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Icon of the event How Does the Breathalyzer Work? The Forensic Science of Drinking and Driving
Tue Oct 31, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Alcohol is still, by far, the most significant drug for impaired driving and causes most of the fatal motor vehicle collisions. James Wigmore, internationally recognized forensic toxicologist and published author (at www.wigm...

Icon of the event At Home Alone Family Workshop: 5 Easy Steps to Independence
Thu Nov 02, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

A fun, interactive workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year olds to stay home alone safely. Develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailored to meet your family's unique needs....

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course (Ages 11-15)
Sat Oct 28, 2017 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Get your babysitting certification on Saturday, October 28, 9am-5pm, Back by popular demand with our amazing trainer Maureen! This one-day course teaches you how to safely babysit infants and young children, and covers infor...

Icon of the event Safe Winter Driving
Tue Nov 21, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Free presentation for drivers...

Icon of the event Healthcare Lessons From The Airline Industry
Wed Nov 15, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

The airline industry is an unexpected source of inspiration at Toronto's St. Michael's Hospital. For example, hospital researchers have developed a "black box" for use in operating rooms, similar to black boxes on airplanes.

Icon of the event Do You Want to Quit Smoking Cigarettes?
Thu Nov 02, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

The STOP program delivers research-based, cost-free smoking cessation workshops in local communities....

Icon of the event The Robot Will See You Now: Artificial Intelligence in Medicine
Tue Nov 21, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Palmerston

Experts in various fields will discuss the ethical use of artificial intelligence in medicine and the issues surrounding, privacy, accuracy, and accountability....

Icon of the event Aging and Creativity: The Example of Opera Composers
Wed Dec 13, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Later life seems to be a fraught topic in our postmodern culture with its commercialized, anti-aging, death-denying drive to keep us all young, forever. Where does creativity fit into this? In this talk, the speakers explore ...