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Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event Canadian Women in the Sky:  100 Years in Flight
Tue Mar 07, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Elizabeth Muir, author of Canadian Women in the Sky: 100 Years of Flight, tells the story of how women in Canada first boarded planes, then became pilots and eventually astronauts....

Icon of the event Take Me To Your Chief
Mon Mar 06, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Drew Hayden Taylor discusses classical sci-fi stories featuring aliens, government conspiracies, and hostile invaders with a modern twist and First Nations elements.

Icon of the event Victory Lap Retirement
Tue Feb 21, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: Woodside Square

The rules of retirement have changed - people are living longer and have to finance as many years in retirement as they had in their entire working career. So what will thirty or forty years, or more, in retirement look like ...