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CIC Thunder Bay: 6th Annual Military Symposium – Post Combat and Recognition

November 25, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm EST


Each fall the Department of History, Lake Superior Scottish Regiment, the HMCS Griffon, and the Thunder Bay Branch of the Canadian International Council partners to hold a free symposium focusing on issues relating to the Canadian Forces.

This year’s symposium is focused on Post Combat and Recognition and will be held on 25 November and our keynote speaker will be author and historian Christopher McCreery, MVO FRCGS FRHSC, who will speak on “Canada’s Afghanistan Experience and the Coming of age of the Canadian Honours System.”

The complete “at a glance” program and additional information can be found at https://www.lakeheadu.ca/academics/departments/history/annual-military-symposium

Additional partners include the Ontario Historical Society, Thunder Bay Military Museum, Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society, Northwestern Ontario Archivists’ Association, Lakehead University Alumni Bookstore, Rose N’ Crantz Roasting Company, and the Thunder Bay Public Library.

Speaker’s Biography

A complete biography of the keynote speaker can be found at http://www.christophermccreery.com/author/index.html

Additional speakers include: Adam Montgomery, Sarah McKinnon, Janet Roy, Michael Stevenson, Thomas Sliming, and Jaime Stohl.


No admission and no RSVP is required, everyone is welcome.

Branch-based Contact Person, Michel Beaulieu, thunderBay@thecic.org

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November 25, 2017
8:30 am - 4:00 pm EST
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O’Kelly VC Armoury
317 Park Avenue
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 1C7 Canada
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CIC Thunder Bay Branch
Lakehead University’s Department of History
Lake Superior Scottish Regiment
HMCS Griffo