Gentrifi- cation and urban planning

2009 Trudeau scholar Martine August was invited on TVO’s The Agenda with Steve Paikin to discuss gentrification. She explores whether gentrification can be qualified as harmful or helpful for the local communities and examines the economic and cultural impacts of this phenomenon.

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Can a political dissident become a refugee?

The Canadian council for refugees, represented among others by 2012 Trudeau fellow Catherine Dauvergne, is an intervener in a refugee case heard by the Supreme Court. The case, Febles, concerns exclusion from refugee protection on the basis of serious non-political crimes.

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Transgender people in our legal system

2013 Trudeau Scholar Kyle Kirkup talks to The Globe and Mail about recent issues related to transgender people in Canada’s legal system. Kyle describes the challenges the prison system faces when trying to integrate them and denounces a lack of policies.

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Study on history and Quebec youth

2006 Trudeau scholar Jocelyn Létourneau talks to CBC Radio One and ICI Radio-Canada Première as well as the National Post and Le Soleil about his recently published book Je me souviens ? Le passé du Québec dans la conscience de sa jeunesse.

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Our network gains nine new mentors

The Foundation welcomes nine outstanding individuals to its network made up of researchers and practitioners united by questions of public interest. The 2012 Trudeau scholars will be the first to benefit from their advice, but the nine new 2014 Trudeau mentors will also share their vast experience with the Foundation's extended community.

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The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation develops and promotes ideas and innovation in the social sciences and humanities fields. Through its prestigious Doctoral Scholarship, Fellowship, Mentorship and Public Interaction programs, the Foundation supports outstanding individuals who have the drive and ability to take on some of modern society’s most critical issues.