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Upcoming Events

SDG Series: “Youth Gender Forum: The key to unlocking transformational change”

Dec 8, 2021 - 11:00 AM-11:45 AM (Eastern)

‘Equity’ ‘Equality’ & ‘Empowerment’ Do these words interest you? In this event, we will discuss and understand important terms, the importance of gender equality, causes of discrimination, issues in the community, and what we should do... more


Black History: More than just a month

Feb 15, 2022 - 12:00 PM-12:45 PM (Eastern)

How much do we know about black history in Canada? Who were the key figures? What do we lose when we don't include black stories in our history? This panel discussion focuses on Anti-Black racism in Canada starting with an overview of... more


World Wildlife Day

Mar 3, 2022 - 12:00 PM-12:45 PM (Eastern)

Canada is home to over 70,000 species. That’s a lot of nature to love – and a lot of wildlife to conserve! Join us and our friends from the Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) as we take a closer look at how to help conserve Canada’s most... 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


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


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


Indigenous Perspectives on Climate

Apr 13, 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


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


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


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


Past Events

Truth and Reconciliation Commission Virtual Town Hall

Mar 19, 2014 - 09:00 AM-13:00 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 causes/reasons for the creation of residential schools, while also looking at the effects the... more


A Day for the Potential of Girls Globally

Mar 6, 2014 - 11:00 AM-12:30 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... more


Middle East in Transition : Peace and Conflict PRT 1 & 2 (11 - 12:30 pm MST)

Mar 4, 2014

This two part event on March 4th and 11th 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


Middle East in Transition: Peace and Conflict PRT 1 & 2 (9 - 10:30 am MST)

Mar 4, 2014

This two part event on March 4th and 11th 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


DiscussionsGRC : Intimidation et cyberintimidation (Bullying & Cyberbullying - French)

Feb 26, 2014 - 10:00 AM-11:30 AM (Eastern)

L’intimidation et la cyberintimidation sont omniprésentes dans les écoles et les collectivités partout au Canada. On entend de plus en plus parler de jeunes incapables de faire face à l’intimidation à l’école et en ligne. Par conséquent,... more


Child Soldiers - LIVE from Sierra Leone

Feb 13, 2014 - 11:00 AM-13:00 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


Truth and Reconciliation in Residential Schools

Dec 12, 2013 - 09:00 AM-10:30 AM (Eastern)

This video conference aims to give students and teachers a better perspective on Aboriginal residential schools in Canada and around the world. Causes for the creation of residential schools will be explored, while also looking at... more


Child Soldiers: Caught up in Conflict

Dec 5, 2013 - 09:00 AM-10:30 AM (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... more


RCMPTalks: A national conversation on Impaired & Distracted Driving

Dec 4, 2013 - 09:00 AM-10:30 AM (Eastern)

Every year, innocent people across Canada die as a result of impaired and distracted driving, and many more are injured. Through outreach and education, we can reduce the amount of fatalities in Canada. This deep learning videoconference... more


World AIDS Day

Nov 29, 2013 - 09:00 AM-10:30 AM (Eastern)

Challenge indifference, commemorate victims, celebrate progress and commit to action as part of this powerful video conference ahead of World AIDS Day, by joining schools around the world to build awareness and action around HIV/AIDS,... more


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