Unstuffing stuffed shirts (George Jonas)

 

George Jonas (Image from Toronto Sun article January 10, 2016

George Jonas  (Image from Toronto Sun article Jan. 10 2016)

George Jonas escaped Hungary and arrived in Canada at age 21 without speaking English well. He went on to become a respected Canadian journalist, novelist, playwright and poet. He provided a unique point of view based on classical liberalism. Journalism lost an important voice January 2016.

Anita Madill’s presentation serves as a strong reminder of the importance of journalists and journalism, especially of the caliber of George Jonas.

Read Anita’s Presentation Summary on George Jonas

 

CWLC news and upcoming guest Speaker

Our March 14 meeting included a special guest, Julia Harrington, the new Community Outreach Librarian for the Memorial Park Library. With WordFest above us, extended library hours and more program offerings, our Memorial Park Library is hopping!

Next week’s meeting will feature special guest Shane Book, University of Calgary’s Writer in Residence. Get boned up (What an odd expression that is!):

Read more on Shane Book here.

 

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