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Speakers' Series

Speakers' Series

An Evening with Ted Barris

Ted Barris is a professor of journalism at Centennial College, accomplished author, journalist and broadcaster. As well as hosting stints on CBC Radio and regular contributions to the Globe and Mail and National Post, Barris has authored 18 non-fiction books, including his bestselling Victory at Vimy: Canada Comes of Age.

On Wednesday, April 5, 2016 we welcomed our friend and colleague, Ted Barris. He painted a compelling and surprising human picture of what it was like to have stormed and taken Vimy Ridge. After the formal presentation, Ted signed copies of his book.

An Evening with Steve Paikin

Journalist and host of TVO's The Agenda, Steve Paikin is also an independent documentary filmmaker and an accomplished author. His latest biography is of William Davis, enigmatic former Ontario premier and founder of Ontario's college system. As the first college, Centennial has a special place in the book. 

On Wednesday, March 22, 2016 we welcomed Steve Paikin to Centennial College to recount his conversations with Mr. Davis about the fascinating political period of the 1960s and 1970s. After the formal presentation, Steve signed copies of his book.