Jenny Stodola

Making Education Accessible to All with Professor Asha Kanwar

I am Leah Davidson, one of the Canadian Commonwealth National Youth Delegates, bringing a youth voice to Commonwealth issues and international events. This series of articles will cover people who work on Commonwealth issues and for Commonwealth organizations, with the goal of unpacking Commonwealth values and their relevance to young people. I chose to write this article because of Professor Asha Kanwar’s admirable commitment to open and distance learning and the importance of bridging connections between Canada and the developing world.

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Rosemary Sadlier Fights for Racial Justice in the Commonwealth

I am Leah Davidson, one of the Canadian Commonwealth National Youth Delegates, bringing a youth voice to Commonwealth issues and international events. This series of articles will cover people who work on Commonwealth issues and for Commonwealth organizations, with the goal of unpacking Commonwealth values and their relevance to young people. I chose to write this article as Rosemary Sadlier OOnt (Order of Ontario) is a woman who truly puts herself on the frontlines to achieve the Commonwealth values of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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Promoting Sports with Social Purpose with Brain MacPherson, CEO of Commonwealth Sport Canada

I am Leah Davidson, one of the Canadian Commonwealth National Youth Delegates, bringing a youth voice to Commonwealth issues and international events. This series of articles will cover people who work on Commonwealth issues and for Commonwealth organizations, with the goal of unpacking Commonwealth values and their relevance to young people. I chose to write this article because many people know of the Commonwealth Games, but are unaware of the people and powerful mission behind our Canadian organization.

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Remembering Sir Charles Gunning

It’s with great sadness that we share with you that the NSCF community has lost a golden, shining star in Sir Charles Gunning. Charles will be known by many generations of NSCF delegates as the ‘father’ of NSCF. With other RCS Ottawa members, in 1973 he founded what is now known as the NSCF. For decades, until his health forced him to retire, he would organize, rally, convince and pull last-minute strings to help pull-off a successful NSCF year-after-year; support…

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