Simon Fraser University’s 2011 Outstanding Alumni Award for Professional Achievement will go to Nadine Caron, ’04 Fellow. This award recognizes exceptional contribution to her local and global communities, and will be presented at an awards ceremony in February 2012. To learn more about Nadine Caron, the other recipients, and the awards event, please visit: http://www.sfu.ca/alumni/
Please join us for the Fellows’ Task Force Public Dialogues in Winnipeg. On Friday, Nov. 4, some of Canada’s most impressive young leaders, the Action Canada Fellows, will host a public dialogue in Winnipeg, MB on ideas for advancing Canada’s economic future. The dialogue will be focused on three issues: how inequality and poverty are jeopardizing our human capital, how to develop a creative workforce for tomorrow, and financing Canada’s low-carbon energy future.
Action Canada Alumni Tom Rand ’07 and David Halliwell ’03 are featured keynote speakers at the Lean & Green Future Energy Conference, on November 30, 2011. The conference brings together the country’s leading energy experts, industry leaders and energy efficiency suppliers to share best practices and explore new frontiers in industrial energy efficiency.
This article is an abridged version of task force report “Fuelling Canada’s Economic Success: A National Strategy for High-Growth Entrepreneurship”. Authors Shannon Wells and Geordie Hungerford are 2010-11 Action Canada Fellows and members of the Action Canada Task Force on High-Growth Entrepreneurship.
Action Canada Alumni Ginger Gosnell-Myers and Fellow Eric Tribe recently visited Labrador to learn more about the unique issues that face rural Labradorians, including mining, Aboriginal governance and land claims, and Lower Churchill development. CBC’s Colleen Connors spoke with them while they were visiting Happy Valley – Goose Bay.