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Icon of the event I Am Not a Number with Jenny Dupuis
Wed Oct 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Spadina Road

This session will focus on Dr. Jenny Kay Dupuis' experience writing the book, I Am Not a Number. Jenny will share her reflections on the journey of working with family/community to tell the story of her granny's experience at...

Icon of the event Six Degrés de Liberté
Wed Oct 18, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Yorkville

L'auteur Nicolas Dickner va discuter entre autres d'aventures, d'obsession et de liberté à travers son récent livre Six degrés de liberté gagnant du prix littéraire du Gouverneur général....

Icon of the event The Many Deaths of Tom Thomson: Separating Fact from Fiction
Tue Sep 26, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

In July 1917, renowned Canadian landscape painter Tom Thomson mysteriously disappeared while canoeing in Ontario's Algonquin Park. Over the last century, speculators have offered increasingly wild theories of Thomson's fate....

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...

Icon of the event Emancipate Me. Emancipate This.
Tue Oct 17, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Yorkville

Racism is in. Feminism is out. Authors Vivek Shraya and Lauren McKeon discuss the face of racism, the anti-feminist movement and their latest books,...

Icon of the event Book Launch: The Piccolomini Collection by Eric Koch
Tue Sep 19, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

The venue of Eric Koch's latest fantasy, The Piccolomini Collection, is the spa island Prima Dora Springs, a reflection, in miniature, of the interplay between Reason and Unreason in the real world. The island is known for it...

Icon of the event Finding Your Fit! Make Fitness a Lifelong Habit
Wed Nov 01, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Highland Creek

Author, fitness trainer, Globe and Mail fitness columnist Kathleen Trotter talks about her latest book, Finding Your Fit: A Compassionate Trainer's Guide to Making Fitness a Lifelong Habit....