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Icon of the event The Germ Files
Wed Feb 10, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Mills

Microbiologist Jason Tetro will advise and amaze us about germs. Some facts are purely fun, some boggle the mind, and some might just save your life. All will improve your relationship with germs and benefit health and happin...

Icon of the event Michael Crummey and Steven Heighton
Thu Apr 14, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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In celebration of National Poetry Month, The eh List Author Series presents award-winning poet Michael Crummey and best-selling author Steven Heighton as they read from their new works and reminisce on the last 20 years of Ca...

Icon of the event Doug Gibson: Across Canada by Story
Wed Apr 27, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Mills

Douglas Gibson, Alice Munro's editor, brings us new stories about the many famous authors he worked with during his long career as an editor and publisher....

Icon of the event Craig Davidson
Thu May 26, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The eh List Author Series presents bestselling author Craig Davidson?s new book, Precious Cargo: My Year of Driving Kids on the School Bus 3077. Based on the author?s year driving a special needs school bus, this memoir is a ...

Icon of the event Spur Festival: Our New Tribalism
Thu Apr 07, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The 21st century has brought unprecedented change when it comes to personal freedoms. Many greet this fluidity with open arms. Others cling to the tribes they most identify with. What does this mean for our communities here i...

Icon of the event RUSH SEATS ONLY Muriel Barbery
Tue Feb 09, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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From Paris, the internationally bestselling author of The Elegance of the Hedgehog, Muriel Barbery, on her new novel The Life of Elves. In conversation with CBC Radio's Eleanor Wachtel....

Icon of the event Disarming Conflict: Why Peace Cannot Be Won on the Battlefield
Tue Mar 15, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Ernie Regehr, famed peace activist and co-founder of Project Ploughshares, argues in his book "Disarming Conflict" that force cannot simply override or transcend the social, political, and economic realities of conflict....

Icon of the event Bill C-51: What does it mean for you and Canada?
Fri Feb 19, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Veteran investigative reporter, Andrew Mitrovica, discusses Canada's controversial so-called "anti-terror" legislation, Bill C-51....

Icon of the event PEN Canada presents Embattled Truths: Reporting on Gaza - ATRIUM
Wed Feb 24, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Searching for truth within the fog of war is particularly consequential in dispatches from Israel's occupied territories. Depending on where we get our news, Gaza is either a terrorist haven and a legitimate military target,...

Icon of the event Which Book Will Canada Read in 2016?
Tue Mar 08, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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