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Pluralism, diversity, and the future of citizenship: The economic dimension

The Foundation has given the green light to a project on the economic benefits of diversity co-led by 2015 Trudeau fellow Bessma Momani and 2015 Trudeau mentor Jillian Stirk. Over the next 18 months, Momani and Stirk will talk to Canadian expats, businesspeople, and other stakeholders to assess the links between diversity and economic competitiveness.  +

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The future of citizenship seen from London, UK 

At the end of February and beginning of March, the Foundation went to London, the United Kingdom, to convene a series of meetings on one of its three targeted areas of inquiry: diversity, pluralism and the future of citizenship. +

Video: The future of assisted death in Canada

2015 Trudeau fellow Jocelyn Downie's Trudeau / Big Thinking lecture on Parliament Hill, 23 February, 2016. +

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The Indigenous future is your future

Jason Edward Lewis, 2014 fellow, La Presse+. +

Is Canada taking full advantage of its rich diversity?

Bessma Momani, 2015 fellow, and Jillian Stirk, 2015 mentor, The Globe and Mail. +

Nicaragua’s take on prison reform

Jennifer Peirce, 2015 scholar, Foreign Affairs. +

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Two Canada Prize winners

2005 scholar Caroline Caron and 2015 fellow Nancy Turner are the winners of the 2016 Canada Prize in Social Sciences. +

A scholar recognized for her leadership

2015 scholar Anelyse Weiler wins The Power of Youth Leadership Award. +

Civic engagement in Uganda

2013 scholar Gerald Bareebe put into practice his expertise during election day in Uganda. +

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Mark your calendars!

> Canada and the Evolving Middle East with Janice Gross Stein
19 April 2016 | Ottawa (Ontario)

> Annual Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences
28 May to 3 June 2016 | Calgary (Alberta)

> Foundation Summer Institute
15 to 20 May 2016 | Whitehorse (Yukon)

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