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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

International Day of the Girl Child

Oct 8, 2015

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


Celebrating World Environment Day

Jun 4, 2015 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

Are you interested in helping to make the environment a better place? Are you also passionate about Art? Join us on June 4th to learn about how your two passions can work together!! We will be connected to a professional artist, Edgar... more


Resistance Art: Art – LIVE from the Middle East

May 14, 2015 - 12:30 PM-14:00 PM (Eastern)

DATE TBA 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... more


Child Soldiers: Caught up in Conflict

May 7, 2015 - 11:00 AM-24:30 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


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

Apr 30, 2015 - 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


LIVE from the UNESCO World Press Freedom Ceremony

Apr 29, 2015 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

This video conference will bring your students LIVE to the UNESCO World Press Freedom Ceremony in Latvia, Riga and give them the opportunity to interact, face-to-face, with past laureates of this most esteemed international Journalism... more


Earth Day Celebration with DeforestACTION

Apr 23, 2015 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

On April 23rd, join us for an exciting DeforestACTION live event to celebrate World Earth Day. Connect with other schools to hear about their inspiring DeforestACTION projects, share your ideas on how to tackle deforestation, and learn... more


Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women

Apr 21, 2015

This two part 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. Humanities Event (9:00-10:20 MT) - Students will... more


RCMPTalks: A national conversation on Bullying & Cyberbullying

Mar 26, 2015 - 12:00 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


Water: A Global Crisis

Mar 19, 2015 - 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


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