16 June 2014

Our friend and colleague, Trudeau Fellow 2004 and one Canada's most brillant legal mind Roderick A. Macdonald, passed away on 13 June 2014 at 66 years old. The Foundation's Board, Members, and staff wish to express their deepest condolences to his family and friends. 

You can listen to one of his last touching and inspiring interview on CBC Ideas with Paul Kennedy. 

On the 7th and 8th of February 2014, the Faculty of Law of McGill University held a symposium entitled "The Unbounded Level of the Mind: Rod Macdonald's Legal Imagination," in honour of Rod Macdonald's career who was F.R. Scott Chair of Constitutional and Public Law.

Roderick A. Macdonald

He was one of the foremost Canadian specialists on secured transactions and property law in Canada, Mr. Macdonald died of cancer on 13 June 2014. Named a Trudeau fellow in 2004, he is greatly missed by the Trudeau community.

2004 Fellows