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CNS SPEAKER SERIES

The Canadian Nordic Society will resume its activities in September, 2022. Each event will be announced in our CNS-announce subscription email service and listed here. Some events will be online only. 

 

Duration

September - May

Time

7:00 PM

Location

Check each event announcement.

Admission

Free for members. When in-person events are held, members of the public are welcome to attend the CNS Speaker Series for a $5 admission fee.

 

Parking at Army Officers' Mess

Some parking is available at the Army Officers' Mess in the evenings. Parking is also available on neighbourhood streets and lots. 24-hour parking is available a short walk away at Ottawa City Hall on Laurier Avenue. The Lisgar Street pedestrian exit is the closest to the Mess.

 

Dress code for in-person events at the Army Officers' Mess

Men: Sports jacket and trousers with a shirt and tie or turtleneck. Jeans are not permitted.

Women: Dressy blouse or sweater and dress slacks or skirt, or a dress. Jeans are not permitted.

Ideas and suggestions for speakers and events are welcome. Please contact any member of the Council.

Nordic Languages Kickoff

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Various speakers

Date:  September 14, 2022

Time: 7:00 PM

Location440 Albert Street (Albert Education Centre)

Green economies and Iceland

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Ambassador Hlynur Guðjónsson 

Date:  April 20, 2022

Time: 7:00 PM

Favourites of Finnish Design

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Raija Hilska 

Date:  February 16, 2022

Time: 7:00 PM

Nordic Bridges: Sharing Art and Culture

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Laura McLeod and Jan-Terje Storaas 

Date:  January 12, 2022

Time: 7:00 PM

Christmas Cozy Event

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Various speakers 

Date:  December 8, 2021

Time: 7:00 PM

Nordic Noir

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Dr. Gunnar Iversen 

Date: November 17, 2021

Time: 7:00 PM

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Swedish and Canadian Educational Co-operation

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Johan Olafson and Maria Hildefors 

Date: October 20, 2021

Time: 7:00 PM

Distinguished Speaker H.E. Jon Elvedal Fredriksen on “Norway - National and international Health Matters”

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H.E. Roy Eriksson, Norwegian Ambassador to Canada

Date: September 22, 2021

Time: 7:00 PM

Distinguished Speaker H.E. Roy Eriksson on “Finnish education – preparing for the future”

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H.E. Roy Eriksson, Finnish Ambassador to Canada

Date: April 21, 2021

Time: 7:30 PM

A Tribute to the Late Brigadier-General (Ret'd) Sheila Hellström and our shared roots in Åland"

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Lennart Nylund

Date: March 17, 2021

Time: 7:30 PM

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