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Icon of the event Burn Your Mortgage - Secrets to Paying Down Your Mortgage Sooner
Wed Nov 15, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Sean Cooper made news headlines around the world when he paid off his mortgage at 30 on a house he bought just three years prior. In Burn Your Mortgage, Cooper's extreme achievement is made accessible as the acclaimed persona...

Icon of the event Enduring Wilderness: Toronto's Natural Parklands
Wed Nov 15, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: High Park

Toronto's extensive network of sunken rivers, forested vales, and expansive shoreline has been too often overlooked, neglected, or forgotten. However, the last 25 years has seen these distinctive landscapes rediscovered and e...

Icon of the event Local author Irene Guilford
Wed Nov 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Runnymede

Irene Guilford discusses her new book Waiting for Stalin to Die....

Icon of the event Granta on Canada
Thu Nov 16, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

UK-based Granta Magazine launches their first ever Canada edition, upending the ways we imagine land, reconciliation, truth and belonging. A discussion with Catherine Leroux and Madeleine Thien, hosted by publisher of Open Le...

Icon of the event Killer Canadians
Thu Nov 16, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

From the west coast, authors Roz Nay and Robyn Harding on their new, white knuckle thrillers,...

Icon of the event Straight Talk on Your Money
Thu Nov 16, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Runnymede

In his new book, Straight Talk on Your Money, Doug Hoyes, CA, CPA, skewers 22 of the financial myths that, when followed, lead to financial disaster. Most financial mistakes people make are the result of blindly following con...

Icon of the event The Mesdames of Mayhem
Thu Nov 16, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Mount Pleasant

The Mesdames of Mayhem are dedicated Crime Writers who share...

Icon of the event Not Your Grandma?s Weed Either  The Forensic Science of Cannabis (Part 2)
Thu Nov 16, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: St. James Town

Join us for part 2 of The Forensic Science of Cannabis. This session will cover the highly risky and toxic synthetic cannabinoids such as K2, Black Mamba, Spice, the differences in the effect of cannabis between men and women...

Icon of the event Landing that Dream Deal: a Writer's How-To (ATRIUM)
Fri Nov 17, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

To commemorate 150 years od US/Canada relations, three literary and publishing insiders, a publisher, agent and a writer and festival organizer, talk about recent developments in the US and Canadian markets for getting your w...

Icon of the event Apples: The End of An Icon
Mon Nov 20, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Award-winning author Helen Humphreys on the intricate link among agriculture, settlement, and human relationships, and her new book,...