Celebrating Canada's Sesquicentennial
On July 1, 2017 Canada turns 150! Trinity joins others across the nation to mark this significant occasion.
Trinity College's Class of 1867
Trinity College is celebrating Canada’s Sesquicentennial by reflecting on its storied past through profiles of the graduates of the Class of 1867 and their impact and legacy they left on the city, country and abroad.
Canadian Law and Canadian Identity
Trinity's Ethics, Society and Law students worked on a unique project this year – the creation of a digital exhibit, Canadian Law and Canadian Identity, to mark the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation.
50 Fun Facts about Canadian Universities
To mark Canada’s 150th, Univeristy Affairs compiled 50 fun facts about Canada’s campuses, including #40: Trinity used to host one of the largest outdoor Shakespeare festivals in Canada. The Trinity College Dramatic Society continues the thespian tradition by performing Shakespeare in the Quad each fall in the quadrangle.
Arrival: the Story of CanLit
In Arrival, acclaimed writer and critic Trinity Fellow Prof. Nick Mount answers the question: What caused the CanLit Boom? Published to coincide with the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation, Arrival is a dazzling, variegated, and inspired piece of writing that helps explain how we got from there to here.
Canada had three founding peoples, not two
CBC Radio (audio): A crucial part of this country began long before Confederation, and includes the Aboriginal peoples and nations who lived here before a single European even dreamed of conquering new lands. Trinity Fellow Emeritus Prof. Peter Russell explains.
U of T Showcase 150
In recognition of Canada 150, campus archives and special collections, including the Trinity College Archives, came together to showcase their unique, diverse holdings within the context of 150 years of Canada's historical narrative.
Connections between Refugees and Indigenous People
Pakistani-Canadian journalist and Trinity alum Sadia Rafiquddin shares her connection with Innu elder Elizabeth Penashue as an example of the bond refugees and Canadian First Nations share. Her talk is part of Walrus Talks: Conversations about Canada.
From Toronto to ‘Tronna'
As part of Canada’s sesquicentenary, U of T linguists, including Trinity Fellow Prof. Sali Tagliamonte, has charted the changes in language in Toronto over the last century and a half.
Roots & Wings: Faculty of Divinity at 175
In a year where the spotlight shines brightly on Canada’s 150th birthday, there is another milestone — one that predates our country’s founding by a quarter-century — of particular importance for Trinity College. On January 10, 2017, the Faculty of Divinity turned 175.
Canada: The Story of Us
CBC's new 10-episode series tells the stories of the people, places and events that shaped Canada. Trinity's Jim Balsillie, Robert Bothwell, Adrienne Clarkson, John English, Atom Egoyan, Mark Kingwell and Margaret MacMillan contributed to the series. Watch the episodes online!
[last updated August 1, 2017]