Date: May 25, 2013
Location: City of Ottawa Archives, 100 Tallwood Drive, Room 115, Ottawa
Topic: The Life of Jack Couture
Speaker: Michael MacDonald
Brief Info: Couture was a journalist, activist, storyteller and poolroom operator who originally hailed from Deseronto, Ontario. The presentation will trace his poverty stricken beginnings and concentrate mostly on his colourful contributions to life in Aylmer, Quebec including his many contributions to the Ottawa daily newspapers in the 1940s to 1950s.
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