28 July 2016

2007 Trudeau scholar Alexander Aylett passed away on 23 July 2016 after a long battle with cancer. The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation offers sincere condolences to his wife Luna and their daughters Inara and Aurora.You can read Alex’s obituary here

Alex was a professor of urban sustainability governance and innovation at the Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) in Montreal. He co-founded écoHackMTL, a community for eco-social innovation that actively bridges the information technology and urban sustainability sectors.

Alex Aylett

Banting post-doctoral Fellow, Departement of Urban Studies and Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Alex Aylett died of cancer on 23 July 2016. Named a Trudeau scholar in 2007, he is greatly missed by the Foundation community.

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