Senator Kim Pate

Cancelled, to Be Rescheduled: Truscott Lecture in Justice: Senator Kim Pate to Discuss Future of Justice in Canada

What does the future of justice look like? Many Canadians are asking this question following acquittals last month in the murders of Colten Boushie and Tina Fontaine. Senator Kim Pate, who has worked on behalf of some of the most marginalized, victimized and institutionalized Canadians, will discuss “What Does the Future of Justice Look Like?” …

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U of G Draft Executive Compensation Framework Available

The University of Guelph’s draft Executive Compensation Framework is now available for review and comment by the U of G community. The framework outlines compensation arrangements for U of G’s president and four vice-presidents. All Ontario broader public-sector employers, including universities, colleges, hospitals, school boards and government agencies, were required to develop such frameworks in …

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U of G Prof Named Prestigious AAAS Fellow

Integrative Biology professor Merritt Turetsky has been selected as one of 15 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Leshner Fellows for 2018-19 – the only Canadian chosen this year. Now in its third year, this program is affiliated with the Leshner Leadership Institute for Public Engagement with Science and is intended to enhance …

CIHR Awards $3.37 Million to U of G for Innovative Health Research

Using circadian biology to treat heart attack patients. Investigating how cannabis can lessen nausea. Examining ways to prevent hospital-acquired infections. These are among University of Guelph projects that will receive a total of $3.3 million in new funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to support innovative health research initiatives. The awards were announced …

Winegard Lecturer to Discuss Canada’s First Feminist International Assistance Policy

Marie-Claude Bibeau, Canada’s minister of international development and la francophonie, will discuss efforts to fight poverty through gender equality in Canada’s international assistance programs during this year’s Winegard Visiting Lectureship on International Development. Bibeau will speak on “The Future is Female: Canada’s First Feminist International Assistance Policy” on Jan. 22 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in …

U of G Social Sciences, Humanities Research Gets $3.4 Million in Federal Support

The University of Guelph has received more than $3.4 million from the federal government for social sciences and humanities research ranging from global LGBT and women’s reproductive rights, to rural communities, to market effects of carbon emissions, to Indigenous sovereignty and civil society. The announcement was made Wednesday in Montreal by Kirsty Duncan, minister of …