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Book Launch

An Honourable Calling: Political Memoirs
By Allan Blakeney

December 9, 2008
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

At this book launch, hosted by the LAC Forum on Canadian Democracy, AllanBlakeney, former Premier of Saskatchewan, was interviewed by HarrisMcLeod of the Hill Times about many topics, including his memoirs. Afterwards, there was a Q & A session with the audience.

Our Guest:

AllanBlakeney
Former Premier of Saskatchewan (19711982), former professor at the College of Law, University of Saskatchewan. He is presently Visiting Scholar, College of Law, University of Saskatchewan.

Transcript

Library and Archives Canada: Political Junkie Café
December 9, 2008

Book Launch
An Honourable Calling: Political Memoirs

Ladies and gentlemen, if you'd like to take your seats. We'll be starting in a moment or two.

In the name of Ian Wilson who is Librarian and archivist of Canada. He is in Washington today, he would have liked to have been here, but I am on he is better over there.

It is a very special occasion for us. It is an honor for us and we are completely proud to be here for the launching of an Allan Blakeney, his political memoirs "A Honourable Calling".

Here is a forum, the Forum of the Canadian democracy, and we are committed to understand the political culture of Canada of the past and present, and we know that the events and the decisions which influence Canada currently have repercussions as well. Read more

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