The Annual Eric Fawcett Peace Lecture
Populism and Human Rights


January 23, 2019 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Innis Town Hall

2 Sussex Ave, Toronto, ON M5S 1J5

Organized By

Science for Peace

  • Event Speaker

    The Honourable Bob Rae

  • Event Date

    January 23, 2019

J o i n  U s  f o r  a  F r e e  L e c t u r e

This is a free public lecture, but seating is limited.

A reception with light refreshments will follow.

Sponsored by Science for Peace and Canadian Pugwash.


The Honourable Bob Rae
21st Premier of Ontario, Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Lawyer, Mediator, Speaker, and Writer.

Bob Rae was elected eleven times to the House of Commons and the Ontario legislature between 1978 and 2013.  He was Ontario’s 21st Premier from 1990 to 1995, and served as interim leader of the Liberal Party of Canada from 2011 to 2013.

He is working now as a lawyer, negotiator, mediator, and arbitrator, with a particular focus on first nations, aboriginal, and governance issues.  He also teaches at the University of Toronto School of Governance and Public Policy, and is a widely respected writer and commentator.

An author of five books and many studies and reports, Bob Rae is a Privy Councillor, a Companion of the Order of Canada, a member of the Order of Ontario, and has numerous awards and honorary degrees from institutions in Canada and around the world.

Mr. Rae was born on August 2nd 1948, in Ottawa, Ontario. His parents were  Lois Esther (George) and Saul Rae. He is married to Arlene Perly Rae, a writer and speaker, and they have three children.  They live in Toronto.

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