Lakehead University hosting a discussion by Senator Art Eggleton about a Basic Income Program

November 14, 2017 – Thunder Bay, ON

Join Senator Art Eggleton, former Mayor of Toronto and past federal cabinet minister, for the latest installment of Lakehead University’s Harold G. Fox Education Fund Lecture Series, on Wednesday, Nov. 15 from 7-8 pm. 

Senator Eggleton will host a discussion of why a Basic Income Program could be a more efficient method of alleviating poverty in Canada, which will be held in Lakehead University’s John N. Paterson Auditorium on the third floor of PACI (401 Red River Rd.).

Free admission. Light refreshments will be served. RSVP by visiting


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Lakehead University has approximately 9,700 full-time equivalent students and 2,000 faculty and staff in 10 faculties at two campuses in Orillia and Thunder Bay, Ontario. Lakehead is a fully comprehensive university: home to Ontario’s newest Faculty of Law in 44 years, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine, and faculties of Engineering, Business Administration, Health & Behavioural Sciences, Social Sciences & Humanities, Science & Environmental Studies, Natural Resources Management, Education, and Graduate Studies. Maclean’s 2018 University Rankings place Lakehead University among Canada's Top 10 primarily undergraduate universities, as well as first in Total Research Dollars, second for Citations, and third for Scholarships and Bursaries. In 2017, Research Infosource named Lakehead Research University of the Year in its category for the third consecutive year. Visit