Registration For 2024/25 Workshops Is Now Open!

Registration for 2024 / 25 Workshops is now open. Click the Join / Renew button at the top of our website to renew or join the Academy and then you will be able to select your preferred workshops. Note that it is NOT first come, first serve. You have an equal chance of getting into…

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Margaret Sandusky – In Memoriam

  We regret to tell you that Margaret died peacefully at St. Michael’s Hospital after a long battle with Alzheimer’s on March 9, 2024, one day after her 83rd birthday. She lived a loving, full and adventurous life. She was a radio controller with the Royal Canadian Air Force Reserves, graduated from the TGH School…

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Jim McCartney – In Memoriam 

It is with sadness that I must tell you that Jim McCartney died on March 15, 2024, just a week after his 88th birthday. Jim and I were co-facilitators of the Economist Readers for many years. Jim was also a valued member of many workshops during his time with the Academy. He had a wealth of…

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Nancy R. Hall – In Memoriam

Nancy Hall passed away peacefully at Humber River Hospital as a result of complications from Alzheimer’s. Nancy was an avid traveller and dedicated educator both in Canada and abroad.

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George Davies – In Memoriam

George Davies was a kind, gentle and insightful person who cared for the needs of others.  Through the many roles that he played as a professional, colleague, friend, and family man, he was highly regarded as someone with integrity, a strategic thinker who was not afraid to speak up defending the truth.

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10 Benefits of Lifelong Learning

Experience the Benefits of Lifelong Learning! When we reach “retirement age”, we have also gained a lot of wisdom to share with others. If we can all integrate lifelong learning into our lives, we will reap many benefits. The following are ten specific benefits that lifelong learning brings to our lives.

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