Community Events

2015 16 Sep
7:00pm - 9:00pm

What Kind of Citizen? Educating Our Children for the Common Good Book Launch with Joel Westheimer

How can schools teach the skills required for a strong democracy to flourish? What Kind of Citizen? asks readers to imagine the kind of society they would like to live in - and then shows the ways in which schools can be used to make that vision a reality.

2015 17 Sep
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Canada in Africa: 300 Years of Aid and Exploitation, Author Yves Engler In Conversation with Kristen Shane, Associate Editor of Embassy - Canada's Foreign Policy Newsweekly

Yves Engler continues his groundbreaking analyses of past and present Canadian foreign policy.

2015 23 Sep
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Octopus Book Club: Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood

Oryx and Crake is at once an unforgettable love story and a compelling vision of the future.

2015 24 Sep
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Multifaith Housing Initiative Gather Around the Table Cookbook Fundraiser

Multifaith Housing Initiative (MHI) is an Ottawa-based grassroots charitable organization that provides homes and a supportive community to those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

2015 29 Sep
7:00pm - 9:00pm

World Launch of 3 Plays with Playwright and Director Alanis King

Growing up surrounded by music, dance and storytelling, Alanis King turned to drama early, not only as a way to express herself, but to explore the rich heritage of her community.

2015 11 Nov
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Octopus Book Club: This Changes Everything by Naomi Klein

Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction
Observer Book of the Year
New York Times Book Review 100 Notable Books of the Year