Left photo: Dr. John Shields with Award
Right photo (L to R): Robert Vinebert (Policymaker Award); Lynn Moran (Service Provider Award); Jack Jedwab (Co-Chair, 18th National Metropolis Conference); Dr. John Shields (Researcher Award)
Dr. John Shields has been named, by the National Metropolis Awards Subcommittee, as the 2016 recipient of the National Metropolis Research Award, which is open to academics and/or graduate students who have made outstanding contributions to the field of immigration and settlement in Canada. The Award is intended to establish a benchmark of achievement and excellence, bringing pride and peer acknowledgement to the deserving recipients. The National Metropolis Awards are sponsored by VIA Rail.
Dr. Shields received the Award at the Metropolis conference in Toronto on the morning of March 4th.