Author: Almonte Lectures

  • The “Stages” of Community Theatre in Almonte

    The “Stages” of Community Theatre in Almonte

    Friday, 28 January 2022 via Zoom Speaker: Kris Riendeau Lecture Summary: From the very first Valley Players’ production back in 1983 to the 2021 theatrical fundraiser for Puppets Up, community theatre has played a dynamic role (pun intended) in this area. On stage, backstage or in the audience — there’s a place for everyone! In […]

  • The Evolution of Canada’s National Park System

    The Evolution of Canada’s National Park System

    Friday, 31 January 2020 Speaker: Gerry Lee Lecture title: Then, Then and Now: The Evolution of Canada’s National Park System Lecture Summary From its inception in 1885, Canada’s National Park System has taken many turns on the path to maturity, turns that have altered its purpose, its size and its politics. Prior to the 1930 Natural […]

  • Electron Microscopy: A Small Talk

    Friday, 28 February 2020 Speaker: Jeff Fraser Lecture title: Electron Microscopy: A Small Talk Lecture Summary In this talk I will explore a short history of Electron Microscopy (EM), the various types of Electron Microscopes, examples of peripheral instruments important to electron microscopy and most importantly the impact that this discipline has had on my life […]