Executive 2020-2021

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Robert JardinePresident"Nations reel and stagger on their way; they make hideous mistakes; they commit frightful wrongs; they do great and beautiful things. And shall we not best guide humanity in telling the truth about all this, so far as the truth is ascertainable?"
-W. E. B. Du Bois

"Freedom of speech includes the freedom to be contradicted. I encourage everyone to express his or her opinion, but you must endure having it called into question. Sometimes, there may even be a so-called "shitstorm." I've experienced this too. It is all part of democracy."
- Angela Merkel

"We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor."
- Elie Wiesel

"There is no such thing as a model or ideal Canadian. What could be more absurd than the concept of an "all Canadian" boy or girl? A society which emphasizes uniformity is one which creates intolerance and hate."
- Pierre Trudeau
Doug PankoVice President South"I know a man whose school could never teach him patriotism, but who acquired that virtue when he felt in his bones the vastness of the land, and the greatness of those who founded it."
- Pierre Trudeau

"My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful, and optimistic. And we'll change the world.
- Jack Layton
Andrew KitchenVice President North/
“The world is big and I want to have a good look at it before it gets dark”
- John Muir
Victoria DanylukTreasurer“Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.”
- Dr. Seuss
Cori HarcourtSecretary"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."
- Nelson Mandela
Todd MillerMember at Large"The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing."
- Albert Einstein
Jeff AmbrosiaMembership"You must be the change you wish to see in the world" - Mahatma Ghandi
Shayna ZubkoMembership"We are not makers of history. We are made by history."
- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Karen Blackwell JonesMember at Large"Doing History should be fun and serious, difficult and rewarding, meaningful and creative."
- Seixas and Morton, "The Big Six: Historical Thinking Concepts"
Riley SharpMember at Large"If we don't study the mistakes of the future, we're doomed to repeat them for the first time."
- Ken M.
Crystal Schindel Member at Large