Biweekly, Wednesday  2-4, Week 1 – AVAILABLE WINTER TERM ONLY
space available

For the past several years, this workshop has studied the rise of China, the US response, and their ensuing conflicts that affect the global order.  Canada is now firmly caught in the middle between its two largest trading partners, as best exemplified by the proceedings to extradite Meng Wanzhou, Huawei’s CFO to the US.

The workshop will consider the range of current issues and options potentially available to Canadian policymakers, and will discuss events as they occur in a world that is fraught with uncertainty.”

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Now is the time to test this research yourself, and, as an added benefit, get to know members from different workshops.

The Academy has a unique governing style. We have no paid staff but rely completely on member volunteers to facilitate workshops and serve on the committees that keep our Academy running smoothly. Since committee membership is limited to two – three years, this is the time of year when we look for new volunteers.

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CANADA’S FORGOTTEN 40% – A VIRTUAL REALITY TRIP NORTH OF 60 Biweekly, Monday, 12 – 2, Week 1 Reports of Indigenous people’s issues and actions are everywhere in the media.  Join us for an Academy year of discovery.  By focusing on the realities of life in a variety of Northern communities, we will get to know…

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The Academy lost another of its long-standing members, and a past President, when Dr. Alexander (Sandy) Macpherson died on 12 October following a brief illness.  He was a physician who trained in psychiatry and epidemiology, and became Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health in 1981. He served in that position during the early years of the…

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photo courtesy of Havergal College 2019 Nancy was unique, a free spirit, intrepid traveler, passionate activist, knowledgeable conversationalist, devoted to her family, gracious host and kind, loyal friend to many. In the Academy we will remember her active participation over many years, as a facilitator, Board member and engaged member of a wide ranging selection…

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WE NEED YOUR INPUT! The Special Events Committee spends many hours developing special events for Academy members to enjoy. It is important to us that these events reflect members’ interests.  To ensure this happens we are sending out a short survey. You will find the link to the survey below. Please take a few minutes…

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On the day after Thanksgiving, thirteen of us  were very grateful for the absolutely perfect Fall morning that greeted us for what turned out to be a  gorgeous 3-hour walk.  From our St. Clair meet-up, heading down the beautiful Avoca trail, crossing Mt. Pleasant Blvd then continuing along the Beltline Trail along Mud Creek  to…

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Are you having a problem with Zoom? Would you like to make sure that your presentation runs smoothly? Email your request for Tech Team assistance to Ouracademy2021@gmail.com. Please make it as detailed as possible. A member of the Tech Team will then contact you to set up a mutually acceptable time for a Zoom appointment.

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Are you having a problem with Zoom? Would you like to make sure that your presentation runs smoothly? Email your request for Tech Team assistance to Ouracademy2021@gmail.com. Please make it as detailed as possible. A member of the Tech Team will then contact you to set up a mutually acceptable time for a Zoom appointment.Do…

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