Program for 2021~2022

We’re working on it!

We are not sure yet what format next season’s lectures will take but we are busy on arranging the content.

Watch this space for details.

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Hard Travel: Alex MacKenzie from Canada by land, 22 July 1793

Friday, 26 February 2021 online via Zoom Speaker: Dr. Richard Van Loon Lecture title: Hard Travel: Alex MacKenzie from Canada by land, 22 July 1793 Lecture Summary In this talk we will move much farther west and forward in time by nearly 100 years to travel with Alexander MacKenzie as he becomes the first European to reach … Continue reading Hard Travel: Alex MacKenzie from Canada by land, 22 July 1793

Hard Travel: 6000 years up the Ottawa River and into the West

Friday, 29 January 2021 online via Zoom Speaker: Dr. Richard Van Loon Lecture title: Hard Travel: 6000 years up the Ottawa River and into the West Lecture Summary For over 6000 years the St Lawrence and Ottawa valleys were the main highways leading to the interior of North America. This talk will focus on the travellers and … Continue reading Hard Travel: 6000 years up the Ottawa River and into the West

The Evolution of Canada’s National Park System

Friday, 31 January 2020 Speaker: Gerry Lee Lecture title: Then, Then and Now: The Evolution of Canada’s National Park System Lecture Summary From its inception in 1885, Canada’s National Park System has taken many turns on the path to maturity, turns that have altered its purpose, its size and its politics. Prior to the 1930 Natural … Continue reading The Evolution of Canada’s National Park System

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