Your tour guide is Brian McDougall, a former public servant, university teacher and long-time activist in Ottawa. He is currently an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Indigenous and Canadian Studies at Carleton University.
As a teacher, policy-wonk, trade unionist and socialist activist, Brian has lots of experience with Indigenous issues, anti-racism, women’s rights, anti-war movements, the struggle for gay rights, workers’ rights and other social justice issues.
He is a member, supporter or contributor to various local and international organizations and publications, including the following:
- Horizon Ottawa
- Workers History Museum
- Heritage Ottawa
- Historical Society of Ottawa
- Midnight Sun
- Spectre: A Marxist Journal
Brian’s passion and enthusiasm for telling the unique stories about peoples’ history in Ottawa make his tours inspiring, often provocative and never boring.