School of Policy Studies

School of Policy Studies
School of Policy Studies

Sir John A Macdonal Bicentennial Conference
Sir John A. Macdonald:
Canada Then and Now

January 11, 2014

Robert Sutherland Hall, Room 202
138 Union Street, Queen's University, Kingston, ON 

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The life and legacy of Sir John A. Macdonald, Canada’s first and founding prime minister, will be discussed and debated by some of Canada’s leading academics and political leaders at Queen’s University on January 11.

Queen’s University’s School of Policy Studies, Law School, and the non-profit, non-partisan Sir John A. Macdonald Bicentennial Commission,, are jointly presenting Sir John A. Macdonald Then and Now 2014.

Canada’s Minister of Citizenship, the Honourable Chris Alexander, TV Ontario broadcaster and journalist Steve Paikin, Anthony Wilson-Smith, President of Historica Canada, Queen’s Principal Daniel Woolf, and the Honourable Barbara McDougall, a life-long student of Macdonald who served as Canada’s ground-breaking Minister of Foreign Affairs in the early 1990s, will be among the presenters at the conference.

Thank you to Keystone Property Management in Kingston, who has generously provided the seed funding that has made this conference possible.