Author Talks & Lectures

Thu May 02, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: City Hall

Ann Hui is The Globe and Mail?s National Food Reporter and uses food as a lens to explore public policy, health, the environment, science and technology. Her new book ...

Fri Apr 12, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Northern District

The recent March 2019 federal budget introduced new skills and career-focused programs specifically targeting older workers, reigniting curiosity about work and careers at all phases across the life span. Join Lisa Taylor and...

Wed Apr 10, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Richview

Canadian poet Desi Di Nardo will host an interactive discussion and analysis of Canadian poets' works, followed by a personal reading of her own poetry. Participants will also have an opportunity to write their own poetry un...

Wed Mar 20, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Northern District

The phenomenal success of graphic narratives in recent years owes much to the presence of female cartoonists. Bestselling comics such as Alison Bechdel's Fun Home, Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis, and Allie Brosch's Hyperbole an...

Thu Jun 27, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Zalika Reid-Benta appears in conversation to discuss her debut book ...

Thu Apr 04, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: City Hall

Johnny Bower came to be known as one of the greatest Toronto Maple Leafs of all time. He was known as a tough, ageless player who wanted nothing more than to be in the crease night after night. He spent eleven seasons with t...

Sat Apr 27, 2019 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: St. Lawrence

Make the big banks work for you, not against you! ...

Mon May 06, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: St. Lawrence

Labour and work occupy a fascinating but hidden position in the makeup of Pride and Prejudice. This lecture considers the paternalistic role of the country estate holder and looks at changes to the British working world broug...

Mon Mar 25, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Northern District

Rediscover Toronto history through walking and exploration ...

Thu Apr 18, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: City Hall

Shelley Wood is a writer, journalist, and editor. She appears to discuss her debut novel, ...