Sunny ways becoming a bit cloudy?
Nauseated over NAFTA?
Having bigly nightmares about appalling tweets?
Do Not Despair!
Mark your calendars, both analogue and digital, for Wednesday October 18th, when we’ll gather at the Shaw Centre for the latest edition of the Travers Debates. We’re keeping our well-tested format of two verbal jousts – one to make you laugh, the other to make you think.
The serious debate will ask if there is the potential in Canada for the rise of a disaffected populist movement similar to that which resulted in an American presidential upset last November.
Pollster and political analyst Shachi Kurl, executive director of the Vancouver-based Angus Reid Institute, and award-winning journalist Stephen Maher, will debate the resolution that Canada is not immune to the populism which resulted in the election of Donald Trump.
Our fun debate will be a sock-it-to-me affair, taking stock of colourful Prime Ministerial footwear.
We hope to see you at the Shaw Centre, Wednesday October 18th as we raise funds for the R. James Travers Foreign Corresponding Fellowship.
Tickets are $125 and only available here, online!