Event Directory Search for upcoming events Picks and Previews Plan ahead to check out these not-to-be-missed events All Contest Dance Visual Art Theatre Film & Media Literary Festival Music Free Literary Wordfest and the Centre for Newcomers present Doug Saunders | Image: Courtesy of Wordfest Feb. 20, 2019 Doug Saunders Join Wordfest and the Centre for Newcomers and celebrate this legacy gift Amy Jo Espetveidt Location Patricia A. Whelan Performance Hall, Central Library 800 3rd St. SE Price $15 Buy Tickets As an award-winning author and feature columnist for The Globe and Mail, Doug Saunders argues we need 100 million Canadians if we’re to outgrow our colonial past and build a safer, greener, more prosperous future. Join the Centre for Newcomers and Wordfest to celebrate the launch of the 30th Anniversary Legacy Gift to the Community. An unforgettable conversation with Doug Saunders, author of Maximum Canada, the evening is hosted by Zain Velji and features an on-stage interview, followed by an audience Q&A and book signing. Catch Doug Saunders at 7:00pm on February 20, 2019 at the Patricia A. Whelan Performance Hall, Central Library (800 3rd St. SE).