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  • August 12th, 2016

Rideau Institute Staff on Holiday!

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We have amazing staff, interns and volunteers at the Rideau Institute and we could not get along without them.  They help us in so many ways from research, to media scans, to blog drafting, to event preparation, to press conferences, to public outreach and of course to helping us with donor services.

Just one recent example. As well as doing superb research on the situation in Egypt for a panel presentation by RI President Peggy Mason at the World Social Forum in Montreal on 11 August, volunteer Ali Hassan was also Chief Navigator on the drive to and from Ottawa.

As President of the Rideau Institute, it is my great pleasure to give our staff and volunteers a well-deserved one week holiday, starting Saturday 13 August. That means no blogs and no social media posts until Monday 22 August.” Peggy Mason

To find out a bit more about these fabulous folks, click on the individual names below:

Sarah

Sarah Bowles, Office Manager

 

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Steve Staples, RI Vice-President

 

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Claire Zhou, RI Volunteer (and former RI Progressive Public Policy Intern)

 

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Agradip Dutta, RI Progressive Public Policy Intern (Volunteer)

 

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Ali Hassan, RI Volunteer

 

Derek

Derek Mackay, RI Progressive Public Policy Intern

 

AND DON’T FORGET OUR NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT PETITION!

For those who have not yet signed it, please click here to call on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to lead internationally on nuclear disarmament.

And click here for the response to our petition from NDP Leader Tom Mulcair.

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