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Connie Walker, We Don't Need a Voice, We Need More Microphones

Tue., Mar. 12, 2019 7:00 p.m. - Tue., Mar. 12, 2019 9:30 p.m.

Location: Education Auditorium -ED 106-

38th Annual Minifie Lecture

Connie Walker is an award-winning investigative reporter and host of the CBC News podcast, Missing & Murdered. In 2018, Missing & Murdered: Finding Cleo won the inaugural Best Serialized Story award at the Third Coast International Audio festival. The podcast was also featured in the Columbia Journalism Review, The Rolling Stone, Vulture, Teen Vogue, Chateleine and was named one of the Best Podcasts of 2018 by Apple Canada.

In 2017, Missing & Murdered: Who killed Alberta Williams? won the RTDNA's Adrienne Clarkson Award and was nominated for a Webby Award. Walker and colleagues at the CBC's Indigenous Unit, won multiple awards including the 2016 Canadian Association of Journalists' Don McGillivray investigative award, a Canadian Screen Award and the prestigious Hillman Award for its "Missing & Murdered: The Unsolved Cases of Indigenous Women and Girls" interactive website.

Walker is from the Okanese First Nation in Saskatchewan. She currently lives with her family in Toronto.

More information:
http://www.urjschool.ca/events/minifie/

Complimentary parking will be available in lots 2, 4 & 17.

Contact
Gennadiy Chernov
306-585-4090
gennadiy.chernov@uregina.ca

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