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Reporting from the Trails – Academy Walk – October 13

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…

Welcome to the Fall 2020 Academy Quarterly Review!

We are pleased to announce that the Fall 2020 issue of AQR is now available. Enjoy!

Announcing Tech Times 2020/21 version

Many of us have had our minds put at rest by a few minutes spent at one of the Academy Tech Team’s Tech Times sessions in the classroom at Knox. I am pleased to announce that we will still have the comfort level of these helpful and educational sessions as we move into our 2020 / 2021…

Our First Neighbourhood Walk

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…

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.