Western University is pleased to be host to His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, on March 8 as speaker in the President’s Lecture Series and in celebration of Canada’s sesquicentennial.
The Lecture Series – a free, public event – is a showcase established by Western President and Vice-Chancellor Amit Chakma to promote topics of national and international importance.
As Western joins with all Canada to celebrate the nation’s 150th birthday this year, the Governor General has been calling upon Canadians to mark our collective milestone by building smarter and more caring communities: places where learning, innovation, philanthropy and family can thrive.
This lecture series showcases the insights of prominent people as a way to engage the campus and broader community in thoughtful discussion and debate. It is also intended to highlight excellence within the university community and beyond it.
When: Wednesday, March 8, 2017 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Where: BMO Auditorium, Ivey Business School, Western University
To register: reserve tickets by Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, by phone at 519.661.3747 or online at
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