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[OPIRG-EVENTS] December events calendar
We would love to see you at these 2 upcoming events at the store...
Tuesday December 5, 7:30p.m.
The Corporate Campus: Commercialization and the Dangers to Canada's
Colleges & Universities
edited by Jim Turk
For fifty years, the quality of education offered by Canadian
universities and colleges has steadily improved along with access to
these institutions. Now these giants are in danger. As
tuition fees increase, as colleges & universities make new and often
secret arrangements with the private sector, and as courses and research
go "up for sale," Canada's universities and colleges are losing
sight of the public interest.
Please join us to celebrate this book and congratulate Jim!
Thursday December 7, 7:30 p.m.
Return to the Drum: Teaching among the Dene in Canada's North
Miggs Wynne Morris
This is a story of survival - survival of a people and their way of
life, and most importantly, the survival of the human spirit. As
Morris shares her experience of life with the Sahtuot'ine - the people of
Great Bear Lake - her memories of these hard-working and proud people are
interwoven with glimpses of their life from pre-European contact to the
present. Return to the Drum will enlighten and anger, uplift and
Please join us!
All events are free of charge, there will be wine, cheese & other
nibbles. We are wheelchair accessible although washrooms are
not. If you have any questions, please call Octopus at 233-2589