Current Series

Winter 2018 - "The Arctic"

Organised by Bob Farrell

16 Jan 18 - 'In the Footsteps of Abraham Ulrikab' . The speaker will be Ms. France Rivet, the author of the eponymous book.

23 Jan 18 - 'So what's really going on in the Arctic?' The speaker will be Mr. John Falkingham, International Ice Charting Working Group.

30 Jan 18 - 'Underwater archaeology - diving on the Erebus'. The speaker will be Marc-André Bernier from Parks Canada.

06 Feb 18 - 'Defence of the Canadian Arctic - RCN/USN operations in the early Cold War period'. Speakers: Lt (N) Jason Delaney, Directorate of History and Heritage, Canadian Forces, and our own Don MacNeil.

13 Feb 18 - 'Research and Development in the High Arctic'. The speaker will be Jeannette Menzies, Director of Knowledge Management and Engagement at Polar Knowledge Canada (POLAR).

20 Feb 18 - 'Environmental issues and the Canadian Arctic'. Speaker TBA.


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Talks are held on Tuesday mornings at the Kanata branch of the
Royal Canadian Legion,
70 Hines Road,
Kanata, ON K2K 2M5
Phone: 613-591-5570
(Map and directions here).
They begin at 9.30 am and finish around 11.30 am.