Created by Community Foundations of Canada, the 150 Alliance promotes action, engagement and impact around Canada’s 150th by building a database of organizations and projects in Canada. If you are looking for partners or ideas, check out its database of participating organizations and their projects across Canada
More information: 150Alliance
Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation
The Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation is offering universities the opportunity to highlight their STEAM-related (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) academic programs and innovations through public programming and a speakers’ series it will be organizing in 2017.
More information: Contact Tobias Keogh
Government of Canada’s funded Canada 150 projects
If you are still looking for partners or ideas for your own sesquicentennial celebration, check out the Government of Canada’s funded Canada 150.
More information: Signature initiatives as well as community projects
Innovation 150 invites universities across Canada to share the people, places and innovations that have already transformed our country, or shine a spotlight on current innovators who’ll be celebrated 150 years from now.
More information: Innovation 150
Institute for Canadian Citizenship
The Institute can assist you in hosting a citizenship or reaffirmation ceremony in 2017.
More information: Institute for Canadian Citizenship or contact Mandy Joseph
Quantum – an interactive sesquicentennial exhibition on the wonders of quantum research, information technology, and science and technology – will be stopping in Vancouver, Saskatoon, Calgary, Halifax and Ottawa in 2017.
More information: Quantum and contact Angela Olano to suggest a science and innovation speaker or to leverage one of your campus events as a complementary activity to the tour.
As part of their Canada 150 Signature Project, Reconciliation Canada is launching an online survey to engage Canadians in the reconciliation process and help shape its programming moving forward. Contribute by adding voices from your campus to the national conversation on reconciliation. They are also offering Reconciliation Learning Experiences, outreach activities or eloquent and inspiring speakers that could be invited to one of your events.
More information: Reconciliation Canada
Red Couch Tour
Encourage your students to share their stories about what Canada means to them. The Red Couch Tour will be collecting 150 testimonials in 2017 and is seeking sites for their emblematic couch, as well as collaborators for the production of a documentary about the making of the project.
More information: Red Couch Tour
SESQUI is an immersive mobile dome experience that will tour Canada in 2017, to showcase Canadian culture and innovation through 360° cinematic experience, interactive content, live events, online activities and education programs. Contact SESQUI to become a partner.
More information: SESQUI
Winnipeg Art Gallery
The Winnipeg Art Gallery’s Art Express’d project will travel throughout Canada to engage communities in collaborative art-making and educational activities where Canadians will explore their vision of Canada and their place within it.
More information: To learn more or to be a host on their summer 2017 tour, connect with Judy Slivinski.