Vanier Medal Winner

Vanier Medal

Congratulations to the 2023 Vanier Medal Winner, Dr. Catherine Cook!

The Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC) is pleased to announce that Dr. Catherine Cook is the recipient of the prestigious 2023 Vanier Medal. The Vanier Medal is awarded annually to recognize exceptional achievement in the public realm.

Dr. Cook is the first Indigenous recipient of the Vanier Medal. She has had a distinguished career of more than thirty-five years as a practicing physician and as a faculty member at the University of Manitoba.

Dr. Cook is Vice-President (Indigenous) at the University of Manitoba, where she has implemented Indigenous health programs and services that address the barriers to equitable access of high-quality health care for Indigenous peoples. She has worked effectively and collaboratively with First Nations, Métis, Inuit, provincial, and federal governments, as well as community organizations, to champion the importance of health services for Indigenous Manitobans.

Dr. Cook will accept the Vanier Medal at IPAC’s Annual Conference in Ottawa from September 13-15, 2023, where she will speak on the topic of Indigenous health outcomes. Her Honour the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, will present the award to Dr. Cook at the Opening Reception on September 13.

The conference will also feature many additional topics including the housing crisis, artificial intelligence and ChatGPT, employee engagement in the era of hybrid work, leadership, reconciliation, and climate change. Click here to register for this exciting event!

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Statistics Canada is pleased to announce that the 64th World Statistics Congress (WSC) will be held in Ottawa, Canada, from July 16 to 20, 2023, at the Shaw Centre.

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64e Congrès mondial de la statistique

Statistique Canada est fier d’annoncer que le 64e Congrès mondial de la statistique (en anglais seulement) aura lieu du 16 au 20 juillet 2023 au Centre Shaw d’Ottawa, au Canada.

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