The One Book, One Community committee is thrilled to welcome Peter Mansbridge and Mark Bulgutch to our Region!
***This event is being streamed on YouTube Live - visit the OBOC YouTube channel to watch. No registration required.***
Featuring stories from Canadians of all walks of life, Extraordinary Canadians is a perfect feel good love letter to our country and its people. The personal stories included, highlight voices of advocates, immigrants, medical professionals, religious leaders, and many more inspiring Canadians. Different stories will resonate with different readers. Combined, the stories will inspire a strong sense of pride for the land we call home and our fellow Canadians.
Peter Mansbridge is one of Canada’s most respected journalists. He is the former chief correspondent for CBC News and anchor of The National, CBC’s flagship nightly newscast where he worked for thirty years reporting on national and international news stories. He is also the former host of Mansbridge One on One, where he interviewed world leaders, music legends, and sports heroes.
Mark Bulgutch is a journalist, educator, speaker, and the author of That’s Why I’m a Journalist and That’s Why I’m a Doctor. He worked for CBC for forty years, eleven as the senior editor of The National and another ten as senior executive producer of all live news specials. He has taught at the Ryerson University School of Journalism for almost thirty-five years.
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.