Events

10 May 2016 - 7:30am

Since Confederation in 1867, Canada has identified and conducted itself as a country of two founding nations, the British and the French, while subordinating the status of Indigenous peoples. A new project is seeking to alter that narrative through official recognition, on the 150th anniversary of the 1867 confederation, of the foundational contributions of Indigenous peoples to the formation of Canada, in addition to the British and the French.

10 May 2016 - 4:00pm

An open house reception recognizing Fellows, College members, Institutional Members and various supporters who have generously donated to the RSC and to the Walter House campaign will be held from 16h00 to 18h00. Invited guests from sister organisations, some members from the diplomatic community from countries were the RSC has developed international programming will also be in attendance.

29 May 2016 - 2:00pm

The reality of assisted dying in Canada has changed rapidly since the Royal Society of Canada produced its report on End-of-Life Decision Making in 2011. The Canadian government is revising the Canadian Criminal Code on medically assisted dying following the landmark Supreme Court of Canada decision in Carter, legislation in the province of Quebec, and reports from two expert groups and one Parliamentary Committee.

17 November 2016

A key element of the Royal Society of Canada's (RSC) Strategic Plan is to “expand the reach of the RSC’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Annual Symposium”. Between 1945 and 1980, the AGM of the RSC was hosted at least once in every province of Canada, at 25 universities from coast to coast. In 2013, the RSC resumed the practice of moving the AGM around the country, beginning with a visit to Banff, Alberta.

03 December 2016 - 9:00am

What is it like to grow up as a child who has a complex health condition? How does it feel to miss school in order to visit multiple care providers? How do parents and siblings cope when caring for a child's chronic physical, behavioural, and/or mental problem? How can we support a beloved family who often travels long distances (even out-of-province) for medical consultations for their child?

23 November 2017

A key element of the Royal Society of Canada's (RSC) Strategic Plan is to “expand the reach of the RSC’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Annual Symposium”. Between 1945 and 1980, the AGM of the RSC was hosted at least once in every province of Canada, at 25 universities from coast to coast. In 2013, the RSC resumed the practice of moving the AGM around the country, beginning with a visit to Banff, Alberta.