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CIC Toronto: True North Rising – Book Launch with Whit Fraser
February 21 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST
Whit Fraser, CC, is a former CBC journalist who became prominent in the 1970s with his exceptional coverage of the Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Inquiry. He served as the Chair of the Canadian Polar Commission in the 1990s and later worked for the Inuit Broadcasting Corporation. He has recently published a novel, Cold Edge of Heaven, based on historical events in the North, and will speak on the republication of True North Rising. His wife, Mary Simon, is the Governor General of Canada.
This reception will be in collaboration with Arctic360’s Annual Conference (22nd-23rd). For more information and to register for the full conference please go to: https://arctic360.org/about-
Sponsored by CIC Toronto Branch and National Office.
Free general admission. Please reserve a seat by clicking the button below. Cash bar available.
Toronto Faculty Club
41 Willcocks St, Toronto, ON M5S 3G3
16:00 – 17:00
Introduction by Nicolas Rouleau, CIC Board of Directors. Talk by His Excellency, Whit Fraser C.C. who will speak on his new book: True North Rising: My fifty-year journey with the Inuit and Dene leaders who transformed Canada’s North.
17:00 – 18:00Cocktail Reception & Book Signing Co-sponsored by the Canadian International Council and the Toronto Branch of the Canadian International Council. A limited number of books will be available for sale.