From the establishment of the Dominion of Canada
on July 1st 1867, with John A. Macdonald as its first prime minister, our
country has been a project of citizenship. People worked together for the
common good, long before Mackenzie King became Canada’s first official citizen
in 1947. The Canada Lecture on Citizenship will reflect upon and celebrate what
it means to be an active citizen of Canada in this transformative period in
Right Honourable Joe Clark, Canada’s 16th Prime Minister, is an elder statesman
whose public and personal attributes have earned him the respect of Canadians.
Mr. Clark was a world leader in the fight against apartheid, and a key figure
in promoting Canadian initiatives on the world stage
The opinions of guest speakers do not necessarily reflect the values and mission of Kitchener Public Library. We champion the right for ideas to be heard and words expressed without censorship. Intellectual freedom is a fundamental right.
Event Type(s): 85 Queen
Age Group(s): Adults
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