May 19th at 10 AM - Dr. Dave Davis
retired family doc, medical educator, writer
presented using the Zoom teleconferencing platform
All members will receive a link to this presentation on Tuesday May 12th.
February 18 - Professor Mark Rector
Professor Rector is a published author, public speaker, and a recently retired Professor of Electronics Engineering.
From a life-long passion for Canadian inventors and technology, Professor Mark Rector been inspiring his college students for 18 years with his tales of great Canadian inventors. Now he is speaking across the country about his smash bestseller “OH CANADA! Our Home and Inventive Land!” His talks have included many of the intriguing stories, poignant tales, and the truly wonderful spirit of Canadian ingenuity. From the tragedy of the Avro Arrow, to the triumph of millions saved by the pacemaker. From the touching determination of a blind quadriplegic from NS that invents the wheelchair bus, to the complexity of the most intricate and dexterous robot ever built! The Canadarm conquered the difficulty of building a space station in outer space, and the story of this professor’s project with four students that made history with a world’s first of their own to conquer space!
Tuesday - January 21, 2020
Karen Cumming - Journalist, Health Promoter, & Teacher will speak about her family’s experience, and about the book that she has written, in collaboration with her sister.
The book was inspired by a feature article that she wrote for The Spectator earlier this year about her family’s journey through the long term care system with her mother, and what a roller coaster ride it was.
The book she has written is a survival guide designed to help families navigate what is a very confusing and complicated system.
It’s called “The Super Fantastic Survival Guide to Ontario’s Long Term Healthcare System - Practical tips to help you and your family be proactive and prepared”.