The Platinum Jubilee: The Crown in the Age of Decolonization
Guest Speaker:  Nathan Tidridge, Author and Teacher
Hybrid Meeting at: The National Club, Howland Room
Virtual Meeting Time: Members Segment Login Time: 12:00 Noon, Guests: 12:15pm to 1:15 PM
Topic: “The Platinum Jubilee: The Crown in the Age of Decolonization”
Host:  Club Past President Robert O'Brien
 
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Biography
 

Nathan Tidridge teaches Canadian history, government, and Indigenous studies at Waterdown District High School, Ontario.  He is author of Canada’s Constitutional Monarchy (2011), Prince Edward, Duke of Kent (2013), The Queen at the Council Fire (2015), and various chapters including “Treaty Spaces: Canada’s Chapels Royal” in A Resilient Crown: Canada's Monarchy at the Platinum Jubilee (2022).  He is a member of the national advisory council for the Prince’s Trust Canada, and a vice president of the Institute for the Study of the Crown in Canada and a former member of the Board for the Ontario Heritage Trust.  He was awarded a Meritorious Service Medal in 2018 for his work in educating Canadians on the role of the Crown and its relationships with Indigenous communities.  He received a Governor General’s award for excellence in teaching history in 2020.