Connect Canada December 2015


  • Luminato Arts and Creativity Festival in Toronto: June 10-26

    Luminato Festival is Toronto’s global multi-arts festival dedicated to performance, visual art, music, theatre, dance, magic and more. This year, the Festival marks its 10th anniversary with free and ticketed programs by Canadian and international artists delivering adventurous art in adventurous places!

  • “Chat with Diplomats” on LGBTI at American Centre, New Delhi: June 17

    As part of Pride Month activities in June, Canada’s Deputy High Commissioner Jess Dutton will share the Canadian experience on LGBTI in a panel discussion with diplomats from the US, Swedish and British diplomatic missions at the American Centre, at 4pm. The event is free and open to all on a first-come-first-served basis. Guests are required to carry a valid photo identity card. See details here.

  • National Aboriginal Day in Canada: June 21

    This year marks the 20th anniversary of Canada’s  National Aboriginal Day. On this day and through the month of June, Canadians celebrate the history, culture, achievements and contributions of the First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples of Canada.

  • Fellowships for students from Nepal and Bhutan – Application Deadline: June 20

    Canada's International Development Research Centre will fund 13 fellowships through India’s Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research in the August 2016-July 2017 academic year. Funding will be offered under these programs:

    The program aims to build capacity in inclusive development with a special focus on labour market and industrial policy. Scholarships will be available for students of Bhutan, Nepal and other Asian countries (excluding India). See details here.

  • National Aboriginal Day in Canada: June 21

    This year marks the 20th anniversary of Canada’s  National Aboriginal Day. On this day and through the month of June, Canadians celebrate the history, culture, achievements and contributions of the First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples of Canada.

  • Yoga Day in Ottawa: June 26

    The Canada-India Centre at Carleton University and the High Commission of India in Canada are celebrating the International Day of Yoga with a special session on yoga and wellness, followed by a light lunch, from 9am to 2:30pm, at the Centurion Conference and Event Center in Ottawa. Entry is by registration only on a first-come-first-served basis with a contribution of $10 per person. See details and register here.

  • Catch animated films from Canada at BDL Museum, Mumbai: June 26

    Join us for the 11th edition of Canadian films for kids at the Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai City Museum from 4pm to 5pmThis month’s screenings will feature six short family-friendly films from Canada’s National Film Board. The screenings are free and open to all. General museum entry tickets will apply (adult Rs. 10 and children Rs. 5). Register at: education@bdlmuseum.org

  • Jazz music festival in Montreal: June 29 - July 9

    The Festival International de Jazz de Montréal features nearly 3,000 musicians from about 30 countries each year and a large number of free concerts, open to everyone. This year’s festival will also feature Colin Hunter who began his musical career in India.

  • Funding opportunities for organizations in India, Nepal and Bhutan

    Organizations in India, Nepal and Bhutan - do you have a bold idea to save and improve lives, specifically in the areas of maternal, newborn and child health, or to protect and nurture early brain development? Apply now for grants by Grand Challenges Canada, supported by the Government of Canada. Funding is available under three programs:

    Grants are also open to Canadian organizations working on projects or research in these countries.

  • Call for case studies: Public-Private interactions in nutrition-related non-communicable diseases – Submission Deadline: July 15

    Have experience in public-private interactions in the field of nutrition-related non-communicable diseases? Share your knowledge, lessons learnt and recommendations with researchers, funders, practitioners, policy makers, civil society organisations and others in the form of a case-study. Jointly funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research -Institute of Population and Public Health and Canada’s International Development Research Centre, with contributions in-kind from the UK Health Forum, the resulting casebook will explore the influence of public-private interactions with the for-profit commercial sector on nutrition-related non-communicable disease prevention research, policy and practice. See details here.

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