• December 21, 2015
      (image via SCAI-Twitter)   Grégoire Webber, '04 Trudeau scholar, was honoured with Governor General's prestigious Meritorious Service Medal this December in a ceremony in Ottawa.
  • December 15, 2015
    2010 scholar Amanda Clarke, Assistant Professor at Carleton University’s School of Public Policy & Administration, has been awarded an Insight Development Grant from the Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). Her project entitled Civic Technologies in North American Municipalities: Reviving New Public Management or Realizing Network Governance?, will gather empirical information that is currently lacking on the effectiveness of civic technologies.
  • December 14, 2015
  • November 21, 2015
    2015 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Conference in Ottawa All the plenary sessions will be available soon online on our YouTube channel.
  • November 19, 2015
    Fail, Adapt, Innovate: Institutions for a Changing Society  The 12th Annual Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Conference, Ottawa, 12-14 November 2015
  • November 19, 2015
    Indigenous rapporteurs
    Fail, Adapt, Innovate: Institutions for a Changing Society  The 12th Annual Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Conference, Ottawa, 12-14 November 2015
  • November 17, 2015
      Jeremy Schmidt, '09 Trudeau Scholar, was honoured with a prestigious SSHRC Impact Award for his work as a Banting Fellow in the Department of Sociology & Social Anthropology at Dalhousie University.   The Impact Awards, offered to five of "Canada's best researchers" by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) was presented at a gala ceremony at Ottawa's National Arts Centre.  
  • November 5, 2015
    2008 Trudeau Foundation mentor Guy Vanderhaeghe, already a prolific award-winning Canadian novelist & scholar, recently won top fiction honours at the prestigious Governor General's literary awards.
  • September 15, 2015
    The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation congratulates this year’s recipients of its prestigious research fellowships. Five researchers in the social sciences and humanities will share $1 million in awards
  • September 2, 2015
    François Crépeau (McGill University, Montreal), 2008 Trudeau Fellow, is the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants. Listen to his interview (only in French) on ICI Radio-Canada. 
  • August 24, 2015
  • July 10, 2015
    Trudeau fellow Ronald Rudin has launched the website for the Lost Stories Project, supported by his Trudeau fellowship. The project seeks out little-known stories about the Canadian past, transforms them into inexpensive works of public art, and documents the process in short films. The website features the project's pilot film, which tells the lost story of Thomas Widd, a deaf man who founded Montreal's Mackay School for the Deaf in the late nineteenth century.
  • July 8, 2015
    From funding new cancer drugs for Canadian children to the impact of social media on youth empathy, the exceptional research of our 2015 Trudeau scholars is pressing, ground-breaking and getting noticed. Delve into stories, interviews and discussions sparked worldwide by their pressing work in the humanities and social sciences.
  • July 8, 2015
    Dr. Stephen Toope, who is a Member of the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation and the Director of the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, was appointed Officer of the Order of Canada on 1 July 2015.
  • July 7, 2015
    2012 Trudeau scholar Dan Werb and research scientist at the BC Centre for excellence in HIV/AIDS has been awarded a $1.5 million-US research grant for a five-year project on ways of preventing injection drug use and the spread of addiction.
  • June 16, 2015
    Once again, the Trudeau Foundation community was thoroughly involved at Congress 2015, Canada’s largest gathering for scholarly research in the social sciences and humanities.
  • June 9, 2015
  • May 5, 2015
    Two 2012 Trudeau scholars are finalists for 38th National Magazine Awards, recognizing excellence in Canadian magazines for 2014.
  • April 21, 2015
    The Canada Council for the Arts announced the recipients of the 2015 Killam Program on 14 April 2015. Donald Savoie, a 2004 Trudeau fellow at the Université de Moncton and a leading Canadian expert on public policy, public administration and federalism, was awarded a $100,000 Killam Prize in recognition of his exceptional career achievements in social sciences.
  • April 16, 2015
    2004 Trudeau scholar Grégoire Webber, Professor of Law at Queen’s University and past president of the Trudeau Foundation Society, has been named Canada Research Chair in Public Law and Philosophy of Law. Photo : Faculty of Law, Queen's University
  • April 9, 2015
    2003 Trudeau scholar Pascale Fournier, Professor and Research Chair in Legal Pluralism and Comparative Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Ottawa has been named part-time commissioner of the Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse for a five-year mandate. Within these new functions, Professor Fournier will fulfill the Commission’s multidisciplinary mandate of promotion, research and advocac
  • March 24, 2015
    The Quebec Council for the Arts and Literature has announced that 2009 Trudeau mentor Alanis Obomsawin will join the Quebec Order for the Arts and Literature. This honour is bestowed on individuals in recognition of their outstanding contribution to the promotion of Quebec's arts and literature. 
  • March 17, 2015
    2014 Trudeau Scholar Jake Pyne spoke in a press conference at the Ontario Legislature in support of MPP Cheri Dinovo's Bill 77, "The Affirming Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Act".
  • March 12, 2015
    2012 Trudeau fellow Joseph Heath, a philosopher and professor at the University of Toronto, won a national award for his book Enlightenment 2.0: Restoring Sanity to Our Politics, Our Economy, and Our Lives on rationality and appeal to reason. The Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing, worth $25,000, was awarded to Heath during the
  • March 2, 2015
    It will be a homecoming for 2009 Trudeau mentor and former Deputy Prime Minister Anne McLellan, a two-time Dalhousie graduate (BA’71, LLB’74). She will officially be installed as Dalhousie University’s seventh chancellor on Monday, May 25 during Dalhousie’s spring convocation season. 
  • February 23, 2015
    2013 Trudeau mentor and president emeritus of the University of Prince Edward Island Wade McLauchlan was confirmed PEI Liberal Party leader on 21 February and was sworn in as the p
  • February 13, 2015
    2010 Trudeau scholar Nathan Bennett has received a Liber Ero postdoctoral fellowship for supporting emerging conservation leaders and giving them the training, networking, and encouragement to solve important conservation questions facing humanity. Nathan will pursue his post-doctorate at the University of British Columbia.
  • February 10, 2015
    2014 Trudeau mentor David Schindler will soon receive three awards in recognition of his pioneering work on nature conservation and biodiversity. On 23 February 2015, he will receive the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography's Redfield Award for Lifetime Achievement at their annual meeting in Granada, Spain. 
  • January 22, 2015
    2010 Trudeau mentor and President and CEO of Indspire Roberta Jamieson will be honoured by the Public Policy Forum on 16 April 2015. 
  • January 4, 2015
    A total of seven members of the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation were appointed to the Order of Canada on 30 December 2015. This honour recognizes outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation. Included among the 69 recipients announced by the Governor General of Canada, are: Companion of the Order of Canada