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Thank you!

It has been a few weeks since the SWY 29 Canadian delegation has returned from Tokyo. Packed to the brim with teachings and heartfelt memories, they have been busy executing their post-program activities. We would like to take a moment to show gratitude to our generous donors. The funds raised went a long way in […]

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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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2017 SWY Canada Pre-Departure Training and Farewell Reception

2017 SWY Canada Pre-Departure Training and Farewell Reception From the 12-16th January 2017, the official Canadian Delegation for the 2017 Ship for World Youth (SWY) Global Leaders program were in action in Toronto for a training and team-building session before departing to Japan! The packed program included various sessions on SWY protocol, Japanese language and […]

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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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