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  • March 28, 2019
    2017 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Mentor, Manon Barbeau has been awarded the Montreal Women's Y Foundation’s 2019 Women of Distinction Award in the category Arts, Culture and Design.     The Women of Distinction Award recognizes outstanding contributions in various fields from women who have the capacity to influence, innovate and inspire.
  • March 27, 2019
    The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation’s Future Forums wrapped up in Victoria, BC on March 21 at Government House with discussions around leadership qualities and responsibilities. Words from the participants “You need wide-open eyes and binoculars to see into communities we might not otherwise be aware of.” “Good leaders find people who want to follow, and then help lift them up.”
  • March 20, 2019
    The Future Forums workshop on Inclusive Excellence and Engaged Leadership in Vancouver brought forth valuable observations about what constitutes excellence, knowledge, and effective leadership.     “The most important thing we learn is humility in leadership. You can’t have engagement without humility.”   “Be like bamboo to be an inclusive leader: Bamboo is resilient because it is flexible. It can bend without breaking.”
  • March 8, 2019
    We are taking a moment this International Women’s Day to celebrate trailblazing women, to reflect on progress and to call for continuing change to advance gender equality. The 2019 Women’s Day theme: Think equal, build smart, innovate for change, is a natural fit with the Pierre Elliot Trudeau Foundation’s core values ​​of inclusion, diversity and excellence.
  • March 4, 2019
    “What helps you get to the door and who decides who’s opening it?” The Social Enterprise Centre, an innovative space devoted to social justice and collective mobilization, hosted the Foundation’s Future Forums in Winnipeg. Inclusive Excellence and Engaged Leadership – the two central themes of the Future Forums – were discussed as participants also reflected on the issues of access and opportunity.
  • March 1, 2019
    From February 28th to March 9th, 2018 Scholar Nathaniel Brunt is showing work at the Chobi Mela International Festival of Photography in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Nathaniel’s work is part of the exhibition "Archives of Persistence". Chobi Mela is considered the most significant photographic event in Asia since its inception in 2000.
  • February 28, 2019
    The Future Forums in Regina sparked conversations around access and inclusion. Drawing inspiration from a popular reggae song, the courage it takes to lead towards change for the better.   Words from the participants "Leadership is often about fighting the status quo and sustaining yourself in such battles requires tremendous energy."
  • February 21, 2019
    This article was authored by Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation 2011 Scholar Brent Loken, who recently co-authored a report for the EAT–Lancet Commission on Food, Planet, Health about healthy eating and sustainable food systems at the global level. 
  • February 18, 2019
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  • February 14, 2019
    Overheard at Québec City's Future Forums  “This brought me out of my comfort zone.” “There are many kinds of exclusion which block certain types of knowledge, including economic prejudice and racism.” "Empathy and humanism are essential to engaged leadership.”