On October 29 at 7 pm there will be a presentation on the Residential School system in Canada by Wab Kinew.
Wab Kinew (pron: WOB ka-NOO) was named by the National Post as “an aboriginal leader seeking to engage with Canadians at large”. He is the MLA for Fort Rouge in Manitoba and the author of the award winning Number 1 national bestseller “The Reason You Walk: A Memoir.” Wab is a former, host of the documentary series “8th Fire” and past host CBC’s Canada Reads literary competition. Wab is also an Honourary Witness for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. first Director of Indigenous Inclusion. He has been the Associate Vice-President for Indigenous Relations at The University of Winnipeg since 2014.
WHEN: Wednesday March 28 at 7 p.m.
WHERE: The Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre, Aquasaur Theatre
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We are thrilled to have Dr. Idris Elbakri, past president of the Manitoba Islamic Association, become our first return speaker. He will speak about the experience growing up Palestinian and the state of affairs between Palestine and Israel today.
Joining Dr. Elbakri are special guests from Mennonite Central Committee including executive director Darryl Loewen and Joanna Hiebert Bergen MCC Representative for Palestine/Israel who will speak about her work and experience with Palestine and Israel.
WHEN: January 24 at 7 pm.
WHERE: Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre, Aquasaur Theatre