Encounters With Canada

Encounters With Canada is a unique opportunity for Canadian teens to meet other young people from across the country. Spend an adventure-filled week in your nation’s capital! Check out future career options, discover your country, share your hopes and dreams. For 37 years, EWC has delivered a rich and varied, bilingual program. To date, more than 113,000 youth have lived the EWC experience… now it’s your turn!

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April 26, 2019

A Lifelong Dedication to Youth and to the Community

An interview with Valdemar Amigo, incoming Director of Encounters with Canada

April 11, 2019

Appointment of Valdemar Amigo as New Director of Encounters with Canada

Historica Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of Valdemar ‘Val’ Amigo as the new Director of its Ottawa-based Encounters With Canada program.

March 29, 2019

VIDEO: Dr. Adrienne Junek speaks to Health & Medicine Participants

On March 25, 2019, Dr. Adrienne Junek spoke to Encounters with Canada Health & Medicine participants. She told them about health-related careers and gave them pointers on how to be successful in that field. Ms.