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Our presenter this month is Dr. Michael Prince who will speak on the topic "Canadian Politics, Government and Elections."  He will review the recent federal election and look ahead to what a minority government means for the next Parliament and for Canadians more generally.

Click this link for article on minority parliaments.

The luncheon and meeting will be held in the ‘Lounge’ on the second floor which can be accessed by the stairs or an elevator. There is parking adjacent to the Centre.

Please contact Earl Jenson (778-265-4198) or Cyril Nasim (250-383-0400) if you need a ride. 

Dr. Prince's Bio:  Dr. Prince joined the University of Victoria in 1987, as the inaugural Lansdowne Professor of Social Policy in the Faculty of Human and Social Development. Before that, he was a faculty member at Carleton University for several years teaching in the School of Public Administration. He teaches courses in public policy and practice as well as activism and advocacy, and his current research interests include trends in Canadian social policy; federal-provincial relations; the trauma of veterans; pension reform; aboriginal governance; and, disability politics and policy issues.

As an author, Professor Prince has over 250 publications including 19 books (authored, co-authored and edited); 40 articles in scholarly journals; 60 monographs and research reports; and 75 chapters in books. He has published over 60 articles and opinion editorials in newspapers and professional periodicals.

As a policy consultant, Prince has been an advisor to various federal, provincial, territorial, and municipal government agencies; four Royal commissions; and, to a number of parliamentary committees federally and provincially. Dr. Prince is also a frequent media commentator.