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May 2019

Behind The Byline: Indigenous Engagement through Storytelling, Charla Huber

May 21, 2019 @ 11:45 am - 1:30 pm

  Charla Huber is well known for her weekly columns in the Times Colonist. This accomplished journalist and professional communicator is also highly regarded for her work in the field of Indigenous Relations. Her presentation “Indigenous Relations through Storytelling” illustrates how to engage with First Nations in a respectful, appropriate and meaningful way. Huber, who has Chipewyan and Inuit ancestry, will incorporate creative storytelling to demonstrate protocols and cultural elements that can assist when building relationships and strengthening communities. Huber…

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June 2019

Canadian Club of Victoria 2019 AGM (and a Truly Historic Presentation!)

June 18, 2019 @ 11:45 am - 1:30 pm

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING The Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Club of Victoria will be held on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 11:45 a.m. at the Comfort Inn & Suites, 3020 Blanshard Street, Victoria. Following the AGM, Club archivist Brian McMullen will deliver an engaging presentation on the Club’s history, entitled “Inspiring Canadians since 1906.” The presentation provides a fascinating overview of notable events and renowned dignitaries who’ve spoken to the Club over the past 113 years. Please reserve by…

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September 2019

Crisis and Opportunity in Sino – Canadian Relations

September 17, 2019 @ 11:45 am - 1:30 pm
Comfort Inn, 3020 Blanshard Street
Victoria, British Columbia V8T5C7 Canada
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Speaker, Jonathan Manthorpe We’re thrilled to get our fall season off to an international start!  Jonathan Manthorpe, highly acclaimed foreign correspondent, will present his insights on the escalating diplomatic tensions between Canada and China, and the opportunities this crisis may create.  Please reserve before September 13 - visit Eventbrite or phone (250) 370-1837

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October 2019

Survival by Design

October 15, 2019 @ 11:45 am - 1:30 pm
Comfort Inn, 3020 Blanshard Street
Victoria, British Columbia V8T5C7 Canada
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Speaker, Pamela Madoff As Victoria experiences growth and modernization, how will the city's heritage buildings survive? Special guest speaker Pam Madoff is eminently qualified to answer this question. A former Victoria city councilor, she is chair of the Victoria Heritage Advisory Committee, a member of the Civic Trust and the Heritage Foundation and was recently awarded a Heritage BC Life Achievement Award. For reservations please phone (250) 370-1837 or visit Eventbrite Reservations required by Friday, October 11, 2019

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November 2019

Remembrance Day

November 11, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Cenotaph, Legislative Buildings A wreath will be laid on behalf of the Canadian Club of Victoria. We encourage you to attend in remembrance of the fallen.

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Childhood Art from Residential and Day Schools

November 19, 2019 @ 11:45 am - 1:30 pm
Comfort Inn, 3020 Blanshard Street
Victoria, British Columbia V8T5C7 Canada
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Speaker, Dr. Andrea Walsh In 2008, Andrea Walsh, visual anthropologist and one of UVic’s Engaged Scholars, set out on a journey to repatriate residential school artwork.  This journey extended across Canada and led to the creation of an exhibit now featured at the Museum of Vancouver.  At the luncheon, Dr. Walsh will describe her journey, then on November 26 will lead a special day trip to the Museum of Vancouver to view the exhibit. Luncheon:  Tuesday, November 19, 2019             11:45…

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Visit to the Museum of Vancouver

November 26, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Museum of Vancouver, 1100 Chestnut Street
Vancouver, BC V6J3J9 Canada
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The visit will be led by Andrea Walsh to view the exhibition: Indigenous School Art Day trip:  Tuesday November 26, 2019  7:30 am – 7 pm Pick up and drop off at Comfort Inn Cost:  $70 includes coach transportation, ferry, museum entrance and tour.  Cash or cheque only, cheque payable to Canadian Club of Victoria For day trip reservations, please phone (250) 370-1837 Reservations  required by Friday, November 15, 2019  

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December 2019

Christmas Tea

December 2, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fairmont Empress Victoria, BC Canada + Google Map

  Marigold Choir with Lena Palermo     The Christmas Tea will be held at the Crystal Ballroom of the Fairmont Empress. Seasonal entertainment with the Marigold Choir Phone (250) 370-1837 for tickets

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January 2020

A History of Victoria’s Chinatown

January 22, 2020 @ 11:45 am - 1:30 pm

Luncheon with guest speaker Charlayne Thornton-Jo What better way to launch a new decade than delving into the history of Canada’s oldest Chinatown?  Victoria councillor Charlayne Thornton-Joe brings personal insight into a review of the fascinating historical development of Victoria’s Chinatown. A third-generation Victorian who has a “passion for serving people,” Thornton-Joe has earned many awards for her service to community. The public is invited to attend this luncheon.  Reservations are required by January 1 Where: Comfort Inn & Suites…

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February 2020

Pearson College: Unique in the World

February 18, 2020 @ 11:45 am - 2:00 pm
Comfort Inn, 3020 Blanshard Street
Victoria, British Columbia V8T5C7 Canada
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Luncheon with guest speaker Tyrone (Ty) Pile, Interim President & Head of College Tuesday February 18 – Comfort Inn For a rare international “good news” story to brighten your February, come learn how a small college in Metchosin is making a huge difference to the world.  Founded in 1974, Pearson is a United World College, where some 200 students from 90 countries live, study and grow together in a transformational environment.    Eighteen United World Colleges around the world share…

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