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Professor Robert McCann to receive the 2017 CMS Jeffery-Williams Prize (Feb 27)
The Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) is pleased to announce that Professor Robert McCann (University of Toronto) has been named the recipient of the 2017 CMS Jeffery-Williams Prize for his exceptional contributions to mathematical research. 

McCann will receive his award and present a lecture at the beginning of the Mathematical Congress of the Americas in July 2017.


New Editors-in-Chief of Canadian Journal of Mathematics Announced by the CMS (Jan 17)

The Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) is pleased to announce that Louigi Addario-Berry and Eyal Goren of McGill University have been appointed as the incoming Editors-in-Chief of the Canadian Journal of Mathematics (CJM).


Top Students Recognized in Canada’s Premiere National Mathematics Competition (Jan 12)

Three students have tied for top national honours after competing with 6,550 students across the world in Canada’s premiere national mathematics competition on November 3, 2016.

Thomas Guo (Olympiads School, North York, Ont.), Rui Ming Xiong (Western Canada H.S., Calgary, Alta.) and Daniel Zhou (Centennial Collegiate, Saskatoon, Sask.) have been recognized as the top Canadian students in the 21st annual Canadian Open Mathematics Challenge (COMC) sponsored by Sun Life Financial.


NOTICE: The CMS Executive Office will be closed during the Christmas Break (Dec 22)

The CMS Executive Office will be closed for the holidays from Friday, December 23rd to Monday, January 2nd, inclusive.

We look forward to serving you in the New Year!

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Renew your Membership or Join the CMS through our New Member Portal (Dec 21)

The Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) invites you to join or renew your membership through our new CMS portal!

New members: The portal requires new members to provide their personal information and then complete a ‘member survey’. Upon completing the survey, you will be invited to submit payment.  

Existing members: Upon visiting the portal and completing the first page, existing CMS members will receive a prompt to receive their new portal password via email. Please use the new password to log-in to your account. Once logged in, you will see an orange button that will allow you to renew your membership and complete the payment.

Please note that the CMS office will be closed from December 23 to January 2, inclusive.

If you have any problems with the membership portal during the holidays, please contact Yvette Roberts at or by phone at (613) 733-2662 ext., 788.

Click 'more' to visit the portal.  


Paul George (Tim) Rooney, former CMS President, passes away at 91 (Dec 20)

The Society regrets to announce that former CMS President Dr. Paul George (Tim) Rooney passed away on December 16, 2016.

Dr. Rooney served as Editor of the Canadian Journal of Mathematics (CJM) from 1971-1975, as CMS President from 1981-1983 and as a member of the CMS Finance Committee from 1994-1996.

The CMS intends to publish an obituary in due course. Click 'more' to view Dr. Rooney’s obituary in the Globe and Mail.



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 Nominations - Adrien Pouliot Award
Deadline: April 30, 2017
The CMS invites nominations for the 2017 Adrien Pouliot Award. The award recognizes individuals or teams of individuals who have made significant and sustained contributions to mathematics education in Canada. 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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