It's not free but you can have lunch with Gary Doer, Canada's ambassador to the United States and the former Manitoba premier, on Dec. 6 at RBC Convention Centre in Winnipeg.
Doer will be the guest at a luncheon hosted by the Canadian Club of Winnipeg which is open to the public.
Registration is at 10:30 a.m. followed by lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1:45 p.m.
Doer was Manitoba's premier for 10 years (1999-2009). He became Canada's 23rd representative to the U.S. on Oct. 19, 2009.
Tickets for the luncheon will cost $50 for members of the Canadian Club of Winnipeg and $65 for non-members.
Tickets and memberships can be obtained by e-mail at email@example.com or by calling 204-799-9086 or at the website www.canadianclubofwinnipeg.ca.