Founding Partners

Master’s in Development Practice (MDP) in Indigenous Development

Canada National Railway Company

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CN is a founding partner of the MDP program. Through its significant and generous gift to MDP, CN supports MDP by creating the Indigenous Resource Centre and by establishing the prestigious and significant CN MDP Scholarships, two of which are awarded annually to outstanding applicants.

About CN

CN - Canadian National Railway Company and its operating railway subsidiaries - spans Canada and mid-America, from the Atlantic and Pacific oceans to the Gulf of Mexico. For more information on CN, visit the company's website at

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The MacArthur Foundation brought the inspiration, energy and resources to create the MDP program at universities worldwide. 

About MacArthur

MacArthur is one of North America’s largest independent foundations. Through the support it provides, the Foundation fosters the development of knowledge, nurtures individual creativity, strengthens institutions, helps improve public policy and provides information to the public, primarily through support for public interest media. For more information, visit the Foundation’s website at: