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The Mahatma Gandhi Peace Award ceremony was held at Robson Hall on Thurs. Oct. 11, 2018. L-R: Dr. Robert Falcon Ouellette, M.P., Dr. Adbo El Tassi, Dr. K. Dakshinamurti, President, Gandhi Centre, Dr. Cindy Blackstock, Mr. Terry Duguid, M.P., Dr. Pawan Singal.

The Mahatma Gandhi Peace Award ceremony was held at Robson Hall on Thurs. Oct. 11, 2018. L-R: Dr. Robert Falcon Ouellette, M.P., Dr. Adbo El Tassi, Dr. K. Dakshinamurti, President, Gandhi Centre, Dr. Cindy Blackstock, Mr. Terry Duguid, M.P., Dr. Pawan Singal.

Mahatma Gandhi Peace Award 2018 Ceremony at Robson Hall

Dr. Cindy Blackstock on Reconciliation, Social Justice and Children’s Engagement

Where once a man was silenced for speaking up for the rights of Indigenous children in Canada, this week, a woman was celebrated for doing the same. Child Welfare activist Dr. Cindy Blackstock received the Mahatma Gandhi Peace Award of 2018 on Thurs. Oct. 11 at a ceremony held at Robson Hall, Faculty of Law, for her work advocating for equal access to public services for Indigenous children.

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