This is a year of celebrations with Canada 150, Ontario 150 and OSSCO's 30th Anniversary.
Everyone is invited to kick off the festivities at OSSCO's Canada 150 fête.
The party starts with an exciting look back as historian, author and professor at Ryerson University, Ron Stagg presents How Far Have We Come, a look at how Toronto has changed over 150 years, highlighting the evolution in Toronto’s relationship to the rest of Ontario over that period.You will have the opportunity to get up close to examine an artifact from Ontario's history and what is a party without cake.
Join us on June 27, 2017
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
There is no cost to attend. To register, contact Althea Barclay, Communications & Programs Specialist: 416.785.8570 Ext: 223 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
About our presenter:
Ronald Stagg teaches history at Ryerson University, with most of his teaching in Canadian history. During his career at Ryerson, he has also served as chair of the History Department on two occasions. Aside from teaching broad courses in Canadian history, he focusses on teaching about mass protest in Canada, and Toronto history. He also deals with the relationship of film and television to mass movements in various societies and has taught Ontario history. Among his publication are a joint authored/edited book of text and documents on the Upper Canadian rebellions of 1837, a book on the history of the St. Lawrence canal system, and two works dealing with the history of Ryerson University. He has written a number of articles on the rebellion of 1837, and is currently working on a book dealing with the Toronto and Home District uprising in that year.
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Starts: 2017-06-27 15:00:00
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Ontario Society of Senior Citizens Organizations
Ontario Society of Senior Citizens’ Organizations /La Société des Organisations des Citoyens Aînés de l’Ontario (OSSCO/SOCAO)
OSSCO/SOCAO is a provincially registered charity. Our tag line "Seniors transforming Ontario through wisdom, insight and experience" reflects our mission and membership.
Founded in 1986, our goal is to improve the quality of life for Ontario seniors through educational programs, research and public policy awareness. Member organizations and individuals represent senior citizen networks, alliances, groups as well as the non-profit, government and private sector organizations who support the diverse and multicultural seniors community.