GLOBAL CLASS EVENTS
Featured: Sheldon Kennedy at Durham College
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THE TRIAL is a mock trial staged by students that puts contemporary issues to a test. In this trial, organized by students at Canada's Durham College, the sudden death of actor Heath Ledger who starred in acclaimed movies such as The Dark Knight and Brokeback Mountain is examined in terms of who bears the responsibility for his death: the culture in which Ledger rose to fame, or Ledger himself.
OPEN MIKE is a community gathering where people share their personal stories and practical recommendations on a problem with local and global dimensions.
HUMANITY DEBATE is a public debate organized by students that features selected experts sharing their opinions on enduring conflicts related to human civilization.
REPAIR CAFE is a socially innovative learning initiative begun in The Netherlands that gives people the chance to fix their broken items with a skilled "fixer". Neighbours help neighbours learn how to repair in an atmosphere part workshop, part cafe. There are now over 200 such cafes worldwide. This repair cafe is in Toronto, Canada.