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Former U.S. president Barack Obama to speak in Halifax on Nov. 13

Former U.S. president Barack Obama and NBA commissioner Adam Silver chat before Game Two of the 2019 NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Toronto Raptors at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto. - Kyle Terada / USA TODAY Sports via Reuters
Former U.S. president Barack Obama and NBA commissioner Adam Silver chat before Game Two of the 2019 NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Toronto Raptors at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto on June 2. - Kyle Terada / USA TODAY Sports via Reuters

One of the most admired men in the world is coming to Halifax this fall.

Former U.S. president Barack Obama will speak on leadership, hope, and civic engagement at the Scotiabank Centre on Nov. 13. 

The talk marks the 70th anniversary of the Nova Scotia Co-operative Council.

Bowl tickets to the event go on sale on June 29, with details to be announced in the days ahead.

The news conference announcing the event is being carried on Facebook via livestream. 

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