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Upcoming Events

North American Residential Schools: Past, Present & Future Impacts

Dec 14, 2017 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

This video conference will give students as well as teachers a better perspective on residential schools across North America. We will be exploring the cause and reasons for the creation of residential schools, the effects the schools... more


International Women’s Day: Poetry of Witness

Mar 8, 2018

We will be hosting four, 40 min sessions, that will blow your mind! Expert speakers will share their first-hand experiences and stories about the difficulties women face. During this conference, women, young and old, will share... more


A Global Refugee Crisis: The Middle East and Beyond

Mar 12, 2018

This conference will provide students with the opportunity to connect with the United Nations High Commission for Refugees experts, who will share their experiences within the United Nations working with Refugees. This conference... more


World Water Day: Not Just a Global South Crisis

Mar 22, 2018 - 11:00 AM-12:30 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 Water: A Global Crisis. This event will... more


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

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

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 address Sustainable Development Goal 10 Reduced... more


Earth Day: Decarbonize Projects 2.0

Apr 19, 2018 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

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 next United... more


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

May 1, 2018

Students will discuss with guest speakers current issues surrounding existing signed treaties and the impacts these agreements have had and continue to have on Indigenous communities. Students will also have the chance to explore and... more


Past Events

The Plight of Liberalism: From Ancient Greece to Trump's America

Nov 24, 2016 - 11:00 AM-14:00 PM (Eastern)

This half-day conference will host four 40 minute sessions throughout the morning, examining multiple perspectives on Liberalism: its success/failure around the world, and interpretation in modern cultures/media. Topics that will be... more


Polar Bear: LIVE from the Canadian Arctic

Nov 7, 2016 - 11:30 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

Connect your classroom directly to the Canadian Arctic, LIVE from the backyard of our Polar Bears. In video conferences and webcasts, hosted inside the Polar Bears International mobile Research Station, we will be connecting with schools... more


LIVE from COP22: Marrakech, Morocco

Nov 3, 2016 - 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Eastern)

This two-part event, on November 3rd and November 17th, will be held in conjunction with the UN Conference of the Parties on climate change. The conference will examine the complex nature of climate change, connect students with... more


Child Soldiers: Caught up in Conflict

Oct 27, 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


DeforestACTION

Oct 27, 2016 - 13:00 PM-14:00 PM (Eastern)

DeforestACTION provides an array of educational resources that help students engage in meaningful, global collaborative problem-solving by exploring the global issue of deforestation. As one of the world’s largest global movements of... more


Global Dignity Day

Oct 12, 2016 - 11:00 AM-13:15 PM (Eastern)

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 coming together live to share personal stories... more


International Day of the Girl Child

Oct 11, 2016 - 11:00 AM-14:00 PM (Eastern)

The designation of October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child is, according to the United Nations, a day meant to focus "attention on the need to address the challenges girls face and to promote girls’ empowerment and the... more


Climate Change in Your Backyard and Around the Globe

Jun 2, 2016 - 11:00 AM-24:30 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


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


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


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