Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event An Evening with Author, Peter Usher: Joey Jacobson's War
Thu Nov 15, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Joey Jacobson, a young Jewish man from Westmount on the Island of Montreal, trained as a navigator and bomb-aimer in Western Canada. On arriving in England he was assigned to No. 106 Squadron, a British unit tasked with the b...

Icon of the event The Condition of the Church in Canada - Religion and Canada 1940-1950
Thu Oct 18, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Like every other aspect of Canadian society, the Second World War tested religious institutions in Canada and the faith of its people. This lecture will explore in what ways religious belief in Canada was strengthened, challe...