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Sir John A. 360 conversation to continue with community workshops

October 3, 2019 -

The City will host a series of community workshops on Oct. 16 and 17 as it continues to facilitate a public conversation on how Kingston can share a more inclusive history of Sir John A. Macdonald. The workshops follow the Sir John A. 360 panel discussion event on Sept. 17.

"These community workshops represent the next step in not only the conversation around Sir John A. Macdonald and his legacy, but also towards achieving the goals of the Your Stories, Our Histories project, which aims to identify and share a broader understanding of our local history," says Jennifer Campbell, Manager of Cultural Heritage at the City of Kingston.

Residents are invited to attend one of the following workshop sessions. All will be held in the Press Lounge at Portsmouth Olympic Harbour (53 Yonge St.):

  • Wednesday, Oct. 16: 10 a.m. to noon
  • Thursday, Oct. 17: 2 - 4 p.m.
  • Thursday, Oct. 17: 6 - 8 p.m.

Residents may confirm their attendance at one of the above workshops via Eventbrite

In order to foster discussion and allow everyone an opportunity to participate, workshop sizes will be kept to 20 participants.

Residents trying to register in a full session on Eventbrite may confirm their interest and availability to attend a workshop through the Sir John A. 360 Get Involved page

Additional workshops may be added to accommodate the number of interested residents.