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Icon of the event British Home Children and Child Migrants in Canada: breaking the silence
Wed May 18, 2016 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

From the late 19th century to 1948, 118-120,000 children of all ages were brought to Canada in migrant schemes and used as indentured servants for our farms and our households. An estimated 4 million Canadians are descended f...

Icon of the event Sharing Your Stories : an Introduction to Memoir Writing (UPDATE APRIL 27))
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jun 06
Mon Jun 13
Mon Jun 20
Mon Jun 27
Icon of the event The Controversy of William Avery
Tue May 10, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Runnymede

From Owen Sound to the Air War on the Western Front, Bishop's exploits in aerial combat are well documented in numerous books and films, mostly positive but some questionable. Should he have been awarded the Victoria Cross? W...