Reclaiming the commons



Special guest

Heather Menzies, 2015 winner of the Ottawa Book Award for Non-Fiction for her book Reclaiming the Commons for the Common Good

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
395 Wellington Street, Ottawa

Introduction

Guy Berthiaume, Librarian and Archivist of Canada

Simon Brault, Director and CEO of the Canada Council for the Arts

Interviewer

Peter Schneider, Canada Council for the Arts

Master of ceremonies

Sean Wilson, Ottawa International Writers Festival

About Heather Menzies

Heather Menzies is an award-winning magazine and book writer and adjunct professor at Carleton University. Reclaiming the Commons for the Common Good is her 10th book. Her previous two were on The Globe and Mail's "Best 100" book list. In 2013, she was awarded the Order of Canada for her "contributions to public discourse."

An engaging memoir, Reclaiming the Commons for the Common Good combines moving reflections on our common heritage with a contemporary call to action, individually and collectively, locally and globally.

Poster

Download the event poster  [PDF 345 KB]

Registration

Please register by email at bac.marketing.lac@canada.ca

Refreshments will be served.

Please note that the presentation will be in English only.

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