Transforming Canada 2: Stephen Harper as Prime Minister

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 21:00

Pearson Centre book event

Transforming Canada 2: Stephen Harper as Prime Minister


Tuesday, March 10, 2015

5:00 to 7:00 pm

Carisse Studio Café, 274 Elgin Street, Ottawa


Through nine years of Conservative government we have seen a lot of change to our country, for better or for worse.  This session will have three short speeches from people with strong and different views on the subject.


Mark Bourrie

“Kill the Messengers: Stephen Harper’s Assault on Your Right to Know”

Karl Nerenberg

“Harper vs Canada: Five Ways of Looking at the Conservative Regime”

(National Columnist,

Tim Powers

Conservative Strategist & media commentator

(Vice Chairman, Summa Strategies)

Moderator: Anita Vandenbeld

International Democracy and Human Rights Expert

(Liberal candidate, Ottawa West –Nepean)



“Transforming Canada 1” was held January 28, moderated by Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada.  The books profiled were Party of One by Michael Harris and Harperism by Donald Guststein.


This session will introduce PED Talks, the Pearson Centre version of TED talks.  Speakers will be asked to put forward their views in 5 minutes and the session will typically profile differing or opposing views.


This is a free event, but registration via Eventbrite is necessary as space is limited, and available on a first-come first-served basis:


Reception, cash bar and snacks.

Carisse Studio Café
274 Elgin Street
Ottawa , ON
45° 25' 3.0936" N, 75° 41' 24.9144" W
Ontario CA

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