Within the two years of its creation, Break The Divide has received local, national, and international media attention.
Check out some of our most recent features!
Canadian School Counsellor Newsletter
Break The Divide Featured in the Canadian School Counsellor Newsletter, Sent to High Schools Across Canada.
Canada’s Walk of Fame
Abhay speaks at Canada’s Walk of Fame gala after receiving his Community Hero award. He is joined by his brother Sukhmeet and Andrea Phillips, an Arctic expedition shipmate who inspired the idea of Break The Divide.
Co-Founder Abhayjeet Sachal Featured as Canada’s Walk of Fame 2019 Community Hero.
Check out BTD co-founders Sukhmeet Sachal and Abhayjeet Singh Sachal being interviewed on CTV about Break The Divide and how it came to be!
Shaw Kindness Grant
Break The Divide was awarded a $5000 from Shaw to help expand the program by providing technology to new partner schools and to create an app to provide a modern and easily accessible way for students to connect!
Read the full story here.
“Expanding the program by providing technology to new partner schools and to create an app to provide a modern and easily accessible way for students to connect.”
– Judi Fairholm, Director of Canadian Red Cross Respect Education program’s comments on Break The Divide’s innovative strategies to create connections.
Guest Lecturers in Germany
Invited as guest lecturers at the University of Kassel in Germany, Co-Founders Abhayjeet and Sukhmeet Singh Sachal speak about Break The Divide’s work in tackling the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
Check out the full program here.
Break The Stigma Event
Breaking stigmas, changing mindsets and so much more. Break The Stigma was successful at Tamanawis Secondary School and at Seaquam Secondary School! Special thanks to Director of Operations, Arry Pandher for his help in organizing these events!
Visit this link to see Justin Trudeau’s letter to BTD for this initiative!
Break The Divide Feature
Feature from local media on BTD’s connections with Inuvik! Check out the article with co-founder, Abhayjeet Singh Sachal and Director of Operations, Arry Pandher here.
NAEE Conference Speech
Speaking about Break The Divide’s work to engage students in personalized environmental education at the 2018 North American Association of Environmental Education Conference in Spokane, Washington.
CBC Canada Day Feature
Break The Divide was featured by CBC for Canada Day 2018. Check out all the other change-makers featured here!
Event with NBA Prospect Satnam Singh
An amazing event with NBA Prospect Satnam Singh! Check out the full article about his story here.
In February 2017, co-founder Abhayjeet Singh Sachal had the great honour of speaking at CBC Studios 700 to speak about BTD’s efforts in achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals.