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Canada's 150th at Western University: Funding available for student events and initiatives

Canada is celebrating the 150th anniversary of Confederation in 2017. Western University will be marking this significant milestone with events and initiatives across campus.

Western faculty, staff and students are invited to apply for funding to support an event, project or initiative taking place in 2017 related to Canada’s 150th. Please visit Western’s Canada 150 website to discover how you can join the celebration, or contact

A committee comprised of Western University staff, faculty and students has been established, and is co-chaired by Marcia Steyaert, Community Relations Specialist, and Jerry White, Professor in the Faculty of Social Science.

With Western only 11 years Canada’s junior, 2017 offers us all an exciting opportunity to reflect on our collective past, celebrate our accomplishments and innovations, examine where we are now and get excited about the future.