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Past Author Events for 2006
Photo by G. Purdy, copyright M. Forster
Here's a schedule of events where Merna Forster has appeared in 2006.
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- 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.
Presentation for Canadian Club of Saskatoon
Saskatoon, copyright M. Forster
October 17, 2006
12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
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
Presentation for Canadian Club of Prince Albert
Prince Albert, copyright M. Forster
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
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
Temple Gardens Mineral Spa, copyright M. Forster
- 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
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
Merna Forster gave a presentation about "Celebrating Canadian Heroines" to the Canadian Club of Lindsay.
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