Author Talks & Lectures

Thu May 02, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

From rural villages to the city of Mumbai, Toronto author Aparna Kaji Shah's four short stories reflect on the challenges and triumphs of strong female characters dealing with difficult, life-changing situations in modern Ind...

Mon Jun 03, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Deer Park

Join our discussion with Arif Anwar, author of The Storm. Arif was born in Chittagong, Bangladesh, just miles from the Bay of Bengal. He previously worked for BRAC, one of the world's largest non-governmental organizations, o...

Tue Feb 26, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Bendale

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting Christopher Moore presents:Three weeks in Quebec City 1864. How we got our constitution and why it matters.

Mon May 13, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Deer Park

My talk concerns the interplay between actual historical figures and the tale the novel tells. The illustrated talk fits this novel based on Toronto's history, within Toronto's history itself. "It took so great a labour," Ve...

Wed Mar 06, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

It took 100 years from the time the first woman flew in a plane until the first woman entered the International Space Station. Discover how Canadian women broke through the sky blue ceiling as Elizabeth Muir discusses her boo...

Tue Mar 05, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Toronto-based author and personal finance speaker, Gordon Stein shares easy financial "recipes" from his ...

Wed Apr 24, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

Best-selling author, Joanna Goodman, reads from her new novel, ...

Sat Mar 16, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

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 ...

Wed Jun 12, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Location: Deer Park

Tue Mar 26, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Bendale

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting Ron Brown presents: Canada World Wonders. Take a journey across Canada to visit our world-renowned natural and historic Lan...