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The Fields Medal, the world's most prestigious honour for young mathematicians, was established in Toronto and is named after Canadian Professor J.C. Fields.

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Call for Nominations: 2017 CMS Doctoral Prize (Nov 23)

The CMS Doctoral Prize Selection Committee invites nominations for the 2017 Doctoral Prize...


A Letter to President Erdoğan of Turkey (Nov 14)
On October 12, 2016, the Executive Committee of the Canadian Mathematical Society sent a letter to the President of the Republic of Turkey to express concerns over actions taken by the Turkish Government against members of the scientific community. 

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Call for Nominations: 2017 CMS Excellence in Teaching Award (Nov 10)
The CMS Excellence in Teaching Award Selection Committee invites nominations for the 2017 Excellence in Teaching Award…


2016 CMS G. de B. Robinson Award Recipients Announced (Oct 6)
Jim Agler (University of California, San Diego) and John E. McCarthy (Washington University, St. Louis) have been named the recipients of the Canadian Mathematical Society’s (CMS) 2016 G. de B. Robinson Award for their paper "Global Holomorphic Functions in Several Noncommuting Variables" (Canadian Journal of Mathematics Vol. 67:2 [2015] pp. 241-285). More 

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…



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 Nominations - Graham Wright Award for Distinguished Service
Deadline: March 31, 2017
The CMS invites nominations for the 2017 Graham Wright Award for Distinguished Service. The award recognizes individuals who have made sustained and significant contributions to the Canadian mathematical community and, in particular, to the Canadian Mathematical Society. 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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