Action Canada is a leadership and public policy development program for early career Canadian professionals. This is an 11 month program where selected candidates work in groups on a public policy project. Throughout this time, groups meet at five scheduled conferences across Canada and are also expected to continue their work between conferences. The program brings together academia, government, industry and media.
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The 2012 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences will showcase Canadian theatre, literature, film, history, education, knowledge, creativity, sociology, international development, career building, multiculturalism and much more. This year’s theme is “Crossroads: Scholarship For An Uncertain World”. Events fall under six categories: Big Thinking, Career Corner, Cultural Event, Equity Issues, Keynote and Panel. Hear talks from Margaret Atwood, His Excellency, The Right Honourable David Johnston, the Ambassador of Italy and a host of other brilliant and influential Canadians and Canadian Associations.
Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences is organized by the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences. This year the congress is being held in Waterloo, Ontario from May 26 to June 2. It will be hosted jointly by Wilfred Laurier University and the University of Waterloo.