The Action Canada Fellowshipis Canada’s topaccelerator foremerging leaders interested in public policy. The program aimstodeepen their understanding of the country and policy choices for the future. Since 2003, the fellowship program has been equipping Canadians from across the country, sectors, and backgrounds with the leadership and policy-making skills and tools so that they can be more impactful leaders.
Approximately 16 Fellows per year enhance their leadership skills, forge lifelong connections with people and communities across the country and promote greater civic engagement among all Canadians. Each cohort of Fellows examines a different policy topic which becomes the focus of their task force reports.
Watch the 2022 Action Canada on Reconciliation & Public Policy featuring Yellowknife City Councillor Stacie Smith and and Government of Northwest Territories Assistant Deputy Minister Kyla Kakfwi-Scott. They spoke about the role of women as leaders of reconciliation during the Action Canada study tour to Yukon in September 2022.