Month: August 2016

Author GoH swears in new citizens!

In June our Author Guest of Honour Robert J. Sawyer received the Order of Canada. As part of his new responsibilities, he was invited to swear in 115 new Canadian citizens at a ceremony at Citizenship and Immigration Canada. Robb in his official swearing-in Robes. — Rob and the Canadian Coat of Arms. — Rob…
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Photos of the First VCON in 1971!

VCON 1 – Hotel Georgia, Vancouver, B.C. – April 9-10, 1971. Guest of Honour – Ursula K. Le Guin FRIDAY, April 9, 1971 Ursula K. Le Guin on left, laughing. Blue shirt left background = Mike Bailey, VCON 1 Co-Chair. Red jacket, wearing press pass on right = Susan Walsh — Daniel Say = the…
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Sawyer a huge “Thunderbirds” Fan!

Yes! Robert J. Sawyer, our author Guest of Honour, multi-award winning novelist and renowned futurist, is also a fan-boy at heart. Look at the nifty Thunderbirds models he keeps in his apartment! He can hardly wait to meet Jamie Anderson (our Supermarionation Guest of Honour) and, in particular, interview Jamie about his career, his projects,…
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Sawyer Goes Star Trek!

VCON Author GoH Robert J. Sawyer having fun at 50th Anniversary Star Trek Con. “Live Long and Prosper.” “Time has resumed its shape. All is as it was before. Many such journeys are possible. Let me be your guide.” Attacked by a Denenevan Neural Parasite!