indigenous painting of 2 headed animal in blue with yellow background

YGH AGM Presentations April 2023

Presentations by Brian Skerrett, Arend Nieuwland and Connie Shaw at Yorklands Green Hub’s Annual General Meeting in April 2023.

Brian Skerrett, of the Guelph Historical Society, shares details about a fire that connected people and culture across time: from the Stratford jail fire to a mural commemorating that tragedy at the Guelph Ontario Reformatory (OR/GCC).

Aren Nieuwland presents on his time with the Prison Arts Program at the former Guelph Correctional Centre (GCC).

Connie Shaw presents on her time as the former GCC Chaplain and one of the first female chaplains in Canada: a history in pictorial storytelling.