The Changing & Precarious Job Market: New Insights Into the Prospects for Millennials
Did you know? 40% of all Canadian jobs are expected to disappear over the next 10 years as a result of automation, leaving only unstable, short-term, part-time positions available.
Join us to hear how you might deal with these issues in terms of both you and your families and what industry and governments can do to assist.
“In a single year, my father left us twice. The first time, to end his marriage, and the second, when he took his own life. I was ten years old.”
Master storyteller Madeleine Thien takes us inside an extended family in China, showing us the lives of two successive generations—those who lived through Mao’s Cultural Revolution and their children, who became the students protesting in Tiananmen Square.
Join the Wine Club for their annual Wines of Summer event featuring some of the best organic and biodynamic wines from “The Living Vine” agency. Expert Sommelier Mark Cuff will guide us through his latest selection of “must have” patio, cottage, poolside, and BBQ friendly wines that will quench your thirst and satisfy any menu. Sparkling, rosé, and red and white varietals will be presented.
Mark Cuff, the owner of “The Living Vine” agency, sells only biodynamic/organic/sustainable wines and represents some of the greatest estates in the world, including Nicolas Joly, Eben Sadie, and Fleury.
Join us for an evening with Sarah Stark, Verity’s new Holistic Nutritionist, where you will find out:
- How to cultivate more focus, energy and concentration
- How to use foods for peak physical and mental performance
- Different combinations of food that can give different desired results
You can expect up-to-date information, current research and an overall focus on optimal, long-term health at this Wellness event!
In celebration of Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 14th, GEORGE Restaurant invites you to treat your mom to a delicious lunch that she will never forget. Enjoy a three-course à la carte menu created by Executive Chef Lorenzo Loseto for $60 per person and $15 for children.
Arts & Culture Club: Aga Khan Museum Exhibits - Syria: A Living History and Rebel, Jester, Mystic, Poet: Contemporary Persians
A couple of years ago the Arts & Culture Club had the wonderful opportunity to visit the new, spectacular Aga Khan Museum, which was so memorable. Next month, the Arts & Culture Club will have a private guide take them through two fascinating exhibitions- Syria: A Living History and Rebel, Jester, Mystic, Poet: Contemporary Persians.
In this workshop, Andrea Ashley, a certified clinical Aromatherapist, natural skincare formulator, and owner of Andrea Ashley Co, will discuss the top essential oils used to support women’s health issues such as PMS, hormones, and menopause.
Andrea will demonstrate how to make a hormone balancing aromatherapy compress and a bath soak. You will also have the opportunity to make your own essential oil blend (15 ml) to take home.
The Wine Club has the pleasure of welcoming Robin Akurst, who is part of the vintage winemaking team for Clos Pegase and Swanson Vineyards in the Napa Valley. The flights will be structured to allow Robin to take you through the nuances of Napa North versus South, Napa versus Sonoma, and how, in the last three wines, there can be huge power and extraction without giving up elegance.
Verity Speaker Series: A Conversation with Richard Rose, Artistic Director of Tarragon Theatre, and Erin Shields, Governor General's Award-Winning Playwright
Join us for an evening of conversation with multi-award winning creative leaders on the Canadian theatre scene. Richard Rose, Artistic Director of Tarragon Theatre since 2002, will be in conversation with Erin Shields, one of Tarragon’s Playwrights-in-Residence, on the topic of the creative process in new play development, and how a play grows from a kernel of an idea to production on the stage at Tarragon.