October 1994 – Big Thinking breakfast lectures on Parliament Hill
Both Federations continually explores opportunities to raise public awareness of research. They host the first Breakfast on the Hill at Parliament on the topic of violence in society. Also, in 1994, the Social Science Federation of Canada also holds a large symposium on Violence as a Public Issue. Today, the Federation hosts Big Thinking on the Hill, formerly Breakfast on the Hill. The series celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2014.