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Upcoming Events

Resistance Art: A UNESCO Human Rights Exploration

Dec 7, 2017 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

Have your classroom celebrate International Day of Human Rights through artistic expression. This exciting video-conference will explore how different art mediums can be used as a tool to bring awareness to social issues, conflicts and... more


Global Citizenship: SDGs, Globalization & You

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

This video conference will allow students the opportunity to come together to explore and define concepts such as equity, empathy and relationality. They will look at how their unique locations translate on a global scale and build... more


North American Residential Schools: Past, Present & Future Impacts

Dec 14, 2017 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

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


International Women’s Day: Poetry of Witness

Mar 8, 2018

We will be hosting four, 40 min sessions, that will blow your mind! Expert speakers will share their first-hand experiences and stories about the difficulties women face. During this conference, women, young and old, will share... more


A Global Refugee Crisis: The Middle East and Beyond

Mar 12, 2018

This conference will provide students with the opportunity to connect with the United Nations High Commission for Refugees experts, who will share their experiences within the United Nations working with Refugees. This conference... more


World Water Day: Not Just a Global South Crisis

Mar 22, 2018 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

Students will come together to seek out and build consensus on how our local, national and international governments and communities can work together and resolve the ever magnifying issue of Water: A Global Crisis. This event will... more


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

Apr 10, 2018 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

Students & educators will explore human rights and examine why the United Nations felt Indigenous communities from around the world needed a separate document. This event will address Sustainable Development Goal 10 Reduced... more


Earth Day: Decarbonize Projects 2.0

Apr 19, 2018 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

Students will celebrate the anniversary of the modern environmental movement by creating a movement of their own! Youth from around the world will come together to share their decarbonize projects and look ahead to the next United... more


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

May 1, 2018

Students will discuss with guest speakers current issues surrounding existing signed treaties and the impacts these agreements have had and continue to have on Indigenous communities. Students will also have the chance to explore and... more


Past Events

Middle East in Transition : Peace and Conflict PRT 1 & 2 (11 - 12:30 pm MST)

Mar 4, 2014

This two part event on March 4th and 11th 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


Middle East in Transition: Peace and Conflict PRT 1 & 2 (9 - 10:30 am MST)

Mar 4, 2014

This two part event on March 4th and 11th 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


DiscussionsGRC : Intimidation et cyberintimidation (Bullying & Cyberbullying - French)

Feb 26, 2014 - 10:00 AM-11:30 AM (Eastern)

L’intimidation et la cyberintimidation sont omniprésentes dans les écoles et les collectivités partout au Canada. On entend de plus en plus parler de jeunes incapables de faire face à l’intimidation à l’école et en ligne. Par conséquent,... more


Child Soldiers - LIVE from Sierra Leone

Feb 13, 2014 - 11:00 AM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

The use of children as soldiers has been universally condemned as abhorrent and unacceptable. Yet, over the last ten years, hundreds of thousands of children have fought and died in conflicts around the world. This video conference will... more


Truth and Reconciliation in Residential Schools

Dec 12, 2013 - 09:00 AM-10:30 AM (Eastern)

This video conference aims to give students and teachers a better perspective on Aboriginal residential schools in Canada and around the world. Causes for the creation of residential schools will be explored, while also looking at... more


Child Soldiers: Caught up in Conflict

Dec 5, 2013 - 09:00 AM-10:30 AM (Eastern)

The use of children as soldiers has been universally condemned as abhorrent and unacceptable. Yet, over the last ten years, hundreds of thousands of children have fought and died in conflicts around the world. This video conference... more


RCMPTalks: A national conversation on Impaired & Distracted Driving

Dec 4, 2013 - 09:00 AM-10:30 AM (Eastern)

Every year, innocent people across Canada die as a result of impaired and distracted driving, and many more are injured. Through outreach and education, we can reduce the amount of fatalities in Canada. This deep learning videoconference... more


World AIDS Day

Nov 29, 2013 - 09:00 AM-10:30 AM (Eastern)

Challenge indifference, commemorate victims, celebrate progress and commit to action as part of this powerful video conference ahead of World AIDS Day, by joining schools around the world to build awareness and action around HIV/AIDS,... more


RCMPTalks: A national conversation on Bullying & Cyberbullying (English)

Nov 19, 2013 - 09:00 AM-10:30 AM (Eastern)

Bullying and cyberbullying are pervasive problems in schools and communities across Canada. Stories of youth unable to cope with bullying in schools and online are increasingly common. In response, many initiatives across Canada have... more


COP19 from Warsaw, Poland

Nov 12, 2013 - 09:00 AM-10:30 AM (Eastern)

This two-part event on November 12 and 21st will be held in conjunction with the UN Conference of the Parties on climate change. This conference will examine the complex nature of climate change, connects students with innovators at... more


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