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Upcoming Events

Black History Month with CCUNESCO

Feb 22, 2023 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

How much do we know about black history in Canada? How do we support Black Student Societies in our schools? What do we lose when we don't include black stories in our history? Join us and our friends at CCUNESCO as we discuss focuses on... more


Life Below Water - Fashion a Fish

Mar 3, 2023 - 12:00 PM-12:45 PM (Eastern)

Join the Canadian Wildlife Federation as we look at how fish are uniquely adapted for life below water! Together we’ll examine fish of different shapes, sizes and colours and use our observation skills to figure out how these... more


International Women's Day: Embrace Equity

Mar 8, 2023 - 12:00 PM-12:45 PM (Eastern)

Learn how we can all #EmbraceEquity. It's not just something we say, write about, or think about, it is something we must EMBRACE. Each one of us can actively support gender equity within our own sphere of influence by challenging gender... more


Decolonizing Climate Action

Mar 15, 2023 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

Climate change poses threats and dangers to the survival of indigenous communities worldwide, even though indigenous peoples contribute the least to greenhouse emissions. Comprising less than 5% of the world's population, indigenous... more


World Water Day

Mar 22, 2023 - 12:00 PM-12:45 PM (Eastern)

(Primary) Join us and our friends at Ocean Wise as we celebrate World Water Day! Students will explore the connections they have to fresh and salt water around the world and investigate different challenges the water on our planet is... more


The Zero Hunger Challenge

Apr 5, 2023 - 12:00 PM-12:45 PM (Eastern)

(Primary) This event & lesson plan looks at foods from around the world, and builds understanding of other children's cultures and lives. Children will be asked to think about how their food choices impact the SDGs and to pledge to make... more


World Book Day

Apr 12, 2023 - 12:00 PM-12:45 PM (Eastern)

(Primary) World Book day is celebrated in April and focuses on the idea that "books have long embodied the human capacity to conjure up worlds, both real and imagined, giving voice to the diversity of human experience. They help us share... more


Earth Day: #Decarbonize Launch 2023

Apr 21, 2023 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

#Decarbonize: #Decolonize is a school-based program that brings together thousands of U18 students and educators, from 50 countries, across the Global North and Global South, in eight months of ongoing dialogue on climate resilience,... more


Canadian Mental Health Week

May 3, 2023 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

(Secondary) "Empathy. It’s the capacity we share as human beings to step into each other’s shoes. To understand where they’re coming from and what they’re feeling. To listen hard and refuse to judge. It’s also one way to reduce and... more


Life on Land: The Buzz on Bees

May 12, 2023 - 12:00 PM-12:45 PM (Eastern)

(Primary) What’s all the buzz about bees? Join the Canadian Wildlife Federation as we shine the spotlight on Canada’s native bee species just in time for World Bee Day (May 20)! Together, we’ll learn more about bees, their important... more


Past Events

World Human Rights Day

Dec 8, 2022 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

(Primary) Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December — the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted, in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). The UDHR is a milestone document, which proclaims the... more


#Decarbonize: Global Celebration

Dec 6, 2022 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

#Decarbonize is a school-based program that brings together thousands of U18 students and educators, from 50 countries, across the Global North and Global South. Students will come together via video conference to celebrate the 4 months... more


Climate and Wildlife

Nov 30, 2022 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

How is climate change impacting wildlife? Join the Canadian Wildlife Federation for an interactive webinar where we’ll discuss the four components of habitat that wildlife (and humans!) need to survive, and explore what happens when... more


Live From COP27: Sustainable Food Practices

Nov 9, 2022 - 12:00 PM-12:45 PM (Eastern)

(Primary) Join our #Decarbonize lead students live from the International Climate Change Conference (COP27) in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. Participating youth will engage in discussions on sustainable food practices and how they relate to... more


Live From COP27: Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt

Nov 8, 2022 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

This series will be hosted by the Centre for Global Education and our Global Lead #Decarbonize Students LIVE from the UN Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC COP27) in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. This event examines the complex nature of... more


Going to Bat for Canada's Bats

Oct 28, 2022 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

Are you afraid of bats? Many myths and misinformation exist about bats, but did you know they play a vital role in helping control insect populations? Join the Canadian Wildlife Federation just in time for Halloween as we shed some light... more


Digital Citizen Day: Thinking About Hate

Oct 26, 2022 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

(secondary) Let\'s break the online HATE! Join us and our friends at MediaSmarts as we work to develop critical thinking skills to recognize types of bad faith arguments, including those that are used by hate mongers to spread... more


Global Dignity Day

Oct 19, 2022 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

(Primary) Youth in schools around the world will participate in Global Dignity Day, a day to honour our interconnectedness and the intrinsic value of each individual. In celebration with this event, thousands of students from schools... more


World Food Day

Oct 18, 2022 - 13:00 PM-14:00 PM (Eastern)

(Primary) As of 2015, almost 800 million people are chronically undernourished. At the same time, 500 million people are obese. The United Nations estimates that food production needs to increase by 60 percent by 2050 to satisfy the... more


#Decarbonize Lite: World Food Day

Oct 18, 2022 - 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Eastern)

"2022 finds us with an ongoing pandemic, conflict, a climate that won’t stop warming, rising prices, and international tensions. This is affecting global food security. We need to build a sustainable world where everyone, everywhere has... more


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