first_imgAdvertisement Login/Register With: Margaret Atwood is an award-winning Canadian author. (Liam Sharp) Advertisement Advertisement Margaret Atwood will become the first woman and first Canadian to receive the Adrienne Clarkson Prize for Global Citizenship when she formally accepts it on Sept. 26, 2018 in Toronto.Established in 2016 by Adrienne Clarkson, who served as Canada’s Governor General from 1999 to 2005, the prize is given to a leader whose work has been dedicated to “belonging and inclusion.”“We want to honour this remarkable citizen of Canada for all she has done in her personal and professional life to make us aware that we are citizens of a country like Canada and of a planet that is our precious earth,” said Clarkson in a press release. LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment Facebook Twitterlast_img

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