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Katimavik is looking for new Board of Directors members.

Katimavik wishes to recruit alumni volunteers to fill two positions on our Board of Directors. In order to be eligible you must have successfully completed a Katimavik program since 2007 and have a genuine dedication to the mission and goals of Katimavik. You have to be willing to invest the time and energy to contribute effectively to Board meetings and projects. You also have to be able to speak in French and in English.Want to apply? Go to Katimavik’s Website for further details at:  https://www.katimavik.org/join-our-team Hurry! The application deadline is July 20th 2016!

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UPDATE: Katimavik is overseeing an in-depth review of its policies, practices and procedures to ensure that it delivers a high quality development experience for 21st-century citizenship and skills.

 Katimavik continues to be confident that we have a very comprehensive offer for youth that aligns well with the priorities of the federal government, and with those of many Canadian Youth.  We believe the government will see Katimavik as a good investment for Canada’s future.   A framework to guide the development and implementation of active reconciliation between indigenous and non-indigenous youth is under development. read more

Katimavik meets with Parliamentary Secretary for Youth, Peter Schiefke

 On February 3rd, representatives of the Katimavik Board, management and alumni met with Peter Schiefke, Parliamentary Secretary for Youth, along with his team of advisors.    Mr. Schiefke emphasized the Prime Minister’s personal commitment to Canadian youth; he named himself Minister for Youth.  Our meeting was part of a broad consultation process being led by Mr. read more

News from Board

 Greetings to our Katimavik alumni,  Thank you for your enthusiastic support for the important re-launch of Katimavik.  The Board has outlined an ambitious Plan.  It includes a major commitment to active reconciliation with Canada’s indigenous peoples in all programming.  The “new” national program also highlights the development of youth and communities in a framework of social innovation.  For obvious reasons, we do not anticipate a meeting with the new government until sometime later in December or early January 2016.  We will keep you posted.  Please continue your support and your ideas!   The Board of Directors 

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News from de Board

 Some promising developments to share…KATIMAVIK has written to Prime Minister Designate, Justin Trudeau, to congratulate him and his team on their successful campaign and election.In view of the Liberal Party’s very clear commitments to youth and community development through volunteer service in communities, we also invited him to communicate with us at his earliest convenience to discuss federal support and funding to re-store KATIMAVIK’s national program.KATIMAVIK has always encouraged the recognition and appreciation of cultural diversity.  In addition, we advised Mr. read more