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Diversity at a glance

The 13th Annual Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Conference “Building community: Ideas for the future of citizenship and belonging” took place in Vancouver on 16-17 November. If you think, like us, that a picture is worth a thousand words, please watch this video-summary of the conference, and the Mayor's chat between Naheed Nenshi, Mayor of Calgary, and Lisa Helps, Mayor of Victoria and 2006 Scholar. + 

Round table on pluralism with Montréal business community

The last consultation of the Pluralism Project’s cross-country tour, led by 2015 fellow Bessma Momani and 2015 mentor Jillian Stirk, took place in Montréal on 14 December, with about forty business people. + 

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A foreign policy wish for the Trump administration

Jilian Stirk, 2015 mentor, + 

Defining Indigenous homelessness

Jesse Thistle, 2016 scholar, Canadian Observatory on Homelessness. + 

Illicit drug overdose deaths resulting from income assistance payments

Lindsey Richardson, 2009 scholar, International Journal of Drug Policy. + 

Empowering youth 'aging out' of foster care

Melanie Doucet, 2014 scholar, Vancouver Sun.
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Letter to the editor of the National Post

Following the National Post reporting about Foundation donations and governance, we sent a public response to the newspaper. The text was published on 20 December 2016. +

Canada Research Chair in Transnational Labour Law and Development

2016 Trudeau fellow Adelle Blackett, professor of law and William Dawson Scholar at McGill University, has been appointed the Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Transnational Labour Law and Development. +

Aaron Mills wins SSHRC Impact Award

2014 Trudeau scholar Aaron Mills was honoured with the Talent Award, one of five Impact Awards of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). The award recognizes outstanding achievement. +

Find out more about the new leaders of the Foundation's Alumni Society

The Alumni Society of the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation is pleased to introduce its new executive committee. +

Mark your calendars!

> Announcement of 2017 mentors
Early 2017 | Online

> How Ottawa Works: Points of entry for research and evidence - Field visit (Foundation community only)
6-8 February 2017 | Ottawa, Ontario

> Field visit to Washington D.C. (Foundation community only)
March or April 2017 (TBC) | Washington, USA

> Walrus Talks: We desire a better country
6 March 2017 | Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

> Canada Drug Futures Forum 
3-5 April 2017 | Ottawa, Ontario

> Foundation Summer Institute: Optional media training (Foundation community only)
6-7 May 2017 | Winnipeg, Manitoba

> Foundation Summer Institute (Foundation community only)
7-12 May 2017 | Winnipeg, Manitoba

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