News

NDP leader Thomas Mulcair to speak at Kwantlen

NDP leader Thomas Mulcair is visiting Richmond’s Kwantlen campus on Tuesday, Feb. 18. - Tom Fletcher
NDP leader Thomas Mulcair is visiting Richmond’s Kwantlen campus on Tuesday, Feb. 18.
— image credit: Tom Fletcher

NDP leader Thomas Mulcair is visiting Richmond’s Kwantlen campus on Tuesday, Feb. 18.

The leader of the Official Opposition will sit down with Kwantlen Polytechnic University president and vice-chancellor Dr. Alan Davis for a discussion in the debut of Kwantlen’s President’s Dialogue Series.

Mulcair and Davis are expected to cover a wide range of environmental issues, including energy development, emission control, climate change, the Keystone XL pipeline and the Enbridge Northern Gateway project. The dialogue is open to the public.

The President’s Dialogue Series is a new initiative launched by Davis. All speakers in the series are considered leaders in the public and private sectors, both locally and globally.

“KPU has an important role to play in providing a forum for the exchange of ideas on key issues that face our society,” says Davis. “We hope, through these dialogues, to bring local, national and international leaders to our region and to invite the university community and the public to hear from them directly.”

It takes place from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 at  the Melville Centre for Dialogue at Kwantlen’s Richmond campus (8771 Lansdowne Rd.).

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Q&A: Ex-transportation ministers criticize referendum, discuss TransLink
 
Ethel Tibbits Awards raise a record amount
 
ELECTION 2014: Support for Harold Steves is still strong
Seniors flu clinics may be reinstated
 
Election 2014: Logo use concerns ‘ridiculous’: Crosty
 
Jim Cuddy riding rails with CP Holiday Train
New garden created at Hatzic school
 
Chilliwack hillsides plan takes servicing into account
 
Man charged in downtown Chilliwack crash

Community Events, November 2014

Add an Event


Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Nov 14 edition online now. Browse the archives.