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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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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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On  a day threatening extreme heat and thunderstorms, 10 Academy members gathered at Withrow Park for the  first of the Academy’s 2020 ‘Neighbourhood  Walks’.  Though tolerably warm, we were pleasantly surprised to remain dry as we circled our way through the Riverdale neighbourhood. From the meet-up at the north end of the 21-acre Withrow Park…

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Follow the link on the Registration Page; you may stop when you hit the payment page as there is no additional cost for the additional workshop. Information on space availability can be found with the workshop description or in the consolidated list on the Members page

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It is with sadness that we inform you that Academy member Flo Morson passed away on June 24, 2020. In addition to her active participation as a member in the Academy, Flo lived a life of community service and dedication to others. She will be missed. Owing to covid concerns, a private family service will…

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We are pleased to let you know that the newest issue of the AQR is now available for your reading pleasure. This is the first issue produced under the leadership of the new Chair and Vice Chair of the Communications Committee – Sheila Neysmith and Terry Murray. We hope that you enjoy it! Click here…

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In the next week or so you will be receiving confirmation of your registration in the workshops you have selected for next year. I m sure that many of you will want to select your topic and get started on your research. If that’s you, then you will be pleased to know that the Metro…

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