Dr. Harold Troper – “None is Too Many”: Thoughts 40 Years Later (Fall Forum #5 on Nov. 23, 2022 at 2:30 pm at Tartu)

On the 40th anniversary of the publishing of Harold Troper’s and Irving Abella’s book, None Is Too Many: Canada and the Jews of Europe, 1933-1948, the story of the Canadian government’s refusal to allow Jewish immigration from Europe during the Holocaust, Professor Troper will discuss the unusual backstory to the writing and publication of the book, how it was received, and the impact it has had on Canadian immigration and refugee policy.

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Upcoming Holiday Walks – December 2022

Snowflakes on ice covered branches when walking in Toronto.

Join us for holiday walks in December! See the beautiful Allan Gardens and tour Cabbagetown on December 5, 2022. We’ll also be touring Rosedale and Yorkville on December 19, 2022.

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Rosedale to Cabbagetown Halloween Walk Summary – October 31, 2022

On Monday October 31st at the late hour of 3:00 pm and under appropriately dark skies with rain threatening, our group gathered in Ramsden Park for the ‘annual’ 2-year delayed Halloween discovery walk. Under the leadership of the Halloween-appropriate-dressed leader, we headed into the Rosedale community, with Cluny Drive and South Road providing stunning  and photogenic skeletal tableaus. We proceeded…

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Beltline Trail Walk Summary – October 3, 2022

It was a perfect Fall day to traverse the Kay Gardner Beltline Park trails and Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. With four visitors on invitation from the Seniors Hiking Club of Toronto, we departed from TTC Eglinton West (the station and its surroundings are still under ongoing construction) heading North along residential Park Hill Road, then…

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UNDRIP Implementation in Canada: Completing Decolonization – Peter Russell (Summary Spring Talk #5 In Case You Missed It)

One of the foremost experts on Canada’s constitutional, aboriginal and judicial politics, Peter Russell has had a distinguished career as a political scientist and prolific author. Russell was chair of the Research Advisory Committee for the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples and presently serves as Professor Emeritus of Political Science at Innis College, University of Toronto. He is an Officer of the Order of Canada.

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