August 2015 
Volume: 15 - Issue: 4
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I am writing this in the first week of the federal election campaign, as the politicians begin to manoeuvre for our votes.  A free vote is one of the main pillars of democracy, of course, but it is by no means the only one.  A healthy democracy is supported by a host of institutions that stop it from sliding into corruption and cronyism, and if these institutions decay the whole polity decays, as Niall Ferguson has recently reminded us in his book The Great Degeneration.  The RSC is one such institution, one of the nation-building institutions that were founded in Canada during the hectic decades following confederation. Read the Message from the President.>>
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The Executive Committee of the Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Iris Almeida-Côté as Chief Executive Officer, effective August 31, 2015.

Each year the Society has a number of opportunities to serve on various standing committee(s). Service on a committee enables you to develop your leadership skills and use your expertise and experience to help guide the Society's mandate, mission and vision. 




For your convenience, we have negotiated preferred rates with the Fairmont Empress. Book your hotel room for the AGM now.


RSC Atlantic is pleased to invite you to attend an exciting line up of Fall events featuring regional Symposia, Open Academy Events and Lectures.  All events are free and open to the public.