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  • March 20, 2017
    - A report by 2016 scholars Anna Dion, Heather Bullock, Gerard Kennedy and Antoine Pellerin
  • March 1, 2017
    2016 Trudeau scholar Antoine Pellerin wears several hats. A lawyer, the holder of an MBA, and a doctoral candidate at Université Laval, Pellerin cofounded the Montréal theatre company ExLibris and has been its executive director since 2013. “The mission of ExLibris is not dissimilar to the mission of the public intellectual,” says Pellerin. “Namely, to think critically about society.” The latest show of the young troupe is showing at Montréal’s Denise Pelletier theatre until Tuesday 14 March.
  • February 13, 2017
    In January 2017, 2011 Trudeau mentor Rita Deverell was appointed a trustee of the Royal Ontario Museum for a three-year term by Order in Council of the Premier of Ontario. Find out more
  • February 6, 2017
    It is with great sadness that we learned that Mr. Roy L. Heenan passed away on Friday after a lengthy illness. Roy was the first chairman of the Board of Directors of The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation (2001-2012) and was one of the driving forces behind the creation of our organization. He remained a director, a member, and the chairman emeritus of the Foundation until his death.
  • January 26, 2017
    Steven Hoffman, 2012 scholar and the scientific director of the Canadian Institute of Health Research's Institute of Population and Public Health, has announced 20 new planning grants to support social scientists working on population or public health as they prepare applications for Canadian Institute of Health Research's Foundation and Project's grants competitions.
  • January 10, 2017
    Since January 2017, 2010 Trudeau Fellow Alain-G. Gagnon is the new chairholder of the Chaire d’études du Québec contemporain at Université Paris 3 – Sorbonne Nouvelle for the current academic year. The Chair’s program of work will illuminate the relationship between culture, literature and politics in Quebec.
  • January 9, 2017
    Two members of the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation were appointed members of the Order of Canada on 30 December 2016. This honour recognizes outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation. Included among the 100 recipients announced by the Governor General of Canada, are: