Thanks for a great week of Celebrating Diversity.

Our next week of diversity programming will take place in the Fall semester. Take a look at the programming from the spring semester to get a taste of what you’re in store for!

Land Acknowledgement

Celebrate Diversity Contest
At Conestoga, we all bring unique identities, experiences, perspectives and talents to create a diverse college environment. Share your insights into diversity in our college community through a creative submission to the Celebrate Diversity Contest. You can be one of our three $100 Bookstore gift certificate prize winners and have your work featured on our Instagram and Facebook.
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Diversity & Inclusion Resource List

In honour of Celebrating Diversity Week, the Conestoga Library has selected resources from our collection to highlight works created by diverse and inclusive authors and filmmakers. The lists contained in this guide connect users to a select number of eBooks and streaming videos available through the Library website and can be used as a starting point for finding more works by diverse and inclusive creators.
Diversity & Inclusion Resource List

Land Acknowledgement

Land Acknowledgement

For those who do not know what a land acknowledgement is, it is a formal statement to recognize the unique and enduring relationship that exists between Indigenous Peoples and their traditional territories. The Conestoga College community acknowledges that we are on the traditional territory of the Anishnawbe (Ah-nish-nah-bay), Haudenosaunee (Ho-deh-no-show-nee) and Neutral peoples.

We encourage you to learn about the traditional lands you are located on as we all study virtually across Canada and the world!
Whose Land App


Origami Tutorial

Tuesday, July 7 on CSI’s Instagram/ Facebook Live @ 7:00pm-8:00pm

Join CSI with Herbert from the Origami Society of Toronto at 7:00pm, as we go through the basics of paper folding!
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Drag Queen Makeup Tutorial

Wednesday July 8 on CSI’s Instagram/Facebook Live @ 7:00pm-8:00pm

Join Sapphyre Poison with a tutorial on Drag Makeup!
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Bhangra Dance Tutorial

Thursday, July 9 on CSI Instagram/Facebook @ 7:00pm

Join CSI with G9 Bhangra Academy as we learn one of India’s most energetic dances!
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International Transition Webinar: Diversity in Canada

Monday, July 6 2020 at 7:00am-8:00am

Join us to learn about how diversity is celebrated in Canada! Meet members of your Conestoga International Office and learn about their diverse backgrounds.
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International Transition Talks: Diversity in Canada

Tuesday, July 7 2020 at 7:00am-8:00am

Wednesday, July 8 2020 at 11:00am-12:00pm

Thursday, July 9 at 3:00pm-4:00pm

The cultural value of ‘diversity’ and how it is celebrated Canada. Share your insights on what diversity means to you as an international student.
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Challenging Discrimination

Wednesday, July 8 2020 at 2:00pm-3:00pm

What is diversity? What are the types of discrimination? In this workshop, you will focus on the categories and impacts of discrimination, while engaging in discussions regarding diversity and inclusion. Throughout the workshop, you will gain the skills necessary to intervene in instances of discrimination.
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Discussing Identity: Ask Me Where I’m Local

Monday, July 6 2020, 11:00AM-12:00PM

Join us as we watch a TED Talk by writer Taiye Selasi and have a follow up discussion around the multifaceted nature of identity, culture, and what makes us who we are. This event will take place over zoom and is eligible for CCR Recognition.
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Films and Friends – Call Me By Your Name

Wednesday, July 8 2020 at 3:00 PM

Who doesn’t love watching and talking about movies? We certainly do so we’re getting together to talk movies! Join Sydney and Tom on July 8th for our second meeting where we discuss the 2017 Romantic Drama “Call Me By Your Name”. Watch the film beforehand and come prepared to discuss the film and fun categories like Best Scene, Who “Won the Movie”, What’s Aged the Best/Worst, Rotten Tomato Score, best Heat Check and more. So watch this lovely film and join us on July 8th! RSVP to receive Zoom link.

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Story Time: Stories From Home

Thursday, July 9 2020 at 3:00pm-4:30pm

Telling stories connects us to our past, our culture and stimulates our imagination! Our storytelling series continues this summer with the theme of “Stories From Home”. Join Tom and Jen from Student Engagement and feel free to listen or share and let us know if you’d like to share a story from your culture or home by contacting Tom Campbell at with your story idea, it can be an old story or an original tale.
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