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Upcoming Events

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


Resistance Visual Art: LIVE from the Middle East

Apr 19, 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


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


Art and World Environment Day

Jun 2, 2017 - 12:00 PM-13:30 PM (Eastern)

Join schools and researchers from across North America as they discuss effects of Climate Change on their regions and around the globe and what can be done to reduce its impact. Students will have access to an interactive webpage, where... more


Past Events

From Residential Schools to Reconciliation: A Student Art & Writing Celebration

May 24, 2016 - 11:00 AM-24:30 PM (Eastern)

As part of Alberta’s Project of Heart, students from across the province are invited to share their writings and artwork that depict their understanding of the people of Alberta’s journey towards reconciliation. The celebration is open... more


Senate Reform - A Conversation with the Canadian Senate

May 16, 2016 - 11:00 AM-24:30 PM (Eastern)

On May 16, from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m., retired Senator Tommy Banks is connecting to six Canadian social studies classes via webinar to talk about senate reform and the Canadian government. In this event, students will hear from Senator... more


Resistance Art: Poetry of Witness – LIVE from the Middle East

May 11, 2016 - 11:00 AM-24:30 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


Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women

Apr 28, 2016

Date & Time: TBA This event will bring youth together from across North America to understand and take action on the issue of violence against aboriginal women and all parties involved. Students will examine and internalize... more


Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women

Apr 27, 2016 - 11:00 AM-24:30 PM (Eastern)

This event will bring youth together from across North America to understand and take action on the issue of violence against aboriginal women and all parties involved. Students will examine and internalize literature, sharing poetry,... more


Resistance Art: Visual Art – LIVE from the Middle East

Apr 27, 2016 - 11:00 AM-24:30 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


Child Soldiers: Caught up in Conflict

Apr 12, 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


Middle East in Transition: Peace and Conflict Part II

Mar 22, 2016 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

This is part two of where we 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.... more


Global Water Crisis

Mar 22, 2016 - 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


Exploring Citizenship & Youth Leadership in Canada

Mar 21, 2016 - 24:00 PM-13:30 PM (Eastern)

As we reflect on what it means for Canada to turn 150, this conference invites young people from across the country to discover and share collective experiences about places of significance where they have seen change happen. They will... more


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