Calgary Peace Prize

The Calgary Peace Prize, awarded through Mount Royal University’s Peace Studies Initiative “recognizes outstanding individuals from the global community, who work toward making the world a more just, safer and less violent place.” The 2016 prize honoured the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada — Dr. Marie Wilson, Justice Murray Sinclair and Chief Wilton Littlechild.

Servas Canada offered a small donation to allow five MRU undergraduate students attend the ceremony. The 2017 prize was awarded to the Honourable Douglas Roche, O.C. for his long and sustained efforts towards international peace building and for raising awareness of human security issues and nuclear disarmament.

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