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Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event Surviving the Holocaust
Wed Nov 01, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

As part of Holocaust Education Week, Holocaust survivor Magda Hilf will speak about her personal experiences surviving forced slave labour and concentration camps, including the infamous Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland. Drop in....

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 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 Burn Your Mortgage - Secrets to Paying Down Your Mortgage Sooner
Mon Jan 22, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Downsview

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 A Perfect Arrangement
Tue Nov 07, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Canadian Karina Kaushal travelled to India with the intention of making an arranged marriage. This led to deep introspection and self -realizations about her own identity and her ideal life partner. It also inspired her to ...

Icon of the event Extinction and Resurrection
Thu Oct 26, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Eglinton Square

What happens when you try to recreate a woolly mammoth - fascinating science or conservation catastrophe? Acclaimed documentarist and science writer Britt Wray, takes a provocative look at de-extinction, analyzes the principl...