Imagining Canada’s Future

Imagining Canada's Future

Asking tomorrow’s questions today.

For Canada to be successful in the 21st century, we need to anticipate the challenges ahead and keep our minds open to the potential futures facing us all. This is the inspiration behind SSHRC’s Imagining Canada’s Future initiative.

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The Storytellers: Talking about Canada's Future Challenge Areas

Ideas shape our future. What’s next?

SSHRC’s annual Storytellers contest challenges postsecondary students to show Canadians how social sciences and humanities research is affecting our lives, our world and our future for the better.

Hear from a few past Storytellers finalists:

Video: Manon Jolicoeur

Manon Jolicœur shows how kids in New Brunswick are going “From skates to books”
Université de Moncton

Video: Jessica Jacobsen-Konefall

Jessica Jacobsen-Konefall explores First Nations new media art in Winnipeg
Queen’s University

Video: Ryan Katz-Rosene

Ryan Katz-Rosene asks if high-speed rail can ever be green
Carleton University

Video: Klara Abdi

Klara Abdi looks at the experiences of transnational families in a global age
The University of British Columbia