About Us

The Enchanté Network connects and supports 2Spirit and LGBTQ+ community organizations across Canada. We help build stronger 2Spirit and LGBTQ+ community organizations through providing resources, training, and peer to peer networking. Our member organizations include everything from small, volunteer-driven 2Spirit and LGBTQ groups to large frontline service-oriented community centres.  

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Mission, Vision and Values

Mission

The Enchanté Network will maintain a thriving network where we
develop and share programs, resources and knowledge to support
2Spirit and LGBTQ+ communities.

Vision

The Enchanté Network supports 2Spirit and LGBTQ+ communities
from coast to coast to coast to be sustainable, vibrant, intersectional,
indigenized and culturally competent.

Values

Consensus Building: to ensure that people can speak for themselves and that every voice is heard.

Intergenerational: to ensure we value the connection between the generations and respect the contributions of diverse experiences.

Indigenization: to ensure that ways of knowing and being are respected and that reconciliation efforts are included within the framework of the
organization.

Adaptable: to ensure that the organization is responsive to the evolving needs of our communities and adaptable to changes at each level of government.

Equitable: to ensure that genders and sexualities are affirmed and that we work within a framework of diversity and intersectionality.

About Us

The Enchanté Network connects and supports 2Spirit and LGBTQ+ community organizations across Canada. We help build stronger 2Spirit and LGBTQ+ community organizations through providing resources, training, and peer to peer networking. Our member organizations include everything from small, volunteer-driven 2Spirit and LGBTQ groups to large frontline service-oriented community centres.  

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Mission, Vision and Values

Mission

The Enchanté Network will maintain a thriving network where we
develop and share programs, resources and knowledge to support
2Spirit and LGBTQ+ communities.

Vision

The Enchanté Network supports 2Spirit and LGBTQ+ communities
from coast to coast to coast to be sustainable, vibrant, intersectional,
indigenized and culturally competent.

Values

Consensus Building: to ensure that people can speak for themselves and that every voice is heard.

Intergenerational: to ensure we value the connection between the generations and respect the contributions of diverse experiences.

Indigenization: to ensure that ways of knowing and being are respected and that reconciliation efforts are included within the framework of the
organization.

Adaptable: to ensure that the organization is responsive to the evolving needs of our communities and adaptable to changes at each level of government.

Equitable: to ensure that genders and sexualities are affirmed and that we work within a framework of diversity and intersectionality.

Board

We are governed by a Board of Directors, which represents member organizations from every province and territory.

Rachel Loewen Walker – President (Email)

Christian Tanguay – Quebec

Cait Glasson – Ontario

Chelsea Thacker – Northwest Territories, VP Finance

Albert McLeod – Manitoba

Estefan Cortes-Vargas – VP at Large

Joce Reyome – PEI

Kirk Furlotte – Nova Scotia

Jeff Chalifoux – Alberta

 

 

 

 

Staff

Emmett Lamache

Executive Director
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Alexandra Daigle

Francophone Liason and Program Coordinator
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Kathryn LeBlanc

Communications and Programs Manager
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Our Reports and Documentation

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