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Upcoming Events

Global Dignity Day 2018

Oct 17, 2018 - 11:00 AM-14:00 PM (Eastern)

Grades 5-12, Social Studies 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... more

Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF): Bats Aren't Scary, but Extinction Is!

Oct 24, 2018 - 13:00 PM-14:00 PM (Eastern)

Grades 2-6, Science, Animals, Environmental Stewardship Kick off Bat Week by registering for this event. We will connect your class with Canadian Wildlife Federation Bat Expert, Mike Anissimoff, as we talk about bat... more

Global Refugee Crisis

Nov 21, 2018 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

Grades 8-12, Social Studies, World Politics, English This conference will provide students with the opportunity to connect with experts from the United Nations High Commission for Refugees, who will share their experiences... more

Climate Change and Traditional Environmental Knowledge (Pt. I & II)

Nov 28, 2018 - 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Eastern)

Grades 7-12, Science, Social Studies, Environmental Stewardship This two-part event, on November 28th and December 5th, will be held in conjunction with the UN Conference of the Parties on climate change. The conference... more

Resistance Art

Dec 11, 2018 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

Grades 7-12, Art, Social Studies This exciting video-conference will explore how different art mediums can be used as a tool to bring awareness to social issues, conflicts and oppression within our communities & world... more

Past Events

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

Let's Talk Science! Indigenous Perspectives on Climate Change

Jun 2, 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

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

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

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

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

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

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