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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

RCMPTalks: A national conversation on Bullying & Cyberbullying (English)

Nov 19, 2013 - 09:00 AM-10:30 AM (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

COP19 from Warsaw, Poland

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

This two-part event on November 12 and 21st will be held in conjunction with the UN Conference of the Parties on climate change. This conference will examine the complex nature of climate change, connects students with innovators at... more

Middle East in Transition: Peace and Conflict

Oct 24, 2013 - 9:00 AM-10:30 AM (Eastern)

This two part event on October 24th and 31st 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... more

Global Dignity Day

Oct 16, 2013 - 09:00 AM-10:30 AM (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... more

International Day of the Girl Child

Oct 11, 2013 - 9:00 AM-10:30 AM (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

Mental Health: Awareness and Action

Oct 10, 2013 - 9:00 AM-10:30 AM (Eastern)

This video conference will explore issues related to mental health and illness among adolescents.. Understanding symptoms and methods in which to manage mental illnesses are important tools in achieving a healthy state of... more

Child Soldiers: Caught Up in Conflict

Jun 6, 2013 - 12:30 PM-14:00 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

Residential Schools Truth and Reconciliation Commission

May 27, 2013 - 12:30 PM-14:00 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

Live Poetry Slam - Witness in the Middle East

May 16, 2013 - 09:00 AM-10:30 AM (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

Resistance Art in the Middle East

May 9, 2013 - 09:00 AM-10:30 AM (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

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