PUBLIC POLICY ISSUES SPEAKER SERIES
Held on Mondays of most months, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., at Varsity Acres Presbyterian Church, 4612 Varsity Dr. NW. Free for CALL members; no registration required; non-members $5 at the door. Free parking.
Public Policy Issues is quickly becoming a must-attend CALL speaker series.
It features prominent speakers on a wide variety of current and timely topics with a national and international focus, followed by a lively Q and A session.
We look forward to seeing you.
Coordinator: Audrey Doerr
Monday February 25, 2019, 1:00 – 2:30 PM
Varsity Acres Presbyterian Church, 4612 Varsity Dr. NW
Women in Politics: Rachel Notley
Speaker: Dr. Melanee Thomas, Associate Professor in the Political Science Dept. at the U of C, who has published extensively on women's participation and influence in politics and their leadership styles and roles.
Monday, March 25, 1:00 - 2:30 PM
Key Issues in the 2019 Alberta Election Campaign
• What the political parties are saying (and doing) about the Trans Mountain pipelineSpeaker: Lori Williams, Assoc. Prof., Dept. of Economics, Justice and Policy Studies, Mount Royal University
• What the political parties are saying about climate change and the carbon tax
• What voters are saying
Prof. Williams teaches and studies politics, power, law, ideology, women in politics, bioethics, and political philosophy. She is a frequent media commentator.