Fryer set to lead Canadian Club

Former union leader and university professor took on new role June 18

The Canadian Club of Victoria has a new president.

John Fryer, a member of the Order of Canada and previously a union executive and University of Victoria professor, was elected at the club’s annual general meeting on June 18.

Ellen Stensholt was elected vice-president.

The Canadian Club belongs to a network of clubs whose common objective is to provide forums that promote understanding and pride in Canada.

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