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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March 25, 2019

VIDEO: 2019 Democracy & Youth Mock Elections

During their Democracy & Youth week at Encounters with Canada, participants from all over the country took part in a week-long mock election. See results in this video.

March 15, 2019

VIDEO: Business & Entrepreneurship Participants Take on the Dragons

EWC Business & Entrepreneurship 2019 participants took part in a game inspired by the TV show Dragon's Den. From new apps, to travelling gear, food ideas, and schedule aids - their business ideas were truely inspired!

March 8, 2019

VIDEO: MP Martin Shields Honors Linda Brunet

On February 28, 2019, Member of Parliament Martin Shields (Bow River, AB), invited retiring Encounters with Canada Director General Linda Brunet to the House of Commons, where he stood to recognize her years of service to the organization. Mr.