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Cross Cultural Understanding in a Globalized World

Kyiv, Ukraine Cross Cultural Understanding in a Globalized World Diversity and inclusion is a concept best learned by experience, not research. On March 20th, 2017 I was fortunate enough to deepen my understanding of cross-cultural understanding with a group of fascinating students from Kyiv, Ukraine. Coincidentally, the visit to The European Collegium was to speak about […]

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Canadangujunga

This is Part 2 in SWY 29’s Canadian Identity Series. Canadangujunga means”I am Canada” in Inuktitut I’m probably one of the oldest Canadians taking part in SWY. Not in age, because I think I’m actually one of the youngest delegates, but in origin. Inuit are one of the three indigenous peoples native to our country, […]

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SWY 29 take on the holidays!

In exactly one week, the Canadian delegation will be stepping onto Japanese soil. For the last few months, the twelve youth have been meeting online weekly to sort out logistics, familiarize themselves with the SWY program, and plan out how they will represent Canada with honesty and pride. Initially being split into committees, they are […]

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Grappling with my Canadian identity

This is Part 1 in SWY 29’s Canadian Identity Series. I’ve never  thought twice about what it means to be Canadian until now. Being chosen as a national delegate for SWY means I have an important task of representing Canada on an international stage along with 11 other delegates. But in order to do that […]

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SWY 29 Delegation Media Coverage

The all-star Canadian delegation for the Ship for World Youth Global Leaders Program (SWY 29) are getting some good buzz in both online and print media. Here’s a list of the ones we’ve tracked so far! 1. The Guardian – Jennifer Whitaker gets a feature article – P.E.I. resident ready to learn on the high seas (PDF) 2. McGill University – […]

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