This year’s W.C. Desmond Pacey Memorial Lecturer, James Bernard (J.B.) MacKinnon from Vancouver, has spent years studying the importance of Canada’s wilderness and our relationship to it. MacKinnon will present “The Still-Wild Country: Why Canada’s Wilderness Matters to the Future of Life on Earth” at the University of New Brunswick Fredericton campus, on Wednesday, April… Read More »

Dr. Diane F. Halpern, McElwee Family Professor of Psychology and Roberts Fellow at Claremont McKenna College, will present this year’s annual Pacey Lecture on Wednesday, March 20, in Fredericton and Thursday, March 21, in Saint John.  She will present “Juggling Work & Family: What Women Leaders Can Teach Us”.  Both lectures will take place at… Read More »

When it comes to the age-old conflict between science and religion, Darwinism and creationism, at least one expert in the field would like to see Americans handle their differences more like Canadians do.

What is the future of First Nations in Atlantic Canada? Noah Augustine, chief of the Metepenagiag Mi’kmaq Nation, will give his insights into transforming dependency into self-sufficiency, good governance and a future for First Nations children when he delivers this year’s University of New Brunswick W.C. Desmond Pacey Memorial Lecture. He will speak at the… Read More »