Nov. 4th. - Zoom Virtual Meeting - Terry Copp: First Canadian Army October 1944: War and Memory in Canada and the Netherlands.
Presentation: The Royal City Men’s Club is pleased and proud to present Dr. Terry Copp, a very distinguished Professor and Author as our Remembrance Day speaker. Terry will be addressing the Canadian forces in WW2 as they advance through Europe after Normandy on the left side of the allied advances through France ,Belgium and the Netherlands and, in particular, an analysis of one of the great Canadian campaigns known as the Battle of the Scheldt in October 1944.
Terry Copp is the director emeritus of the Laurier Centre for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies and a professor emeritus at Wilfrid Laurier University. He is the author or co-author of fourteen books and many articles on the Canadian role in the Second World War, including travel guides to the Canadian battlefields. Fields of Fire: The Canadians in Normandy won the 2004 Distinguished Book Award for non-US history from the American Society for Military History.
10am. To be followed by Live Questions
Nov. 25th. - ZOOM VIRTUAL MEETING - Mark Rector - Oh Canada: Our Home and Inventive Land
Alexander Graham Bell, Reginald Fessenden, Dr. Banting, George Klein, Elsie McGill, Ted Rogers, the Robertson screw, SPAR Aerospace, Nortel, the AVRO ARROW, AND the light bulb…??? Yes it’s ours!
A widely acclaimed public speaker, and author of the smash best-selling book "OH CANADA! Our Home and Inventive Land!" now in its fourth printing with thousands of copies sold and in 65 stores and museums across the country!
A passionate, entertaining, and gifted presenter with an ability to hold an audience and bring stories and anecdotes from across this land to life in a fun and engaging way. Mark retired as a professor and former program co-ordinator in 2019 and was well liked by many students and highly rated in written reviews by thousands of students for 19 years in college classrooms. He has published numerous technical articles, contributed to a nationally published textbook, and his first book published in Aug 2018 is already in its 4th printing!! See his website for locations to get your copy at a store near you or book a speaking gig! A former 16-year veteran of the Metropolitan Toronto Police Force, his experience was in a mission critical, public safety, land mobile radio environment where he was responsible for maintenance, installation, repair, and system integration of several large scale 9-1-1 trunking and conventional voice and data radio systems from numerous manufacturers including Motorola, GE, Ericson, and MDI. Other experience included Public Safety training video production and classroom training of public safety personnel. Having owned and operated a successful small business for 10 years in electronics consulting on custom home theaters and computers, a broad range of business skills in sales, management, consulting, and business operations fills out Mark's skill set.
10am. To be followed by Live Questions.
DECEMBER 2021 There are no Virtual Meetings scheduled for December Please join us for our regular coffee mornings.
December 2nd. December 9th. December 16th.
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