How is it possible that an arms deal that is tainting the Canadian peacebuilding identity and has had twelve articles by Steven Chase on the cover of our national newspaper in the past year is relatively unknown by Canadian citizens?
In the theme of innovation in the Waterloo region we, at the MSCU Centre for Peace Advancement, are happy to announce that our Director, Paul Heidebrecht was featured in a local magazine this morning. Found in the Waterloo Region Record, Paul co-authored and collaborated with two other social innovators from the University of Waterloo community: Karla Boluk and Tania Del Matto.
Waterloo is a thriving hotbed of innovation. With tech start-ups emerging daily, there is much focus on business, technology, and entrepreneurship. Adding to this concentration of ideas and change, the MSCU Center for Peace Advancement (CPA) is joining Waterloo’s innovation ecosystem with the launch of the Frank and Helen Epp Peace Incubator.
Between August 10th and August 14th, youth in the Waterloo Region will be discovering community through peace. The MSCU Centre for Peace Advancement’s fifth annual Peace Camp is a day camp run at Conrad Grebel University College.
Thanks to a partnership with Ziauddin Yousafzai, the father of 2014 Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, Global Peace Centre Canada (GPCC), and the Women’s Executive Network (WXN), Conrad Grebel University College is pleased to offer a $10,000 scholarship to a female Master of Peace and Conflict Studies (MPACS) student.