STARFest presents The Right Honourable David Johnston

Be inspired by our esteemed former Governor General and author of the bestsellers The Idea of Canada and Ingenious, as he talks about his book, Trust, a very timely guide for restoring personal, community, and national trust.

One of Canada's most respected and beloved governors general, David Johnston served as dean of law at Western University, principal of McGill University, and president of the University of Waterloo. He is the author or co-author of twenty-five books, holds honorary doctorates from over twenty universities, and is a Companion of the Order of Canada.

Mr. Johnston’s new book, Trust: Twenty Ways to Build a Better Country, identifies the ways we can make ourselves, our organizations, and our institutions even more worthy of trust, and in doing so build a better Canada for coming generations and the world. This new book is in part a follow-up to The Idea of Canada, in that the author draws upon his own remarkable experience to illustrate where his strong convictions have come from. He speaks directly to the reader, offering practical advice about the attitudes, approaches, and habits that make a person trustworthy. He offers compelling evidence that enduring community trust can be built with simple techniques, and he shows how a whole nation can become trustworthy and, ultimately, trusted by its citizens, allies, trading partners and others.

This event will take place at the Arden Theatre.

Tickets $15 available from the Library's Customer Service Desk or by calling 780-459-1530. Tickets on sale July 9.

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Arden Theatre