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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: 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


Past Events

Oct 29: Halloween’s Creepy Crawly Creatures with the Canadian Wildlife Federation

Oct 29, 2021 - 12:00 PM-12:45 PM (Eastern)

You wouldn’t associate a rabbit or salmon with the Halloween season, but for some reason this spooky holiday has laid claim to spiders, bats, crows and more. Let’s explore these festive creatures and find out once and for all if they... more


Journalism, Fake News, and Disinformation

Oct 25, 2021 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

Break the Fake with MediaSmarts and the Canadian Commission for UNESCO. One of the most important issues in today’s digital world is the spread of online misinformation. In this session, marking Canadian Media Literacy Week, we want to... more


Oct 20: Global Dignity Day - An International Celebration

Oct 20, 2021 - 11:00 AM-11:45 AM (Eastern)

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 across Canada... more


Oct 13: International Day of the Girl Child: Focus on Afghanistan

Oct 13, 2021 - 12:00 PM-12:45 PM (Eastern)

The International Day of the Girl Child focuses attention on the need to address the challenges girls face and to promote girls’ empowerment and the fulfilment of their human rights. An investment in realizing the power of adolescent... more


Oct 8: World Mental Health Day

Oct 8, 2021 - 12:00 PM-12:45 PM (Eastern)

In recognition of World Mental Health Day on October 10, CGE invites you to take a closer look at how our perceptions of mental health and illness are shaped by popular culture and influenced by the media every day. Join us for a frank... more


Sept 29: #Decarbonize Global Launch: Youth Action

Sep 29, 2021 - 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


June 8: "World Ocean Day" One Ocean, One Climate, One Future.

Jun 8, 2021 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

On World Ocean Day, people everywhere celebrate and take action for our shared ocean, which connects us all. With our schools, our family, and our community, join with millions of others around our blue planet to start creating a better... more


Energy Flow in Global Systems - Climate Change & Environmental Action

Jun 4, 2021 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

This conference will examine the complex nature of climate change and explore practical steps and movements youth can be involved in to make a difference. The goal of this session is to provide high school students with a practical... more


UNDRIP: The Rights of Indigenous People

May 26, 2021 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

During the UNDRIP video conference, students and educators will be given the opportunity to explore The United Nations Declarations on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples document. They will discuss both amongst themselves and with guest... more


World Bee Day - Food Sustainability & Pollinators

May 20, 2021 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

under threat from human activities. Pollination is, however, a fundamental process for the survival of our ecosystems. More than 75% of the world’s food crops and 35% of global agricultural land depend on animal pollination. Not only do... more


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