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Call for Sessions - 2016 CMS Winter Conference*
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The 2016 CMS Winter Meeting will be held in Niagara Falls, Ontario from December 2-5. The call for sessions deadline for the 2016 CMS Winter Meeting is April 30. Please email proposals to the CMS (

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Exceptional Mathematics Educator Recognized (Oct 4)
Donald Violette (University of Moncton) is the recipient of the 2016 Adrien Pouliot Award for his excellence in teaching and contributions to mathematics education in Canada, particularly in his home province of New Brunswick.

Violette’s incredible energy and passion have allowed him to work towards demystifying the subject of mathematics for students and the general public. Outside of teaching mathematics at the post-secondary level, Violette has kept busy with outreach activities, from conducting over 450 workshops benefiting nearly 17,000 students at local high schools, to initiating new programs and math competitions, which include concours de mathématiques Poincaré, concours de mathématiques de Möbius and concours de mathématiques de Sierpinski.


Contest Alert! Enter for a chance to win prizes to see #TheAccountant starring Ben Affleck and Anna Kendrick (Sep 30)
Christian Wolff (Affleck) is a math savant with more affinity for numbers than people.  Behind the cover of a small-town CPA office, he works as a freelance accountant…


2015 Math Camp Report and 2015 Annual Report Now Available (Aug 17)
The Canadian Mathematical Society’s 2015 Math Camps Report and 2015 Annual Report are now available online. 
Please click here to view the reports.


Jonathan Borwein, former CMS President, dies at 65 (Aug 3)

OTTAWA - It is with great sadness that the Canadian Mathematical Society announces the passing of our dear colleague and friend, Dr. Jonathan Borwein, Laureate Professor at the School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences at the University of Newcastle in Australia.

The CMS wishes to extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Dr. Borwein. We are humbled to have been in the presence of a true visionary and leader, and we are truly grateful for his unwavering dedication to our rich and diverse community. 


CRM Doctoral Graduate Recognized for Research Excellence (Aug 2)

OTTAWA - The Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) is pleased to announce that Vincent X. Genest is the recipient of the 2016 Doctoral Prize. Dr. Genest will receive his award and present a lecture at the CMS Winter Meeting to be held in Niagara Falls, Ontario, December 2-5, 2016.

The CMS annually awards the Doctoral Prize to a doctoral student from a Canadian university who has demonstrated exceptional performance in mathematical research. The Doctoral Prize recipients are selected primarily based on the impact of their results and the creativity of their dissertations; other activities and accomplishments in the area of mathematics are also taken into consideration.


Math Team Canada 2016 places 12th at the International Mathematical Olympiad (Jul 15)
OTTAWA – Six Canadian high school students  are celebrating their 12th place success upon their return from the 57th International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) in Hong Kong.

Each student earned an award for Canada after competing against over 600 students at the world’s most challenging high school mathematics competition.



Call For Proposals: 2017 Math Competition Grants
Deadline: Nov. 15, 2016
The CMS is now accepting applications for the 2017 Math Competition Grants. The Math Competition Grants are open to contests of different kinds at the school level. More  

Call for Nominations - CMS Excellence in Teaching Award
Deadline: November 15, 2016
The CMS invites nominations for the 2017 Excellence in Teaching Award. The award focuses on the recipient's proven excellence as a teacher at the undergraduate level as exemplified by unusual effectiveness in the classroom and/or commitment and dedication to teaching and to students. More  

Call for Nominations - Doctoral Prize
Deadline: January 31, 2017
The CMS invites nominations for the 2017 Doctoral Prize. The prize recognizes outstanding performance by a doctoral student who graduated from a Canadian university in the preceding year (January 1st to December 31st). More  

Call for Manuscripts - ATOM
The CMS publication A Taste of Mathematics (ATOM) is a series of booklets designed as enrichment material for high school students. More   

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