2021.07.05 Summer Communiqué to Members

July 5, 2021

Before we break for the Summer, we wanted to let you know that your Junta is excited about the 2021/22 Campaign and is busy planning for the year ahead. Details are in the Junta’s Summer 2021 Communiqué downloadable from here (PDF-85kb)

Watch for our next Communiqué around the end of August. In the meantime, your Junta wishes you a safe and healthy Summer. We look forward to seeing all of you, virtually, in the Fall. 
 
Mac Borden
Chair of the Toronto Chapter of The Whiff of Grape on behalf of your Junta: 
 
Peter Baines, Ian Brown, Mac Borden, Jim Cairncross, Ron Foreman, Charles MacRae, Stuart McKay, John Paterson and Brian Westlake. 

The Toronto Whiff of Grape

Kamran Khan MD, FRCPC, MPH, Scientist, Founder, CEO at BlueDot Inc. September 28, 2021

4:40 pm Sept 28th, 2021
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Biography
Dr. Kamran Khan is an infectious disease physician with training in public health and preventive medicine based at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael’s Hospital.

He is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases and the Dalla Lana School Of Public Health at the University of Toronto. His research interests focus on the globalization of emerging and reemerging infectious diseases.
Continue reading Kamran Khan MD, FRCPC, MPH, Scientist, Founder, CEO at BlueDot Inc. September 28, 2021

Michael Bryant, Executive Director and General Counsel, Canadian Civil Liberties Association, October 26, 2021

Growing up on Vancouver Island, the cataclysmic wrongs perpetrated on Indigenous people in my homeland of British Columbia left me determined to work in the field of indigenous rights. Plus my grandfather was a union leader, and local politician, as was my father. From them I learned about how democracy can empower people to either do good works, or abuse their power. From my mom, a teacher, I saw how education forms the ability to think critically — about everything. I’d take those lessons into my own political career, after which I continued fighting for indigenous rights, and began a career as a criminal defence lawyer, often as a public defender, assisting the indigent, Indigenous, and mentally ill.
Continue reading Michael Bryant, Executive Director and General Counsel, Canadian Civil Liberties Association, October 26, 2021

Donald R. Lindsay, President and Chief Executive Officer, Teck Resources Limited, November 30, 2021

Don R. Lindsay joined Teck as President in January 2005, was appointed to the Board in February 2005 and was appointed Chief Executive Officer in April 2005. He is a graduate of Queens University (B.Sc., Hons.) and Harvard Business School (M.B.A.).
Continue reading Donald R. Lindsay, President and Chief Executive Officer, Teck Resources Limited, November 30, 2021

Dr Kevin James, Professor of History, College of Arts, University of Guelph, and Scottish Studies Foundation Chair, January 25, 2022

Robbie Burns Dinner, Scottish Dress Encouraged

The Centre for Scottish Studies at the University of Guelph is the oldest – and the leading – academic unit in North America for research, graduate training, and teaching on Scottish history and Scottish culture.

It is thanks to the steadfast and generous support of the Scottish Studies Foundation that the Scottish Studies Centre in the College of Arts at Guelph continues to build a distinguished reputation as a global centre of research. The Centre’s pre-eminence is exemplified by the externally endowed Scottish Studies Foundation Chair, the establishment of which in 2004 was a signal achievement in the advancement of Scottish scholarship.
Continue reading Dr Kevin James, Professor of History, College of Arts, University of Guelph, and Scottish Studies Foundation Chair, January 25, 2022

May 18, 2021 – Who’s Attending

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Yes: 68

No: 20

NameRSVP Status
Robert Adams Yes
Ken Bahen Yes
Peter Baines Yes
Bill Barnett Yes
Robin Barstow Yes
Vipin Bery Yes
Bob Blair Yes
Henry Borden Yes
Ian Brown Yes
Hank Bulmash Yes
Michael Butler Yes
Jim Cairncross Yes
Brian Carter Yes
Michael Charles Yes
Andrew Clark Yes
Graeme Clark Yes
Roger Clarkson Yes
Don Comish Yes
Douglas Davis Yes
George Denier Yes
Peter Douglas Yes
Tom Fischer Yes
Ronald Foreman Yes
John Gardner Yes
Gary Getson Yes
Blake Goldring Yes
Peter Goring Yes
John Hackett Yes
Eugene Harrigan Yes
Peter Hatcher Yes
George Hayhurst Yes
Harold Hetherington Yes
William Hewitt Yes
Robert Hyland Yes
Tim Kennish Yes
William Kinnear Yes
Clifford Lax Yes
Tom Leverty Yes
Mike Mackey Yes
Charles MacRAE Yes
Jean-Luc Major Yes
Stuart McKay Yes
Bill McNaughton Yes
Doug Mills Yes
Robert Milnes Yes
Steven Moorhead Yes
German Morales Yes
Bob Morrison Yes
Matey Nekov de la Camp Yes
John Paterson, Sr. Yes
Ken Powell Yes
Tom Sanderson Yes
Peter Seybold Yes
Peter Simmie Yes
Peter Sisam Yes
Albert Steenburgh Yes
Gordon Tamblyn Yes
David G. Temple Yes
Michael Thompson Yes
Christopher Turney Yes
Rudi Vezer Yes
Paul Warrington Yes
Lee Watchorn Yes
Jack Way Yes
Brian Westlake Yes
Richard White Yes
Rob Woodrooffe Yes
Norair Yeretsian Yes
Peter Brieger No
Gary Durno No
Bill Fleury No
John Fraser No
David Glue No
Norman Hardie No
Jim Hilborn No
Robert Hutcheson No
Trevor Jones No
Bart MacDougall No
Douglas McWhirter No
Don Morrison No
David Murray No
Chris Portner No
Paul Potvin No
Christopher Ricketts No
John Ricketts No
Keith Sjogren No
Garnet Watchorn No
Ted White No
Jon Allen No Response
Aubrey Baillie No Response
Mark Benadiba No Response
Bill Boughner No Response
David Cameron No Response
Bob Clapp No Response
Bev Collombin No Response
Ross Cullingworth No Response
Gordon Currie No Response
Phil Dawson No Response
Rod de Courcy Ireland No Response
John Deeks No Response
Ian Dejardin No Response
Robert Deluce No Response
Chris Dobson No Response
Ian Farquharson No Response
Warren Finlay No Response
Paul Fisher No Response
Jock Fleming No Response
Gary German No Response
Naeem Hasan No Response
Tom Jamieson No Response
Don Johnson No Response
Gord Kaiser No Response
Sarwar Kashmeri No Response
Charles Kennedy No Response
Robin Labatt No Response
Bill Langlois No Response
John Lee No Response
David Lewis No Response
Andrew Loblaw No Response
Phil MacDonnell No Response
Walter McCormick No Response
John McKenna No Response
Hugh McLelland No Response
Anthony Miller No Response
Mike Miller No Response
Michael Morgan No Response
Derek Newton No Response
Lawton Osler No Response
Darcy Rector No Response
Burt Retter No Response
Michael Robinson No Response
Peter Russell No Response
Ashok Sajnani No Response
Edward Seagram No Response
Brian Sheedy No Response
Ian Smart No Response
Ted Southey No Response
Dan Sullivan No Response
Bob Topp No Response
Paul Torrie No Response
Lake Trevelyan No Response
Chris Twigge-Molecey No Response
Michael Verbora No Response
David Warren No Response
John Wildman No Response
Michael Willson No Response
z-No Response z-RSVP Management No Response

Sorry you can’t make it!

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NOT be attending the Whiff@Home meeting on May 18th.

Hope to see you at the next Whiff@Home meeting
on Sept 28th, 2021.

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