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Icon of the event The Disappearance of Indigenous Women: Whose Issue?
Thu Mar 05, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Spadina Road

Author Lee Maracle (U of T First Nations House) talks about the continuing violence against indigenous women--its origins and history in Canada's settlement--hitting on the apathy of the forces of justice and the resistance o...

Icon of the event We Remember: Meet Mr. John Honsberger
Thu Nov 27, 2014 | 2:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Jones

In collaboration with The Memory Project, Jones Branch is proud to welcome Mr. John Honsberger who will discuss his experiences in World War II. Join us in celebrating the many men and women who have sacrificed themselves for...

Icon of the event A Toronto Woman's Story - Holocaust Survivor Documentary
Mon Jan 26, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

A moving documentary about the artistry and struggle of Canadian figure skating coach and choreographer Ellen Burka. She recounts her life from pre-war Amsterdam, to Westerbork and Theresienstadt concentration camps, to Dutch...