Former Ontario Premier Bob Rae to speak about the treaty relationship between the Crown and First Nations

Media Advisory Release Date: October 28, 2014 8:40 a.m.

Media are invited to attend a special lecture hosted by the Faculty of Arts featuring the Honorable Bob Rae, PC, OC, Ont, QC who was Ontario’s Premier from 1990-95 and the Interim Federal Leader and foreign affairs critic for the Liberal Party of Canada from 2011-13.

In his lecture entitled Honouring the Treaties: what does that mean? Rae will examine the nature of the treaty relationship between the Crown and First Nations, and how this relationship can only be described as a ‘trillion dollar misunderstanding’.

The lecture will take place:

Thursday, October 30, 2014
7:00 p.m.
Education Auditorium, University of Regina Main campus
(Note: Free parking on campus in Lots 13M & 14M)

Additional information about this lecture can be found at


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