February 2021 Speaker Series: Slavery in Canada

The February Speaker Series for 2021 is taking place on Tuesday, February 16 at 7pm, hosted on Zoom, and the theme was chosen in honour of Black History Month.

Jennifer Weymark, Archivist for the Oshawa Museum, examines the history of Slavery in Canada, focusing on the too often overlooked aspect of chattel slavery in Canada, while learning more about John Baker, an enslaved man with connections to Oshawa.

The event is free to attend, but donations are kindly accepted (suggested $3/person)

Registration is required in advance:

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