Presentations for Adults
A Novel Tour of Alberta History
Teen and children's author Rita Feutl talks about how she combined historical and personal facts to create Rescue at Fort Edmonton, a novel in which a 12-year-old kid explores Alberta's past. Using her lively slide presentation, Rita will bring to life the tales of Wop May's Mercy Flight to northern Alberta, Emily Murphy's part in the Famous Five and Hudson Bay Chief Factor John Rowand's journey from Montreal as a 13-year-old looking for work on the North Saskatchewan River.
A Novel Tour of Banff History
Teen and children's author Rita Feutl describes her research for Rescue in the Rockies with a lively slide presentation. She'll explain how she blended fiction with historical facts, such as the creation of Canada’s first national park in Banff, the effect of the park’s creation on the area’s Stoney Nakoda Nation, and the treatment of immigrants at the Castle Mountain/Banff internment camp during the First World War.
12 Tips for Better Business Communication
Bring a little spice to your company's lunch hour with some fun, fast-paced professional development. Rita's 12 Tips for Better Workplace Communication will help your employees write more clearly.
Rita accompanies each presentation with slides. She needs a screen and a projector to which she can attach her laptop or USB stick. For presentations to more than 30 people, Rita requires a microphone.