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Upcoming Events

August 24, 2022:

Network meeting on Minister’s Advisory Panel on Systemic Racism and Discrimination Report 

We will host an online Network meeting to address the Minister’s Advisory Panel on Systemic Racism and Discrimination Report, on Wednesday, August 24, from 12:00-1:30 p.m. (EST).

We will discuss the following questions:

What are the promises and limitations of the report?
How can we as a network best facilitate the recommendations?

September 26, 2022:

Emerging Scholar Meet and Greet

We will host our first emerging scholar event, a virtual meet and greet on Monday, September 26, at 10:00 a.m. (EST). Please e-mail if you would like to join this event and connect with others at the TMC Network!

October 19, 2022:

CIMVHR Workshop

We will be hosting a workshop at CIMVHR called, “Military Culture Change Meets Wellness.” You can learn more and register here.

October 21-23, 2022:

IUS Canada conference

Several Network members will be presenting at the Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society Canada conference in Ottawa at Carleton University. You can find details on the conference here.

February 17-19, 2023:

TMC Annual Symposium

Save the Date! The TMC Network will be hosting our first annual symposium in Halifax, Nova Scotia! We are eager to welcome our Network members for this event. We will have more details soon but here is a glimpse of what to look forward to:

    • Friday, February 17:  creative writing workshop and public talk
    • Saturday, February 18:  keynote speaker (announced soon) and “culture change in          practice” event
    • Sunday, February 19:  student /emerging scholar and researcher panels and a roundtable on what we’ve learned so far


Past Events

On May 5, 2022, we officially launched the Transforming Military Cultures Network! The Network co-directors convened with members of the MINDS team and directors/senior analysts at DND/CAF to present the Network vision, mission statement, and key questions guiding research and activities. The meeting concluded with a discussion and question period.


On May 25, 2022, we hosted a virtual meet and greet for our Network members! It was great to begin discussing our mission and to receive feedback on potential Network activities and other outputs.


On June 4-5, 2022, several Network members attended a workshop organized by Dr. Maya Eichler and Dr. John Whelan called, “How a revised military masculinity can foster culture change in the Canadian Armed Forces.” Check out the graphic recording from the event!


On June 13, 2022, Network members met to discuss the Arbour Report, its promises, and limitations, and how we can best facilitate its recommendations.