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Upcoming Events

Poetry of Witness

May 10, 2017 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

This virtual Poetry Slam will connect students with several young poets from a variety of conflict settings in the Middle East as well as with experts in the field. We will look at how poetry has been used in both the past and the... more


UNDRIP: The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

May 10, 2017 - 15:00 PM-16:00 PM (Eastern)

During the UNDRIP video conference, students and educators will be given the opportunity to explore The United Nations Declarations on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples document. They will discuss amongst themselves and with guest... more


Let's Talk Science! Indigenous Perspectives on Climate Change

May 11, 2017 - 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Eastern)

We invite your classroom to join us in looking at the impacts of climate change on Indigenous populations, not only in Canada, but from a global perspective. During this video conference students and educators will have the opportunity... more


Resistance Art: LIVE from the Middle East

May 12, 2017 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

This exciting video-conference will connect students with several young artists from a variety of conflict settings in the Middle East to discuss the significance of resistance art in the context of conflict. We will explore how the... more


Senate Reform - A Conversation with the Canadian Senate

May 25, 2017 - 11:00 AM-12:15 PM (Eastern)

This lively video conference will connect students with current Senator Grant Mitchell representing the province of Alberta. Students will have the opportunity to discuss the Canadian government and talk senate reform. more


Art, Indigenous Perspectives and Climate Change

Jun 5, 2017 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

We invite your classroom to share an artistic perspective of climate change on Indigenous populations in Canada and around the globe. During this video conference students can share their work, from art, to writing, to multi-media... more


We Are All Treaty People: Canada's 150th + 10,000 Years

Jun 8, 2017 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

Join us for this video conference where students and educators will have the opportunity to discuss the history of treaties within Canada. Students will discuss with guest speakers current issues surrounding existing signed treaties and... more


Past Events

The Battle of Vimy Ridge: 100 Years Later

Apr 6, 2017 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

On April 6th,from 10:00-11:00 Mountain/12:00-1:00 Eastern, join 10,000 students from BC to St John, Ottawa to Nunavut as we go LIVE to Vimy Ridge in France to commemorate this seminal moment in Canada's history. In collaboration with the... more


Global Water Crisis

Mar 22, 2017 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

Join high school students from across North America as they come together mentored by graduate students from around the world to seek out and build consensus on how our local, national and international governments and communities can... more


Middle East in Transition: Peace and Conflict Part I

Mar 15, 2017 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

This two part event on March 15th and 22nd will explore how we think about the choice between violence and non-violence, both in terms of how we remember the history of these movements, and in the current context of transition in the... more


International Women’s Day: A Day for the Potential of Girls

Mar 8, 2017 - 11:00 AM-14:00 PM (Eastern)

We will be hosting four, 40 min sessions, that will blow your mind! Expert speakers, with first-hand experience in the difficulties women face, will share their stories and expertise on gender equality. They will discuss current events... more


International Polar Bear Day Pt. I - Art

Feb 27, 2017 - 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Eastern)

We invite your classroom to celebrate International Polar Bear Day by connecting LIVE to the Canadian Arctic, the backyard of our Polar Bears. On February 27th, students will be joining globally through video conference technology for a... more


International Polar Bear Day Pt. II - Sharing

Feb 27, 2017 - 12:30 PM-14:00 PM (Eastern)

We invite your classroom to celebrate International Polar Bear Day by connecting LIVE to the Canadian Arctic, the backyard of our Polar Bears. On February 27th, students will be joining from around the world through video conference... more


Project of Heart

Feb 16, 2017 - 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Eastern)

We invite your classroom to join us in sharing artwork that depicts Canada's journey towards reconciliation. During this event, artists will engage with students to to provide feedback on their pieces and help develop a national dialogue... more


Resistance Art: Poetry of Witness– LIVE from the Middle East

Dec 14, 2016 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

This virtual Poetry Slam will connect students with several young poets from a variety of conflict settings in the Middle East as well as with experts in the field. We will look at how poetry has been used in both the past and the... more


Residential Schools: Stories told and Shared

Dec 13, 2016 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

This video conference will give students as well as teachers a better perspective on residential schools in Canada. We will be exploring the cause and reasons for the creation of residential schools, the effects the schools have had on... more


UNESCO Human Rights Day

Dec 8, 2016 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

Calling all Canadian high schools to come celebrate and learn about Human Rights, at home; and around the world with UNESCO! Have your classroom celebrate International Day of Human Rights through a series of fun and interactive... more


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