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Icon of the event Ruth Marshall: Walk It Off
Thu Mar 08, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: City Hall

After a debilitating diagnosis turned her life upside down, Actress Ruth Marshall, best known for her roles in

Icon of the event Daily Poetics:  How to Make Poetry Into A Way of Life with Samuel Guest
Thu Apr 05, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Poet and blogger Samuel Guest will delve into what it means to add poetry into your daily life. He will explain how personal experience is a key part of poetry, and how writing and reading poetry can bring a better understan...

Icon of the event Excessive Force with Alok Mukherjee
Thu Apr 12, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: City Hall

Alok Mukherjee, author of Excessive Force, recounts his time as the 2005-2015 Chair of the Toronto Police Services Board ? one of the most tumultuous decade the force faced including the G20 debacle, carding of Toronto?s Blac...

Icon of the event Canada vs. The Crown with David Johnson
Thu Jun 07, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: City Hall

With Prince Charles soon to be King of Canada, author David Johnson reviews Canada?s history with the British monarchy, its relevance in the 21st century and his new book,