Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Encounters With Canada

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS WEEK!!! Week of October 4th to October 11. Expand your knowledge of the world and learn more about such topics as globalization, human rights and diplomacy. Hear from ambassadors, international dignitaries and senior public servants. Visits to international agencies, international embassies and Canada's Supreme Court could also be part of the experience. Complete your week with a moving citizenship ceremony and witness people from around the world become new Canadians. Cost is $600.00 Registration here: https://www.ewc-rdc.ca/pub/en/theme_week

Waterloo Unlimited - Grade 12 students

Waterloo Unlimited for Grade 12 Students!

Just a reminder that the application deadline is approaching for this enrichment experience at the University of Waterloo designed for high school students of exceptional potential.
Grade 12 Program | "Road Map to Research: Explore the frontiers of new knowledge" | Wednesday, November 18 - Friday, November 20, 2015 Application deadline: October 9th, 2015
Details, including an easily printable flyer to distribute to students, available here: https://uwaterloo.ca/unlimited

Expect an immersive, pre-university experience focused on exploring cutting-edge research discoveries with professors, and the chance to engage with current student researchers. Also included: an introduction to the art and science of reading academic papers.

Program fee, includes all meals: $300. Supervised overnight shared hotel accommodation: $180.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Applied Health Sciences!!

Attention all Grade 10 and 11 students ... participate in hands-on workshops and learn more about career opportunities in health sciences at the University of Waterloo. When: mid-April 2016 (8:30 am - 3:15 pm). Where: University of Waterloo. How much: free. More information: Website: uwaterloo.ca/applied-health-sciences/events/discovery-day. Contact: Trish Grover = tgrover@cdnmedhall.org

Monday, September 21, 2015

Student Leadership Mission to the North

Global Vision is now accepting applications for the Arctic Youth Ambassador Caucus (AYAC) being held in Iqaluit, NU from October 28th – November 1st , 2015.

Are your students curious about indigenous culture and history? Do they have a passion for development and advocacy? Are they interested in developing their leadership skills through a boots-on-the-ground experience in Canada’s final frontier? Then the AYAC is for them!

At the Caucus, students will join with their Northern peers to learn more about this region of Canada and work on finding innovative solutions to some of the pressing challenges the North faces. At the Caucus, students will:

•       Engage in Roundtables on Northern issues such as Food Security, Health Care, Environment and Education;
•       Meet with the Elders to learn about the rich history of Nunavut;
•       Learn about Northern culture from their peers;
•       Discover the rich culture and sights of Iqaluit as they work in teams to compete in the Amazing Race: Iqaluit;
•       Share unique experiences with new friends from Coast, to Coast, to Coast.

For more information and to apply for this Global Vision opportunity, please visit http://www.globalvision.ca/ayac .  If students have any questions, contact Mr Pearce or Ms Patterson and one of them will contact Global Vision on your behalf.

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Waterloo Kinesiology Lab Days 2015

Are you interested in Kinesiology?

High school students are invited to visit Waterloo to engage in 3 hands-on workshops
All GRADE 12 Biology students and Exercise Science class students are invited.
Mid December – 10 am – 2:30 pm
Cost - $15


Sunday, September 13, 2015

FORUM for Young Canadians in Ottawa

FORUM is an incredible experience

It allows students who are interested in politics to gain a better understanding of the National decision making processes in Canada.
Students network with youth from across the country, dine with MPs and Senators, attend other political events and sites, and enhance their understanding of the Parliamentay System.
Cost - $895 inclusive (travel, accommodation, meals etc.)
Dates - Feb 21-26  OR Feb 28 - Mar 4  OR Mar 13 - 18

Applications and further information is available at: www.forum.ca

See Ms. Patterson if you have questions.

Youth Arts Program-Ottawa display opportunity

Calling all young artists!  The Youth Arts Program at the Legislative Assembly of Ontario invites youth
aged 12-18 to display their artwork in the Legislative Building in Toronto from November 23, 2015 through March 18, 2016.

Visit our
website for more information and to fill out the online application.  Online applications will be accepted from:
September 10 through October 15, 2015
We invite applications from teachers/instructors on behalf of their students, as well as individual youth artists.  If you have any questions about the Youth Arts Program, contact us at