The Walrus Talks Connections

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
National Gallery of Canada
380 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, ON K1N 9N4

The Walrus Talks Connections
With Members of the Order of Canada

The Walrus Talks is a national series of events produced by The Walrus. Each event offers thoughtful, inspiring thinking from scholars, writers, performers, scientists, artists, business leaders, and more.

Join us on September 18 as seven esteemed Order of Canada recipients share lively seven-minute talks on health, the arts, science, society, and the connections between us all.


  • Susan Aglukark, Inuk singer, songwriter, and keynote speaker
  • Dr. Sandra E. Black, professor of medicine, neurology, and director of the Hurvitz Brain Sciences Research Program, Sunnybrook Research Institute, University of Toronto
  • Edward Burtynsky, photographer
  • Zita Cobb, founder and CEO of Shorefast and innkeeper of the Fogo Island Inn
  • Charmaine Crooks, five-time Olympian
  • Don Tapscott, author and executive chairman of the Blockchain Research Institute
  • and more!

In English, with French simultaneous interpretation. 

$12 – $20. For more information and ticket purchase, please visit the event page.

This event is produced by The Walrus.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
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