Category: Past Speaker Series

Richard Fast

May 4, 2023 – OBESITY: It’s NOT What You Think it Is

OBESITY: It’s NOT What You Think it Is In this presentation author Richard Fast takes a refreshingly simple approach to understanding the endlessly confusing world of dieting, fitness, weight loss and nutrition. You will see where our “modern” obesity epidemic began and how we’ve come to find ourselves mired in the greatest health crises we’ve ever faced.

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April 6, 2022: Rosalyn Gluck & travels in Morocco

We travel not to escape life but for life not to escape us. Avid Traveller Rosalyn Gluck will be sharing her travels in Morocco with CFUW Milton & District on Thursday, April 6th.  Join us for what promises to be an exciting insight into the people, culture, and sights of Morocco. Hugh Foster Hall; doors

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Thursday, November 3, 2022: Paula de Ronde, recipient of the Ontario Library Association’s Distinguished Service Award

Our guest speaker this month is a 2022 Honouree 100 Accomplished Black Canadian Women. Paula de Ronde is a retired librarian and recipient of the Ontario Library Association’s Distinguished Service Award. An avid traveller and prolific writer/blogger, Paula spent the last few years as a caregiver to her husband, Bert, and concomitantly, as an ardent

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Thursday May 5th, 2022 – Guidance and teachings from Indigenous Grandmothers

Jody Harbour identifies as an Urban Indigenous Woman. She acknowledges connection to spirit and Ancestral knowledge created experiences that have provided the understanding she required to be one with the land. Guidance and teachings from Indigenous Grandmother’s,Knowledge Keepers and Indigenous ways of knowing is what continues to inspire values that nurture the balance and wellbeing

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Marina H

Thursday March 3, 2022 – Marina Huissoon of Green Propeller Design

Extreme weather events, and global warming, are the result of human activity. Buildings, and land development,  are responsible for significant CO2 emissions. We must change our approach to development in the fight against Climate Change. Particularly as Halton Region decides how much land to designate for development between now and 2050, Marina Huissoon of Green

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