Meet the 2022 Writers


8:30 pm ◦ Saturday ◦ August 13 SOLD OUT

Shelagh Rogers

- The Rockwood Lecture

This event sponsored by: Shipton Duric & Associates

Shelagh Rogers has been a broadcast journalist for over 40 years and is the current host of the CBC award-winning program, The Next Chapter. She has interviewed some of Canada’s biggest names in arts and culture while also raising awareness and funds for adult literacy initiatives. In 2011, she was named an Officer of the Order of Canada “for her contributions as a promoter of Canadian culture.” She is a strong advocate for mental health wellness, receiving a Champion of Mental Health Award, and is open about her own trials with depression. Also in 2011, she was inducted as an honorary witness for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and has co-edited three books on the subject: Speaking My Truth: Reflections on Reconciliation and Residential School, Reconciliation and the Way Forward, and Speaking My Truth: A Journey to Reconciliation. We are truly honoured to have Shelagh Rogers deliver this year’s Rockwood Lecture.

Ticket sales open 9am June 20
Shelagh Rogers
Shelagh Rogers