Monday, 11 April 2016

Jean Chrétien at LAC on 18 May

The following is an announcement from. LAC.

"Library and Archives Canada (LAC) invites you to an hour of lively conversation with the former Prime Minister of Canada, the Right Honourable Jean Chrétien.

Mr. Chrétien will be the guest of Dr. Guy Berthiaume, Librarian and Archivist of Canada, as part of the Signatures Series, which features original interviews with individuals who have donated their archives to LAC.

Almost 40 years of political life are contained in the documents held by LAC. These records not only cover Mr. Chrétien's long political career, but also provide a unique perspective on a large portion of Canadian history. Mr. Chrétien had an impact on world events such as major international summits, the Kyoto Protocol, the Iraq War and the Ottawa Convention to ban landmines, to name a few.

Reserve your seat now for this encounter with Mr. Chrétien to be held on Wednesday, May 18 from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m., at LAC, 395 Wellington Street in Ottawa. Places for this free event are limited, so please register by email at àbac.marketing.lac@canada.ca<mailto:bac.marketing.lac@canada.ca<mailto:bac.marketing.lac@canada.ca%3cmailto:bac.marketing.lac@canada.ca>>. For those attending, please note that the event will be held in French with simultaneous English interpretation. If you live in Halifax, Winnipeg, or Vancouver, LAC regional sites in these locations will be linking in to the series via videoconference.  RSVP to mailto:bac.referenceatlantic-atlanticreference.lac@canada.ca, mailto:bac.referencewinnipeg-winnipegreference.lac@canada.ca, or mailto:bac.referencevancouver-vancouverreference.lac@canada.ca if you would like to attend.

Documents from Mr. Chrétien's fonds will be on display during the event."

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