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Icon of the event Newspaper Resources on the Internet
Wed Mar 09, 2016 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Learn how to find newspapers and news sources from different countries and places on the Internet. To register call 416-393-7209.

Icon of the event The Avro Arrow - Great plane or White elephant?
Mon Nov 30, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Aviation history Keith Hyde, will speak on the history of the Avro Arrow. Still controversial today - Why was the Arrow cancelled? Why did Avro Canada and the Canadian government build the Arrow? What were the specifications ...

Icon of the event NFB Documentary - Hue - a Matter of Colour
Fri Feb 19, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

To celebrate Black History Month, we present this 2013 National Film of Canada documentary, Hue - a Matter of Colour. It is a personal, heartfelt investigation into the history and often-tragic effects of colourism - the phe...