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Icon of the event Anti-Black Racism, Critical Resistance
Tue Mar 20, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Canada's Black population has a long history in this country dating back to the descendants of Africa during the seventeenth century. Today, Canada's Black population is diverse and consists of numerous ethnic, religious, and...

Icon of the event East York Historical Society
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Discussions on local history subjects about your neighbourhood.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 27
Tue May 29
Icon of the event Canada's Great War on Profiteers
Tue Apr 10, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Canadians remember the Great War for the immense sacrifices by everyday people who made victory possible, but few remember that not all Canadians were so selfless. Everyone from Canada's political and economic elite to local ...

Icon of the event Eye of the Storm: Lester Pearson and the Suez Crisis
Mon Apr 23, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Based on his book, Antony Anderson will present a talk on how Canada's greatest diplomat, Lester Pearson helped solve the 1956 Suez Crisis. In the process, Pearson persuaded the UN General Assembly to establish its first peac...

Icon of the event East York Historical Society Discussion Group
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Discussions on local history subjects about your local neighbourhood. Bring your questions, photos, and memorabilia.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 25