Start your celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday right, with the Macdonald-Laurier Institute’s Confederation Dinner: A Celebration of Canada on Feb. 16, 2017 (Canada150 Day 46) at the beautiful Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, QC.
Panel discussion: Canada @ 150: So much done, so much left to do
When better than this sesquicentennial year to take stock and make plans to ensure Canada remains one of the best, freest and fairest counties in the world?
Our panel will be moderated by award-winning biographer and historian, Charlotte Gray, who has published most recently The Promise of Canada. Panelists include Mark Dockstator, President of First Nations University, a powerful voice for an opportunity agenda as the basis for reconciliation with Indigenous people, Ujjal Dosanjh, who, born in a small village in Punjab, India, went on to became Premier of BC, a federal cabinet minister, and an outspoken opponent of Sikh extremism, and Doug Black, an elected Senator from Alberta, Senior Counsel at Dentons Canada LLP, and former chair of the Board of Governors at the University of Alberta.