Mel Hurtig in Nanaimo
Mel Hurtig will launch his new book, The Truth About Canada: Some Important, Some Astonishing and Some Truly Appalling Things All Canadians Should Know About Our Country, at Vancouver Island University, building 200, room 203, on Wednesday, May 28, 2008, at 7:30 pm. Hurtig is a founding chairman of the Council of Canadians and a former president of the Edmonton Art Gallery. Aside from his many books, Hurtig has also published several Canadian encyclopedias. Hurtig has warned against American economic and political domination of Canada and his talk should be thought provoking. Hurtig's book will be for sale and admission is free.