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  • December 20, 2019
    Foundation offices closed until January 6th, 2020 The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation would like to wish you a safe and happy holiday period. Please note the Foundation offices will be closed from December 23rd, 2019 until January 6th, 2020.
  • December 11, 2019
    The Foundation community gathered for our first official Institute of Engaged Leadership from October 27th to November 1st 2019 in Yellowknife, NWT. Scholars, Mentors, and Fellows came together for a week of community-building and learning on the theme of Power & Knowledge. Canada’s North is an essential – and yet sometimes overlooked – part of the country where the intersection between power and knowledge has unique meaning. 
  • November 14, 2019
  • November 13, 2019
    This article was authored by Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation 2019 Scholar Abigail Curlew
  • November 1, 2019
    As part of Women’s History Month, the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation is presenting snapshots of women in our community and the significant impact they have had in their fields. Ending waste Food waste and food security have always been at the center of Tammara Soma’s life. Her inspiring projects have led to innovative ways of changing food systems in Canada and Indonesia.
  • November 1, 2019
    President's Message On September 23, 2019, I was delighted to deliver the opening presentation of the Canada Seminar, a series of talks in which prominent and influential Canadians discuss issues of significance for the nation, hosted by the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University.
  • October 27, 2019
    As part of Women’s History Month, the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation is presenting snapshots of women in our community and the significant impact they have in their communities and institutions. Connecting neighborhoods Inspired by the local community in Victoria, Lisa Helps has worked with others to create a non-profit organization that empowers small businesses and individuals. She is the mayor of Victoria, British Columbia, and co-president of the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Alumni Network Executive Committee.
  • October 23, 2019
    Our May Community Retreat in Orford, Quebec was a first opportunity for our new 2019 Scholars, Mentors, and Fellows to meet the rest of the Foundation community which is made up of an outstanding network of researchers, academics, and decision-makers.
  • October 17, 2019
    According to Statistics Canada, more than 3.4 million Canadians were living below the poverty line in 2016. To mark the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, Jayne Malenfant had an important message for the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation community at the May 2019 retreat.
  • October 11, 2019
    As part of Women’s History Month, the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation is presenting snapshots of women in our community and the significant impact they have had in their fields. The Power of Ambition Sustainable development and ambition are two themes that guide Pauline D’Amboise’s career and commitment. As a businesswoman, she holds a senior management position in one of Canada’s largest financial institutions.
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