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:

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

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 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 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 by no later than June 9th.

Citizen Application Info Session

The Intercultural Centre, together with the Collège Nordique, organizes a group information session on the citizenship application process on June 29th, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

In-person and online (hybrid), we will be discussing the steps involved in the process of applying for Canadian citizenship.

The objective of the session is to demystify the process itself. The event is open to all.

For more info and registration, please contact Stephanie:

Foundations of Service Quality™ Training

On the occasion of the tourism week, refresh and enhance your customer service skills as the NWT welcomes back the world!

The NWT Career Centre in collaboration with GNWT is running a one-day course online or in-person from 9:00 am — 4:00 pm about the Foundations of Service Quality on May 30th, June 1st, or June 3rd, 2022

*Fees are covered by GNWT -ITI for Tourism Week

Sign-up today by clicking here or calling 867 873 8790

Webinar: Start your own business

Are you planning to start your own business? If so, don’t miss this opportunity, CDETNO is hosting a free webinar on how to launch your business on May, Tuesday 31st, 2022 online via Zoom.

The webinar will be hosted by Kim Wysseier, Owner and Organizational Strategist at People Compass. Kim has over 10 years of experience in executive leadership and entrepreneurship. She has developed the foundation of her company People Compass and acquired her clients ethically while keeping full-time employment in her first years as an entrepreneur. She offers practical and tangible tips for anyone who dreams of starting a business. Kim holds a master of sciences in work and organizational development, a number of certifications such as the CPHR, SHRM-SCP, and the Prosci change management designation.

Sign up on Eventbrite:

Registration deadline: May, 30th, 2022


Do you have a simple project idea to support your community?

TakingITGlobal (TIG) is looking for young people who are inspired with ideas and ready to take action through youth-led community service grants

The #YouthInAction community service grants allow young people, ages 15-30, to come up with ideas that can support their local community and help put those ideas into action with grants of $250, $750, or $1,500.

If you have an idea and are interested in applying for a #YouthInAction grant, visit our website at

Employment Café – 23rd Edition

The 23rd Edition of the Employment Café will be held on May 11, 2022 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.
Are you an employer? Come and recruit in a professional and relaxed atmosphere!Employer registration by email:

Are you looking for a permanent or seasonal job? Come and network with employers who are recruiting.

Location: NWT Career Centre

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

* Refreshments available on site