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Join us for a conversation with James Hughes about the challenge of homelessness during a pandemic.

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About the speaker

James Hughes is the President and CEO of the Old Brewery Mission, which is the largest organization serving people experiencing homelessness in Quebec. He is also the editor of Beyond Shelters (Lorimer 2018), a book about the the future of homeless sheltering in Canada.

Classified as: 2021 Policy Lecture Series, max bell school, max bell school of public policy

Rediscovery of a collection of naval crests, once prominently displayed at McGill then relegated to the purgatory of cardboard boxes in a gymnasium basement, inspires this presentation on the importance of artifacts in historical research. Where did these crests come from? Why are they at McGill? Why are they now largely forgotten? What stories can these crests and other artifacts tell us about ourselves and the history of McGill University?

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