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April 2018

Young Authors and Illustrators Conference

April 17, 2018 @ 8:30 am - April 19, 2018 @ 3:30 pm
Aviation Museum, 11 Aviation Pkwy
Ottawa, Ontario K1K 2X5 Canada
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Sponsored by MASC

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June 2018

Women’s Shelter Conference

June 13, 2018 @ 9:00 am - June 15, 2018 @ 9:30 pm
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February 2019

Future City Competition 2019

February 19, 2019

The Leacross Foundation is proud to support the Future City Competition in Canada. Future City is a project-based learning program where students in 6th, 7th, and 8th grades imagine, research, design, and build cities of the future. Canadian teams are for the first time participating in the Future City competition with participants gearing up in Ontario, and Prince Edward Island. This expansion is made possible through the support of Engineers Canada, the Durham District School Board, Engineers PEI and the…

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Reading for the Love of It Conference

February 21, 2019 - February 22, 2019
Sheraton Centre Hotel, 123 Queen Street West
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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The 43rd Annual Reading for the Love of It conference is taking place on Thursday, February 21, and Friday, February 22, 2019 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel. This annual language arts conference is regarded as pre-eminent in bringing together local, national and international authorities in the field of literacy. The goal of the conference is to provide a wide spectrum of speakers to inspire and provoke thinking about literacy issues, and to promote the lifelong love of reading, all at an…

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March 2019

Meet the Authors – 11th Annual Workshop at the Chelsea Library

March 26, 2019 - March 29, 2019
Chelsea Library, 100 Chemin Old Chelsea
Chelsea, Quebec J9B 1C1 Canada
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The Leacross Foundation is happy to support the authors and illustrators coming to the Chelsea Library to meet with students. We are also happy to invite parents and friends to the two pyjama nights to meet the authors.        

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April 2019

PhilanthroTHINK – Inspiring Philanthropy to do Better

April 2, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario Canada
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Inspiring Philanthropy to do Better The percentage of Canadians who give to charity has been declining for years, and many relatively wealthy individuals do not donate. Philanthropy in the US seems to be in a better state, and Americans give at higher rates than Canadians. The differences are not due solely to differences in tax incentives. What can we learn from the way that philanthropy works in the States? How could Canadians do better, and what would that take? A…

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Key Ceremony at Leacross Landing with Habitat for Humanity Greater Ottawa

April 25, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Leacross Landing is located at the southeast intersection of Jeanne d'Arc Boulevard and Fortune Drive in Orléans, north of Highway 174 in close proximity to the Jeanne d'Arc transit station. When completed, the development will include a total of 16 townhouses, with eight townhouses fronting onto Fortune Drive, while the remaining eight townhouses will front onto an internal private road called Leacross Private. Jeanne d'Arc development in Orleans: Phase II is in progress Phase II of Leacross Landing broke ground in…

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June 2019

Women Deliver 2019 Conference

June 3, 2019 - June 6, 2019
Vancouver Convention Centre, 999 Canada Place
Vancover, British Columbia V6C 3E1 Canada
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The world’s largest conference on gender equality and the health, rights, and wellbeing of girls and women. This conference will boast three days of inspiration, connections, learnings, and networking - you won’t want to miss out! The Women Deliver 2019 Conference will focus on power, and how it can drive – or hinder – progress and change.  

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2019 Supporting Women In Trades Conference

June 17, 2019 - June 18, 2019

You don't want to miss the 2019 Supporting Women in Trades Conference, taking place June 17-18 in Vancouver. This two-day event brings together more than 300 women in trades, employers, labour organizations, government, educators and other advocates for diversity and inclusion. Delegates learn about some of the great initiatives underway across Canada to help address the challenges faced by women in trades, share promising practices and will contribute to CAF-FCA's National Women's Skilled Trades Strategy. Delegate registration opens soon. Be sure…

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November 2019

4th Annual Global Women Shelter Conference

November 5, 2019 - November 8, 2019
Kaohsiung Exhibition Center Taipei, Kaohsiung Taiwan + Google Map

The 4WCWS program reflects the key issues facing both the shelter community and the broader movement to end violence against women today, and is designed to produce maximum participation, learning and networking opportunities for delegates. The four-day agenda is divided into five plenary sessions, bookended by an opening and closing ceremony, with additional study tours to shelter organizations around Kaohsiung on the final day. Each plenary session will be followed by workshops and seminars, broadly under the themes of the…

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