Shift acknowledges that we are located on Treaty 4, Treaty 6, and Treaty 7 territories and the traditional meeting grounds and home for many Indigenous Peoples, including Cree, Saulteaux, Niisitapi (Blackfoot), Métis, and Nakota Sioux, the Siksika, the Piikani (Peigan), the Kainai (Blood), the Tsuut’ina (Sacree), Ktunaxa, Secwépemc, Dene, Mountain Cree, and the Stoney Nakoda First Nations, including Chiniki, Bearpaw, and Wesley First Nations. It is also home to Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 3 and Region 4. We respect the Treaties that were made, we acknowledge the harms and mistakes of the past and we dedicate ourselves to move forward in partnership with Indigenous communities in a spirit of reconciliation and collaboration.
Shift received funding from the Government of Alberta’s Ministry of Community and Social Services and the Calgary Foundation, to lead the design of the next phase of the Alberta Healthy
In a new article, co-authors Deinera Exner-Cortens, Lana Wells, Lianne Lee, and Vanja Spiric describe the design and implementation of the widely successful Alberta Healthy Youth Relationships (HYR) Strategy led