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Icon of the event Terry Fallis
Thu Nov 26, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
City Hall

The eh List Author Series presents Leacock Prize winner Terry Fallis for a reading and discussion of his latet novel, Poles Apart. Fallis dishes on Eve of Equality, a new feminist blog that becomes a sensation when a wildly p...

Icon of the event Boost Your Willpower, Change Your Life
Wed Dec 02, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Do you know the boundaries of your comfort zone and why they exist? Do you want to break through these boundaries? Curious about how the latest neuroscience and behavioural science research can explain why we do what we do, a...

Icon of the event Europe and Islamic Art
Wed Oct 14, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Artifacts from Islamic lands have fascinated and inspired artists, artisans and their patrons in Europe since the times of Harun al‑Rashid and Charlemagne. Join us for an informative lecture with Karin Ruehrdanz-Univers...

Icon of the event Book Launch of The Best of All Worlds
Sun Oct 04, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us on Sunday October 4th, 2015 at the Agincourt Branch from 2pm - 4pm for the launch of the first multilingual book for children in Canada--The Best of All Worlds: Seven Multilingual Stories for Kids. The Best of All Wor...

Icon of the event Aging and Immunity
Mon Oct 26, 2015 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Barbara Frum

The immune system is a vital component of our body that helps us to fight against infectious diseases such as the common cold. As we get older, this defense mechanism undergoes a number of changes that impairs its ability to ...

Icon of the event Lynn Johnston
Thu Nov 12, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
City Hall

The eh List Author Series presents beloved cartoonist Lynn Johnston. Her new memoire, For Better or For Worse: The Comic Art of Lynn Johnston reflects on thirty years of chronicling the daily lives of the middle-class suburba...

Icon of the event How to get published workshop
Tue Nov 24, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Come find out what it takes to get published! Writer, M.H. Callway, will share her knowledge and experience in her inspiring journey to traditional publication. Her thriller, Windigo Fire (Seraphim Editions), received great r...

Icon of the event Kevin Donovan
Thu Oct 08, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
City Hall

The eh List presents Toronto Star investigative journalist Kevin Donovan. Donovan discusses the landmark Ghomeshi exposé that sparked a nation-wide discussion on sexual assault, the cult of celebrity, and the politics of powe...

Icon of the event How to Get Published
Mon Nov 23, 2015 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Are you interested in publishing a book? Learn about the process from award-winning, traditionally published thriller writer Madeleine Harris-Callway. She will share her personal story and outline triumphs and setbacks she ex...

Icon of the event  Real Justice: Branded a baby-killer, the Tammy Marquardt story
Wed Nov 11, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Taylor Memorial

Based on the testimony of Dr. Charles Smith, formerly of Sick Kids Hospital, Tammy Marquardt spent 14 years in prison for murdering her infant son. Jasmine D?Costa tells the story in her new book, Real Justice: Branded a Bab...