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130 Mary Thompson sciences curricula in preparation for the phase-out of the fifth year of secondary school. We met at the Fields Institute for several weeks. The discussions were urgent, highly charged, and full of controversy, but ultimately we came up with a working plan. I am sure the beauty of the architecture of the building helped us to focus our energy. The Fields Institute building on the University of Toronto campus as it stands today. Toronto, 2017. Since that time I have visited fairly frequently as a workshop or lecture attendee or as a Board member. The Fields Institute has indeed made a great contribution to mathematical life in Canada. I think the Institute has been blessed with excellent leadership over the years, each Director and Deputy Director having brought new initiatives and scientific insights. The international reputation of the Fields Institute is very high. The inauguration of the Fields