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We Day Featured Report
Featured Report

We Day 2018


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Making the ‘big bad digital world’ safe for children

With cyberbullying and cyberstalking a prevalent problem, We and Telus join forces in a bid to make the online world a safe and positive space

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Emotional wellness just as important as academics in today’s classroom

With a new pilot program, WE shifts its school intervention to focus on anxiety and stress in students – and even in teachers

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The tools to change the world

Nearly 25 years into WE, the movement finds new ways to help others help themselves.

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Tea farmers get a cuppa financial literacy

Training in financial fundamentals, bookkeeping, entrepreneurship aims to bring independence to Kenya’s mostly female workers.

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Overseas trips become a family affair

We isn’t just for children. Parents get involved, too, in volunteer excursions to Kenya, India and Ecuador.

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Olivia Holt’s Kenyan trip a journey of self-discovery

The American acting and singing star says she gained more perspective during a week in Africa than in her first two decades of living.

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Doing good can be good business, too

Ecuador chocolate the latest ME to WE item whose profit is reinvested into social programs.

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Students around world get the We Day experience without leaving home

New initiative takes the live show energy into thousands of classrooms and gives students a chance to learn from one another.

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Worlds apart, communities share similar dreams

For football great Pinball Clemons, education and family are common grounds whether in developing Kenya or developed Canada.

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Incubator prepares the entrepreneurs of tomorrow

Centre lowers the barriers for young innovators who otherwise might not be given a chance.

We Day Schedule


  • WE Day Toronto – Sept. 20 at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto. Celebrity guests and speakers below.
  • WE Day Family Toronto – Sept. 20 at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto
  • WE Day UN – Sept. 26 at Barclays Center in New York City
  • WE Day Alberta – Oct. 12 at Rogers Place in Edmonton.
  • WE Day Manitoba – Oct. 30 at MTS Place in Winnipeg.
  • WE Day Ottawa – Nov. 14 at Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa.
  • WE Day Family Vancouver – Nov. 21 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver.
  • WE Day Vancouver – Nov. 22 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver.
  • WE Day Connect (webcast) – Nov. 29 from Toronto.

WE Day Toronto lineup


  • Ann Curry
  • Olivia Holt
  • Jaclyn Corin and Adam Alhanti, co-founders of March for Our Lives
  • Miss Piggy
  • Penny Oleksiak
  • Johnny Orlando
  • Jessie Reyez
  • Lilly Singh
  • Margaret Trudeau
  • Arkells
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
  • Nick Robinson
  • Adam Devine