Andrew Cohen, a seasoned Canadian journalist and bestselling author who teaches journalism and international affairs at Carleton University in Ottawa, will give a free lecture about the namesake of Pearson College UWC later this month.
Cohen, whose latest book is entitled ***Extraordinary Canadians: Lester B. Pearson, will speak on his subject on Tuesday, April 29 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Max Bell Theatre at the college.
The literary offering is the sixth book written or co-edited by Cohen, winner of two National Newspaper Awards, three National Magazine Awards and the Queen’s Jubilee Medal. He has worked in Canada and abroad for The Ottawa Citizen, United Press International, Time, The Financial Post, Saturday Night and The Globe and Mail.
Pearson College UWC is at 650 Pearson College Dr. off William Head Road in Metchosin. Call 250-391-2411 or visit pearsoncollege.ca for more information.