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May 9, 10, 11, 2019 – PIP 50th Anniversary
Alumni Association AGM – June 20, 5:30-7:30pm
Gaboury Symposium – June TBC
Althia Raj (PIP 2004-2005) and Roland Paris (PIP 1990-1991) will chair the 50th Anniversary Symposium in May 2019.
Temma Frecker (PIP 2001-2002) was awarded the 2018 Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Dominique O’Rourke (PIP 1995-96) was elected City Councillor in Guelph (Ward 6). Nancy Peckford (PIP 1999-2000) was elected North Grenville’s first-ever female mayor. Bradley Vis (PIP 2010-11) secured the federal Conservative Party of Canada nomination for Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon. Timothy Howlett (PIP 2008-09) is an Issues Manager in the officer of the Premier of British Columbia. Arif Virani (PIP 1994-95) has been named Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada.
Alec Boudreau (PIP 2016-17) is a Research & Policy Analyst at the Privy Council Office, working on the Prime Minister’s Youth Council.
Claire Boychuk (PIP 2012-13) completed her McGill Law Degree, a clerkship at the Federal Court of Canada and is now an Associate at Nelligan O’Brien Payne LLP.
Jessica Brousseau (PIP 2014-15) continues her work with Immigration and Citizenship Canada, having recently made the move from the Canadian embassy in Sri Lanka to the Canadian embassy in Argentina.
Jeanette Carney (PIP 2016-17) is an assessor at the Yukon Environmental and Socio-Economic Board.
Gavin Charles (PIP 2012-13) is with the Canadian Council for International Co-operation as a policy officer.
Yves Dushimimana (PIP 2015-16) is now an analyst (Parliamentary Affairs) at the Privy Council Office.
Fraser Harland (PIP 2010-11) completed a clerkship at the Supreme Court of Canada.
Ronald Hoffman (PIP 2017-18) will be a policy analyst at Universities Canada.
Astrid Krizus (PIP 2016-17) is now a speechwriter for the Prime Minister.
Ross Linden-Fraser (PIP 2017-18) was selected for the International Development and Diplomacy Internship Programme of the United Nations.
Kathryn Martin (PIP 2012-13) began a job as a Consumer Education Officer at the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada.
Lynne Matte (PIP 2010-11) is the Director of Child and Youth Advocacy Services with the Representative for Children and Youth in Nunavut.
Constance Naud-Arcand (PIP 2014-15) joined Madalina Chesoi (PIP 2015-16), Gabrielle de Billy Brown(PIP 2015-16), Matthew Blackshaw (PIP 2016-17), and Ryan van den Berg (PIP 2016-17) at the Library of Parliament.
Kim Paradis (PIP 2017-18) follows a strong tradition of PIPs working for the Nunavut Department of Health.
Robert Peck (PIP 1981-82) retired after many years in the federal public service.
Rose St-Pierre (PIP 2017-18) will be a correspondent and editor for Radio-Canada (Windsor) starting autumn 2018.
Al-Amyn Sumar (PIP 2008-09) started a new position as a First Amendment Fellow at The New York Times.
Anoush F. Terjanian (PIP 1994-95) received a Governor in Council appointment to the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.
Neil Thompson (PIP 2001-02) is a Research Scientist at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab and a Visiting Professor at the Lab for Innovation Science at Harvard.
Garth Williams (PIP Director 2008-2016; PIP 1992-93) is a Senior Policy Analyst for the Canada Research Coordinating Committee.
Innessa Colaiacovo (PIP 2013-14) is pursuing a PhD in Management at Harvard Business School.
Yves Dushimimana (PIP 2015-16) completed his Masters in Public and International Affairs at the University of Ottawa.
Mackenzie Grisdale (PIP 2010-11) completed a medical degree at the University of Calgary Cumming School of Medicine.
Alex Miller-Pelletier (PIP 2017-18) won a bourse de maîtrise en recherche from Le Fonds de recherche du Québec and will begin a MLitt in Legal and Constitutional Studies at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland.
Avnee Paranjape (PIP 2017-18) started a LLB at the University of Toronto.
Aurélie Skrobik (PIP 2017-18) will start a MPhil in International Relations and Politics at the University of Cambridge.
In the News
The National Post profiled Rose St-Pierre’s (PIP 2017-18) PIP research paper.
Jane Hilderman (PIP 2010-11) is featured in Power and Politics (July 2018)
Mark Dance (PIP 2010-11) and Dave Matyas, Political decision-making is speeding up, and that’s bad for democracy