The Paul-Gérin-Lajoie Award for Diversity

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The award is named after Mr. Paul Gerin-Lajoie, who initiated some of the most important transformations that have made Quebec what it is today. He is a lawyer, an Oxford alumni and the first Quebec Minister of Education (in 1964). He is also a recognized figure in international reconciliation and a sterling model of open-mindedness and tolerance.

The Paul-Gérin-Lajoie Award for Diversity is an annual prize which recognizes the exemplary and exceptional initiatives that stand out as advocates of tolerance and respect in order to inspire others to undertake similar projects.