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Our five jurors reviewed 984 submissions and selected the 70 images included in our exhibition.

Farah Nosh is an award-winning photographer whose coverage of the Middle East has appeared internationally. In 2011 she launched a photography exhibition featuring the last fluent speakers of the Haida language. Nosh teaches at Emily Carr University of Art + Design in Vancouver.

Dr. Jeremy Maron is a curator at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, where he oversees content related to historical atrocities. He holds a Ph.D. in Cultural Mediations from Carleton University, where he studied the treatment of the Holocaust in Canadian cinema.

Dr. Kerri A. Froc is a professor of law at the University of New Brunswick, a Trudeau and Vanier scholar, and a member of the Saskatchewan and Ontario bars. She writes on the history and interpretation of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, focusing on women’s rights.

Geneviève Cadieux, an influential figure in Canadian photography, received a Governor General’s Award in Visual and Media Arts in 2011 for her significant artistic contributions to Canada. She teaches photography at Concordia University in Montréal.

David Alexander Robertson is a best-selling author whose diverse work includes children’s literature, graphic novels, and novels. He won the John Hirsch Award for Most Promising Manitoba Writer in 2015, and his books are widely used in the field of Indigenous education.