In the News

September 7, 2022, Ripple Foundation launches inaugural virtual conference next month, Ivy Wong, founder of Ripple Foundation, spoke with Quills & Quires about the Express Inspire Connect conference.

August 30, 2022, Canada Now, Jeff Sammut interviewed Dwayne Morgan. Dwayne Morgan is the keynote speaker on The Impact of Your Social Media Image for the Express Inspire Connect youth conference.

August 18, 2022, Global News Morning Edmonton interviews Lori-Ann Muenzer, a Canadian gold medal-winning track cyclist host ‘Never Give up Day.’ Muenzer is the keynote speaker kicking off the Express Inspire Connect youth conference.

Free virtual creative writing workshops for children and youth in grades 4-8

As seen on CBC News, CTV Morning Live and CP24 Breakfast

  • Live online class via Zoom for kids ages 8-14 available Canadawide
  • Virtual workshops take place every Saturday (excluding long weekends)
  • Each workshop is one hour, from 1:00 pm or 2:00 pm depending on the date
  • Lesson plans are developed by an educator with over 20 years of teaching experience
  • There are five workshops in this series

Kids eBooks Written by Kids Write 4 Kids Winners

No matter the age of the avid young readers in your life, we have books written by published authors between grades 4-8. Proceeds from book sales in 2022 will be donated to The Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada. Head to Amazon, Google Play, iBookstore, and Overdrive to explore 19 wonderfully creative stories from young Canadian writers to ignite the imaginations and a love for literacy in our next generation!

by Sumal Ashfaq, Grade 8

by Tvisha Lakhani, Grade 7

by Olivia Hashem, Grade 8

Mrs. Smafpaf, written by Emaan Ali

by Emaan Ali, Grade 6

by Brynne Storey, Grade 4

Gifts that benefit good causes, all year round!

The act of gift-giving can be a heart-warming and rewarding one.
What’s even greater is if you can give gifts to your nearest and dearest that benefit good causes.