Int’l Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

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Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. On this day, in 1960, police opened fire and killed 69 people peacefully demonstrating against apartheid pass laws in Sharpeville, South Africa. This year’s theme is to mitigate and counter rising nationalist populism and extreme supremacist ideologies. Racist extremist movements based on ideologies that… Read more »

2019 Spring Newsletter

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The Mosaic Institute Welcomes You to Spring! Message from our CEO I am delighted to announce that the Mosaic Institute has selected General (ret’d) John de Chastelain to be our 2019 Peace Patron.  A former Chief of Canada’s Defence Staff, he is best-known for his critical role in bringing peace to Northern Ireland. As Chair of… Read more »

2019 PEACE PATRON AWARD

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THANK YOU! On 17 June 2019, the Mosaic Institute presented the 2019 Peace Patron Award to: General (Ret’d) John de Chastelain, CC, CMM, CD, CH From Left: Vahan Kololian, Mosaic Institute’s Co-founder and Chair, Her Honour, Elizabeth Dowdeswell , Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, General (Retired) John de Chastelain, 2019 Peace Patron, and Akaash Maharaj, the… Read more »

Announcing our Research Partnership

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Prejudice, Threat, Environment, and Cognition:Do Differences in Cognitive Style Explain Prejudicial Attitudes Towards Ethnic Outgroups? A Partnership Project with The Mosaic Institute and: Dr. Jordan MansellPost-Doctoral ResearchPolitical Communications and Public Opinion LabThe University du Québec in Montréal (UQAM) Dr. Allison HarellChair, Political Psychology of Social SolidarityThe University du Québec in Montréal (UQAM) Dr. Michael Bang PetersenProfessor… Read more »

Happy Lunar New Year!

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Did you know that over 1/5th of the world’s population celebrates the Lunar New Year? Feted as the Spring Festival in China, Tet in Vietnam, Seollal in Korea, and many other Asian countries including Singapore, Laos, and Cambodia among others. The Lunar New Year is a time for festivities including family reunions and gatherings, and… Read more »

Black History Month – 2019

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Rollcall, by George Elliott Clarke Michaëlle Jean, Anne Cools, Maestro Fresh Wes,Viola Desmond, Oscar Peterson,Harriet Tubman, Elijah McCoy,Jully Black, Leonard Braithwaite, and Charles Roach. Fitzroy Gordon, Mary Anne Shadd Cary,Pearleen Oliver, W.P. Oliver, Carrie Best,Lincoln Alexander, Drake,Les Oliver, and William Andrew White. Portia May White, Austin Chesterfield Clarke,Dionne Brand, Claire Harris, Nathaniel Dett,Mairuth Sarsfield, Osborne Anderson,Monica… Read more »

The Muldoon-Mosaic Bursary

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Bursary Amount: $5,000 Deadline to Apply: Apr 3, 2019 James P. Muldoon Jr. was an independent scholar of international affairs, who’s research and writing focused on multilateral diplomacy, and global governance. Affectionately known as Jim, he and his wife Reeta Roy are great believers that every student deserves equal opportunity to thrive and be the… Read more »