Category: Past Lectures

  • Dirty Secrets of the Oil Industry in Canada

    Dirty Secrets of the Oil Industry in Canada

    Friday, 26 November 2021 via Zoom Speaker: Bill Adams Lecture Summary: I will show how oil spills on our Canadian coasts are handled under a closed industry-controlled system that places priority on creating the impression of “world-class” capability to cleanup spilled oil which is not based on reality. The regulators are captured by the industry […]

  • Is it the End of the Road for Antiques in Canada?

    Is it the End of the Road for Antiques in Canada?

    Friday, 26 March 2021 via Zoom Speaker: Janet Carlile Lecture title: Is it the end of the Road for Antiques in Canada? Lecture Summary From television, to radio, to columns in magazines and newspapers and appraisals, antiques have been part of my life for over 40 years and it’s fair to say over that time […]

  • Hard Travel: Alex MacKenzie from Canada by land, 22 July 1793

    Hard Travel: Alex MacKenzie from Canada by land, 22 July 1793

    Friday, 26 February 2021 online via Zoom Speaker: Dr. Richard Van Loon Lecture title: Hard Travel: Alex MacKenzie from Canada by land, 22 July 1793 Lecture Summary In this talk we will move much farther west and forward in time by nearly 100 years to travel with Alexander MacKenzie as he becomes the first European to reach […]