FEATURED FELLOW

FOSTERING
HEALTHY SEXUALITY IN CANADA’S NORTH

With FOXY and SMASH, Métis scholar and activist Candice Lys approaches public-health education through the arts.

She’s empowering a new generation of Indigenous youth to insist upon healthy relationships for themselves and their communities.

Even Coaches Need Coaching

Fabrice Vil’s Pour 3 Points transforms sport coaches into life coaches, giving underprivileged youth a fighting chance at success.

Reducing Poverty,
Deepening Community

Paul Born founder of the Tamarack Institute is celebrated for “winning the war on poverty” in Canada.

CANADA’S HIGHEST-IMPACT NETWORK OF SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS

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Fellows in over 90 countries

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%

 impact policy change

2018 Source: Ashoka Global Study Results

TOGETHER, AN
UNSTOPPABLE
FORCE
FOR GOOD

Our growing network of more than 50 Canadian Fellows is part of a global community who are harnessing the radical power of innovative ideas to solve our most urgent problems.

Learn more about this extraordinary group.
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Highlights from the Network

“Babies are 100% accepting and they don’t judge”

See how bringing babies into classrooms helps to instill lifelong empathy. Roots of Empathy is an organization committed to building caring and peaceful societies.

What if every student could find joy in math?

Ashoka Canada Fellow John Mighton uses the latest science and innovative techniques to create a world where all children can succeed.

How governments can buy positive outcomes

Ashoka Canada Fellow Jeff Cyr and McConnell Foundation president Stephen Huddart discuss a powerful new tool for financing sustainable solutions.

Cooking up social change in the kitchen

Jean-François Archambault is revolutionizing the redistribution of food waste —  turning chefs, cooks and candy makers into changemakers.

Grow Canada’s
community of changemakers

“Ashoka rocks. This community inspires me to learn, grow and expand my own ideas of what’s possible. Being in a room of Ashoka Fellows, I’m blown away by the calibre of people, ideas and drive.”

Peter Mortifee, Ashoka Support Network member