Welcome to our New Communications Assistant: Matthew Edwards!

We at Lambda are excited to announce our new summer staff member: Matthew Edwards! Matthew (he/him, they/them) originally comes from Hamilton, Ontario, and moved to Ottawa in 2014 to pursue a Bachelor of Humanities (Honours) in Humanities and History from Carleton University. He is currently pursuing his Masters of Arts in History at Carleton andContinue reading “Welcome to our New Communications Assistant: Matthew Edwards!”

The Lambda Foundation is Hiring: Communications Assistant

Communications Assistant July 19th- Sept 10 $15 per hour, 30 hours per week Remote Work Opportunity Key responsibilities: Building the Lambda brand through content creation Pre populating posts for our social media Creating social media accounts  Working on fundraising campaigns Copywriting for the Lambda website Supporting the Lambda Board Working on outreach for the LambdaContinue reading “The Lambda Foundation is Hiring: Communications Assistant”

Thank you to Julie Audet for the donation!

Nicole LaViolette and Julie Audet, authors of L’essentiel du droit de la famille dans les provinces et territoires de common law au Canada (Éditions Yvon Blais: Montréal, 2014 – a textbook about Family Law for Common Law which is now used in law schools in numerous Canadian provinces – have arranged to donate all of the royalties from theirContinue reading “Thank you to Julie Audet for the donation!”

Congrats to Mackenzie Costello, Elizabeth Stewart, & Alicia Adamski

Congratulations to our recent winnerS – yes, more than one! Lambda would like to extend congratulations to Mackenzie Costello and Elizabeth Stewart. These distinguished young writers earned the Candis Graham Writing Scholarship from the University of Victoria in 2020 and 2019 respectively. We are also pleased to announce that Alicia Adamski won the Lambda FoundationContinue reading “Congrats to Mackenzie Costello, Elizabeth Stewart, & Alicia Adamski”

Thanks to Jefferson Morris IV

The Lambda Foundation Board of Directors would like to thank Jefferson Morris IV for his years of service as a Director of the Board of the Lambda Scholarship Foundation.  Jefferson has brought his tremendous passion for social justice, (multicultural) feminism, LGBTQ+ rights, sexual health, education, youth empowerment, and sexual and gender diversity to our organization. Continue reading “Thanks to Jefferson Morris IV”

Congratulations to Kahlila Ball, this year’s winner of the Jack Hallam Human Rights Award!

In their own words: “I could not be more excited to continue my theatrical studies in the fall. In September I will be moving to Vancouver where I will attend the Studio 58 program at Langara College. There, I will continue to immerse myself in, and commit myself to, performance theory and practice. For theContinue reading “Congratulations to Kahlila Ball, this year’s winner of the Jack Hallam Human Rights Award!”

Lambda Solidarity Statement on Anti-Black Racism and Police Brutality in Canada

The Lambda Scholarship Foundation is immeasurably saddened and disheartened at the injustice and racism faced by Black, Indigenous and people of colour in Canada. Police brutality, structural racism, dehumanization, state violence and colonial violence are material processes (past and present) that work against a future that recognizes the worth, dignity, and beauty of every life.Continue reading “Lambda Solidarity Statement on Anti-Black Racism and Police Brutality in Canada”

Congrats to Joanne Haddad – winner of the Nicole LaViolette & Friends of Lambda Prize !

Joanne Haddad is a PhD Candidate in Economics at the University of Ottawa. They moved from Lebanon to Canada in 2015 to pursue their Doctoral studies, after fulfilling their Master’s studies in Economics at the American University of Beirut. Moving to Canada was a great opportunity for Joanne: it opened up new doors and introducedContinue reading “Congrats to Joanne Haddad – winner of the Nicole LaViolette & Friends of Lambda Prize !”

New scholarship at Concordia University!

The Lambda Scholarship Foundation is pleased to announce a new scholarship made possible by the generous donation of an anonymous donor. The Lambda Scholarship Tuition Award valued at $2500 renewable for up to 3 years and is open to an active member of the LGBTQ2l communities especially through their service and activism. For more detailsContinue reading “New scholarship at Concordia University!”