We Day Vancouver

This Canadian Olympian Wants You To Start Hugging More

The Huffington Post Canada | Brian Vinh Tien Trinh | Posted 11.07.2014 | Canada Impact

As an Olympian representing Team Canada, Silken Laumann knows a few thing about power. Power was what helped her nab three medals in rowing during the...

Debby Ryan Has A Solid Idea For A Better Tomorrow

Brian Trinh | Posted 10.29.2014 | Canada Music

As the daughter of a father serving in the U.S. military, Debby Ryan knows what it's like to have your education disrupted. In wasn't till she turned ...

Karl Wolf Nails The Importance Of 'We Day' In One Sentence

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.29.2014 | Canada Music

Karl Wolf might live and work in Canada but the city of Beirut is still a special place to the Canadian-Lebanese singer. Not only is it his birthplace...

11 Quotes From We Day Vancouver That Will Inspire You

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

When you're enrolled at We Day Vancouver, your teachers are celebrities like Selena Gomez and Orlando Bloom, and your classroom is filled with 20,000 ...

Dalai Lama Meets Students, Celebs During Vancouver Visit

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Lululemon announced a new partnership with the Dalai Lama Centre for Peace and Education in Vancouver to coincide with the spiritual leader's visit to...

Why JLo Is In Vancouver

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.24.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Surprise guest Jennifer Lopez joined other celebrities in Vancouver on Wednesday for We Day, which aims to inspire young people to change the world. ...

How We Day Inspired Me

Lauren Toyota | Posted 01.09.2013 | Canada Music
Lauren Toyota

Have you ever felt the energy of 20,000 inspired young people vibrating through your veins? Probably not. I hadn't either, until last month, when I got to attend my first We Day. The Kielburger brothers have a presence and energy like no others. The tools to act local and think global are really just a mouse click away, so there are no excuses to not participate in the movement.

Pop Star Says He's Cyberbullied 'Everyday'

Huffington Post Canada | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 11.09.2012 | Canada Music

Cody Simpson has it pretty sweet, right? The 15-year-old pop star from Australia's Gold Coast was an award-winning swimmer before his music career too...

Star Power: How Cody Simpson Wants to Be Remembered

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 12.31.2012 | Canada
Craig and Marc Kielburger

Cody Simpson is not your stereotypical teen star -- self-entitled or shrouded in scandal. Cody is thoughtful and genuine. Even after his rise to super pop stardom, 3.4 million Twitter followers and a sold-out "Welcome to Paradise" headline tour, Cody still travels with his Dad -- he is, after all, just 15 years old.

Holly Branson Partners With Free The Children To Bring We Day Overseas

The Huffington Post Canada | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 10.19.2012 | Canada Impact

VANCOUVER -- For the past half-decade, Free The Children’s We Day youth rallies have been slowly spreading across Canada. Beginning in Toronto in 20...

WATCH: How We Day Vancouver Kids Are 'Being The Change'

AOL.on | Posted 12.18.2012 | Canada Impact

We Day participants converged in Vancouver on October 18, 2012 and told the AOL HuffPost Impact video booth why and how they are making a difference i...

We Day Inspires Vancouver Youth

The Huffington Post B.C. | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 10.19.2012 | Canada Impact

Bullying was top of mind at We Day Vancouver, the annual event to inspire young people to make positive change, as celebrities and politicians cited B...

Gorbachev's Legacy of Peace

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 01.21.2012 | Canada Politics
Craig and Marc Kielburger

Shaking his head, with eyes downcast, Mikhail Gorbachev admitted to us he has made mistakes and would have done many things differently if he had the chance. We asked him what his legacy would be. His reply: "Freedom, and the elimination of nuclear weapons in our time."

We Day Vancouver: Songs, Stars... And Former Soviet Leaders

blog.music.aol.ca | Christian Cotroneo | Posted 12.13.2011 | Canada

Poverty. Climate change. Hunger. Heavy subjects for school children. Add the last general secretary of the former Union of Soviet Socialist Republ...