An interview with Valdemar Amigo, incoming 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.
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.
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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.
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!
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.
Farm Credit Canada President & CEO Michael Hoffort, an EWC alumnus, tells EWC Tech & Food participants about the future of Canada's Agrofood sector.
- A message from Anthony Wilson Smith, President and CEO of Historica Canada -
With mixed emotions, I am announcing that Linda Brunet will retire from her position as Director-General of Encounters With Canada. Her formal departure date is March 31, 2019.
Encounters with Canada alumnus Brian Knowler (Science & Technology 1989) returned to EWC to meet with First Responders Participants.
Encounters with Canada is proud to announce its partnership with Lockheed Martin Canada [NYSE: LMT] for this fall’s Science & Technology week, set for November 11-17, 2018.
For one week, Sports & Fitness participants got to try out a number of indoor and outdoor activities. They also talked to sports professionals about careers in the field of sports & fitness.
From June 26 to July 2, 2018, 130 students from across Canada came to Encounters with Canada in Ottawa to celebrate our great nation. They discovered Ottawa and its sites, visited Parliament, learned about Indigenous traditions, and took part in Canada day celebrations.
Participants Julie Van and Nicole Regular talk about their experience during the Medicine & Health week at Encounters with Canada.
For the last few years, Ivory Coast drummer Fana Soro has been offering worksphops at Encounters with Canada's Arts & Culture week. More than just drumming, his performance gives students insights into the joys and richness of African Culture.
It's Teacher Appreciation Day! Encounters with Canada would simply not exist without the support of Canadian teachers from coast to coast.
From April 22 to 28, 115 participants visited Parliament, connected with nature at the Ottawa Carleton Wildlife Centre, discovered the Gatineau Park, explored the Laflèche cave, and learned about Environmental Sciences at the St Lawrence River institute.
Dressed in their bright red sweaters, 127 students from every province and territory headed to Ottawa’s War Memorial for a ceremony commemorating the 101th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy.
In an effort to become more environmentally friendly, Encounters with Canada is moving away from disposable plastic bottles.