Upcoming Events

15

September

2021

Vibrant Voices

Panelist: André Picard, Globe and Mail health reporter and columnist Health care systems have dismally failed older Canadians for decades. Andre Picard identifies solutions to the eldercare crisis.

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24

September

2021

Book Club

The book under discussion this month is "Bush Runner" by Mark Bourrie.  Story of Pierre Radisson - 17th century explorer, exploiter, adventurer, merchant/peddler and co-founder of the Hudson’s Bay Company.  “An eager hustler with no known scruples."
Contact Dianne Diniz to join the conversation.

29

September

2021

The Iron Lady - Margaret Thatcher

Zoom with Dr. David Bannerman
From grocer’s daughter to Downing Street – This talk examines the life, career, and legacy of Margaret Thatcher, Britain’s first female Prime Minister. The Thatcher governments made many fundamental and controversial changes to the British economy and British society. Even today, after her death, she remains a highly influential, controversial, and divisive figure.  Click here to register

4

October

2021

Bridge Club


The Bridge Club meets virtually every Monday.  This is a fun relaxing way to learn to play Bridge or to sharpen your skills.  Contact Laura Lothian-Bryant to find out more.

12

October

2021

Canada's National Parks


Zoom with Jennifer Merrick

Canada has 47 national parks across our vast country that began with the establishment of Banff National Park in 1885. Join Jennifer to delve into our parks’ history and take a journey to some of Canada’s most breathtaking wild spaces.

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9

November

2021

Scattagories




Zoom with Debbie


Join us for a fun game of Scatagories hosted by our in-house expert, Debbie Plested.
The proceeds of this fun afternoon will be donated to the GBCRA Scholarship Fund.  Click here to register

18

november

2021

Andy Warhol and the 15 Minutes of Fame

Zoom with Paul Dias

From painting to photography, from film to music, from kitsch to culture, Andy Warhol was the undisputed Pope of Pop. He conquered the art world, the 60s and the culture; he blazed a trail that led directly to The Simpsons, Seinfeld, Reality TV and the rise of the Youtube. Celebrity, Shaman or charlatan, commercial artist, high artist, or just plain con artist, explore Andy Warhol’s world of mass culture and consumerism, its decadence and delights.  To register click here

30

November

2021

GBCRA AGM

Save the date for this annual get together.  Following the business portion of the meeting, GBCRA member Jo Sorochinski will be talking about her writing journey, the ups and downs the ins and outs and her motivation for writing.

Save the date, More information coming!