News & Events

Join us for our AGM

World Community’s Annual General Meeting - Thursday Nov. 4th at 7pm on Zoom.  After the formal part of the meeting, we will show a few trailers from our upcoming 31st Annual Film Festival. CLICK HERE for the ZOOM LINK  ________________________ Also, we are hoping you...

Film Series: Walk On: The Horse Healer – Online Oct. 8-11. 
Film Series: Walk On: The Horse Healer – Online Oct. 8-11. 

The natural qualities of horses can be beneficial for people with physical or psychological limitations. World Community’s film series continues online over the Thanksgiving weekend with the beautiful new film Walk On: The Horse Healer (52 min) by Denman Island...

Film Screening: One of Ours
Film Screening: One of Ours

Black and Indigenous identity issues are the focus of the powerfully intimate documentary, One of Ours (88 min) being co-presented by World Community and the Immigrant Welcome Centre. The film won a Special Jury Prize at Hot Docs and will be available online at any...

Film Screening: Tues Jan. 21st – 7pm at NIC

THE SEQUEL - As we enter 2020, it’s a great time to imagine our collective future. Join World Community for the documentary, The Sequel, at the Stan Hagen Theatre at North Island College. The film explores the work of environmental economist David Fleming and the...

Film Screening: The Whale & The Raven- Tues. Nov 5th . 7pm at NIC

Film Screening: The Whale & The Raven- Tues. Nov 5th . 7pm at NIC

Journey via film to Whale Point and Fin Island research outposts in the Great Bear coastal region and meet the remarkable people who call this place home including leaders of the Gitga’at First Nation and whale researchers Hermann Meuter and Janie Wray. World...

Let’s Talk About The Climate Crisis – Tues. Sept 17th

Let’s Talk About The Climate Crisis – Tues. Sept 17th

Our four-part series ‘Addressing the Climate Crisis: Activism, Adaptation, and Resilience’ continues on Tuesday September 17, 7 pm at Upper Native Sons’ Hall with a climate communications panel covering issues from personal...

World Community Addresses the Climate Crisis

World Community Addresses the Climate Crisis

World Community is hosting a series of four special events on the theme ‘Addressing the Climate Crisis: Activism, Adaptation & Resilience’. The series of films, panel discussions, and presentations will highlight some of the positive actions taking place in our...

World Community AGM to Focus on Food Security

World Community AGM to Focus on Food Security

World Community (Development Education Society) is holding its Annual General Meeting on Thursday, July 4 at 7 pm at Creekside Commons (# 100 – 2202 Lambert Drive, Courtenay). World Community is focusing on some of the challenges, as well as opportunities, we are...

Film Screening: Resilience -Tues. May 28th at 7 pm

Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope (60 min.) at the Stan Hagen Theatre, North Island College, Courtenay. Recent research has shown how homelessness, drug addiction, obesity, and even cancer and heart disease are often linked to adverse childhood...

This Mountain Life to screen April 30th

This Mountain Life to screen April 30th

The awe that mountainous landscapes evoke is universal. World Community is pleased to present the multi award-winning film, This Mountain Life (77 min.)  at 7 pm on Tuesday April 30 at the Stan Hagen Theatre, North Island College, Courtenay. For some people, the draw...

Guest Speaker: Andrew Nikiforuk

Guest Speaker: Andrew Nikiforuk

Tuesday, April 9 at 7pm - Stan Hagen Theatre, North Island College, Courtenay. Many politicians and environmentalists champion technology as the solution to all of our problems. What if technologies are accelerating our problems? What would the solutions be?  These...