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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

Elementary: Safe Passage for Salmon with the Canadian Wildlife Federation

Nov 26, 2020 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

Salmon were once so numerous that people thought they would last forever. Today, after years of overfishing, pollution, and destruction of freshwater habitat, salmon stocks have been seriously depleted. In this session, we will focus on... more


RCMPTalks Cyberbullying

Nov 18, 2020 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (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


#BlackLivesMatter in Canadian Schools, in partnership with CC-UNESCO

Nov 17, 2020 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

Join us in a national conversation to empower and promote positive images of Black youth today within our communities. United Souls is a Black Student Leadership group from David Suzuki S.S composed of passionate human beings who share a... more


RCMPTalks: Substance Misuse

Nov 10, 2020 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

RCMPTalks Substance Misuse featuring former NFL All-Star Alvin Powell Alvin Powell is a former NFL offensive lineman for the Miami Dolphins and the Seattle Seahawks, a former bodyguard to the stars (Britney Spears, Celine Dion, Justin... more


Into The Bat Cave

Oct 30, 2020 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

Are you afraid of bats? Well, did you know that bats are afraid of you?! During the month of all things creepy and crawly, we’re asking young people to take bats off the list of creatures that make them squeal. While bats may seem a... more


Le journalisme, les fausses nouvelles et la désinformation

Oct 27, 2020 - 13:30 PM-14:30 PM (Eastern)


Journalism, Fake News, and Disinformation

Oct 27, 2020 - 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 Media Literacy Week, we want to take the... more


World Food Day - Sustainable Food Systems

Oct 16, 2020 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations was founded in 1945. World Food Day is held to raise awareness of the suffering caused by hunger and obesity, of the importance of nutritious diets and food security, and of the... more


World Mental Health Day: Balancing our Minds

Oct 9, 2020 - 12:00 PM-13:00 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 30: RCMPTalks Online Safety

Sep 30, 2020 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

The Internet has become a part of our daily lives. However, all we seem to hear about are the negative sides of the Internet: people being bullied, ripped off, meeting people who aren't who they say they are etc. It's important that we... more


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