ACGC Events

Turning Gender Equality into Reality:  Keynote and Panel discussion with Shiza Shahid

Date: Monday, November 5th
Time:  11:30am- 1pm
Location: Myer Horowitz Theatre, University of Alberta, Edmonton




Together 2018: Collaboration, Innovation, and the Sustainable Development Goals

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Member and Partner Events

Event: Speaking Our Peace. Young Jewish and Palestinian Voices in Conversation
Edmonton, Monday, Oct 29th
Calgary: Thursday, Nov 1st

Come hear two young adults, one Israeli and one Palestinian, speak about their experiences growing up in the Middle East. They will discuss the current context, ongoing challenges, and how they are working towards a just peace in Israel and Palestine.  Free events, no registration required, refreshments provided.  Read more at

Edmonton: Monday Oct. 29: 7:00 pm at Holyrood Mennonite Church (9505 79 St NW)

Calgary: Thursday Nov 1: 7:00pm at Foothills Mennonite Church (2115 Urbana Rd NW). Calgary Multicultural Choir will also be preforming.

Fundraiser: Dinner in the Dark
Calgary, Thursday, November 22nd

Join Light Up the World on Thursday, November 22, 2018 at TELUS Spark in Calgary to celebrate the fourth annual Dinner in the Dark Gala. This year’s event will include a delicious menu from local favorite – Char Bar, auctions, and an opportunity to learn more about Light Up The World and the amazing impact that energy access has on families living in energy poverty

For tickets, visit Light Up the World’s website

Conference: Indspire National Gathering
Edmonton: November 7-9

Join Indspire for the National Gathering for Indigenous Education.  At this annual gathering, Indspire will bring together educators and partners from across the country to share their experiences and strategies for educating K-12 Indigenous students. This year’s theme is Transforming Education through Reconciliation

Learn more and register at Indspire

Teachers’ Forum On Food Security in Winnipeg November 14-16, 2018

Canadian teachers are being invited by Canadian Foodgrains Bank to a three-day forum in Winnipeg. The objective is to exchange knowledge between grade 8-12 teachers and Canadian Food-grains to learn about global hunger and food security. Find out more and apply.