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Upcoming RAQ Events: Discussions That Matter

The Lunchtime Guest Series talks and discussions are sponsored by RAQ and the University Club.   Lunches and discussions are at 12:00 p.m. at the University Club (Urquhart Lounge) unless otherwise noted.

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Monday, November 5, 2018

Topic: New Developments at the Four Directions  Indigenous Student Centre

Ms Kandice Baptiste, Director, Four Directions Indigenous Student Centre           

Meet at 11:00 a.m. at 144/146 Barrie St. for tour;  lunch will follow at 12:00 p.m.

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Topic: What next for NAFTA?

Dr. Robert Wolfe, Professor Emeritus, School of   Policy Studies, Queen’s University

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Thursday, December 6, 2018

Topic: Rejuvenating a Language in the Kanyen'kéha Story

Greg Lessard, Professor, French Studies/School of Computing; Nathan Brinklow, Lecturer, Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures; & Michael Levison, Professor Emeritus, School of Computing

The Lunchtime Guest Series talks are open to all members of the public. The cost is $15 and includes  a sandwich lunch.  Reservations are required for the Lunchtime Guest Series as space is limited for these popular events.  To make a reservation, contact Valerie at the University Club (, or 613-533-2846).  If you reserve but can’t make it let Valerie know as we often have a waiting list.

The Monday Morning Forum talks and discussions are sponsored by Queen’s University; Cunningham Swan, Lawyers; and the Frontenac Club Inn, Kingston.

Meet at the University Club at 8:15 a.m. for coffee and muffins, followed by a lecture at 9:00 a.m., and a discussion at 9:30 a.m.

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 Monday, October 29, 2018

Topic: Fibre Security: Is it possible?

Ms D. Robinson, General Counsel, Department of Justice, Canada

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Monday, November 12, 2018

Topic: The Six-Day War: Fifty Years On

Ambassador (Ret.) L.A. Delvoie, Centre for International Defence Policy, Queen’s University

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The Monday Morning Forum talks are open to all members of the public; reservations are not required and there is no cost.