Welcome Friends & Visitor!

Blog Statement: we do not post anything that discriminate (or) diminishes people/groups on the basis of age; gender; religion; legal political affiliation; sexual orientation; rude/coarse or inappropriate language; abilities; nationality/ethnicity; or anything that may be considered hate propaganda, libellous, racist, false/misleading, proselytizing and/or potentially offensive. - Thank you! Merci! Gracias! LCA

Monday, September 24, 2018


EDMONTON FIDDLERS & ROD OLSTAD | The Edmonton Fiddlers Performance Group is available for your special event! You choose 3-8 skilled high school/University age fiddlers + a guitarist. > Check: https://www.facebook.com/EdmontonFiddlers/ | Do you or someone you know play, or want to play the fiddle? Join the Edmonton Fiddlers to learn in a fun environment! 4 levels of Student Groups available: Beginner, Intermediate, Intermediate - Advanced and Advanced. 9 yrs. old to adult. | For other entertainment options, visit: www.facebook.com/RodOlstadFiddleViolin | For more information, please contact: rolstad@interbaun.com | Telephone: 780.264.3802 J

Thursday, September 13, 2018


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | ERIEC www.eriec.ca | Position: Program Director, Career Mentorship Program | Terms: Full-time | Hours: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm | Salary: $53,000 - $61,000 | Closing Date: 5pm, Friday, October 5th, 2018. About: The Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council (ERIEC) addresses issues of labour market integration for internationally trained professionals. ERIEC collaborates with business, immigrant service providers, ethno-cultural communities, post-secondary institutions and all three levels of government for the purpose of increasing capacity in the Edmonton Region to better connect employers to internationally trained professionals. ERIEC is dedicated to implementing innovative, high-impact strategies/initiatives for increasing the number of skilled immigrants employed to their full potential in Edmonton. | Purpose: Reporting directly to the E. D., the Program Director will be responsible for the administration, marketing, coordination and evaluation of the Career Mentorship Program.

Responsibilities | Plan, organize/direct all activities as required for full implementation of the Career Mentorship Program (CMP); Ensure the program meets targets, budgets and timelines, with appropriate reporting and evaluation; Represent ERIEC with employers, government, academic, ethno-cultural communities and immigrant service provider stakeholders; Develop & manage relationships with stakeholders; Develop and deliver outreach strategies for marketing the program to potential mentees and mentors; Target & approach potential corporate partners (employers, organizations, and professional associations); Manage corporate partners, including communication regarding program participation and planning; Supervise the Program Assistant and the Mentorship Facilitator; Deliver presentations on the program, staff booths and events to promote ERIEC and CMP.

In addition: Recruit mentees/mentors; Supervise screening & interviewing of mentee applicants; screen & interview mentor applicants; Provide support to mentors and mentees pre-, during, and post-program; Manage client files (physical file copies and internal dBase system); Coordinate implementation of Intercultural Workshops; Monitor the progress of the program; analyze, evaluate/report on program outcomes to Board and Funder(s); Act as liaison to other ERIEC staff and board to ensure coherence and coordination with other ERIEC programs; Contribute to social media related activities, including the ERIEC blog, website, LinkedIn and Twitter. Other tasks as required.

Qualifications & Skills Required: Post-secondary education (University education in related field; equivalencies are acceptable) with 3+ years of related experience; Demonstrated program coordination, evaluation/budgeting experience; Demonstrated skills in managing stakeholder relations including facilitating diverse partnerships, providing strategic direction and problem solving; Understanding of and experience with engaging the corporate sector in community-based programs; Knowledge of skilled immigrant labour market access issues; Strong knowledge of employment services for skilled immigrants; Excellent organizational, project management, time-management, presentation, communication (both verbal and written English) and interpersonal skills. Flexibility to respond to changing priorities; Strong competence in computer applications (MS Office Suite); Experience with social media an asset.

TO APPLY – Submit CV/covering letter to the attention of: Doug Piquette, ERIEC Executive Director, email: cmp@eriec.ca | Application Deadline: October 05th 2018, at 5:00 pm | NOTE: Only those applicants invited to an interview will be contacted; thank you.

Friday, September 7, 2018

LEARN SPANISH > Edmonton Hispanic Bilingual Association | 2018

LEARN SPANISH! Hispanic Bilingual Association Edmonton | Adult classes for Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced Levels. Saturday morning or Tuesday evening classes. | FALL, WINTER & SPRING 10 WEEK COURSES | Native Spanish speaking teachers from all over the globe. Small class sizes and a friendly & fun atmosphere. Fall Classes start Tuesday September 18, 2018 (or) Saturday September 22, 2018. | Note: join us for our Open House Sept. 11 (or) September 15. Classes at Mckernan School 11330-76 Avenue, close to the LRT & ETS Transit Service. For more information, please visit us: www.ehba.org

Wednesday, September 5, 2018


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | CEASE: Centre to End All Sexual Exploitation | Position: Resource & Referral Coordinator – Full-time Position at 37.5 hours per week.  | TO APPLY: Forward your CV & covering letter to: info@ceasenow.org | Closing Date: 09.19.18. (or) until a suitable candidate is found. Ideal interview dates are Sept. 24 & 25. | Ideal start time is October 1–15. | The Agency: www.ceasenow.org – our vision is a community of hope, respect and transformation for individuals, families and communities affected by sexual exploitation, sex trafficking and social inequality. The Coordinator position is a new position funded through philanthropy. It is office-based and an anchor for all CEASE staff, who are often out in the community with participants.

The Position | The Coordinator will foster a welcoming environment, serving as the first point of contact for people calling CEASE, contacting CEASE by email, or dropping into the office seeking help.  A primary responsibility is to link people with CEASE programs and community/government resources. The Coordinator will work cooperatively with other CEASE Team members, including case management. Qualifications: A minimum of 5 – 10 years in the human services sector; post-secondary education in a related field or equivalent combination of education/training/experience. Competency in Office 365 and experience with Access or other databases is required. Social media skills is an asset. 

Requirements: Understanding of the impact of trauma; experience supporting persons with experience in the continuum of the sex trade, domestic violence, sexual assault, social marginalization; intake and assessment skills; excellent problem-solving skills; and high knowledge of community and government resources. –

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

LAKE SHORE DRIVE > A Universal Love Story | Sept. 27 to Oct. 06

LAKE SHORE DRIVE 90min | a universal love story by filmmaking duo Shreela & Kash | STORY: A Chicago based social worker, Alice Brinkley, leaves a diary post mortem to her son, Shane. Millions of dollars are linked with her client, Rohan Fernandez, an ex-con, sentenced for a white collar crime. Lake Shore Drive boasts Alberta creatives. Join them for a one night screening at the Oscar qualifying Edmonton International Film Festival. |

LSD SCREENING: Sunday | September 30, 2018 | 3:30 pm | Landmark Cinemas – City Centre | FANFARE: Spread the word with #LakeShoreDriveMovie on social media. FESTIVAL: http://www.edmontonfilmfest.com | (Sept. 27 to Oct. 06) … | TRAILER:  https://youtu.be/0Bn64RxoytY ...

FACTS > 1 in 5 families in Canada are single parent; The Right to Universal Basic Income is a solution to end poverty; Homeless animals outnumber homeless people 5 to 1; 8 cases of fraud crimes sentenced in Alberta in 2017 where investor funds get used for unintended purposes, estimated in million dollar losses.

Monday, September 3, 2018

TALK with MICHAEL KRYTON > The Speed of Ideas | Sept. 14, 2018

TALK with > MICHAEL KRYTON | Friday Sept. 14, 2018 | Time: 10:00 am. – 12:00 noon | “The Speed of Ideas: from Conception to Execution” – entrepreneurs face many challenges, least the matter of raising capital & support for their ideas. Join us for an engaging exploration of pathways to creative - collaborative capacity building. | Location: The Business Link, Suite #500, 10150-100 St., Edmonton, AB | Admission is free, a donation is welcomed. | RSVP by September 13 to: leocamposa@gmail.com or 780.474.6058.  

About: Michael Kryton is a creative communications Writer-Producer-Director and Ideation Expert applying his skill set for clients in media, government, corporate, industry, business associations, education/retail. His corporate video credits include: Government of Alberta, Suncor, Alberta Health, Schlumberger, Mammoet, Rural Alberta Development Fund, City of Edmonton, REACH Edmonton, Sobeys, Rupertsland Institute, Edmonton Chamber of Commerce and many more. He is the author of "A Brilliant Idea Every 60 Seconds", an account and how-to of his ideation methodology, published by Gildan Media New York. His education includes Concordia University (Montreal), University of Victoria and the University of Alberta, with studies in English, Theatre Arts, and Economics. 

Wayfinders Business Cooperative ©