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Past Author Events for 2006

Here's a schedule of events where Merna Forster has appeared in 2006.

  • British Columbia Social Studies Teachers' Association Annual Conference
    February 17, 2006
    Centennial Secondary School
    570 Poirier St.
    Coquitlam, British Columbia


    Merna Forster attended the BCSSTA Annual Conference, where she had a display of educational resources related to women in Canadian history.

  • Workshop for Teachers
    March 3, 2006
    Prince George, British Columbia

    Merna Forster was a presenter at the 2nd North Central Zone Conference: "Educational Spring Fling". She gave a workshop for teachers, based on the women featured in her book 100 Canadian Heroines: Famous and Forgotten Faces.

  • Saskatoon
    Saskatoon, copyright M. Forster
    Presentation for Canadian Club of Saskatoon
    October 17, 2006
    12:00 2:00 p.m.
    Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

    October is Women's History Month in Canada, and Merna began a nine-city tour across Canada to share stories of great Canadian women. Thanks to the support of the Association of Canadian Clubs, she has travelled to Saskatoon, Prince Albert, Moose Jaw and Lindsay. Other stops on the tour include Victoria, Revelstoke, Kelowna, Calgary and Edmonton.

    Merna's tour began with a presentation about "Celebrating Canadian Heroines" to the Canadian Club of Saskatoon. Location: Sheraton Cavalier, 622 Spadina Street, Saskatoon, SK

  • Prince Albert
    Prince Albert, copyright M. Forster
    Presentation for Canadian Club of Prince Albert
    October 18, 2006
    7:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m.
    Prince Albert, Saskatchewan

    Merna Forster gave a presentation about "Celebrating Canadian Heroines" to the Canadian Club of Prince Albert.



  • Presentation for Canadian Club of Moose Jaw
    October 19, 2006
    Dinner: 6:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m.
    Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan

    Moose Jaw
    Temple Gardens Mineral Spa, copyright M. Forster
    Merna Forster gave a presentation about "Celebrating Canadian Heroines" to the Canadian Club of Moose Jaw. Location: Temple Gardens Mineral Spa, 24 Fairfold Street, East

  • CBC Radio One Interview
    Blue Sky, with Jennifer Gibson
    October 30, 2006
    Time: Between 1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Central Time
    Regina, Saskatchewan

    Merna Forster was a guest on CBC Radio One on October 30th for the Blue Sky program, hosted by Jennifer Gibson from Regina. Merna joined the show for a half-hour. The topic of this phone-in show was Canadian heroines. Merna shared a few stories from her popular book 100 Canadian Heroines and listeners called in to suggest their favourite heroines. Blue Sky

  • Presentation for Canadian Club of Lindsay
    November 15th, 2006
    6:00 p.m., Bonfire Restaurant
    Lindsay, Ontario

    Merna Forster gave a presentation about "Celebrating Canadian Heroines" to the Canadian Club of Lindsay.

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