Under the Influence: How Labatt and its Allies Brewed up a Nation of Beer Drinkers

  • When: Tuesday May 9th, 2017
  • Where: Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen Street West, Toronto

Please join us for an open reception at 6:00 p.m. featuring hot and cold hors’ d’oeuvres and cash bar. Presentation at 7:00 p.m.

Register: RSVP to events.carleton.ca/cu-in-the-city-toronto-3/

Join Dr. Matthew Bellamy of the Department of History at Carleton University as he tells the story of how Labatt Brewers and their allies transformed Canada into a beer drinking nation. You might be surprised to learn which alcoholic beverage Canadians initially preferred. Dr. Bellamy and his research on Canadian Brewing History were featured on TVO’s The Agenda in the summer of 2016.

About CU in the City

Co-hosted by Carleton’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and the Department of University Advancement, as part of its CU in the City lecture series, this lecture is the third CU in the City event to be held in Toronto and the first to be held at the Gladstone Hotel.

This lecture is co-hosted by Carleton’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and the Carleton University Alumni Association. Under the Influence: How Labatt and its Allies Brewed up a Nation of Beer Drinkers will be the fourth CU in the City lecture held in Toronto, and the second to be hosted by the Gladstone Hotel. It is a free event open to all Carleton alumni, donors and friends.

CU in the City: Ottawa – Under the Influence: How Labatt and its Allies Brewed up a Nation of Beer Drinkers by Dr. Matthew Bellamy

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