News

  • September 27, 2019
    Marches to support the Global Climate Strike on September 27th, 2019 represent a powerful mobilization to draw attention to pressing environmental and climate issues. Members of the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation community are among the participants who hope the marches will help make a difference in public policies to preserve the environment and fight climate change.
  • September 12, 2019
    2017 Scholar Benjamin Gagnon Chainey has co-organized an international study day of Hervé Guibert, a multidisciplinary writer who died in 1991. Almost 30 years after his death, Hervé Guibert who was HIV-positive is one of the central authors of Benjamin Gagnon Chainey’s doctoral research that looks at the relationship between literature, sexual and cultural identities, and the practice of care and medicine.
  • September 5, 2019
    Each year, the Foundation selects Mentors who are real-world actors from all areas of endeavour and who devote themselves to developing the capacity for engaged leadership among Scholars.   On the International Day of Charity, we are shining a spotlight on three Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Mentors whose dedication to their areas of interest and expertise go the extra mile.
  • August 19, 2019
    Gillian McKay is a 2016 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Scholar. From January to May 2019 Gillian was on leave from her program to support the World Health Organization (WHO) in the fight against an outbreak of Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo. She reflects on her time there in this first-hand account:
  • July 25, 2019
    A tale from a visiting researcher in Aotearoa New Zealand This article was authored by 2017 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Scholar Stéphanie Roy  Thanks to my Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Scholarship, I had the opportunity last spring to complete a two-month internship as a visiting researcher at Victoria University of Wellington in Aotearoa, New Zealand. This was an invaluable opportunity for someone with a vast interest in environmental issues, as New Zealand possesses such a rich natural heritage.
  • July 10, 2019
    This has been an extraordinary year in the life of the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation.
  • May 26, 2019
    This year’s Mentors are an outstanding group of accomplished real-world actors who bring a rich and diverse set of experiences to the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation community. Mentors play a critical role supporting our Scholars with valuable advice and insights.
  • May 24, 2019
    This year, the Foundation embarks on a new chapter, as we launch the Institutes of Engaged Leadership.
  • May 23, 2019
    20 outstanding Scholars first to enter the Foundation’s new Leadership Program This year, a record 20 Scholars have been named as recipients of the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation’s unique and bold doctoral scholarship in the social sciences and humanities.
  • May 22, 2019
    Making a difference.