Category Archives: Education

World Water Day 2012

Jarra Ford Wandering through Montreal last summer, I stumbled across a collection of massive photographs displayed in the centre of a city street. It was Guy Laliberté’s latest creative adventure, Gaia. The exhibit uses images Laliberté captured from the International Space Station in … Continue reading

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Canadian International Model United Nations!

UNA-Canada will be hosting the annual Canadian International Model UN at Grant MacEwan University in Edmonton from 1-4 March 2012. The committees will focus on global environmental issues in preparation for the UNited nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio +20). … Continue reading

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Can NGOs, Non-profits and Activists Co-operate?

A research paper by UNA-Canada Victoria Branch Director Mark Reed on the feasibility of local NGOs/NPGs and activists co-operating on diverse joint projects from discrimination to human rights. Read the full text here.

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Dialogue and Mutual Understanding

Motivated by the International Year of Youth (2010), members of British Columbia’s Youth Advisory Group (YAG) of the Canadian Commission to UNESCO produced this short film under the theme “Dialogue and Mutual Understanding”. Click here to view the collaborative efforts … Continue reading

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Igniting social action through Canadian literature

“Listen, I read” is an initiative to encourage Canadian students to share their opinions and to become more involved in social change through the use of literature and media. See here for details.

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Whatever Happened to Global Warming? – NYTimes

It is disappointing that a discipline invoking the highest standards of epistemic integrity must fight so hard to overcome the friction presented by sheer rhetoric. The United States has an outstanding scientific community built upon the highest standards of academic … Continue reading

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Attention youth!

Are you a youth concerned about discrimination, poverty, a clean environment, your right to participate? Then this program is for you!  For application information click here.

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