Press Releases

2021 Loran Scholars

The Loran Scholars Foundation is thrilled to announce its 32nd cohort of Loran Scholars: the class of 2021. In a year that separates us physically, the 2021 scholars begin their Loran journeys from their hometowns spanning the farthest corners of Canada, bonded by...

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2021 Loran Finalists

  This past autumn, 6,084 students applied for the 2021 Loran Award, as they began an academic year in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. This record increase in Loran applications is, to us, a testament to the resiliency of Canadian youth. It sent an optimistic...

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In The News

Webinar Information for Educators and Students

We know that school this fall is going to look different for students and educators across Canada. Despite the challenges and disruptions, we remain committed to finding and supporting young Canadians who are curious, unafraid to tackle big challenges, and motivated...

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Clerking at the Supreme Court of Canada

Loran Scholars show extraordinary leadership in their industries, and in law there is no exception. With more than forty alumni working in law or drawing on a legal background, their contributions are vast—spanning such issues as environmental conservation, criminal...

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2020 Loran Scholars in the News

Schools, media, and local leaders across the country are sharing the news about the 36 students selected as Loran Scholars in recognition of their character, commitment to service, and leadership potential.   View recent features on our 2020 scholars here:...

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2020 Loran Finalists in the News

Ahead of our 2020 National Selections on January 31 and February 1, communities across Canada shared their excitement for the 88 young people selected as finalists for the Loran Award.   Here is a selection of media features on the 2020 Loran finalists:  

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Media Contact

Danielle Sanders, Marketing & Communications Officer
416.646.2120, x227

Katii Capern, Marketing & Communications Officer
416.646.2120, x233


- June 8, 2021

@festofauthors: Join our friends @HarbourfrontTO on June 9 for a spoken word performance by Tanya Neumeyer (@tanyapoet) and a workshop encouraging authentic voices as part of Speak Surge Amplify lineup. The free event starts at 12pm ET! Register here: https://t.co/TVvsMUwfNd #poetry
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- June 1, 2021

@d18teachers: So proud of @JohnFRoss #d18teacher Louisa Cassolato on her @loranscholar Teachers Building Leaders Award. 👏🏼 https://t.co/A9tm0CQSEk
h J R

- May 20, 2021

@Geoff_Park: I just heard that my friend and former colleague Nicholas Ronald has won the prestigious Loran Award for "Teachers Building Leaders" (sorry, my terminology may be inaccurate). He is an inspiration, a great teacher, and infinitely humble. @Ridley_College #RidleyFlourishes.
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