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Framework for Addressing Violence and Resistance in Context

Liard Aboriginal Women’s Society, Watson Lake This project develops and delivers a series of workshops to strengthen awareness of response-based practice among front-line community agencies responding to violence against women and broader social justice issues. These workshops bring an understanding of response-based practice among Indigenous women who have missing or murdered loved ones. The activities […]

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EntrepreNorth

Tides Canada EntrepreNorth’s mission is to empower northern community-based and Indigenous entrepreneurs to build sustainable businesses and livelihoods across Northern Canada through a 6-month, cohort-based support program. EntrepreNorth supports entrepreneurs in the post-launch, early stage phase who are working to overcome barriers to business growth. Program participants come from all three territories—Northwest Territories, Yukon, and […]

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The Young Women of Wisdom Program

Skookum Jim Friendship Centre, Whitehorse, Yukon This weekly program provides a safe space for girls aged 9 to 13 to learn from Aboriginal teachings and develop a stronger connection to the land and to connect with women mentors from the community. The Circle of Courage medicine wheel serves as a teaching guide, and specific activities […]

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Transition Towards Independence

Help and Hope for Families, Watson Lake, Yukon This program is designed to demonstrate to all women, from young to elderly, that they can take back their empowerment and dignity after experiencing violence or abuse. It aims to teach women of all ages how to create healthy relationships.Grant amount: $23,000

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