John Ibbitson to Speak on Regional Challenges in a Six-City Canada

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Monday, March 21, 2005

John Ibbitson, one of Canada's foremost writers on political affairs, will give a public lecture at UPEI on March 30 entitled, "Regional Challenges in a Six-City Canada." Ibbitson has been a political columnist for The Globe and Mail since 1999. He is recognized for setting the standard for political analysis across the country.

Ibbitson joined The Globe and Mail after a decade of writing on municipal and provincial issues for Southam newspapers. He has been a columnist for The Citizen and The National Post. Since August 2002 he has been the Washington Bureau Chief for The Globe and Mail. He is also the acclaimed author of two books on Ontario politics: Promised Land: Inside the Mike Harris Revolution (1997, Prentice Hall) and Loyal No More: Ontario's Struggle for a Separate Destiny (HarperCollins 2001.) John Ibbitson's newest political work, to be published this year, focuses on what the next Canada is going to look like, and how we are going to get there.

The "Regional Challenges in a Six-City Canada" lecture takes place on Wednesday, March 30, 7:00 to 9:00 pm in Lecture Theatre A at the Atlantic Veterinary College, UPEI. There is no charge and everyone is welcome. For further information call 566-0307.

Anne McCallum
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