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Film Screening: Cal Best: Sa Vie (Cal Best: His Life)

March 29, 2023 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

The Workers’ History Museum and the Social Innovation Atelier invite you to the screening of the documentary Cal Best: His Life (Cal Best: Sa vie), about the journey of James Calbert Best, a prominent figure in Black history in the 20th century.

Following the film there will be a panel discussion with Blaise Ndala (writer in residence at Saint Paul University), Diana Mbonga (President of the Saint Paul Students Association), Claude Andrea Bonny (Journalist) and Arthur Carkner (Producer). Professors Leslie Toure Kapo and Christopher Gunter will moderate the discussion.

About the Film:

Cal Best, from New Glasgow, NS, co-founded PSAC and was a union leader who fought for the right to have better collective bargaining in the federal government. He went on to become a senior government official and Canada’s first Black High Commissions. A man who changed the world for the better!

Admission is free and refreshments will be available.

Note that the film is in French.


March 29, 2023
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm


St. Paul Amphitheatre
223 Main Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1S1C4 Canada
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