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The Fédération des communautés francophones et acadienne du Canada (FCFA), led by General Director Alain Dupuis (’06), presented a bill intended to modernize Canada’s Official Languages Act.
Amber Zirnhelt (’00), Manager of Long Range Planning and Sustainability at the City of Campbell River, BC, discussed adaptation strategies for addressing sea level rise in her community.
Tommy Hana (’13) attended the 63rd session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, as a delegate with the International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations.
The CBC spoke to Dr. Amy-Lee Kouwenberg (’01) about New Brunswick’s volunteer-powered Atlantic Nocturnal Owl Survey.
Sara Abdessamie (’16) received Dalhousie University’s Student Activist Impact Award on March 21. Braden Lamoureux (’16) MC’d the awards ceremony.
Dr. Eloise Tan (’00), Research Program Director for Ontario-based advocacy group People for Education, weighed in on inequality in the Canadian post-secondary admissions process.
Madeleine Brown (‘11) is the co-producer and central performer in a Toronto production of The Shimmering Verge, a show in poems at Théâtre français de Toronto’s Studio 21. Tanya Neumeyer (’01) joins the production as a featured poet for the April 11th performance.
Janelle Joseph (‘97) received the Emerging Leader Award at the University of Toronto for her work advocating for staff training to address unconscious racial bias, creating a course on anti-racism in sport, and leading a roundtable discussion on improving support and outreach for underrepresented groups.
Andrew Mills (‘03) lets us into his world as a Paramedic Specialist in Vancouver, in a 10-part documentary series called Paramedics: Life on the Line, airing now on Knowledge Network.