CDÉTNO’s AGM is coming !


Date: Thursday, October 20, 2022, at 7 p.m. (MDT)
Location: Via Zoom and in person at the CDETNO offices.


Sir, Madam, CDETNO’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Thursday, October 20, 2022, at 7 p.m., online via Zoom and in person at CDETNO’s headquarters in Diamond Plaza building.

The Agenda

It will include a review of the past year, the presentation of the 2021-2022 Annual Report and financial statements, the Board of Directors election.

Two positions are available on CDETNO’s Board of Directors! If you are interested, please send your application before the AGM to the Executive Director or attend the AGM.

Please note that only duly registered CDETNO corporate members may vote at the meeting. Only members with French mastery may sit on the Board of Directors. Only one person per member company may vote.

Your presence at our Annual General Meeting and commitment to the economic development of our community is always appreciated. Please confirm your attendance by sending an email to communication@cdetno.com. If you want to participate in our online AGM, the information to log in on Zoom will be sent to you the day before the AGM.

Sincerely,

FREDERIC DESCHÈNES, President

Ciné un jour, ciné toujours

For two weeks in December, CDETNO, in partnership with WAMP / Western Arctic Moving Pictures, is hosting a film workshop for youth ages 7-13!

During four 1.5 hour sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays, teenagers will have the opportunity to learn the basics of video editing, sound, and digital media in the Northwest.

Adress : 4916 49th St. Yellowknife NT X1A 3T

Workshops on Tuesday 13th, Thursday 15th, Tuesday 20th, and Thursday 22nd of December from 4 pm to 5:30 pm in the Kopykat North’s building.

Registration begins December 5 by following this link:

A good strategy for effective social media

CDÉTNO invites you to participate in a free webinar on Wednesday, October 26 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. (MDT) online via Zoom on a good strategy for effective social media.

This webinar hosted by Vanessa Thériault, content director at DPG Communication, is intended for entrepreneurs, employees, managers and executives.

A 2015 graduate of the Université de Moncton (New Brunswick), she holds a B.A.-B. Ed. with a major in French Studies.

Since 2019, Vanessa has developed, over the years and through training, an expertise in communications management, which she performs for a variety of clients owned by the New Brunswick communications and marketing firm DPG Communication. She also does a lot of writing in French editing daily, including web content and social media posts.

For more information contact Christian Fure, Economic Development and Innovation Officer by email at services@cdetno.com or by phone at 867 873-5962 ext 104.

This webinar is offered by CDETNO, funded in part by the Government of Canada through the Enabling Fund for Official Languages in Minority Communities Program and #RisingYouth.

Employment Café 24e edition & Networking Evening

The 24th Edition of the Employment Café will be held on November 2nd, 2022 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

We expect many companies and institutions in attendance recruiting for open positions. Typically, the Employment café attracts between 70 and 120 job seekers and is one of the main opportunities to meet face to face with potential candidates in Yellowknife.

Considering that your company has been advertising for several positions recently, this represents a good opportunity to meet and recruit. 

Participation is free.

This 24th edition will be held in person.

Spots will be limited for this edition, so book your table by writing to emplois@cdetno.com with the contact(s) of the person(s) who will represent your company/organization and the logo of your company / organization..

Place: Carrefour carrières des TNO

Diamond Plaza Building, 5204 50 Av, Suite 102, Yellowknife

Liaison Tour 2022

For this edition of the 2022 Liaison Tour, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), in collaboration with RDÉE Canada, CDÉTNO and the Yellowknife CFA is organizing an innovative event, especially for Northern employers and partners.

For the first time, the Liaison Tour will welcome in Yellowknife the IRCC delegation as well as a conference regrouping the 3 northern territories and the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

On this special occasion, we invite you to join us for a chance to discuss the labour shortage issues you are facing in the NWT and the solutions that can be found to address them.

The Liaison Tour will be your space to:

  • Learn about IRCC’s programs as well as those of the provinces and territories in northern and rural areas that support Francophone immigration to meet your needs;
  • Discover potential pools of Francophone candidates through which you can hire talent;
  • Identify the services available to assist you in recruiting qualified workers in Canada and abroad (Destination Canada Forum Mobility, Virtual Job Fairs, Public Employment Services);
  • Target the services that can help you integrate and retain newcomers;
  • Highlight the added value of Francophone immigration during the conference on the theme of economic immigration, advantages, and challenges within the company told by employers and employees;
  • Exchange and discuss the needs of the labour market in the context of the post-pandemic and longer term.

The hybrid Liaison Tour will take place on September 22-23, 2022, in person at the Explorer Hotel in Yellowknife or online at your convenience.

Register now at www.pheedloop.com/TNeL/site.

Information session about CELPIP

Free online information session on the English language test, CELPIP:

Wednesday, August 24th, 2022 at 6:00 P.M. (MST).

Feel free to pass this on to anyone who may be interested in participating!

Camping Trip

CDETNO invites NWT youth, ages 9-12 years old, to a three-day, two-night introductory camping experience on August 17-19, 2022 at Lady Evelyn Falls Territorial Park!

A perfect program for fun and friendship: swimming, campfire (weather permitting) leadership, and safety activities.

The registration deadline is August 7th, 2022. As the activity is limited to 12 youth, we ask for a $50 payment at registration to reserve your place. This amount will be fully refunded at the end of the activity (e-transfer: admin@cdetno.com).

Bus transportation is free. Departure on August 17th, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. and return on August 19th, 2022, at 5:30 p.m. at the Yellowknife City Hall.

If some parents want to join us as a volunteer please contact the Youth Entrepreneurship Coordinator by email at jeunesse@cdetno.com

This activity is offered by the Youth Entrepreneurship Coordinator and the Settlement Worker in Schools (SWIS) of CDETNO in collaboration with the CFA (Communauté francophone accueillante) of Yellowknife, the RTS (Réseau TNO Santé), the AFCY (Association franco-culturelle de Yellowknife), the AFTSO (Association franco-ténoise du Sud et de l’Ouest) and Northern Escape thanks to funding from IRCC (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada).

Effective workplace communication

CDETNO invites you to participate in a free webinar on Thursday, July 28th, 2022 online via Zoom on effective workplace communication:

  • From 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. (MDT);
  • From 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. (PDT).

This bilingual (Fr-En) webinar is intended for employees, business owners, managers, and company directors. This immersive webinar is designed to strengthen your team leadership expertise focusing on lateral management and managing up. Practical tools to nurture team alignment and emotional resonance will be introduced to increase engagement and realization of shared organizational objectives. This webinar will be hosted by Kim Wysseier, owner and organizational strategist at People Compass

Kim has over 10 years of experience in executive leadership, led teams, and developed leadership capability for over 20 years. Kim amplifies leadership impact by partnering with governance boards, business owners, founders, and executives. Kim holds a Master of Sciences in organizational development, and a number of certifications including CPHR, and SHRM-SCP. Kim is also certified in Psychological Health and Safety for workers, Certified Workplace Investigator – Advanced Certification – Harassment, Sexual Harassment, and Psycho-Social Violence, and holds the Prosci change management designation.   

For more information contact Christian Fure, Economic Development and Innovation Officer by email at services@cdetno.com or by phone at 867 873-5962 ext 104.

This webinar is offered by CDETNO, funded in part by the Government of Canada through the Enabling Fund for Official Languages in Minority Communities Program and #RisingYouth.

Webinar: Write an effective funding application

CDETNO invites you to participate in a free webinar on Thursday, June 30th, 2022, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (MDT) online via Zoom on how to write an effective grant application.

This webinar will be hosted by Jean Saint-Cyr and is intended for employees, managers, and directors. Since 2015, Jean has worked as a consulting lobbyist and social and cultural policy analyst. In this capacity, he has prepared grant applications and reports for numerous organizations, including Canadian Heritage, the Department of Women and Gender Equality, various federal funds, and a variety of programs offered by the New Brunswick provincial government.

Prior to practicing as a lobbyist, he was a public servant at the federal and provincial levels, and later as editor-in-chief of New Brunswick’s French-language daily newspaper, L’Acadie Nouvelle, where he wrote over 1,500 editorials.

*Webinar language: Bilingual (French and English)

For more information contact Christian Fure, Economic Development and Innovation Officer by email at services@cdetno.com or by phone at 867 873-5962 ext 104.

Call for volunteers Sǫǫ̀mba K’è Multicultural Festival

If you joined us last year, you know this is an event worth putting on your calendar! Save the date for the Sǫǫ̀mba K’è Multicultural Festival on Sunday, June 26. This year will include performances, culture booths, free food samples, and an open dance floor in the amphitheater from 6-8 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Festival schedule coming soon.

For more information on how to be involved on the day of the event (volunteering, performing, or hosting a culture booth), please email stephanie@nwtliteracy.ca by no later than June 9th.