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Heritage Chilliwack presents Author Chad Reimer

posted by: The Royal Hotel Chilliwack on: February 27, 2019 03:15:43 PM


Author Chad Reimer (image credit: Caitlin Press)

The Royal Hotel is pleased to welcome author Chad Reimer on Thursday, March 7 @ 7 pm.  Chad will be presenting from his new book “Before We Lost the Lake” with Heritage Chilliwack Society hosting the event.

Guests are welcome. Free admission for Heritage Chilliwack members; with a suggested donation of $5 for guests.


 photo credit: from: "Why & How the Vedder Canal was Built"(Peter Harder & Esther Epp Harder)


Come learn more about Sumas Lake and its place in Chilliwack’s history, Thursday, March 7th.


 
“Chad Reimer has a BA Honours in History from the University of British Columbia and an MA and PhD in History from York University. He wrote Chilliwack’s Chinatowns for the Chinese Canadian Historical Society of BC and Writing British Columbia History with UBC Press. Reimer has also been published in BC History and Pacific Northwest Quarterly. He was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba where he spent his first fourteen winters before moving to the gentler climate of Abbotsford, BC, teaching for some years at the University of Fraser Valley.” (From Caitlin Press Website  http://caitlin-press.com/)
 
Below is an interview with the author in late 2018 by Fraser Valley News.

http://fraservalleynewsnetwork.com/2018/12/03/local-author-before-we-lost-the-lake-a-natural-and-human-history-of-sumas-valley-interview/ 


Sumas Lake (image credit: James Crookall; accessed from BC Archives)
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