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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

Explore 150 Wishes Workshop

Dec 2, 2016 - 13:00 PM-14:00 PM (Eastern)

As we approach the 150th anniversary of Canada, we want to explore Canada's past, present and future with youth across the nation. Join us for an arts-based, interactive workshop where students will have the opportunity to meet and talk... more


Resistance Art: Art – LIVE from the Middle East

Nov 30, 2016 - 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


Trump or Triumph: Walls Around the World

Nov 29, 2016 - 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Eastern)

Our Walls video-conference is a great lead-in activity to our Resistance Art: Visual Art event on November 30. We will explore the many walls that exist around the world from the West Bank of Israel & Palestine to the city of Prague and... more


The Plight of Liberalism: From Ancient Greece to Trump's America

Nov 24, 2016 - 11:00 AM-14:00 PM (Eastern)

This half-day conference will host four 40 minute sessions throughout the morning, examining multiple perspectives on Liberalism: its success/failure around the world, and interpretation in modern cultures/media. Topics that will be... more


Polar Bear: LIVE from the Canadian Arctic

Nov 7, 2016 - 11:30 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

Connect your classroom directly to the Canadian Arctic, LIVE from the backyard of our Polar Bears. In video conferences and webcasts, hosted inside the Polar Bears International mobile Research Station, we will be connecting with schools... more


LIVE from COP22: Marrakech, Morocco

Nov 3, 2016 - 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Eastern)

This two-part event, on November 3rd and November 17th, will be held in conjunction with the UN Conference of the Parties on climate change. The conference will examine the complex nature of climate change, connect students with... more


Child Soldiers: Caught up in Conflict

Oct 27, 2016 - 11:00 AM-12:30 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


DeforestACTION

Oct 27, 2016 - 13:00 PM-14:00 PM (Eastern)

DeforestACTION provides an array of educational resources that help students engage in meaningful, global collaborative problem-solving by exploring the global issue of deforestation. As one of the world’s largest global movements of... more


Global Dignity Day

Oct 12, 2016 - 11:00 AM-13:15 PM (Eastern)

Global Dignity Day honours our interconnectedness and the intrinsic value of each individual. During this event, thousands of students from schools across Canada and around the world will be coming together live to share personal stories... more


International Day of the Girl Child

Oct 11, 2016 - 11:00 AM-14:00 PM (Eastern)

The designation of October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child is, according to the United Nations, a day meant to focus "attention on the need to address the challenges girls face and to promote girls’ empowerment and the... more


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