• December 30, 2013
    The Governor General of Canada announced on 30 December 2013 that 2003 Trudeau Fellow and emerita professor of sociology at Université de Montréal Danielle Juteau will become a member of the Order of Canada for "her contributions to sociology, particularly in ethnic studies and women’s studies." Read the media release
  • December 16, 2013
    President and Chief Executive OfficerThe Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation
  • December 16, 2013
    Exceptionally this year, to mark the tenth edition of the event, The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation is happy to share a cornucopia of photos and videos of Democracy in the 21st Century on its Facebook and YouTube sites. The conference sessions have been posted in their entirety. Please visit these links: Facebook- Photos of the Xth Annual Trudeau Foundation Conference
  • December 13, 2013
    We offer our sincere congratulations to 2013 Trudeau Mentor Françoise Bertrand for her appointment to the Order of Canada as an Officer. The distinction was awarded to Mme Bertrand on May 2, 2013, and she was invested on December 13, 2013. For more information about this appointment…>
  • December 7, 2013
    Here are some good news about the success of the Land|Slide project led by 2012 Trudeau Fellow Janine Marchessault:
  • November 21, 2013
    Congratulations to 2010 Trudeau Scholar Libe Garcia Zarranz who won the Governor General's Gold Medal for her dissertation titled “Queer TransCanadian Women’s Writing in the 21st Century: Assembling a New Cross-Border Ethic.”  An interview with Libe Garcia Zarranz about her award and her dissertation is available on the website Work of Arts (Faculty or Arts of the University of Alberta).
  • October 28, 2013
    2012 Trudeau Scholar Kerrie Thornhill won the award "Runner-up presentation from a young researcher" for her presentation at the 2013 Sexual Violence Research Initiative Forum (SVRI) that was held in Bangkok from 14 to 17 October 2013. Information about the forum...>
  • October 9, 2013
    2013 Trudeau Scholar Gerald Bareebe wrote an opinion piece entitled "Media Freedom and the Threat of Impunity in Uganda." The text is examining the politics surrounding the recent closure of the two largest independent media houses in Uganda and is now published in the Alumni Magazine of the University of Antwerp (Sept. 2013, page 12-15).
  • October 8, 2013
    One of Canada's most respected businessmen, Paul Desmarais, owner of Power Corporation and former Board member of the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation (2002-2003), passed away on 8 October 2013 at 86 years old. The Foundation's Board, Members, and staff wish to express their deepest condolences to his family and friends. Read more about his life and career in the articles posted below. 
  • October 2, 2013
    Évangéline: Contes d’Amérique, a book by 2007 Trudeau Fellow Joseph Yvon Thériault, is a finalist for the 2013 Governor General’s Literary Awards in the category of French non-fiction.
  • September 4, 2013
    In July 2013, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, the secretary-general of the United Nations, appointed 2006 Trudeau Fellow Jennifer Welsh to the position of special adviser, a post that is at the level of assistant secretary-general of the United Nations.
  • September 3, 2013
    The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation would like to welcome Mr. Tim Brodhead, new interim president and chief executive officer as of 17 September 2013. “Mr. Brodhead is an experienced visionary leader with a wealth of experience in foundation management and governance, which will be invaluable to guiding the Foundation in the implementation of its strategic plan”, says Mr. John H.
  • August 13, 2013
    2013 Trudeau Scholar Kyle Kirkup was invited at CBC's Metro Morning to talk about his research with the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police. The first of its kind in Canada, “Best Practices on Policing and LGBTQ Communities in Ontario” examines the relationship between police services and members of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer communities in Ontario.
  • August 12, 2013
    2012 Trudeau Fellow Janine Marchessault is the Project Lead and Chief Curator of Land|Slide, a monumental one-of-a-kind exhibition taking place at the 25-acre, open-air Markham Museum and Historical Village from 21 September to 14 October 2013. The event will bring together more than 30 acclaimed national and international artists.      
  • July 26, 2013
    2009 Trudeau Scholar Zoe Todd was invited for an interview at the radio of CBC Edmonton to give her perspective, as a Metis woman and an Edmonton blogger, of the history and the future of Rossdale Flats.
  • July 3, 2013
    The Council of Canadian Academies is pleased to announce the appointment of 2011 Trudeau Mentor Margaret Bloodworth, C.M., as Chair of its Board of Governors. Margaret Bloodworth is a former senior public servant who was most recently Associate Secretary to the Cabinet and National Security Advisor to the Prime Minister. Prior to that she was the first Deputy Minister of Public Safety, Deputy Minister of Defence and Deputy Minister of Transport.
  • July 2, 2013
    Four members of the Trudeau Community and two speakers of the 2013 Trudeau Foundation Summer Institute have recently been appointed to the Order of Canada. Trudeau mentor Françoise Bertrand and The Honorable Alexander B. Campbell are now Officers; Ms.
  • June 25, 2013
    2011 Trudeau mentor Rita Deverell is the principal investigator and project director of Women, Contemporary Aboriginal Issues, and Resistance, a free interactive curriculum on what it is like to grown up Aboriginal in Canada, launched at Mount Saint Vincent University in June 2013 and now available online. 
  • June 21, 2013
  • June 5, 2013
    2009 Trudeau Scholar Tamil Kendall is honored by the University of British Columbia (Okanagan campus) with a Governor General's Gold Medal award for her doctoral program and dissertation entitled "Prevention of Vertical HIV Transmission and the HIV Response for Women in Latin America". The official ceremony is on 6 June 2013. Pictures taken at the ceremony:  
  • June 4, 2013
    2011 Trudeau Fellow Ronald Rudin has developed, in collaboration with the multimedia producer Philip Lichti, a website, Returning the Voices to Kouchibouguac National Park, to tell a wide range of stories inspired by the experiences of the residents who have been expropriated for the creation of the Kouchibouguac National Park. In a virtual way, the residents can now return to their lands…
  • May 29, 2013
    2003 Trudeau Scholar Pascale Fournier wrote an article entitled "Dishonour, Provocation and Culture: Through the Beholder's Eye?" that has been identified by Isabel Grant as one of the best works of recent scholarship relating to equality, in a review published in Jotwell: The Journal of Things We Like (Lots). Pascale Fournier is now Vice-Dean (Research) and Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law of the University of Ottawa.
  • May 28, 2013
    On 28 May 2013, Prof. Ann Dale, 2004 Trudeau Fellow, was awarded this year's Molson Prize for the Social Sciences by the Canada Council for the Arts. She was recognized for her work in advancing sustainable communities across Canada. Prof. Dale is the Canada Research Chair in Sustainable Community Development at Royal Roads University in Victoria, B.C.
  • May 23, 2013
    Sylvie Bodineau, 2013 Trudeau Scholar and PhD student in anthropology at Université Laval, is the recipient of the Étudiants-chercheurs étoiles Award (month of May), a competition spearheaded by the three Fonds de recherche du Québec. Her book entitled “Figures d’enfants soldats. Puissance et vulnérabilité.” published at Presses de l’Université Laval was awarded.
  • May 3, 2013
    2007 Trudeau Fellow Joseph Yvon Thériault is the recipient of the 2013 Prix du Centre de recherche en civilisation canadienne-française (CRCCF). Each year, this award recognizes an outstanding researcher or writer whose works have dealt with one of the multiple dimensions of French Canada. To read the complete article (in French)...>
  • April 18, 2013
    On 25 April 2013, Sara Angel, a 2012 Trudeau Scholar, will moderate the Canadian Journalism Foundation and BMO Financial Group J-Talk "The Walking Dead: Do Traditional Art Critics Have a Future?" The talk will feature Ben Brantley, chief theatre critic at The New York Times; Robert Cushman, theatre arts critic at The National Post; and Peter Schjeldahl, arts critic at The New Yorker.
  • April 9, 2013
    2011 Trudeau Fellow John McGarry is one of five recipients of a 2013 Killam Prize. Valued at $100,000 each, Killam Prizes are awarded for career achievement in the fields of health sciences, social sciences, engineering, natural sciences, and the humanities. The selection committee members include scholars, researchers, and experts. The Killam Prize presentation ceremony will be held at Rideau Hall on 23 April 2013.
  • March 15, 2013
    2012 Trudeau Scholar Lisa Kerr wrote an op-ed about the high incarceration rate in Canada’s aboriginal communities and Canada’s law-and-order. The text, published in the Toronto Star, includes many facts and comparisons. To read the op-ed...>
  • March 13, 2013
    2004 Trudeau Scholar Colleen Davison has proposed to support population health in Mongolia by developing a community-based surveillance system using text messaging and a mobile application to collect direct, real-time data about the health impacts of mining. She has put in the application for an innovation grant with Grand Challenges Canada.
  • March 11, 2013
    2010 Trudeau Fellow Janine Brodie has been awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal on 26 February 2013 at a reception hosted by University of Alberta President Indira Samarasekera and President of the Royal Society of Canada Yolande Grisé. Professor Brodie’s medal was given her by the University of Alberta as recognition to her work and contributions and for her academic scholarship and leadership.
  • February 26, 2013
    On the website of the IFES (International Foundation for Electoral Systems), there is currently a detailed portrait of 2012 Trudeau Scholar Gabrielle Bardall.
  • February 20, 2013
    2004 Trudeau Scholar Robert Huish, now an assistant professor of International Development Studies at Dalhousie University, was interviewed on CBC Radio about his lecture "The ethics of protest: Who gets heard and how?", which was recently presented at Saint Mary's University. In this interview, Professor Huish discusses the ethics of protest, including the use of violence.
  • February 19, 2013
    The National Film Board of Canada (NFB), a world leader in producing works by Aboriginal filmmakers, offers different channels on its website where a large selection of films are available for download or streaming. The actual playlist features two films by 2009 Trudeau Mentor Alanis Obomsawin.
  • February 18, 2013
    2012 Trudeau scholar Nathan Andrews was selected as one of this year's "Top 30 youth under 30" by the ACGC (Alberta Council for Global Cooperation). To read the article...>
  • February 13, 2013
    2011 Trudeau scholar Brent Loken gave a seminar at the Stockholm Resilience Center on the possible solutions for protecting Borneo's forests. More information about the subject is available on Stockholm Resilience Center's website.
  • February 11, 2013
    Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal
    2011 Trudeau fellow John McGarry and 2012 Trudeau mentor Bernard Richard have been awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal. Professor McGarry's medal was awarded him by the Royal Society of Canada, which selected just 30 of its 2070 members for the honor. Mr. Richard's medal was given him by PLAN Canada, an organization of which he is the Chairman of the Board.
  • January 31, 2013
    2012 Trudeau fellow Catherine Dauvergne wrote an op-ed published in The Globe and Mail about Canada’s refugee system. One of Canada’s foremost authorities on refugee and immigration law, Professor Dauvergne is committed to transforming how Canada and other countries deal with refugees in a perspective of global justice.
  • January 23, 2013
    Congratulations to 2010 Trudeau scholar Nathan Bennett who is now fellow at the Centre for Global Studies of the University of Victoria.The CFGS program allows students to work on topics related to global governance, international environmental challenges, social justice issues, or culture and identity.
  • January 10, 2013
    Following the award she won last fall with the contest It deserves to be recognized!, 2009 Trudeau scholar Magaly Brodeur was interviewed by the Metro newspaper about the contest and her academic research. Read the article (in French)…>