Hallman Lecture: Building a Stronger Canada through Values-based Sport

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT

What happens on the field of play is life’s greatest classroom. Award-winning CBC Sports broadcaster Scott Russell discusses the potential of sport and play, and how it can shape a country and its citizens.

Scott Russell

Scott Russell wearing a suit

  • Has covered 13 Olympic games, the Toronto Pan Am Games in 2014
  • Has hosted the FIFA Women's World Cup in Germany
  • Was rink-side reporter for CBC's Hockey Night in Canada for 14 years
  • Is the author of insightful blog posts at cbcsports.ca, discussing sport from all angles
  • Sits on an advisory committee for the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport
  • Holds an MA in Journalism and is a member of the Canadian Olympic Committee's Education Centre

Join us for his talk on June 19 from 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., with cash bar reception to follow.

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The Hallman Lecture is presented by University of Waterloo's Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies, and the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences.