Canada 150: Prime Ministers

The Old Ottawa East Community Association is holding a Sesquicentennial Celebration of Canada's Prime Ministers. Each month, a guest speaker will lead a discussion on a particular prime minister in a casual, informal setting. Readings will be suggested in advance but are not required for participation. Below is a tentative schedule, and dates/locations will be posted on our website as soon as they are confirmed.

Month PM Speaker Location
March 28, 2017 Laurier Rick Clippingdale Old Town Hall, 61 Main Street, 7 pm
April 24, 2017 Macdonald Phil Azzie Saint Paul University, Room L120, 233 Main Street
May 29, 2017 Borden Greg Donaghy Saint Paul University, Room L120, 233 Main Street
June 26, 2017 Pearson Stephen Azzi Saint Paul University, Room L120, 233 Main Street
September 25, 2017 St. Laurent Xavier Gelinas Saint Paul University, Room L120, 233 Main Street
October 30, 2017 King Norman Hillmer Saint Paul University, Room L120, 233 Main Street
November 29, 2017 Pierre Trudeau Paul Litt Saint Paul University, Room L120, 233 Main Street
December 11, 2017 Diefenbaker Michael Stevenson Saint Paul University, Room L120, 233 Main Street
January 29, 2018 Alexander Mackenzie John Morgan Saint Paul University, Room L120, 233 Main Street
February 26, 2018 Jean Chretien Edward Goldenberg Saint Paul University, Room L120, 233 Main Street
March 26, 2018 "Blue Thunder" PMs: Bennett/ Diefenbaker/ Clark/ Mulroney/ Campbell Bob Plamondon Saint Paul University, Room L120, 223 Main Street
April 2018 - TBC

Further Reading

Past Sessions

February 26: Jean Chretien, with Edward Goldenberg
January 29: Alexander Mackenzie, with John Morgan
December 11: John Diefenbaker, with Michael Stevenson
November 29: Pierre Elliott Trudeau, with Paul Litt
October 30: William Lyon Mackenzie King, with Dr. Norman Hillmer
September 25: Louis St-Laurent, with Dr. Xavier GĂ©linas
June 26: Lester B Pearson, with Dr. Stephen Azzi
May 29: Sir Robert Borden, with Greg Donaghy
April 24: Prime Minister Sir John A. Macdonald, with Dr. Phillippe Azzie
March 28: Prime Minister Laurier, with Dr. Richard Clippingdale