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Upcoming Events

#GoalUp Global Citizenship

Sep 29, 2020 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

Grades 7-12, Social Studies, Humanities, Global Citizenship. This classroom and event will allow students the opportunity to come together to explore and define concepts such as equity, empathy, and relationality. They will look at... more

Sept 30: RCMPTalks Online Safety

Sep 30, 2020 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

The Internet has become a part of our daily lives. However, all we seem to hear about are the negative sides of the Internet: people being bullied, ripped off, meeting people who aren't who they say they are etc. It's important that we... more

World Mental Health Day: Balancing our Minds

Oct 9, 2020 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

In recognition of World Mental Health Day on October 10, CGE invites you to take a closer look at how our perceptions of mental health and illness are shaped by popular culture and influenced by the media every day. Join us for a frank... more

World Food Day - Sustainable Food Systems

Oct 16, 2020 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations was founded in 1945. World Food Day is held to raise awareness of the suffering caused by hunger and obesity, of the importance of nutritious diets and food security, and of the... more

Into The Bat Cave

Oct 30, 2020 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

Are you afraid of bats? Well, did you know that bats are afraid of you?! During the month of all things creepy and crawly, we’re asking young people to take bats off the list of creatures that make them squeal. While bats may seem a... more

Past Events

Voice, Agency and Democratic Values in the Middle East - Part 1

Feb 22, 2012 - 9:00 AM-10:30 AM (Eastern)

Join activists in the Middle East to critically explore issues of human rights and democracy as they are understood and experienced within the context of a complex and tense ideological landscape. This challenging video conference... more

Live from the UN Climate Change Conference

Dec 8, 2011

Held in conjunction with the UN Climate Change Conference, this event examines the complex nature of climate change, connects students with innovators at the conference in Durban, and explores practical steps and movements youth can be... more

World AIDS Day

Nov 30, 2011 - 09:00 AM-10:30 AM (Eastern)

Challenge indifference, commemorate victims, celebrate progress and commit to action as part of this powerful video conference. Join students in schools around the world as we build awareness and action... more

LOW Carbon Lunch

Nov 18, 2011 - 10:00 AM-11:00 AM (Eastern)

Did you know that the food system is responsible for approximately 1/3 of global greenhouse gas emissions? Reduce your carbon footprint and take a bite out of climate change, starting with your lunch! Participate in the LOW Carbon Lunch... more

LIVE from the Middle East in Transition (Part 2)

Nov 3, 2011 - 9:00 AM-10:30 AM (Eastern)

The foundations explored in Session One will be applied to the current political contexts of transition in the Middle East. Session Two will explore the distinction between legitimate legal structures and a moral set of rules governing... more

LIVE from the Middle East in Transition (Part 1)

Oct 27, 2011 - 09:00 AM-10:30 AM (Eastern)

This session 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 Middle East. Students will... more

Global Dignity Day

Oct 20, 2011 - 09:00 AM-11:00 AM (Eastern)

Global Dignity Day is a time to honour our interconnectedness and the intrinsic value of each individual. Thousands of students from schools across Canada will be coming together LIVE via video conference. Through the sharing of... more

Mental Health: Awareness and Action

Oct 11, 2011 - 9:00 AM-10:30 AM (Eastern)

This video conference will explore issues related to mental health, illness and wellness among adolescents. Topics such as stress, stigma and mental disorders will be addressed to provide students with a foundation for learning about the... more

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