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No. 86

MHS Summer
Field Trip

This Old



Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Sir John A. Macdonald Dinner 2013

Morris Mott6:00 PM
Saturday, 2 February 2013

Fort Garry Hotel, Winnipeg

The 48th annual Sir John A. Macdonald Dinner of the Manitoba Historical Society will be held in the Provencher Room of the historic Fort Garry Hotel.

The featured speaker will be:

Dr. Morris Mott
“Before the Jets: The People and Problems of Pro Hockey in Manitoba, 1906-1972”

Dr. Mott is a history professor at Brandon University and a retired NHL hockey player, having played for the California Golden Seals and the Winnipeg Jets. He is uniquely qualified to speak about the history of the sport, as a backdrop to the recent return of the Winnipeg Jets.

Morris Mott

Morris K. Mott
Featured speaker at the 2013 Sir John A. Macdonald Dinner

Other former professional hockey players will be in attendance, including:

  • Thomas Steen (NHL)
  • Ab MacDonald (NHL/WHA) - no relation to Sir John A!
  • Joe Daley (NHL/WHA)

The Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame will provide a display of hockey artifacts, including the AVCO Cup.

Dinner tickets are $100 each for MHS members, and $110 each for non-members.

To obtain tickets for the 2013 Sir John A. Macdonald Dinner:

1. Send email to the MHS office at with your ticket order. We will contact you to complete the financial details.

2. Call MHS Visitor Services at 204-947-0559.

Hotel Overnight

After the dinner, those wishing to stay overnight at the grand Fort Garry Hotel can take advantage of a special double-occupancy rate with their legendary Sunday Brunch. To reserve, please call the hotel directly at 204-942-8251 and mention the MHS to receive the special rate.

Fort Garry Hotel

Page revised: 28 January 2013

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