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Notice for Ottawa Branch Meeting

Date: Saturday, April 20, 2013

Time: 1:00 – 4:00 pm

Location: City of Ottawa Archives, 100 Tallwood Dr., Room 115, Ottawa (map)

Topic: “Clara’s Rib”

Speaker: Anne Raina

Brief Overview: Anne will speak about her book, Clara’s Rib, co-authored with Anne’s sister Clara.  Clara’s Rib is the true story of a young girl growing up in a tuberculosis hospital. Clara entered the Royal Ottawa Sanatorium in 1939 when she was 12 years old and was discharged for the final time in 1952, just after turning 26 years of age. Anne will also talk about how she came to an understanding of this disease that ravaged her family.

Contact Info:

NOTE: This meeting will be simulcast for members who can’t join us in person. We will be using Live Meeting 2007 which is compatible with Windows PCs. Use this link ( for information on how to connect. Then connect to the meeting room itself at:

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