Past Events

July 29, 2023


We partnered with the University of Guelph STEM Relief Club to hold a youth event to help youth develop positive views of themselves.

July 9, 2023

positive living experiencing calmness in a chaotic world

We were blessed to celebrate our 13th charity anniversary with founder, Srinivas Arka in Toronto, Canada.

April 22, 2023


Dr. Lefebvre gave a compassionate presentation on how we can strive to achieve our goals while being kind to ourselves.

March 25, 2023


An informative presentation on what is osteoporosis, maintaining bone health and how to prevent fractures.

February 25, 2023


A knowledgeable presentation on current research on the health impacts of social isolation and solutions to combat loneliness.

February 19, 2023


A thought-provoking discussion on gut microbiome and how it is connected to our mental health.

January 28, 2023


An energetic presentation on how naturopathy and a positive mindset can heal our mind and bodies.

December 10, 2022

Getting to Know Your iPad

Live holiday musical performance and a session on using the iPad for older adults.

November 20, 2022

Building Connections through Storytelling

Hybrid youth event at University of Waterloo that brought youth together to learn about the power of storytelling.

November 12, 2022

Appreciating Wisdom of Life Experiences

Srinivas Arka gave an inspirational talk to uplift seniors, by helping them value their lives and achievements.

October 29, 2022

Living Well with Dementia

We learned that seniors and families can live well with dementia.

October 22, 2022

Overcoming Overachieving

Youth from across Canada and the World joined to learn about overachieving and how to harness it.

August 6, 2022

Relationships and Managing Conflict

A webinar focusing on the prevalence of relationship challenges and conflict in youth and young adults.

May 29, 2022

Personal Experiences of Post-Graduate Applications

Online discussion directed towards youth and young adults who are seeking a career in either law enforcement, teaching, medicine and/or law.

April 30, 2022

Seeking Success

Students from across the globe joined us in an event focused on how to achieve success and manage failure with keynote speaker, Jeremy Ullman.

March 19, 2022

Pursuing Passions

Students from across the globe joined us in an event focused on how to shape a personal mission statement to help find their passion and how to direct their choices towards fulfilling this personal mission.

February 27, 2022

Positive Living — Music Therapy - A Powerful way to impact mental health

Aaron Lightstone is an accredited music therapist and registered psychotherapist who joined the Positive Living Series to discuss how music therapy can improve mental health.

February 19, 2022

Managing Self-Care

Youth event discussing the importance of self-care through a peer panel.

January 16th, 2022

Positive Living — Uplifting Mood with Ayurveda

Dr. Leena Sripada is a naturopathic doctor and Ayurvedic practitioner who joined the Positive Living Series to discuss how to uplift one’s mood during tough times.

December 12th, 2021

Positive Living - Nutrition for Mental Health and Depression

Sasha-Rose Dileo, C.N.P., R.N.P, Certified Nutritionist, shares tips in this webinar to keep you nutritionally balanced during the holiday season and throughout the New Year.

November 21, 2021

Positive Living — Developing and Maintaining a Positive Outlook

At a special eleven year anniversary event, Srinivas Arka, a world-renowned author, teacher and philosopher, and CCA founder, joins us to discuss the importance of developing and maintaining a positive outlook on life.

November 13, 2021

Intuitive Meditation to Deal with Exam Season

Youth event focused on the stresses associated with exam sessions amongst post-secondary students.

October 23, 2021

Preventing Procrastination

Youth from across Canada and the United Kingdom joined us to learn how we can prevent procrastination. This was accomplished by sharing misconceptions about procrastination, and ultimately strategies to ease your future self with procrastination!

October 17th, 2021

Positive Living - Resiliency During Tough Times

Danielle Luciano, the Program Administrator for the Community Education and Training Program at the Canadian Mental Health Association, shares tips for strengthening our emotional wellbeing.

September 19th, 2021

Positive Living - Depression - Why It Matters

Andrea Ubell, the Director of Programs and Client Services at the Alzheimer Society of York Region shares her insights on depression and its underlying causes, highlighting how it presents in seniors — as well as some helpful resources.

August 7, 2021

Battling Burnout in an Online World

Youth from across Canada joined this webinar to learn about burnout and solutions to overcome it. Expert speakers, Kahoot! contests and stimulating questions made the event a success.

June 13, 2021

Positive Living - Declutter - From chaos to Calm - Organize your home for greater clarity

Cathy Borg Professional Home Organizer, In and Out Organizing, shares her knowledge on how organizing your home and personal space can result in tranquility in your lives.

May 16, 2021

Positive Living - Growing Wellness Through Organic Urban Gardening

Rhonda Teitel-Payne, Co-coordinator, Toronto Urban Growers, shared her knowledge with us on urban gardening.

April 18, 2021

Positive Living - Art Therapy

Lisa Rusland, a student at the Toronto Art Therapy Institute (TATI), shared her knowledge with us on how art therapy can really improve our mental health and well-being, especially during these unprecedented times. Following, Lisa led us into the main art work, which was creating Affirmation cards.

March 21, 2021


Founder of WalletWiz Financial Literacy, Raj Raman, shared his knowledge on financial independence! He explained how finances and your mental health go hand in hand while providing our attendees with tricks and tips for our financial needs during the pandemic and beyond.

February 21, 2021


Dr. Leena Athparia BA, BSc, ND, AAWC, Naturopathic Doctor and Ayurveda Practitioner, shared her knowledge with us on how to improve mental health for seniors with Ayurveda.

January 17, 2021

POSITIVE LIVING – Seniors – Socially Connected Physical Activity: What, why, and how?

Prof. Mark Beauchamp, University of British Columbia, shared the results of his research on socially connected physical activity of seniors during the pandemic.

December 13, 2020

Positive Living – Intuitive Meditation for Better Mental Health

CCA-Canada shared research insights on seniors' mental health and how meditation can help with these mental health issues.

November 22, 2020

Positive Living – Importance of Mental Health in Modern Times

Srinivas Arka shared his insights on a wide ranging talk on mental health, including stress, depression, inner space and memory.

October 18, 2020

Positive Living - Can a plant-based diet improve your mental health?

Pamela Fergusson, RD, PhD, Registered Dietitian, Toronto Vegetarian Association, presented on the physical and mental health benefits of a vegetarian diet.

September 20, 2020


Andrea Ubell, Alzheimer Society of York Region, gave a fascinating and informative presentation on the mental challenges we are all facing during COVID-19 and how
we can improve our mental health.

June 28, 2020

Positive Living – Introduction to Arka Dhyana Intuitive

“This is a thank you to CCA-Canada for hosting the online meeting today. It was especially lovely for me to have the reminders of the breath, touch and sound aspects of Arka Dhyana. The presentation was lovely and calming.”

June 21, 2020

Celebrating CCA-Canada’s
10th Anniversary

We were fortunate to usher in the New Year 2020 with an inspiring dinner event with Srinivas Arka, founder of CCA Globally. Arka spoke on How to cope with the fast changing world and maintain intuitive strength.

January 26, 2020

Positive Living Series:
Depression – a serious growing concern in modern times

Charity founder Srinivas Arka shared his knowledge on the topic of Depression – a serious growing concern in modern times. How to recognize and respond with a more constructive positive approach.

January 1, 2020

Happy New Year With
Srinivas Arka 2020

We were fortunate to usher in the New Year 2020 with an inspiring dinner event with Srinivas Arka, founder of CCA Globally. Arka spoke on How to cope with the fast changing world and maintain intuitive strength.

November 10, 2019

Positive Living – Mental
Health Awareness For

Seniors from the city of Markham and the surrounding area participated in an eclectic event Positive Living – Mental Health Awareness. They learned the many different ways to improve their mental health, which includes Arka Dhyana Intuitive Meditation, Brain Health and Wellness project and Drumming for stress relief.

October 6, 2019

Positive Living - Financial
Fraud and Abuse Awareness
for Seniors

Seniors from the York Region led and participated in the Positive Living - Financial Fraud and Abuse Awareness event funded by the New Horizons for Seniors program. Participants were treated to excellent speakers, a seniors panel, a focus group session, Arka Dhyana Intuitive meditation demonstration and
a vegetarian lunch.

June 3, 2019

Guest Speaker Stress
Management Ryerson
University ITMD

We were invited by Ryerson University Internationally Trained Medical Doctors (ITMD) Bridging Program to speak on stress management.

April 28, 2019

Earth Day Tree Planting 2019

We joined the registered charity 10,000 Trees For the Rouge to plant trees to celebrate Earth Day.

April 17, 2019

Aging Brain and Intuitive
Meditation for Better
Mental Health

We partnered with the City of Markham and Armadale Older Adult Club to hold the Positive Living – Aging Brain and Intuitive Meditation For Better Mental Health.

February 8 - March 1, 2019

Intuitive Meditation Classes at Scarborough Centre for
Healthy Communities

Thank you to Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities (SCHC) for inviting CCA-Canada to hold regular meditation classes for seniors diagnosed with early onset dementia.

November 25, 2018

Positive Living: Seniors –
Improving Your
Mental Health

Andrea Ubell, MSW RSW from Alzheimer Society of York Region spoke on Dementia – Introduction & Coping Techniques.

September 8,2018

Positive Living – Seniors’
Health Fair

Seniors from the York Region participated in the Seniors' Health Fair. They were treated to excellent speakers, an Arka Dhyana Intuitive meditation demonstration, community service vendor booths and a light lunch.