Two community members appointed to the Order of Canada
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:
- Clarence Louie, 2014 mentor, “For his innovative contributions to increasing economic opportunities for Indigenous communities”
- Marie-Lucie Morin, 2014 mentor, “For her contributions to advancing Canada’s place in the world and for her professional mentorship.”
Congratulations to the recipients!
As chief of the Osoyoos Indian Band, he has consistently emphasized economic development as a means to improve his people’s standard of living. He will put this entrepreneurial perspective to the service of Trudeau doctoral students
She has a vast network in international affairs cultivated at the highest levels of public service, including deputy minister of international trade and foreign affairs, national security advisor to the prime minister of Canada, associate secretary for the Cabinet, and senior executive at the World Bank
Meet the community
Rebeccah Nelems (sociology and cultural, social and political thought, University of Victoria) is studying empathy in young people and how it affects their concept of responsible citizenship, their civic engagement, and their social interactions.