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Reflections on the 2016 Aboriginal Youth Explosion

The 5th Annual Aboriginal Youth Explosion took place this year on May 6, 2016 and it was a memorable experience for all who were in attendance as we celebrated and were inspired by some of the amazing youth Canada Bridges has  worked this year. Seventeen courageous young leaders shared their personal wisdom stories through song, dance, story, poetry, […]

Posted in Blog | Keywords: , , , , | June 1, 2016

Bridges Welcomes New Executive Director, Alyssa Lindsay

  It is my sincere pleasure to announce that Bridges’ next Executive Director will be Alyssa Lindsay. Alyssa has been working with Bridges as a Program Manager since November 2014, and has recently accepted the leadership role moving forward. We are very lucky to have her and she will bring her background in community and […]

Posted in Blog, Home | Keywords: | April 21, 2016

Join us for the 5th Annual 2016 Aboriginal Youth Explosion!

The Aboriginal Youth Explosion is an annual event, organized by Canada Bridges & in association with RedX Talks / the Iiniistsi Treaty Foundation, 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 fourth time […]

Posted in Blog, Home, Upcoming Events | Keywords: , , , , , | April 13, 2016

A New Chapter

A letter to the community by Lindsay Mitchell: It is coming up on five years since I had the honor of joining Canada Bridges as the Executive Director. It has been a challenging, rewarding and growing five year commitment for me. I have pushed boundaries in myself, and in an organizational structure. I have struggled […]

Posted in Blog | Keywords: | February 2, 2016

Bridges is Hiring for an Executive Director

This is an exciting opportunity for all interested candidates. Whether you are a new leader in the non-profit sector looking to prove yourself in a creative, adaptable and highly emergent agency, or a seasoned veteran looking to use your talent and strengths in an innovative and adaptive organization where you can develop adaptive strategy and […]

Posted in Blog | Keywords: | January 30, 2016

LIGHTS! CAMERA! FILM CAMP! Calling All Siksika and Morley Participants!

Did you know that we ran a filmmaking camp in Siksika last year? The filmmaking camp gave aboriginal youth the chance to tell their nations story and produce a collaborative film with their peers. We are happy to announce that we are running the filmmaking camp again thanks to the support of RBC Foundation! This […]

Posted in Home | Keywords: | June 4, 2015

AYE 2015 Participant Application Now Out!

The 4th Annual Aboriginal Youth Explosion (AYE), sponsored by Suncor Energy Inc., aims to bring together aboriginal youth and young adults from various communities in and around Calgary for a performance and exhibition-style event. The event will showcase and celebrate the adventurous and challenging work being done by Aboriginal youth participants of Canada Bridges’ Unveiling […]

Posted in Home | Keywords: | April 9, 2015

Aboriginal Youth Explosion (AYE) 2015!

The Aboriginal Youth Explosion (AYE), sponsored by Suncor Energy Inc., is an annual event that is organized and hosted by Canada Bridges. The event brings together the collective voices of Albertan aboriginal youth to celebrate the exploration of their personal wisdom and potential. Canada Bridges brings this event to the Calgary community for the fourth […]

Posted in Home, Upcoming Events | Keywords: , | April 9, 2015

Indigenous Voices Gathering and the 16th Annual Round Dance

Please join Mount Royal University’s students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members for the Indigenous Voices Gathering and 16th Annual Round Dance.  The event begins on 19 March and concludes with a Round Dance on the evening of 21 March from 17:00 to 00:00 (midnight) at Wickham House and features indigenous panels, keynote speakers, and film screenings. […]

Posted in Home, Upcoming Events | Keywords: , | March 12, 2015

UYP Workshop

Calling all interested individuals to participate in the Unveiling Youth Potential (UYP) Workshop! Canada Bridges will be hosting a FREE two-day leadership development workshop to support youth to be agents of positive change. Registration is required and space is limited.  If you are interested in becoming a participant, please refer to the poster below and […]

Posted in Home, Upcoming Events | Keywords: , | February 10, 2015

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