Source: University of Ottawa
University of Ottawa Media Calendar: November 6 - 10, 2006
November 6, 2006
OTTAWA, November 6, 2006 — Here is a summary of the activities taking place at the University of Ottawa this week. To learn more about what’s happening, please visit www.media.uOttawa.ca.
Education Evening 2006 1 p.m. - 5 p.m., University Centre, room 205 (85 University Street, Ottawa) The event consists of two education research activities and is followed by a cocktail dinner reception. The reception will draw special attention to the collaborative activities between the Faculty of Education and its partners. Please consult the following website for event details: http://www.education.uottawa.ca/news/index.html For more information please contact Sophie Bouffard at 613-562-5800 ext. 4089 or sbouffar@uOttawa.ca.
Faculty of Civil Law – Lunch-time Conference with Gilles Duceppe 11:30 a.m., Fauteux Hall, room 147 (57 Louis Pasteur, Ottawa) In French only. The leader of the Bloc Québécois, Gilles Duceppe, will speak to students and staff. Mr. Duceppe will discuss Canada’s fiscal imbalance. For more information please contact Micheline Laflamme at 613-562-5926 or mlaflam2@uOttawa.ca.
The Institute of the Environment - Looking and Planning beyond Kyoto 11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m., Montpetit Hall, room 103 (125 University Street, Ottawa) The Institute of the Environment at the University of Ottawa hosts its first "Brown Bag" lunch seminar in the second monthly series for 2006-2007 on the topic of Looking and Planning beyond Kyoto. On the agenda: a lecture by Erik Haites, founder of Margaree Consultants Inc., "The Sao Paolo Proposal for an Agreement on Future International Climate Policy." For more information please contact the Institute of the Environment at 613- 562-5895 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
2006 Distinguished Canadian Leadership Awards 6 p.m., Great Hall, National Gallery of Canada (380 Sussex Drive, Ottawa) Canada’s university created the Distinguished Canadian Leadership Awards to recognize, in a respectful and significant way, the unique and important accomplishments of truly distinguished Canadians. This year’s recipients include Hockey Hall of Fame legend Jean Béliveau, renowned money manager Stephen Jarislowsky (Chairman and CEO, Jarislowsky Fraser Limited) and United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Louise Arbour. Award-winning journalist and recently retired host of CBC Radio’s As It Happens, Mary Lou Finlay, will receive the Meritas Tabaret Award, the University’s highest recognition for alumni. For more information please contact Sophie Nadeau at 613-562-5800 ext. 3137 or snadeau@uOttawa.ca.
2006 Charles R. Bronfman Lecture in Canadian Studies 8 p.m., University Centre, Alumni Auditorium (85 University Street, Ottawa) The Institute of Canadian Studies will welcome Kenneth McRoberts, from Glendon College at York University. He will deliver a lecture entitled Dealing with Dualism: Language, Culture and Identity in Canada. For more information please contact Sophie Nadeau at 613-562-5800 ext. 3137 or snadeau@uOttawa.ca.
Press Conference – Sommet des communautés francophones et acadiennes 10:30 a.m., Tabaret Hall, Rotunda (550 Cumberland Street, Ottawa) A press conference will take place at the University of Ottawa with members of the executive committee and their guests to discuss strategic alliances for the upcoming Sommet des communautés francophones et acadiennes event, to take place in Ottawa from June 1-3, 2007. For more information please contact Hélène-Annie Lavoie at 613-241-7600.
Remembrance Day Ceremony 9:30 a.m., Tabaret Hall, Rotunda (550 Cumberland Street, Ottawa) The University of Ottawa will hold a Remembrance Day ceremony to pay tribute to those who courageously fought and paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. The ceremony will include testimonials by Major Robert Patchett and the Honourable Jean-Pierre Beaulne, representing the Canadian Forces. For more information please contact Marie-Ève Therien at 613-562-5800 ext. 3149 or mtherien@uOttawa.ca.
Concert: Performance Faculty Showcase 8 p.m. – 10 p.m., Tabaret Hall, room 112 (550 Cumberland Street, Ottawa) The University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Music will be hosting a Showcase concert, part of the Faculty and Friends Chamber Music Series. Performers include Paul Marleyn, cello; Rennie Regehr, viola; David Stewart, violin; Andrew Tunis, piano, with works by: Martinu, Kodaly, Dvorak. For more information please contact Hali Krawchuk at 613-562-5733 or email@example.com.