4th Annual Military Symposium

Event Date: 
Saturday, November 14, 2015 - 8:30am to 4:00pm
Event Location: 
O'Kelly VC Armoury (317 Park Avenue)
Event Fee: 
Free. Everyone is welcome.
Event Contact Name: 
Dr. Michel S. Beaulieu
Event Contact Phone: 
(807) 343-8341
Event Contact E-mail: 
Event Contact Web: 


The keynote speaker  this year will be renowned historian Dr. Jack Granatstein. A complete program can be found at https://www.lakeheadu.ca/academics/departments/history/annual-military-symposium

The symposium will be held on the 14 November at the  O’Kelly VC Armoury (317 Park Avenue) between 0830 and 1600, with a reception in the Officer's Mess and a tour of the Thunder Bay Military Museum on the evening of the 13 November. The event is free and coffee and lunch is provided courtesy of Canadian Legion Branch no. 5 and Rose N' Crantz Roasting Co.

The annual event is a joint-initiative of the Department of History, Lake Superior Scottish Regiment, the HMCS Griffon, and the Thunder Bay Branch of the Canadian International Council. Additional partners this year include the Ontario Historical Society, City of Thunder Bay - City of the Poppy Committee, Thunder Bay Military Museum, Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society, Northwestern Ontario Archivists' Association, and the Thunder Bay Public Library.

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