Global Citizenship Awards – The Global Citizenship Award recognizes Grade 12 students who have engaged in meaningful global citizenship activities aimed at making a more just and sustainable world. We recognize global citizens who understand that their actions make a difference, here and around the world and act as leaders in making positive change.

Model United Nations Assembly (MUNA) – High school students, with their counsellors/teachers, take on global citizenship as they model the United Nations Assembly at an event in Winnipeg, Canada. The 2017 Assembly will take place May 3-6, 2018 at the Canadian Mennonite University in Winnipeg, Manitoba. High school students, along with their counsellors, take on global citizenship as they simulate the United Nations Assembly. A video of last year’s proceedings is available here.

University of Manitoba Glassen Ethics Essay Contest – $1000 prize for best philosophical essay under 1000 words by a grade 11 or 12 student in Manitoba. Winning essay will be published in the Winnipeg Free Press. The deadline for the 2017 essay contest has passed. Information (including the contest questions and entry information) for the 2018 contest will be posted when available.

Youth Forums Canada – The 2017-18 application is now open! Are you smart, ambitious, and political? Do you want to be part of your community and your country’s future? Get involved now! Forum for Young Canadians presents a fun and valuable opportunity to meet other young Canadians like you during a week-long behind-the-scenes experience in the world of federal politics on Parliament Hill. For nine months, Forum supports your initiatives and helps you make a difference. You’ll learn how to share, collaborate and turn your ideas into community action. You’ll meet Members of Parliament, Senators and other leading figures in government and the public service. Apply today!

Student Vote – Student Vote is a parallel election for students under the voting age, coinciding with official election periods. Click on the link to register your school to participate. Please check back when the next election is called, for more Student Vote activities!

Children’s Peace Walk – The Annual Childrens Peace Walk will take place in September, 2018. Information will be posted when available. If your school is interested in participating, please contact Estelle Lamoureux at