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CBC's Nahlah Ayed moderates free public event in Montreal

On Monday, April 8, CBC's Nahlah Ayed will moderate a free public discussion entitled "The Threat to Civility and the Fight for Liberal Democracy".

Event by the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada takes place on April 8

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On Monday April 8, CBC's Nahlah Ayed will moderate a free public discussion entitled "The threat to civility and the fight for liberal democracy". (Jean-Bernard Ng Man Sun/McGill)

On Monday April 8, CBC's Nahlah Ayed will moderate a free public discussion entitled "The Threat to Civility and the Fight for Liberal Democracy".

Posed photograph of Nahlah Ayed wearing a black shirt and black scarf
On Monday, April 8, join CBC's Nahlah Ayed for free the public discussion entitled The Threat to Civility and the Fight for Liberal Democracy. (CBC)

Join us for a conversation between eminent international thought leaders about the threat to civility, the erosion of institutional trust, the rise of authoritarianism and how Canada and other countries can promote respect and protect liberal democracy.

The event is organized by the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada (MISC) and is sponsored by Charles Bronfman. Panellists include former Supreme Court of Canada justice Rosalie Abella, president of the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court Luís Roberto Barroso and renowned Indian diplomat and author Vikas Swarup.

The discussion takes place at 7 p.m., at the Mount Royal Centre (2200 Mansfield Street, Montreal).

Ayed is the host of Ideas on CBC Radio One. The conversation will be produced by Ideas and recorded for future broadcast on the show.

Tickets can be reserved here.

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