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Registration now open if you wish to join a fourth workshop

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

With Sadness….

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…

Summer 2020 Academy Quarterly Review

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…

Access to research material now easier

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…

Welcome to the Summer 2020 Academy Quarterly Review!

Q2, 2020 Welcome To Our Summer 2020 Academy Quarterly Review Summer seems to be here – at last! April and May were chilly. On the upside, such temperatures kept us at home; on the downside, such weather seemed to embody feelings of isolation – the classic objective co-relative. We sincerely hope that this edition of…

With sadness….

We are sad to report that longtime Academy member Judith Schurek has passed away. A treasured friend, a valued colleague and a well-loved and respected member of the Academy family, Judith lived life with generosity and support for others. A 2019 issue of the Academy Quarterly Review contained a profile of Judith’s many accomplishments and contributions. It is reproduced below.

Registration Opens April 2!

It is almost time! Registration for the Academy’s 2020 – 2021 season opens on April 2. Here are some things to remember before you register: There is a link to our registration page from every page on our site Our registration is not done on a first-come, first-served basis so there is no rush or…

Some more information to help you survive sheltering at home

18 Options for Meal Kit Delivery and Fresh Prepared Meals for Curbside Pickup in Toronto    A guide to grocery, pharmacy and alcohol delivery in Canada   **Note that these listings are for your information only. The Academy does not endorse any of the businesses listed.

Welcome to the Spring 2020 Academy Quarterly Review!

Q1, 2020 Welcome To Our Spring 2020 Academy Quarterly Review Welcome to the Spring 2020 edition of the Academy Quarterly Review, in which we will look back and forward, celebrating the continuity of our Academy.  Our first item is entitled Dinner on Dunvegan: Memories and Recipes by Bonnie Lawrence Shear, in which Webmaster Cathy Spark…

Keep Your Brain Active While Staying At Home

Now that we no longer have our Academy workshops, Forums and Spring Talks to look forward to, you may be wondering how you can stay mentally fulfilled while isolated at home without even the public library to turn to. To help you out, we have assembled a listing of many things you can view online…