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Speakers & Seminars

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Six Weeks in Sweden with Egan

BC Lower Mainland

Wed. March 29th, 2017 7:00pm - 8:30pm

During the summer of 2016, Egan Davis spent six weeks in Sweden, primarily to volunteer at the Gothenburg Botanical Garden.

Stress and the Dementia Connection

BC Lower Mainland

Thu. March 30th, 2017 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Stress and the Dementia Connection: An informative talk by Karen Tyrell, Certified Dementia Practitioner and author of Cracking the Dementia Code: Creative Solutions to Cope with Changed Behaviours

April 2 Sketches of Israel & the Middle East

South Vancouver Island

Sun. April 2nd, 2017 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Congregation Emanu-El Synagogue, 1461 Blanshard Street, Victoria presents the fourth talk in our series Sketches of Israel and the Middle East when Dr. Dániel Péter Biró will describe his work in the Mediterranean Voices project in 2013-2014. Admission is by donation; light refreshments will be served. Information:

Going Beyond Old Stories: Exploring, Engaging and Evolving into our Positive Potentials

BC Lower Mainland

Fri. April 7th, 2017 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Free Public Presentation featuring Dr. Davidicus Wong, refreshments and on-site display booths. Going Beyond Old Stories: Exploring Engaging and Evolving into our Positive Potentials.

Defining Canada – Victoria High School Event April 12

South Vancouver Island

Wed. April 12th, 2017 7:00pm - 8:00pm

You are invited to attend Defining Canada: Victoria High School Students and Graduates in WW 1 on Wednesday, April 12, 7:00 pm at Victoria High School Auditorium, 1260 Grant Street, Victoria. This one hour program looks at the history of early Victoria High School in WW1 with Historian, Barry Gough, author of “From Classroom to Battlefield”. Students and Alumni perform WW 1 songs. There is no charge for this event. Victoria High School Alumni Association email: NOTE: Victoria High School Students should attend this 1 hour event at 2:00 pm.

Victoria Historical Society April 27 Talk

South Vancouver Island

Thu. April 27th, 2017 7:15pm - 9:00pm

The Victoria Historical Society presents ““Vimy – Myth and Memory” with James S. (Jim) Kempling. This illustrated talk takes place at 7:15 pm at James Bay New Horizons Centre, 234 Menzies Street, Victoria. Admission is $5 for visitors; free for members. See website

2017 CHHA National Conference "Hear by the Sea"

South Vancouver Island

Thu. May 25th, 2017 – Fri. May 26th, 2017

Conference for those with Hearing Loss or Invisible Disabilities

The Conference will be held at the Mary Winspear Centre in scenic Sidney, British Columbia (just outside Victoria, BC) from May 25-27, 2017. Programming includes Opening Keynote by Dr. Marshall Chasin, "Spotlight on Invisible Disabilities" Panel Discussion Breakfast (pre-registration required), Educational and Exciting Workshops, Plenary Sessions by Dr. Douglas Beck and Dr. Kathy Pichora-Fuller & Dr. Paul Mick, Exhibit Fair Luncheon, Closing Banquet Dinner, Post-Banquet Performance by Gael Hannan and More!

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