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Upcoming Events

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

Intl. Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia

May 17, 2023 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

(Secondary) This international day was created to draw attention to the violence and discrimination experienced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex people and all other people with diverse sexual orientations, gender... more

Transformative Arts

May 30, 2023 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

(Secondary) In preparation for International Arts Education Week (May 21-27) we will join CCUNESCO to explore the ways in which ART brings us closer together. This week aims to increase the global community’s awareness on the importance... more

Celebrating School Actions for Wildlife

May 31, 2023 - 12:00 PM-12:45 PM (Eastern)

(Primary) Small individual actions can have a big collective impact! That’s why we want to inspire schools to take action for wildlife for Environment Day (June 5). From bird feeders to native plant gardens, join the Canadian Wildlife... more

Canadian Indigenous History Month

Jun 2, 2023 - 12:00 PM-13:30 PM (Eastern)

(Grades 6-9) June is National Indigenous History Month in Canada. Join our honoured guests from the Senate of Canada as we explore the progress and shortfalls of the implementation of the TRCs 94 Calls to Action. On the eight year... more

World Oceans Day 2023 (Secondary)

Jun 8, 2023 - 11:00 AM-11:45 AM (Eastern)

(Secondary) June 8 is World Oceans Day, the global movement to recognize the importance of our shared ocean. Join us as Ocean Wise helps uncover some of the main issues facing our oceans and what we can do to help!

Past Events

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

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

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