Shelagh Rogers

Shelagh Rogers

A veteran broadcast-journalist, Shelagh Rogers is the host and a producer of The Next Chapter, the award-winning CBC Radio program devoted to writing in Canada. In 2011, she received an Order of Canada for promoting Canadian culture and for advocacy in mental health, truth and reconciliation, and adult literacy. That same year, she was named an Honorary Witness for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. She is the co-editor of Speaking My Truth: Reflections on Reconciliation and Residential SchoolReconciliation and the Way Forward, and Speaking My Truth: The Journey to Reconciliation.

She has received the Achievement in the Aboriginal Community Award by Native Counselling Services of Alberta. She holds honorary doctorates from six universities, and is the inaugural winner of the Margaret Trudeau Award for Mental Health Advocacy. Rogers is the 11th Chancellor of the University of Victoria.

Website: cbc.ca/radio/thenextchapter
Twitter: @RogersShelagh
Instagram: @shelaghsrogers

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Videos

  • “My Democracy: Shelagh Rogers | Outburst” — CPAC

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ALL EVENTS WITH Shelagh Rogers

12 PM
Tasty Bites: Cherie Dimaline
Oct 16 @ 12 PM - 12:50 PM

Memorial Park Library, 2nd Floor

1221 2 St SW
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7 PM
Indigenous Voices Showcase
Oct 16 @ 7 PM - 8:30 PM

Patricia A. Whelan Performance Hall, Central Library

800 3 Street SE
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5 PM
Honest Talk about Mental Health
Oct 17 @ 5 PM - 6:15 PM

Memorial Park Library, 2nd Floor

1221 2 St SW
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8:30 PM
A Tribute to Patrick Lane
Oct 17 @ 8:30 PM - 9:45 PM

Patricia A. Whelan Performance Hall, Central Library

800 3 Street SE
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5 PM
Wordfest Presents Bob Joseph
Oct 22 @ 5 PM - 6:15 PM

Patricia A. Whelan Performance Hall, Central Library

800 3 Street SE
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7:30 PM
A Conversation with Louise Penny
Oct 23 @ 7:30 PM - 9 PM

Patricia A. Whelan Performance Hall, Central Library

800 3 Street SE
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