CANCELLED Ottawa Branch - Cha Gheill Luncheon - Why Canadians Support Immigration

Dr. Keith Banting - event cancelled
Tuesday, April 28, 2020 - 11:30am to 2:00pm

UPDATE: Queen's is closely monitoring the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak across Canada and around the world.

Our top priority remains the health, safety, and well-being of our community, both on-campus and off and we are committed to doing everything we can to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and ease anxiety among our community. 

For this reason, this event has been cancelled indefinitely. If you have registered for this event you will be automatically refunded and sent an invoice to confirm by email.

Please email any questions to or call 1-800-267-7837 or (613) 533-2060. 

 Our semi-annual lunchtime talk will feature Dr. Keith Banting, Arts'69, Queen's Professor Emeritus, Political Studies and Stauffer Dunning Fellow in the School of Policy Studies. At a time of considerable anti-immigrant backlash elsewhere, Canadians continue to support high levels of immigration. While most commentators argue this comfort with immigration reflects our distinctive culture which celebrates diversity as a defining feature of Canadian identity, Dr. Banting argues that support for immigration is influenced by economic factors, which necessitates the need to focus not just on immigration policy but also on issues of economic inequality and economic security for the population as whole.


  • Chicken Souvlaki
  • Passion Parfait
  • Coffee or tea


Royal Ottawa Golf Club
1405 Chemin d'Aylmer
Gatineau, QC


$42.00 per person


Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Event Contacts

Paul Bennett, Artsci'77, MPA'79
Event Coordinator