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February 2018

Canadian Museum for Human Rights: A Story and a Building

February 20 @ 11:45 am - 1:30 pm
Comfort Inn, 3020 Blanshard Street
Victoria, British Columbia V8T5C7 Canada
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February 20 Luncheon featuring Brian Head, Volunteer Ambassador, CMHR The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) is the first national museum to be built in nearly half a century, the first to be located outside the capital region, and the first dedicated solely to human rights. The architecture of the building is stunning, the stories portrayed within the museum are compelling, and the story behind the museum is fascinating. Why is it located in Winnipeg? How did Israel (Izzy) Asper’s…

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March 2018

How Canadians are Inspiring Change

March 20 @ 11:45 am - 1:30 pm
Comfort Inn, 3020 Blanshard Street
Victoria, British Columbia V8T5C7 Canada
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“Living in the Anthropocene – How do we get to a One Planet Region?” March 20 Luncheon featuring Dr. Trevor Hancock Dr. Trevor Hancock is a professor and senior scholar at the University of Victoria’s school of public health and social policy. He has been described as “one of the ten best health futurists in the world.” For the past three years, Times Colonist readers have been inspired by his weekly columns on a wide variety of topics. A recurring…

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April 2018

The Art and Heart of Documentary Film-making

April 18 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Uplands Golf Club Dinner and Cultural Evening with Mountainside Films Wednesday April 18, 2018: 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm What better way to travel the world than to settle back in the comfort of the Uplands dining room, and see thoughtfully chosen excerpts from award-winning films? Join us for an evening with Michael Parfit and Suzanne Chisholm of Mountainside Films. Their work exploring the human experience and the natural world has taken them to every continent - from the Australian…

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May 2018

“The upcoming Columbia River Treaty negotiations: What do they mean for Canada and the U.S.?”

May 15 @ 11:45 am - 1:30 pm
Comfort Inn, 3020 Blanshard Street
Victoria, British Columbia V8T5C7 Canada
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May 15 Luncheon featuring the Hon. Katrine Conroy, Minister of Children and Family Development and Minister responsible for the Columbia Basin Trust, Columbia Power Corporation and Columbia River Treaty Covering an area the size of France, the Columbia River basin is the largest river system in the Pacific Northwest. The Columbia River Treaty signed in 1964 between Canada/BC and the United States has an equally dramatic social, economic and environmental footprint in both nations. The treaty laid the foundation for…

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World Partnership Walk

May 27 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm

The Canadian Club of Victoria Team Will Participate in the World Partnership Walk on Sunday, May 27th at UVic Our Canadian Club of Victoria World Partnership Walk team will be walking 5 kms (or 2 kms) on Sunday, May 27th at the University of Victoria to raise money for the Aga Khan Foundation in support of their efforts to relieve global poverty, particularly in Africa and Asia. Approximately 40.000 Canadians take part each year now, but the first walk was…

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June 2018

AGM and special “Ideas Forum!”

June 12 @ 11:45 am - 1:30 pm
Comfort Inn, 3020 Blanshard Street
Victoria, British Columbia V8T5C7 Canada
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The Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Club of Victoria will be held on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 11:45 a.m. at the Comfort Inn, 3020 Blanshard Street, Victoria. “What would you like from your Club?” The 2018 Annual General Meeting will feature something new this year. Members and guests will be invited to share their ideas for what they’d like to see from the Club in the 2019/2020 season – and beyond. To get the Ideas Forum off to…

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September 2018

Daniel Lapp: “BC and the World’s Newest Old-Time Fiddle Tradition”

September 20 @ 11:45 am - 1:30 pm

The Canadian Club of Victoria’s 2018/2019 luncheon series will get off to an uplifting start with special guest speaker Daniel Lapp. A world-renowned musician, Daniel Lapp is beloved in Victoria for his trademark energy and warmth. As a fiddler, jazz trumpeter and singer/songwriter, he has played on over 100 albums and has performed across Canada and around the world. A legendary force in Canada’s fiddle scene, in 2014 he was appointed as the inaugural Artistic Director of the Victoria Conservatory…

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October 2018

Counting What Counts: The Genuine Progress Indicator

October 16 @ 11:45 am - 1:30 pm
Comfort Inn, 3020 Blanshard Street
Victoria, British Columbia V8T5C7 Canada
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Luncheon with special guest speaker Mike Pennock For decades, economists have used GDP (or Gross Domestic Product) as a general indicator of national development. Today, many believe GDP alone fails to tell the whole story of a nation’s well-being. Mike Pennock will describe a number of new approaches to holistic measures of national progress, with a focus on the GPI (or Genuine Progress Indicator). Mike Pennock retired in October 2016 from his position as the Provincial Epidemiologist in the BC…

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November 2018

HeroWork: A Shining Example of Community Spirit

November 20 @ 11:45 am - 1:30 pm
Comfort Inn, 3020 Blanshard Street
Victoria, British Columbia V8T5C7 Canada
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Luncheon with special guest speaker Peter Smither of HeroWork HeroWork harnesses the power of community to transform lives. The organization inspires volunteers from all walks of life to donate their time and resources to charitable agencies that are often operating in dilapidated old buildings. Peter Smither will reveal the intricate planning that lies behind the success of events HeroWork calls Radical Renovations - think of modern-day barn raisings – where dozens of companies and hundreds of volunteers come together in…

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December 2018

Christmas Tea at The Empress

December 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fairmont Empress Victoria, BC Canada + Google Map

An inspiring celebration of the season featuring the Tillicum Elementary Choir under the direction of Lena Palermo  This special Christmas Tea is open to the public.  Reservations are required by November 26. Where: Crystal Ballroom, Fairmont Empress When: 2:00 – 4:00 pm Tickets:  $50 Reservations:  Phone (250) 370-1837 or email Pam Shemilt  pshemilt@hotmail.com

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