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Building Canada Lecture: Building Blocks of our Nation

October 11, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

To celebrate Canada’s sesquicentennial and Guelph’s 190th anniversary, Guelph Museums launches a unique lecture series to reflect on our collective history and the theme of nation building.

Building Canada Lectures, presented in partnership with the University of Guelph, is set for the second Wednesday of each month at 7 PM at Guelph Civic Museum. October 11, Dennis Baker, Building Blocks of our Nation: Canada’s constitutional multiplicity.

Dennis Baker is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Guelph, where he also teaches as part of the Criminology and Criminal Justice Policy Program.  He holds a law degree from the University of Toronto and a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Calgary.  He is the author of Not Quite Supreme: The Courts and Coordinate Constitutional Interpretation (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2010).  His work has appeared in the Supreme Court Law Review, Canadian Public Administration, and the Review of Constitutional Studies among others.


November 8               Why Research Matters panel discussion, Barcoding Canada: What does it mean for the future of biodiversity in Canada

December 13               James Raffan, Canada One Five Oh Em Gee: Celebration of nation and community in story and song


Funded in part by the Government of Canada
Financé en partie par le gouvernement du Canada


October 11, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Guelph Museums


Guelph Civic Museum
52 Norfolk Street
Guelph, Ontario N1H 4H8 Canada
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