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October Public Lecture
“TOM SYMONS: A CANADIAN LIFE AS TOLD BY HIS FILES”

A remarkable Canadian and resident of Peterborough, Tom Symons, founding President of Trent University and author of To Know Ourselves: The Report of the Commission on Canadian Studies, was in the forefront of multiple critical issues, including Indigenous rights, human rights, language rights and heritage preservation. Speakers: Bob Taylor-Vaisey is a retired corporate archivist and senior document management consultant for Imperial Oil Limited who has been organizing T.H.B. Symons’ files for transfer to Trent University Archives. Kathryn Matheson is a graduate of the Frost Centre for Canadian Studies and Indigenous Studies at Trent University, and currently serves as Researcher and Administrative Coordinator for Professor Symons.

 

Tuesday, 15 October, 2019, Lion’s Community Centre, 347 Burnham Street, 7:30 p.m.
 

 

 

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