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Reminder: Buzz Hargrove to visit UNBF

October 22, 2008

Buzz Hargrove to Give Public Lecture at UNB Fredericton

Buzz Hargrove, the outspoken former national president of the Canadian Auto Workers, will speak at a public lecture in Fredericton on Wednesday, October 22, 2008 at the Wu Conference Centre, University of New Brunswick at 4 p.m. In “Looking Back, Looking Ahead”, the New Brunswick-born Hargrove will talk about his life as a trade unionist and why Canadian democracy needs a strong labour movement to survive. Mr. Hargrove’s speech is sponsored by the New Brunswick Labour History Project at the University of New Brunswick, Fredericton. A public reception hosted by the Office of the Vice-President of Research Services, UNB, will follow. Everyone is most welcome to attend.

The following day Mr. Hargrove will receive a doctor of laws honoris causa at the University of New Brunswick fall convocation in Fredericton.

For further information contact Carol Ferguson, Project Officer, New Brunswick Labour History Project at 506-453-4599 or

Sponsored by the Department of History
Admission free


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