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Eva Olsson — Holocaust Survivor

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November 5, 2014 - Dr. Eva Olsson LLD (Hon.)
Dr. Eva Olsson is a Holocaust survivor, author and widely acclaimed public speaker. For over a decade, she has spoken to over one million people across North America concerning bullying and the importance of not being a bystander to injustice. 
You are invited to hear Dr. Olsson, who will be sharing her gripping personal stories, about the Holocaust and being a prisoner in the Auschwitz death camp, to illustrate the power of hate and the importance of standing up against forces of discrimination and intolerance. She is an inspiration to many who have heard her speak.
Eva Olsson was awarded an honorary doctorate by Nipissing University in 2006. In January 2008, she was inducted into the Order of Ontario, the province’s highest honour and was made an Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. In 2012 she received the Diamond Jubilee Medal for continued service to communities across Canada