadership
September 7, 2017
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 searching for a relationship builder and community leader who loves working with youth and young adults to join our team!
We are thinking about changing the name of the Aboriginal Youth Explosion and would love to hear your input, ideas or recommendations on what that new name should be. Please submit your ideas at firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, February 24th.
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Keywords: Aboriginal Youth Explosion, AYE, homefeed
February 10, 2017
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 […]