Brian Mulroney Webcasts

Brian Mulroney: remembering the man and his political legacy

As Canadians get set to bid farewell to The Right Honourable Brian Mulroney, LLD’17, in this special episode of the McGill alumni webcast, we’ll bring an academic lens to the political legacy of Canada’s 18th Prime Minister.

Debra Thompson leaning against an orange tile wall Society

‘A million dimensions of inequality’

In her podcast series In/Equality, Debra Thompson, an associate professor in McGill’s Department of Political Science, interviews leading academic experts about different aspects of inequality. She wants to ‘create shortcuts’ to provide her audience with nuanced and accessible information about complicated issues.

Sarah Milroy walking with Prince Charles Culture

There’s a lot more to Canadian art than the Group of Seven

As the executive director of the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Sarah Milroy oversees an institution whose collection includes works by the Group of Seven and Tom Thomson - some of the most famous art ever produced in Canada. But Milroy insists that is only one part of the McMichael story.

Arif Virani Society

A new face for Canada’s top justice job

Canada’s justice minister and attorney general Arif Virani on tackling online hate, the importance of diversity in the judiciary, and how kicking around a soccer ball can break through partisan divisions even in a deeply polarized Parliament.

Michel Chrétien sitting in front of a group of scientists Health

An influential scientist (inside and outside his lab)

Michel Chrétien, MSc’62, hasn’t just been a witness to the evolution of medical science in Quebec and Canada. He has also been a major player. (Cet article est disponible en français.)

Sheilah Martin, Mahmud Jamal and Nicholas Kasirer Society

An inside look at the highest court in the land

Three of the justices on the Supreme Court of Canada are McGill law graduates. Sheilah Martin, BCL’81, LLB’81, Mahmud Jamal, BCL’93, LLB’93, and Nicholas Kasirer, BCL’85, LLB’85 share their thoughts on the work they do, the way they approach that work, and how their time at McGill helped prepare them for their current roles.

Dominion Carillonneur Andrea McCrady sits in the playing room of the Peace Tower Carillon on Parliament Hill (Photo: Justin Tang/The Canadian Press) People

The woman who brings music to Parliament Hill

While studying medicine at McGill, Andrea McCrady, MDCM’80, also worked as the carillonneur for St. Joseph’s Oratory. After 30 years as a family doctor, she moved to Parliament Hill to take on the job that Prime Minister Mackenzie King once described as “the voice of the nation.”


Making the case for Canada in Washington

As Canada's ambassador to the U.S., Kirsten Hillman, BCL'93, LLB'93, has been playing a vital role in keeping Canada's most important relationship on track during a particularly chaotic period.

Marta Morgan People

A woman of the world

Marta Morgan, BA'84, is Canada's deputy minister of foreign affairs.

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