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Tech Team Update

Thank you to Academy members who are coming in to test out their presentations during Tech Times. And some of you who are unable to come in are emailing your presentations to Tech Team Leadership and this is working out well. To use this service just email and Tech Team Leadership can check it…

First 2020 Spring Forum – Measles – The Disease, the Vaccine, and the Legislation

As soon as Dr Dubey and Dr Etemadi began speaking, it was evident that the issue is very complex, and that the abundance of readily available information (some credible, some completely misleading) is making it very difficult for communities like the City of Toronto to manage the best interests of all of its residents. It is an issue that involves more than practical science and logical proofs, it has an emotional component as well – and that only complicates matters. Click here to read about the excellent presentation.

Do You Enjoy Our Academy Walks? Interested In Joining Our New Walks Committee?

As you know, Ken Snelson has done an amazing job in organizing the Academy Walks for the last many years. Now he has to step down due to family health issues, which definitely is a priority. We are looking to continue these popular Walks, but would like to create a Committee whereby we can share…

Wanted – an Assistant Chair for the Membership Committee

We are looking for an Assistant Chair for the Membership Committee. This will involve being a Board member and updating the Board and other committees on numbers of members and workshop registration. The Chair does need to understand the responsibilities of the committee (which are well documented), but the role is more about management than…

Protocol For Cancelled Academy Workshops Due to Severe Weather

1. If the U of T’s St George campus closes and cancels all classes, the information will be posted on the U of T website and Knox College will be closed. In that case, Academy workshops will be cancelled for the day. A notice to that effect will be posted on our webpage – on…

We’re Moving! – Update

A momentous event ! The signing of the lease for our new home at Tartu

Academy Quarterly Review Q4 2019

Q4, 2019 Welcome To Our December 2019 Issue Welcome, somewhat belatedly, to the final AQR of 2019!! The Communications Committee hopes that you will enjoy reading the latest edition of the Academy Quarterly Review in which we showcase more of your fellow members, revealing aspects of their lives that may be unknown to you. We…

Snow Day News

While it may not look like it today, there is still lots of winter potential to come. If we have a snowy day, you may wonder whether or not it is business as usual at Knox. While we will keep you up to date, to the extent that we can, via our website News page,…

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Contributing While Learning

The members of the Curriculum Committee are putting the final touches on the schedule of workshops to be offered during the 2020/21 academic year at Tartu College. We’ve got a lot of returning favourites as well as an excellent group of new offerings. However, there is the potential to make your next year even more rewarding and educational.

We still have a few open time slots and a few good ideas for workshops. What we’re missing are members willing to facilitate