Canadian Club of Halton Peel




2008/2009 Dinner Speaker Program


·         Thursday, September 18, 2008Dr. Massimo Marcone, Assistant Professor, Department of Food Science, University of Guelph – author of In Bad Taste? - The Adventures and Science Behind Food Delicacies (hidden secrets behind the world’s most bizarre foods)


·         Thursday, October 16Dr. Christian Burks, President & CEO, Ontario Genomics Institute – “At the DNA Frontier: Genomics for Personalized Medicines,

      Biodiversity Stewardship, Biofuels & Beyond


·         Thursday, November 20Dr. Ken Arnold, MD, President, Ontario Medical Association, Family Physician practicing in Thunder Bay – “The Doctor Shortage in Ontario: what it means for patients, what it means for the health system as a whole, and what it means for communities at large”


·         Thursday, January 15, 2009 Captain Doug Morris, Air Canada pilot, flight school instructor, meteorologist, freelance writer, author From the Flight Deck: Plane Talk and Sky Science - what happens on the ground and in the air - everything you want to know about commercial airline travel


·         *NEW DATE* Wednesday, February 18 Sally Armstrong, Human Rights Activist, Journalist, Author - Whither Afghanistan – What are we doing in a quite primitive country half a world away that seems to be bent on self destruction?”. Sally will share the inside story from her new book Bitter Roots, Tender Shoots: The Uncertain Fate of Afghanistan's Women

(co-hosts for this event: Canadian Federation of University Women Oakville)       


·         Thursday, March 19 – Dr. David Goldbloom, MD, FRCPC, Senior Medical Advisor, Education & Public Affairs, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH); Professor of Psychiatry, University of Toronto; Vice-Chair, Mental Health Commission of Canada –Mental Illness in Canada: Imagining the Future”


·         Thursday, April 16 – Norm Foster, Actor & Canada’s Favourite Playwright of 36 plays & 5 musicals (tentative until his Spring 2009 schedule is determined)



Location: Oakville Conference Centre, QEW & Bronte Road


Cash Bar 6:00 pm;  Dinner 7:00 pm


Members $30; Non-Members $40; Students $15


Memberships - Single $30; Family $55; Corporate $75


Contact:  Barry Wylie (President)  905-827-6302