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What is Threads?

What is THREADS?

  • THREADS is a two-day cross-cultural online conference that offers employers, teachers, students, and people from all walks of life the tools to cultivate a more inclusive environment in Canada and across the world. The worldviews of participants are expanded through meaningful dialogues and exchanges.
  • A platform for personal and professional development that builds on shared stories and experiences, listening to one another, and rethinking assumptions.
  • Speakers/performers share their diverse stories in online knowledge talks, accompanied by art, film, storytelling, dance, music, theatre, poetry, philosophy, and more.
  • All THREADS videos can be found in the THREADS Library. Subscribe for FREE to access over 120 videos exploring aspects of immigration, multiculturalism, identity and ethnicity, among many other topics.


  • To acknowledge we humans around the globe are marked by diverse experiences and histories at a personal and social level
  • To facilitate the understanding that humans make meaning of the world by living in a specific time, location, and geography
  • To promote that learning happens within life circumstances
  • To expand curiosity to widen their cultural circles through sharing stories and experiences
  • To weave the tapestry of commmunity, one thread at a time