The Walrus Talks Connections

Ottawa 7:00 p.m. ET, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2018

The Walrus Talks is a national series of events about Canada and its place in the world. Each event offers thoughtful, inspiring thinking from scholars, writers, performers, scientists, artists, and business leaders.

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General Admission: $20
Students/Seniors: $12

National Gallery of Canada
380 Sussex Dr,
Ottawa, Ontario

The Walrus Talks Connections
With members of the Order of Canada

Seven esteemed Order of Canada recipients share lively seven-minute talks on health, the arts, science, society, and the connections between us all.


  • Susan Aglukark, Inuk singer, songwriter, and keynote speaker
  • Dr. Sandra E. Black, professor of medicine, neurology, and director of the Hurvitz Brain Sciences Research Program, Sunnybrook Research Institute, University of Toronto
  • Edward Burtynsky, photographer
  • Zita Cobb, founder and CEO of Shorefast and innkeeper of the Fogo Island Inn
  • Charmaine Crooks, five-time Olympian
  • Don Tapscott, author and executive chairman of the Blockchain Research Institute

and more!

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