Past Speakers

Oct 15, 2021
Nicola Ross
Hiking Where Your Heart is

Sep 27, 2021
Prof. Neville Thompson
Winston Churchill, Mackenzie King and Appeasement

Sep 17, 2021
David Lindsay
Birds of Ontario: An introduction to Birdwatching

Jul 22, 2021
Professor Amos Jones
What the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre and its Observances Reveal about Human Relations Today

Jun 4, 2021
Professor Doug Perovic
The 4N6 of Engineering Failure Investigations and Why Accidents Do NOT Happen

May 7, 2021
Dr. David Fell
Matters of the Heart: Staying Alive

Apr 16, 2021
Dr. Carolyn Snider
Caring During COVID

Feb 19, 2021
Panel Discussion
Paving the Way for Change: Anti-Black Systemic Racism and the Church

Mar 6, 2020
Kevin White
Funny Business: Writing TV Comedies in Canada

Feb 7, 2020
Kevin Sylvester
Why the Olympics Stink… and Why They Don’t

Jan 17, 2020
Christopher Moore
Parliaments & Power: Canada in the Parliamentary World

Nov 22, 2019
Dr. Samantha Yammine
23 & You: The Future Science & Ethics of Genetics

Nov 4, 2019
Erna Paris
Remembering the Holocaust: Past, Present and Future

Oct 18, 2019
Robert Sharpe
The Persons Case: The Origins and Legacy of the Fight for Legal Personhood

Sep 13, 2019
Panel Discussion
Artificial Intelligence:Fact, Fiction and the Re-imagination of Humanity

Jun 7, 2019
Kathleen Wynne
Reflections on Five Years as Premier, the 2018 Election and the Year Since

May 10, 2019
Professor Nick Eyles
Canada Rocks: 4 Billion Years of Environmental Change

Apr 26, 2019
Arlene Chan
The Chinese in Toronto: Then and Now

Mar 29, 2019
Professor Patrice Dutil
Sir John A.: The Life and Contested Legacy of Canada’s First Prime Minister

Mar 1, 2019
Rick Phillips
RITES OF PASSION – The St. Matthew Passion by J. S. Bach

Feb 8, 2019
Randall Hansen
The Global Refugee Crisis: Causes, Consequences, Solutions

Jan 11, 2019
Panel Discussion
Technology, Truth and Trust – Democracy in a Digital Media Age

Nov 2, 2018
Professor Jack Granatstein
Canada’s Hundred Days, 1918: The Greatest Victory

Oct 12, 2018
Bob Rae
Why Rights Matter, and are Good Politics Too

Sep 28, 2018
Rahul Singh
Innovative solutions to disaster response

Jun 8, 2018
Dr. Eric McGeer
Beneath Sicilian Skies… : The Canadians in Sicily, 1943

May 25, 2018
Jennifer Bonnell
Reclaiming the Don: An Environmental History of Toronto’s Don River Valley

Apr 20, 2018
Julian Porter
17 Paintings That Scream 'Magnificent!'

Feb 23, 2018
Councillor Mary-Margaret McMahon
Civics 101: Toronto Edition

Jan 19, 2018
Peter H. Russell
Canada’s Odyssey: A Country Based on Incomplete Conquests