What Is Action Canada?

Imagine bringing together outstanding young Canadians whose talents, experiences and perspectives represent the mosaic of our country. Now imagine them connected by shared experiences in a national fellowship program that builds leadership for Canada.

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Who Is Action Canada?

Action Canada is about today's leaders nurturing the next generation of leadership in Canada. Each year we select up to 20 emerging leaders to become Action Canada Fellows. They are the top candidates from a nationwide call for applications.

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Become a candidate!

Shape your skills. Shape Canada. The application period for Action Canada's 2019/2020 Fellowship year is now closed. See what you need to apply next year.

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Events & Outcomes

Évènements et résultats

Conference Blog

Blog de conférence

How could cows milked by robots be better off?

By Fellow Sally Guy On a crisp November morn, we pulled up to Ferme Roystein, one of the most technologically advanced dairy farms in Quebec. We’d read quotes from the […]

In A Few Words

En quelques mots

Culturally enriching, purposeful and life changing.

- Benjamin Scott ’12, Tlicho Nation, Public Administrator

No other program in Canada exposes emerging leaders to the complex diversity of our country and the influencers who are shaping it.

- Lara Honrado ’13, Community-Relations Director

We want Canada to be the finest country in the world, and to achieve that we need outstanding leadership.

- Sam Belzberg, Founder Emeritus, Action Canada

La composante « nordique » est ce qui fait d’Action Canada un programme unique.

- Félix-Antoine Boudreault ’12

Action Canada taught me how to interact and lead with my ideas in a group of people who are my peers.

- George Roter ’04, Co-founder, Engineers Without Borders

The task force project was a practical exercise in “moving from enthusiastic to effective.

- Sana Halwani ’06, Lawyer

Action Canada m’a permis de l’exprimer clairement et ainsi de comprendre l’importance des sentiments d’appartenance, mais aussi de responsabilité envers ma communauté qui m’habitent.

- Marie-Josee Parent '12

Culturellement enrichissant, déterminant et transformateur.

- Benjamin Scott ’12, Nation Tlicho, Administrateur public

Aucun autre programme au Canada n’expose des leaders émergents à la diversité complexe de notre pays et aux influenceurs qui le façonnent.

- Lara Honrado ’13, Community-Relations Director

Nous voulons que le Canada soit le meilleur pays au monde, et pour parvenir à cela, nous avons besoin d’un leardership d’exception.

- Sam Belzberg, Foundateur Émérite, Action Canada

The Nordic component is what makes Action Canada a unique program.

- Félix-Antoine Boudreault ’12

Action Canada m’a appris comment interagir et mener avec mes idées au sein d’un groupe de gens qui sont mes pairs.

- George Roter ’04, Co-fondateur, Ingénieurs Sans Frontières

Le projet du groupe de travail a été un exercice pratique pour « aller d’enthousiaste à effectif ».

- Sana Halwanu ’06, Avocate