11 February 2013

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.

Bernard Richard

An Acadian lawyer and a former social worker and former MLA, Bernard Richer has been appointed ombudsman and first child and youth advocate of New Brunswick. He is Administrator of the Alumni Society of the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation.

2012 Mentors

John McGarry

John McGarry exemplifies Canadian expertise in conflict resolution and peacekeeping and is actively engaged in the critical negotiations currently taking place in Cyprus.

2011 Fellows