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Michael Bryant, Executive Director and General Counsel, Canadian Civil Liberties Association, October 26, 2021

Growing up on Vancouver Island, the cataclysmic wrongs perpetrated on Indigenous people in my homeland of British Columbia left me determined to work in the field of indigenous rights. Plus my grandfather was a union leader, and local politician, as was my father. From them I learned about how democracy can empower people to either do good works, or abuse their power. From my mom, a teacher, I saw how education forms the ability to think critically — about everything. I’d take those lessons into my own political career, after which I continued fighting for indigenous rights, and began a career as a criminal defence lawyer, often as a public defender, assisting the indigent, Indigenous, and mentally ill.
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Donald R. Lindsay, President and Chief Executive Officer, Teck Resources Limited, November 30, 2021

Don R. Lindsay joined Teck as President in January 2005, was appointed to the Board in February 2005 and was appointed Chief Executive Officer in April 2005. He is a graduate of Queens University (B.Sc., Hons.) and Harvard Business School (M.B.A.).
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Dr Kevin James, Professor of History, College of Arts, University of Guelph, and Scottish Studies Foundation Chair, January 25, 2022

Robbie Burns Dinner, Scottish Dress Encouraged

The Centre for Scottish Studies at the University of Guelph is the oldest – and the leading – academic unit in North America for research, graduate training, and teaching on Scottish history and Scottish culture.

It is thanks to the steadfast and generous support of the Scottish Studies Foundation that the Scottish Studies Centre in the College of Arts at Guelph continues to build a distinguished reputation as a global centre of research. The Centre’s pre-eminence is exemplified by the externally endowed Scottish Studies Foundation Chair, the establishment of which in 2004 was a signal achievement in the advancement of Scottish scholarship.
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