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CIC Nipissing District: Aboriginal and Military Traditions Intertwined: The Canadian Forces career of WO Sheldon Quinn

February 14, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST


On Tuesday February 14th, 2017, the Nipissing District Branch of the Canadian International Council (CIC) is pleased to present, “Aboriginal and Military Traditions Intertwined: The Canadian Forces career of WO Sheldon Quinn.” This presentation will be made by Warrant Officer Sheldon Quinn. Drawing on his thirty years of experience in the Canadian Army, WO Quinn will speak on life as a First Nations member of the Armed Forces and on his tours of duty in Afghanistan.

This talk will be held on Tuesday February 14th, 2017 from 7 – 9:00 pm at Nipissing University in Room A224. This event is free to CIC Members, members of the general public and students. It is open to all. Please register with the online registration system before Tuesday February 14th, 2017. Seating is limited.
Speaker’s biography
Warrant Officer (WO) Sheldon Quinn is a member of the 2nd Battalion, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry in Shilo (Manitoba). He is coming to Ontario in February 2017 to speak to a few different Ontario groups about his lengthy and diversified career in the CAF. His operational experiences include four tours in the former Yugoslavia, two tours in Afghanistan, and an instructor role with the Bold Eagle Program (http://www.forces.gc.ca/en/jobs-caf-aboriginal/bold-eagle-index.page). WO Quinn possesses a vast knowledge of the long-standing history of the Canadian aboriginal community within our military. He will share his thoughts about how both his professional and personal lives have mutually informed one another throughout his career, as a Canadian First Nations soldier.

Event Partners
The Office of Aboriginal Initiatives, Enji Giigdoyang, Nipissing University

Date and Time
Tuesday February 14, 2017
7pm to 9pm

Nipissing University, Room A224
100 College Drive
North Bay, ON P1B 8L7

This is a free event. Please click HERE to register online.


February 14, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST