Past Events

02 February 2009

One of this country’s most distinguished scholars and sought-after guest speakers is demystifying the Canadian North and uncovering a culture and creativity that flows from an encounter with Canada’s Arctic. Dr. Sherrill Grace, a distinguished Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) and Past President of the RSC’s Academy for the Arts and Humanities, will speak at Mount Allison University on Monday, February 16 at 7 p.m. in the Owens Art Gallery.

11 March 2008

Many key questions in particle physics and cosmology are unanswered today. In particular, some 95% of the Universe consist of unknown dark matter and dark energy. Accelerator experiments together with observations from astro(particle)-physics shed light on questions like what happened at the early Universe, what is dark matter and dark energy, and much more. The proton collider LHC at CERN, scheduled to start up this year, will take us into the discovery realm.

17 January 2008

Rapidly changing political, social, and natural environments in Canada's North are effecting changes in policies and practice. A northern-centric discussion of the issues and challenges is paramount to understanding the depth and scope of the issues, and applying northern knowledge in addressing the issues is equally imperative, especially in consideration of such topics as sovereignty, resource development, governance, and the ongoing process of devolution.

11 November 2007

A successfully run democratic country cannot be multicultural and the leaders of Canada are certainly aware of that fact based on their multicultural polices, according to University of Calgary political scientist Tom Flanagan. At a free public forum, Multiculturalism: Breaking Down Borders, Flanagan will argue that an empire can be multicultural but it’s almost impossible for a democracy to be.

01 November 2007

The celebrated author who put to paper the timeless true-life tale of hockey heartbreak is coming to the Dalhousie University. Roch Carrier, Canada’s former national librarian and author of the beloved children’s book The Hockey Sweater, will deliver the Governor General’s Lecture of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC). Dr. Carrier’s talk is called "The Inspiring Adventures of a Man Bent over a Blank Sheet of Paper."

19 October 2007

The celebrated author who put to paper the timeless true-life tale of hockey heartbreak is coming to the Concordia University. Roch Carrier, Canada’s former national librarian and author of the beloved children’s book The Hockey Sweater, will deliver the Governor General’s Lecture of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC). Dr. Carrier’s talk is called "The Inspiring Adventures of a Man Bent over a Blank Sheet of Paper."

15 October 2007

The celebrated author who put to paper the timeless true-life tale of hockey heartbreak is coming to The University of British Columbia. Roch Carrier, Canada’s former national librarian and author of the beloved children’s book The Hockey Sweater, will deliver the Governor General’s Lecture of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC). Dr. Carrier’s talk is called "The Inspiring Adventures of a Man Bent over a Blank Sheet of Paper."

21 September 2007

The celebrated author who put to paper the timeless true-life tale of hockey heartbreak is coming to The University of British Columbia. Roch Carrier, Canada’s former national librarian and author of the beloved children’s book The Hockey Sweater, will deliver the Governor General’s Lecture of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC). Dr. Carrier’s talk is called "The Inspiring Adventures of a Man Bent over a Blank Sheet of Paper."

17 September 2007

The celebrated author who put to paper the timeless true-life tale of hockey heartbreak is coming to The University of British Columbia. Roch Carrier, Canada’s former national librarian and author of the beloved children’s book The Hockey Sweater, will deliver the Governor General’s Lecture of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC). Dr. Carrier’s talk is called "The Inspiring Adventures of a Man Bent over a Blank Sheet of Paper."

15 September 2007

The Royal Society of Canada (RSC) is hosting a “Fellow Reception” for Academy III Fellows in Québec. 

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