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February 11, 2007

Adrienne Clarkson to speak in Vancouver

My friend Stefan in Vancouver emailed me to let me know that former Canadian Governor General Adrienne Clarkson will deliver the ticketed LaFontaine-Baldwin Lecture in Vancouver on March 2, and a free public symposium on the same topic the next day:

Adrienne Clarkson will deliver the LaFontaine-Baldwin Lecture at the Fairmont Hotel in Vancouver on Friday March 2 (900 West Georgia Street, 7pm-9pm), where she will present a vital discussion on citizenship and democracy entitled The Society of Difference. The next morning, Saturday March 3, Symposium Chair John Ralston Saul will lead a free Public Town Hall discussion at the Vancouver Public Library (Alice McKay Room, 350 West Georgia Street, 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM). Limited seating is available. ticket information available through lafontaine-baldwin.com, please register in advance for the town hall.

Ms. Clarkson will discuss the meaning of citizenship and democracy in Canada's multi-cultural society. Ms. Clarkson is soliciting questions and comments from the general public in advance so that she can address them during these upcoming appearances.

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