Friday, 13 January 2017

Patricia Roberts-Pichette addresses The Media Club of Ottawa

Saturday, January 21, 2017
11.30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
The Media Club of Ottawa presents:

Guest Speaker:
Patricia Roberts-Pichette, Ph.D

Patricia Roberts-Pichette was born in New Zealand where she received her early education before completing her graduate studies in the United States on a Fulbright Scholarship. She then taught for 10 years at the University of New Brunswick, following which she served 25 years in the Canadian federal and international public services.

A Writing and Publication Journey
The book Great Canadian Expectations: The Middlemore Experience is the result of fifteen years of research by the author. Unlimited access to all extant Middlemore files up to 1936, to contemporary reports, and the personal communications and meetings with  Middlemore family members and descendants of Middlemore home children have given Dr. Roberts-Pichette a unique perspective on the work of the Middlemore agency and its homes.

Billings Room, Ottawa City Hall
110 Laurier Ave. West, Ottawa, ON

11.30 p.m. to 1.30 p.m.

Journalism students with ID free
Media Club members and CAJ members  $15
Non-members $25

Light meal provided


Admission without meal: members $7, others $10

coffee and tea available for all

RSVP 613 521-4855 before January 19

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