Tuesday, October 5, 2021 — 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Developed in collaboration with Indigenous Elders, Knowledge Keepers and educators, the KAIROS Blanket Exercise (KBE) is an interactive and experiential teaching tool that explores the historic and contemporary relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in the land we now know as Canada.

Audience: Students, Faculty and Staff

Wednesday, August 11, 2021 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

This workshop facilitated by Rania El Mugammar explores solidarity through power sharing, mutual aid, and risk taking through the lens of anti-racism.

Audience: Students, Faculty and Staff
Level: Advanced

Wednesday, August 4, 2021 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

This is an introductory workshop to help students, faculty and staff develop greater understandings of 2SLGBTQ+ identities; gain knowledge about protected rights; and,  identify and explore barriers to develop and foster actions that create a more welcoming campus environment and offer meaningful and relevant support.

Audience: Students, Faculty and Staff
Level: Introductory

Monday, July 26, 2021 — 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

This workshop/presentation facilitated by Dr. Gauthamie Poolokasingham focuses on topics of culture, intersectionality, social determinants of health, racism, and White privilege in Canada and Canadian institutions of learning.

Audience: Faculty, Staff and Students
Level: Introductory

Friday, July 23, 2021 — 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

The Indigenous Initiatives Office is pleased to have Ela Smith present this two-part workshop where campus community members will gain a deeper understanding of historic and current realities for First Nations, Métis and Inuit (FNMI) people in Ontario and Canada.

Audience: Students, Faculty and Staff

Thursday, July 22, 2021 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

This workshop will raise your awareness of behaviours and attitudes that may contribute or lead to workplace harassment

Audience: Students, Faculty and Staff

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

This workshop hosted by Pride at Work Canada will address the unique experiences of non-binary employees and jobseekers and what needs to change for their full participation.

Available to University of Waterloo employees  

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

This is an introductory workshop to help students, faculty and staff develop greater understandings of 2SLGBTQ+ identities; gain knowledge about protected rights; and,  identify and explore barriers to develop and foster actions that create a more welcoming campus environment and offer meaningful and relevant support.

Audience: Students, Faculty and Staff
Level: Introductory

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Situated within the values and frameworks of anti-racism, the session facilitated by Rania El Mugammar explores the historical foundation of anti-Black racism within Canada and its present day implications on Black communities.

Audience: Students, Faculty and Staff
Level: Introductory

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EDT

This virtual panel discussion hosted by Pride at Work Canada will look at how we move from discussion of equity towards justice for all in our workplaces. 

Monday, July 12, 2021 — 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

This foundational workshop is designed to give you an understanding of equity and how our interactions with one another are shaped by systems of oppression, power, and privilege.  

Audience: Students, Faculty and Staff
Level: Introductory

Thursday, July 8, 2021 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

This workshop provides an opportunity to learn how to manage difficult conversations when they arise, whether it be with a manager, supervisor, colleague or even family member.

Audience: Students, Faculty and Staff

Wednesday, July 7, 2021 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

The presentation by Pride at Work Canada will encompass a history of 2SLGBTQ+ Canada with a focus on Canadian 2SLGBTQ+ employment discrimination starting in the 1970s.

Available to University of Waterloo employees  

Tuesday, July 6, 2021 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Presentation on Métis culture and history, including with the ethnogenesis of the Métis, "Who Are the Métis?", their unique and rich culture and language. Why did they disappear in history? Where are they today? 

Audience: Students, Faculty and Staff

Tuesday, June 29, 2021 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EDT
National Indigenous History Month

The truth is hard. Reconciliation is harder—comes at an opportune time for our country, as we seek to understand how best to implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s (TRC) recommendations. In this keynote, The Honourable Murray Sinclair reminds us that reconciliation is not an act of forgiving past wrongs. It is a process of dismantling the ongoing colonial relationship that treats Indigenous people as less than human. It is not a matter of benevolence or charity. It is a matter of respect and rights. 

Monday, June 28, 2021 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

This is an introductory workshop to help students, faculty and staff develop greater understandings of 2SLGBTQ+ identities; gain knowledge about protected rights; and,  identify and explore barriers to develop and foster actions that create a more welcoming campus environment and offer meaningful and relevant support.

Audience: Students, Faculty and Staff
Level: Introductory

Wednesday, June 23, 2021 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EDT

This virtual panel discussion hosted by Pride at Work Canada will examine how we move from acknowledging diversity to affording all employees dignity in our workplaces.

Wednesday, June 23, 2021 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
Healing Space for Muslim Campus Community Members and those Impacted by Islamophobia

University of Waterloo students, faculty and staff from the Muslim community as well as those that have been impacted by Islamophobia are invited to attend a virtual healing space led by the Coalition of Muslim Women of KW.

Tuesday, June 22, 2021 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

This workshop will raise your awareness of behaviours and attitudes that may contribute or lead to workplace harassment

Audience: Students, Faculty and Staff

Monday, June 21, 2021 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
National Indigenous History Month

Canada’s first and only Inuk professional classical singer, Deantha Edmunds, is a proud resident of Newfoundland and Labrador. She is a two-time Dora Award Nominated performer and is much in demand as a singer, actor, and collaborator in both Indigenous and non-Indigenous projects. She is also a member of the Canadian Opera Company’s Circle of Artists.  

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
National Indigenous History Month

Join Alumni Tracy Primeau, BA ‘98, in a discussion about Indigenous Business and Leadership. Tracy Primeau is a shift manager at Bruce Power, and also member of many organizations – she is a member of the Board of Directors of Women in Nuclear Canada, Chair of the Women’s House Serving Bruce and Grey, Executive of the Kincardine Bulldogs Hockey Club and sits on two Municipality of Kincardine Council committees.

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

In this workshop hosted by Pride at Work Canada, we will discuss the harsh reality of LGBTQ2+ people with disabilities, the nuances between disability groups, and how to make your workplace more accessible.

Available to University of Waterloo employees

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

This workshop provides an opportunity to learn how to manage difficult conversations when they arise, whether it be with a manager, supervisor, colleague or even family member.

Audience: Students, Faculty and Staff

Monday, June 14, 2021 (all day) to Wednesday, June 30, 2021 (all day)
iskwē with the Kitchener Waterloo Symphony

As part of the National Indigenous History Month events across campus, Indigenous Initiatives Office is offering campus community members a chance to stream artist, musician, and creator iskwē in her performance with the Kitchener Waterloo Symphony (KWS) 

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 — 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT

In this interactive workshop facilitated by the Sexual Assault Support Centre of Waterloo Region participants will come together solo or with their partner(s) to gain knowledge of healthy relationships, healthy communication and healthy boundaries.

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