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Upcoming Events

Conversations on Reconciliation 2022

Sep 28, 2022 - 12:00 PM-13:30 PM (Eastern)

In preparation for the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation, students will have the opportunity to discuss with distinguished guests from the Senate of Canada current issues surrounding the TRCs 94 Calls to Action and the impacts... more


#Decarbonize Fall Launch: International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste

Sep 29, 2022 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

#Decarbonize is a school-based program that brings together thousands of U18 students and educators, from over 70 schools, across the Global North and Global South, in months of ongoing dialogue on climate resilience, mitigation, and... more


World Space Week

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

(Primary) World Space Week 2022 celebrates “Space and Sustainability”! The mission of World Space Week Association (WSWA) is to strengthen the link between space and society through public education, participation, and dialogue on 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


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


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


Journée de la citoyenneté numérique: Réflexion sur la haine

Oct 26, 2022 - 13:30 PM-14:30 PM (Eastern)

(secondaire) Brisons la HAINE en ligne ! Rejoignez-nous et nos amis d'MediaSmarts alors que nous travaillons à développer des compétences de pensée critique pour reconnaître les types d'arguments de mauvaise foi, y compris ceux qui sont... 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


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


Live From COP27: Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt

Nov 10, 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


Past Events

World Oceans Day

Jun 8, 2022 - 12:00 PM-12:45 PM (Eastern)

June 8 is World Oceans Day, the global movement to recognize the importance of our shared ocean, celebrate the amazing plants and animals within it, and consider humanity’s dependence on a healthy blue planet for our survival. Join us as... more


UNESCO: SDGs & Art- "International Arts Education Week UNESCO"

May 26, 2022 - 12:00 PM-12:45 PM (Eastern)

International Arts Education Week aims to increase the global community’s awareness on the importance of arts education and at reinforcing its cooperation by promoting cultural diversity, intercultural dialogue and social cohesion. In... more


Endangered Species Day

May 20, 2022 - 12:00 PM-12:45 PM (Eastern)

Canada is fortunate to be home to thousands of wildlife species and the vast areas of land and water on which they depend. Unfortunately, many of these species are in decline, due in part to human activities. There are currently more... more


CWF Series: Wild Spaces- Celebrating School Gardens

May 4, 2022 - 12:00 PM-12:45 PM (Eastern)

School gardens are living classrooms that can provide a place for students to reconnect to the natural world around them. They play a vital role in providing hands-on experiences and skills that can improve future health and food... more


Earth Day #Decarbonize 2022 - What is your Youth Action

Apr 22, 2022 - 11:00 AM-11:45 AM (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


Indigenous Perspectives on Climate

Apr 12, 2022 - 12:00 PM-12:45 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


CWF Series: Scraps to Soil- Composting and the Food Web

Apr 7, 2022 - 12:00 PM-12:45 PM (Eastern)

As humans, we rely on the soil for all of our food, but what are we giving back? With our friends at Canadian Wildlife Federation, this event illustrates the importance of healthy soil. When we send our biodegradable materials to the... more


World Water Day: Inspire Action (Elementary)

Mar 22, 2022 - 13:00 PM-13:45 PM (Eastern)

World Water Day is designed to draw attention to the importance of providing clean fresh water to everyone in the world. This conference will focus on what it means to kids, families, and communities to have clean, available water, and... more


World Water Day: Inspire Action (Secondary)

Mar 22, 2022 - 11:00 AM-11:45 AM (Eastern)

World Water Day was conceived during the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development held in Rio de Janeiro in 1992. Since then the goal of the annual celebration has been to draw international attention to the need for... more


Treaties: We Are All Treaty People

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

During this event, students will have the opportunity to discuss with distinguished guests from the Senate of Canada current issues surrounding existing treaties and the impacts these agreements have had and continue to have on... more


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