Community Events

2017 30 Mar
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Chasing Trump: A conversation on journalism, culture and politics between USA TODAY Network Features Editor Nichelle Smith and CBC Ottawa at 6 Host Adrian Harewood

“Everyone is entitled to their own opinions, but they are not entitled to their own facts.” -Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan of New York

"Alternative facts are not facts. They are falsehoods," - journalist Chuck Todd, “Meet the Press”

2017 03 Apr
7:30pm

Towards a Prairie Atonement with Trevor Herriot

Towards a Prairie Atonement addresses the question of our relationship with the land. Enlisting the help of a Metis Elder, Trevor Herriot revisits the history of one corner of the Great Plains.

2017 04 Apr
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Book Club: Go Tell It on the Mountain by James Baldwin

Please join us in a discussion of James Baldwin's first novel Go Tell It on the Mountain at our book club on April 4.

2017 20 Apr
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Much Madness, Divinest Sense: Women's Stories of Mental Health and Health Care Book Launch

“Although there have been countless cases of women’s madness throughout history, almost no personal accounts have been formally documented. Was there no one to listen to these women, to write down their thoughts? Is it an arbitrary oversight?

2017 25 Apr
7:00pm - 9:00pm

A Land Not Forgotten Book Launch with François Haman, Shinjini Pilon, Michael Robidoux and Desiree Streit

Food insecurity takes a disproportionate toll on the health of Canada’s Indigenous people. A Land Not Forgotten examines the disruptions in local food practices as a result of colonization and the cultural, educational, and health consequences of those disruptions.

2017 04 May
6:00pm - 7:30pm

André Picard On His New Book MATTERS OF LIFE AND DEATH: Public Health Issues in Canada

Health issues have long occupied top headlines in Canadian media, and no journalist has written on public health with more authority or for as many years as André Picard. Matters of Life and Death collects Picard's most compelling columns, covering a broad range of topics including Canad

2017 25 May
7:30pm - 9:30pm

Tim Cook In Conversation with Adrian Harewood on VIMY: THE BATTLE AND THE LEGEND

A bold new telling of the defining battle of the Great War, and how it came to signify and solidify Canada’s national identity