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Health & Wellness

Menopause and Beyond: new wisdom for women - Inspirational Films

Join us on Monday, June 13 at 7 pm in the Wolf Performance Hall, Central Library for the filmed talk of Dr. Christiane Northrup Menopause and Beyond.This groundbreaking program, based on Dr.

Stress! You've got to be kidding!

Join us in Stevenson & Hunt room A on Thursday, June 2 at 7 pm. Laughter is healing, joyful and free. Stress is the monster under your bed that follows you everywhere and costs you your life. Which will you choose? Learn simple tools and strategies to ignite healthy humour with a joyful state of mind at home, work or play.

The Bully, the Bullied and the Bystander

If you are a parent, a teacher or just a peace lover join us on Monday, May 16 at 6 pm in the Wolf Performance Hall i Central Library for the talk: The Bully, the Bullied and the Bystander. Barbara Coloroso, the author of five bestsellers, internationally recognized speaker in the areas of parenting, teaching, school discipline, non-vio

The Yin and Yang of Anxiety and Depression: a Holistic Perspective on Mood Disorders-CANCELLED

Join us on Wednesday, May 4 at 7 pm in the Stevenson & Hunt room A for a talk by a local naturopathic doctor Richard Vuksinic who will discuss Tradicional Chinese Medicine and Naturopathy in relation to mood disorders. Learn how accupuncture, herbs and nutrition play an effective role in promoting an integrative approach to mental health.

The event is free and no registration is requiered.

Red Tape Holds Up New Bridge: what makes sentences easy or hard to understand?

Language is widely ambiguous.Structurally "The horse raced past the barn fell" is identical to "The landmine buried in the sand exploded". However, the first sentence is almost impossible to understand whereas the second is easy. Join us on Thursday, April 21 at 7 pm in the Stevenson & Hunt room A, where Dr. Ken McRae will talk about the aspects of language understanding that explain such differences.

What Studying the Brain Tells Us about Speech and Reading Disorders in Children

About one child in ten develops a written and spoken language difficulty such as dyslexia. Drs. Marc Joanisse and Lisa Archibald  will discuss how these disorders are diagnosed and treated.

Join us on Thursday, April 14 at 7 pm in the Stevenson and Hunt room A

The talk is FREE, no registration required

The Art and Science of Saying What You Don't Mean

The Art and Science of Saying What You Don't Mind is the first lecture in the series of four: Mind Your Words: The Science of Human Language. On Thursday, April 7 at 7 pm in Stevenson & Hunt Room A in Central Library, Dr. Albert Katz will talk about commonly used metaphors, sarcasm, the reasons we use them and ways to discern speaker intention. 

The lecture is free, no registration required

Quantum Communication

Join us on Thursday, March 24 at 6:30 pm in the Wolf Performance Hall in Central Library for presentation of an extraordinary documentary called Quantum Communication. Can we manifest our future soul mates, teachers, business partners? How do we communicate with God? What happens when we pray?  Producer, David Sereda shows how communication works from the quantum level and how it is connected to teh Laws of Attraction.

Free, No registration required

The Shadow Effect - A Journey from Your Darkest Thought to Your Greatest Dream

Join us on Thursday, February 17 at 7 pm in the Wolf Performance Hall  for the presentation of  The Shadow Effect. In this documentary Deepak Chopra, Marianne Williamson, Dr.

Biography of a Disease?

Book CoverEver wonder what happened to all the women who suffered from "Hysteria"?  How has Diabetes changed our culture?  Or why Cholera is still prevelant in today's society?  Check out this new series - Biographies of Disease to find out answer