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Upcoming Events

International Women's Day #PressforProgress

Mar 8, 2018 - 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 parity. They will discuss current events and... more


A Global Refugee Crisis: The Middle East and Beyond

Mar 13, 2018 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

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 within the United Nations working with Refugees. This event... more


World Water Day: Not Just a Global South Crisis

Mar 22, 2018 - 11:00 AM-12:00 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 the Global Water Crisis. This event... more


Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF): Protecting Our Pollinators

Mar 22, 2018 - 13:00 PM-14:00 PM (Eastern)

Pollinators, although small in size, play a HUGE role in our ecosystems and food chains indicating how healthy an environment is. Join us alongside expert Carolyn Callaghan Ph.D., Senior Conservation Biologist with the Canadian Wildlife... more


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

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

During this conference, 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 be focusing on SDG's :... more


Earth Day: Decarbonize Projects 2.0

Apr 18, 2018 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

During this event, 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... more


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

May 1, 2018 - 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Eastern)

During this event, students will have the opportunity to discuss with guest speakers current issues surrounding existing treaties and the impacts these agreements have had and continue to have on Indigenous communities. They will also... more


Past Events

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


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


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