November 29, 2012
CJ Katz: Taste: Seasonal Dishes l Laird Rankin l Bruce Batt
December 5, 7:00 pm in the Atrium
Taste: Seasonal Dishes from a Prairie Table
Taste showcases local ingredients in delicious, easy-to-follow recipes perfect for sharing with family and friends. With stunning photography and an engaging narrative, this important new cookbook celebrates the bounty and richness of Canada’s prairies.
More than 120 recipes and seasonal menus will leave you hungering for more of the tastes that the prairies have to offer.
Foreword by Anita Stewart, author, culinary activist, creator of Food Day Canada.
CJ is the culinary host of The Wheatland Cafe on CTV. She is also the Senior Saskatchewan Judge for Gold Medal Plates, and the Saskatchewan judge for the Canadian Culinary Championships. She has been a contributing editor to Good Morning Canada and a regular columnist on CBC Radio One's Morning Edition.
December 6, 7:00 pm in the Atrium
Open for Business
Presented by the Asper School of Business at the University of Manitoba.
Laird Rankin was commissioned to write an accessible history of the Asper School's first seventy-five years. This book is based upon histories written by Deans Emerti John Mundie and Jerry Gray, supplemented by research, interviews and/or correspondences with people who lived parts of the story.
Rankin spent his working life in the non-profit sector, was the founding Executive Director of Canada’s National History Society and publisher of its magazine, The Beaver, now rechristened Canada’s History.
He is a published journalist and the author of or co-writer of five books.
December 6, 7:30 pm in the Travel Alcove
The Marsh Keepers Journey.
In 2013 Ducks Unlimited Canada will celebrate its anniversary as Canada’s conservation leader for 75 years. This book is full of truly amazing accounts of science and survival, research and results, problem solving, people, partnerships and conservation excellence.
Dr. Bruce Batt was the first director of Ducks Unlimited Canada’s Institute for Wetland and Waterfowl Research and is an internationally respected authority on waterfowl.