Virtual KAIROS Blanket Exercise (English only)

Online, EASTERN Time Zone

Developed in collaboration with Indigenous Elders, Knowledge Keepers and educators, the KAIROS Blanket Exercise (KBE) is an interactive and experiential teaching tool that explores the historic and contemporary relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in the land we now know as...

$35

Saskatoon: KAIROS Meet-n-Greet

St. Andrew's College, Saskatoon 1121 College Dr, Saskatoon

Come have a chat with Shannon from KAIROS national. Hear about For the Love of Creation and plans for COP27. . Join us on the east lawn at St. Andrew’s College; we’ll go inside if the weather is poor. ....

Edmonton: KAIROS Afternoon Tea

Come for an outdoor, informal KAIROS gathering in Edmonton. All are welcome. Thursday, July 21 3:00 PM  A backyard garden near Rundle Park, Edmonton Join us for a chat with Shannon from KAIROS national and learn more about For the...

Calgary: Faith, Climate & Conversation

Grace Presbyterian Church 1009 15 Ave SW, Calgary

Are you interested in faith-based environmental action? Join us for a community networking opportunity on Thursday, July 28th (5-7pm) to meet with other like-minded folks as well as representatives from The Calgary Alliance for the Common Good,  Faith & the Common...

Canadian Ecological Justice Bills Letter Writing (English only)

Online, EASTERN Time Zone

Decolonizing climate policy means changing the deeper, systemic factors that cause ecological injustices and human rights violations. During KAIROS Climate Action Month 2022, supporters are called on to advocate for the Canadian federal government to pass several private members’ bills....

Along Her Banks with Artist and Knowledge-keeper Mary Anne Caibaiosai

Stanley Park Optimist Natural Area 19 Crestview Place, Kitchener

Join Mary Anne Caibaiosai, Water-walker, knowledge-keeper, artist and educator along the banks of the Grand River. She will share knowledge gained from completing a four-year journey with the All Nations Grand River Water Walk, and the collective hope for these...

Free

Meet the COP27 Delegation

Online, EASTERN Time Zone

This is the moment you have all been waiting for - come meet the KAIROS/For the Love of Creation COP27 delegation! Delegates include KAIROS Women, Peace and Security global partners, Indigenous partners from Turtle Island, and youth from Canada. Each...

Toronto: Peace Walk moves to support Migrant Rally

Christie Pits Park 750 Bloor St W, Toronto

The Blue Scarf group planning a Peace Walk to mark the United Nations International Day of Peace has elected to shift our plans and join in solidarity with migrant workers for the Toronto - Rights, Regularization, Status for All! rally...

Learn about what’s really happened with Indigenous Peoples through Canada’s history

Martin Luther Church, 2379 Lake Shore Blvd West, Toronto, ON M8V 1B7 2379 Lake Shore Blvd West, Toronto

ECULINKS Etobicoke and KAIROS Toronto West are offering the opportunity to hear and live Canadian history to the present through the eyes of Indigenous peoples. A KAIROS Blanket Exercise (KBE) will be on September 24, 2022, at Martin Luther Church, in...

$15.

Taking it to the next level: Decolonizing Climate Action

Online, EASTERN Time Zone

The final event of KAIROS Climate Action Month 2022 builds on the month’s learnings and asks people to consider how to apply what we’ve learned to our own lives and to climate action. It is meant to truly set our...

Sitting With the Truth

50 Kent Street, Kitchener, ON

Sitting with the Truth is a journey of pain, resilience and apology. Along the way, you will hear stories from survivors and staff of Mennonite-run residential schools. This self-directed learning opportunity includes a facilitator who will be available to answer...

Reconciliation Through Justice: Housing

Star of the North Retreat Centre 3A St. Vital Avenue, St. Albert

Star of the North Retreat Centre continues to work out its commitment to reconciliation by providing space for listening, learning, & healing. We will continue to learn from Indigenous elders, artists, & healers. Our Aurora Living program will work through...

Ottawa: Acknowledge the Truth Walk

Grounds of the War Museum 1 Vimy Place, Ottawa

Join Algonquin Spiritual Advisor, Artist and Human Rights activist Albert Dumont, and walk with optimism and confidence that the National Capital Commission will rename the Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway to the Kichi Zibi Parkway. Bring your water bottle, wear...

Remember Me: A National Day of Remembrance

Parliament Hill Ottawa

A day led by children and youth. Memorializing the children who didn't come home from school, honouring school survivors and their families, honouring survivors of Indigenous child apprehension programs, Eagle Feather Ceremony for survivors, performances by children, guest speaker Autumn...

Intergenerational March to commemorate Orange Shirt Day

Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre 1985 Learners' Way, Vancouver

Join us for an intergenerational march to commemorate Orange Shirt Day. Members of the UBC community, families and those in solidarity are welcome to participate. The march aims to be educational and supportive to the Indigenous community on campus and...

Survivor Stories and Panel Discussion

Winnipeg Art Gallery 300 Memorial Blvd, Winnipeg

Hear from residential school survivors, Betty Ross and Marlene Gallagher as they recount their experiences and watch videos. Panelists include Dr. Sean Carleton, Elder Betty Ross, and Marlene Gallagher. Open to the public. Refreshments available. General admission fees will be...

Admission to Winnipeg Art Gallery required for non-Indigenous people

Truth and Reconciliation: Learning, Understanding and Healing

Gatehouse Grounds, Colonel Samuel Smith Park, Gatehouse Grounds, Colonel Samuel Smith Park, 3101 Lake Shore Blvd West, Toronto

Public Gathering honouring the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Etobicoke 2 -3 pm, Friday September 30, 2022 Gatehouse Grounds, Colonel Samuel Smith Park, 3101 Lake Shore Blvd West (near 14th St)-- street parking available, TTC -501 bus Led...

Free

Halifax/Online: Building Hope for Atlantic Canada: Water, Land, Air and Food for All

St Andrew's United Church, 6036 Coburg Rd., Halifax, NS St Andrew's United Church, 6036 Coburg Rd., Halifax

This is the KAIROS Atlantic annual Fall Gathering. It is a hybrid event, both in-person at St Andrew's United Church, 6036 Coburg Rd., Halifax, NS and on Zoom. Through presenters, questions, small and large group discussions, participants will be invited...

Sacred Water – Northwest Ontario and Manitoba KAIROS Fall Gathering

St. Émile Cathlic Church 556 St. Anne's Rd, Winnipeg

This is a hybrid event. You can attend in person or online. Either way, please register. If you are attending in person and have any food allergies, please contact Debby at: Dcoombs.dandy@mymts.net. Suggested donation for those attending: $20 or what...

In-FUEL-enza

Online, EASTERN Time Zone

Please join us for an evening of reflection on climate justice on October 25th. A video presentation prepared by KAIROS Guelph will be followed by insights on the climate emergency and actions for healing from special guests Elizabeth Snell and...

Activating Hope: Faith and the Climate Crisis

Grace Presbyterian Church 1009 15 Ave SW, Calgary

This will be a hybrid event. Attend online or in-person at Grace Presbyterian Church (1009 – 15Th Avenue SW, Calgary). Register: https://secure.kairoscanada.org/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=315 9:00 am (MDT) – LEARNING EVENT What does hope look like in a time of climate chaos? How...

Voices to COP27 / Des voix à COP27 / Voces a la COP27

Online, EASTERN Time Zone

Le français suit Sigue en español Voices to COP27 KAIROS and For the Love of Creation are co-sponsoring a delegation to COP27, the United Nations international climate conference. Join us online for a conversation with the delegates, just before they...

KAIROS takes its Blanket Exercise to COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt

COP27 Civil Society Climate Justice Hub, Sanar Hotel, Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt

COP27 Parallel Event – KAIROS Blanket Exercise: Centering Indigenous History and Leadership in Climate Action. The COP27 Civil Society Climate Justice Hub, Sanar Hotel, Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. NOTE: Times are in Cairo, Egypt Time

Candles for COP27

First Met Victoria 932 Balmoral Road, Victoria

Join this candlelight walking vigil to support the COP 27 climate conference taking place in Egypt, November 6-18. The vigil will start on the steps of First Met church, walking around a short distance along Quadra, Pandora and Blanshard and...

Free

KAIROS presents – COP27 Event – Global South Perspectives on Climate Justice, Peace and Conflict, and Gender Equality at the Canadian Pavilion in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.

The Canadian Pavilion, Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.

Co-sponsored by KAIROS Canada and the Equality Fund, this event will highlight how governments and the private sector can collaborate with civil society in a decolonial and feminist approach to peace and climate justice action. NOTE: Times are in Cairo,...