Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event Bringing Back the Birds
Tue Oct 23, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Canada's north is home to a songbird nursery of billions of migratory birds who undergo a spectacular annual migration to warmer latitude to escape winter. Decades of monitoring have shown steep declines in many species but n...

Icon of the event Jan Thornhill: On Capturing Children's Ecological Imagination
Thu Nov 15, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Award-winning author and illustrator Jan Thornhill will speak at the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books' 31st Helen E. Stubbs Lecture about the methods she has used in her nature-based children's books to encourage ...

Icon of the event Croisée des mots: Didier Leclair
Thu Nov 15, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

Didier Leclair est né en 1967 à Montréal. Il quitte son pays de naissance très tôt pour l'Afrique où ses parents d'origine rwandaise décident de ramener la famille. Il grandit dans différents pays francophones. En 1987, il qu...

Icon of the event Victory Lap Retirement
Thu Nov 29, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

The rules of retirement have changed - people are living longer and have to finance as many years in retirement as they had in their entire working career. So what will thirty or forty years, or more, in retirement look like ...