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VIDEA's Programming for International Development Week 2017 is in Full Swing!

Happy International Development Week!

VIDEA has IDW programming taking place in 12 cities across Canada, from coast to coast to coast - Check out the awesome exhibits being hosted by VIDEA's International Youth Interns across Canada so far for #IDW2017.

#WHYITMATTERS

Montreal

Communities, Relationships, and Simplicity: Where Open Minds May Lead
A Photo Exhibit

Interns Aja, Emerant and Muriel launched VIDEA's #IDW2017 photo exhibit in Montreal at Ticos Temple this past Sunday.  Their opening reception included presentations and a film display of Muriel's "lip-dub" which was made in partnership with her friends and colleagues at Arise and Shine Uganda, where she did her internship. Couldn't make it to the reception?  Swing by Ticos Temple (5686 Av de Monkland) anytime this week to check out their artwork.

Check Out Muriel's Lip Dub Here!

Toronto

Global Citizenship and Solidarity
A Photo Exhibit

Our interns Brianne, Claire and Randa are hosting two exhibits in Toronto!  

Their York University exhibit (Faculty of Environmental Studies Lounge) is up and running all week!  Interns spent the day at York yesterday speaking with anybody interested in learning about IYIP, VIDEA, IDW and their internships. They will also be there later this week.  They will be at Starbucks (Leslie and Lakeshore) tomorrow from 6am to 10pm with videos and photos from their internships.  Come by to speak with them over a hot beverage!
Stay Updated on the Toronto Exhibits Here!

Calgary

International Development: A Week or a Lifetime?
A Photo Exhibit

IYIP Intern Omara launched her exhibit on Sunday to kick off IDW in her home community. Her artwork will be there for a few more days, so go check it out at 1000voices (the Genesis Centre) before it's gone!  

Medicine Hat

Connecting Spaces and Places
A Photo Exhibit

International Youth Intern, Nicole has her exhibit up and running at the Madhatter Coffee Roastery (513 3rd St SE) downtown Medicine Hat.  It will be up all week, and Nicole will be there throughout to speak with people about her internship, IYIP, VIDEA and IDW! 

Invermere

Life on an Island: Ecology and Community Resilience 
A Photo Exhibit

VIDEA #IYIP Intern Faye is hosting her photo exhibit at the Circle Cafe (901 7th Ave) during the entire week of IDW.  She hosted an informal reception at the Cafe last night and will also be be at the cafe tomorrow for those who were unable to attend the event yesterday due to bad weather.  

Vancouver

Stories from South Africa
A Photo Exhibit

IYIP interns Katya and Linda launched their exhibit at the University of British Columbia's Global Lounge on Feb 2nd to engage students and community members about the week ahead and about their internship experiences in South Africa. Their exhibit will be running all semester long!

Victoria

Nibbles & Sound Bytes: Conversation & Cuisine on Sustainable Development
A Photo Exhibit

Just yesterday, VIDEA interns, Alex G and Vanessa conducted a workshop at Victoria High School for refugee and immigrant student groups. They will also be hosting an interactive presentation and photo exhibit with the Whistler Rotary Club on Feb. 14th from 7am-9am.  

Lessons Learned from our Tanzanian Mamas (mothers) and Dadas (sisters)
A Photo Exhibit

VIDEA interns Hillary and Rachel's exhibit is open to the public at the Cornerstone Cafe, located in the Fernwood Village and a few steps away from VIDEA's office!  Hillary is also organizing various other activities for IDW, including a film night happening TONIGHT @ Camosun College!
Check out VIDEA's Website for More IDW Events!
Thanks to Global Affairs Canada for funding this project
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