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Katimavik thanks its donors

Katimavik’ strength is its network!

Our fundraiser is well on its way, and we would like to take a moment to thank all our donors who are helping shape the NEW Katimavik.

The objective of this first fundraising campaign is to raise $ 30,000 to allow more youth to participate in the program, as well as meeting the needs of communities, and ultimately ensuring the sustainability of our program in Peterborough, Ontario.

Fundraising has become part of our reality and we need to mobilize everyone in order to keep providing civic service programs! Make a donation to Katimavik, and you’ll receive a gift-certificate valid for the purchase of natural body care products and cosmetics by DRUIDE.

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Launch of a new fundraising campaign in partnership with DRUIDE!

Katimavik is launching its first major fundraising campaign with DRUIDE, a manufacturer of certified organic cosmetics. Since the federal government ended its funding commitment, back in 2012, Katimavik has been active in developing new programs and financial partnerships. The objective of this first fundraising campaign is to raise $ 30,000 to allow more youth to participate in the program, as well as meeting the needs of communities.

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KATIMA-WARRIORS: an alumna is launching a fundraiser for Katimavik

Alumna Cassandra Freeman is organizing a fundraiser for Katimavik.


Cassandra is recruiting volunteers for the Warrior Dash race which will be held in the Horseshoe Valley (ON) on July 19-20. In exchange for sending over 30 volunteers to help out during the event, the Warrior Dash will donate 1,000$ to Katimavik. The donation will be dedicated to work towards the sustainability of our program in Ontario.


Those who want to volunteer at the event can get further information on the Facebook page.

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It is a go for the 2014 spring-summer group of the Eco-internship program!

Our 20 eco-volunteers started their 3-month program this week. They will be active in 4 different regions of Quebec: Montreal, Quebec City, Bas-St-Laurent and Eastern Townships. The youth will be working around 30 hours per week as a volunteer in an organisation ; they can be involved in either the field of biodiversity, nutrition and agriculture, water, waste management or urban development.

 Projects for the communities 

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Katimavik launches a new youth program

Katimavik is proud to announce their new partnership with the Rupertsland Institute in order to launch the « Canadian Youth Leadership Program ». This program, offered to Metis youth aged 18-25 will allow them to develop leadership skills while doing volunteer work in a Canadian community. The first group will be held in Peterborough, Ontario from August 5 to December 17, 2014.

This partnership is a great success for Katimavik, as the staff has been finding opportunities to offer programs for Canadian youth, since the federal government ended its funding commitment back in 2012

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