Virtual Tertulia in the Time of Corona – Nicole O’Byrne on Tommy Douglas and Louis J. Robichaud

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Our next tertulia features Nicole O’Byrne on Tommy Douglas and Louis J. Robichaud and their contributions to Medicare on Wednesday, April 29 at 7:00pm.

Join online by Zoom:
Join by phone: +16473744685 or +16475580588
Meeting ID: 840 0085 8298
Password: 039886

Tommy Douglas was a Canadian politician, serving as Premier of Saskatchewan and Leader of the New Democratic Party. He is known as the father of Canadian Medicare and in 2004, CBC viewers selected him as the greatest Canadian. Louis J. Robichaud was a Premier of New Brunswick and known for implementing Medicare and the Equal Opportunity Program in New Brunswick. Nicole O’Byrne is an associate professor of law at the University of New Brunswick. A native of Saskatchewan, Nicole’s research interests include the history of Medicare.

What is a tertulia? A tertulia can be described as a literary and artistic social gathering or philosophy cafe where participants talk about ideas. Tertulias combine words, music, poetry, art and whatever else speakers want to share.

We encourage our audience to support our former venue, Milda’s, by placing a take-out order for delicious pizza, other food and beverages. Milda’s will deliver to your door or you can pick up your pizza. Call 206-6990. Milda’s menu is here:

Co-hosted by the NB Media Co-op.


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