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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

Middle East in Transition: Peace and Conflict

Mar 17, 2016 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

This two part event on March 17th and 23rd 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 3, 2016 - 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 in developing countries, will share their experiences. Join us for one or all four as we listen... more


International Polar Bear Day

Feb 26, 2016 - 11:00 AM-13:45 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 26th, students will be joining globally through video conference technology for a... more


RCMPTalks: A national conversation on Healthy Relationship

Feb 12, 2016 - 12:00 PM-13:30 PM (Eastern)

On February 12th, Canadian Students will connect nationally and go beyond just learning about healthy relationship and, rather, to see themselves as local agents of change connected to a national movement to promote healthy... more


Caribou, Ecosystems and the North

Jan 28, 2016 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

We are thrilled to be working the Canadian Wildlife Federation to host the International Video Conference on Caribou, Ecosystems and the North. Join the Parks Canada biologist, Shelley Bird, to discuss Caribou, Ecosystems and the... more


Residential Schools: Stories told and Shared

Dec 11, 2015 - 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


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

Nov 26, 2015

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


Resistance Art: Art – LIVE from the Middle East

Nov 19, 2015

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


RCMPTalks: A national conversation on Bullying & Cyberbullying

Nov 17, 2015 - 24:00 PM-13:30 PM (Eastern)

Bullying and cyberbullying are pervasive problems in schools and communities across Canada. Stories of youth unable to cope with bullying in schools and online are increasingly common. In response, many initiatives across Canada have... more


Child Soldiers: Caught up in Conflict

Nov 5, 2015

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


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