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Something to Explore

Here is something you might like to explore during the holiday break. Click here to download 576 Free Art Books From The Metropolitan Museum Of Art

Have an idea for a workshop topic?

The Academy’s Curriculum Committee welcomes suggestions for workshop topics and facilitators for future years’ programs. A workshop proposal may be as general or specific as you wish. For example, all of the following would be acceptable: China; Chinese History; the Ming Dynasty; the Communist Revolution in China; Mao Zedong. We are always looking for new…

Remembering the Fallen

Thanks to Rene Laukat for sending along these photos of this moving display at the Manulife HQ on Bloor St. “Remembering the Fallen” is comprised of more than 12,000 flags – apparently one flag for every 10 Canadian Forces member fallen during both war time and peacekeeping missions. A very impressive display that carries a…

A Fond Farewell…

The Academy says a fond farewell to long-time Academy member Finlay Mackenzie who sadly passed away on November 2, 2019. Finlay was unwaveringly passionate about ideas, current events and thoughtful conversation; he shall be missed. Please click here to view Finlay’s obituary.

Join Us For Our Annual Holiday Luncheon

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 The Faculty ClubAt the University of Toronto41 Willcocks Street Reception 11:30 am (cash bar)Buffet Luncheon 12 noon Advanced registration & fee of $45 is required Please register and pay online using the link below before Wednesday, December 4 CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Members only, please, as seating is limited

Toronto’s Ravines On The Edge – Fall Forum #4, 2019

“Venice has its canals, but no other city has ravines like Toronto.”

Ian Darragh, master photographer and former editor-in-chief of Canadian Geographic magazine, has, for the past two years, been a volunteer for the city of Toronto’s Community Stewardship Program. His passion for the ravines that cover 17 percent of the Toronto area shone through his fascinating “show and tell” Forum presentation on the extraordinary ecosystem that makes our city unique….

Academy Relocation Update

The Board realizes that members are understandably concerned to know what progress has been made towards finding a new home for the Academy.

I want to assure you that we are working very hard for you in this important search.

Thanks To Our Board!

Because the Academy offers its members such a positive learning and networking experience, it is easy to forget the many decisions and details that happen behind the scenes. The members of the Academy’s Board…

How to Enjoy and Succeed at Online Dating for Seniors

There were significantly more women than men in the Forum audience gathered on Wednesday October 16th to learn “How to Enjoy and Succeed at Online Dating for Seniors”. This was noted by one of our speakers, Academician, Peter von Bertoldi, himself living proof that it can also benefit men. Peter was joined on stage for…

TAN Newsletter – October 2019

The October 2019 issue of the TAN Newsletter is now available. Please click the link below to view. Tan Newsletter October 2019  

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