Events

We host a variety of social, professional and informational events each year and always love seeing new members. Come out and meet your fellow Canadians and check back often for new postings.

Want to see your Canada-related event here? Email us the details and we'll promote it!

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October

[Sold out] Montreal Canadiens at San Jose Sharks

[Sold out] Montreal Canadiens at San Jose Sharks

SAP Center - 525 W Santa Clara Street, San Jose

Moose  EventJoin the Digital Moose Lounge, McGill Alumni and Québécois en Californie for a VIP experience as we cheer on the Montreal Canadians! Please note that we have reached capacity for this event.

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Digital Moose Lounge has teamed up with McGill Alumni and Québécois en Californie to bring you a VIP event to celebrate the Montreal Canadians vs. San Jose Sharks game.

Join us in the private plaza area before and during the game to mix and mingle with the group.

Tickets are $99 each and include the game and plaza experience, a hot buffet dinner and two drink tickets.

Spots are limited, so make sure to get yours early!

Tickets available via Eventbrite >>

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Worst Case, We Get Married at the Mill Valley Film Festival

Worst Case, We Get Married at the Mill Valley Film Festival

Smith Rafael Film Center - San Rafael, CA

As part of its World Cinema programming, the Mill Valley Film Festival presents the US PREMIERE of Canadian film Worst Case, We Get Married (Et au pire, on se mariera). There will be two screenings.

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As part of its World Cinema programming, the Mill Valley Film Festival presents the US PREMIERE of Canadian film Worst Case, We Get Married (Et au pire, on se mariera).

Montreal’s gritty Central-South neighborhood doesn’t offer much for teenage Aïcha until she meets dreamy Baz, a handsome neighbor twice her age. Worst Case, We Get Married (Et au pire, on se mariera), Léa Pool’s latest film featuring powerful performances from Karine Vanasse and Sophie Nélisse, explores obsession, truth, and fantasy, as it unpacks an all-consuming case of love at first sight. In French and English subtitles.

 

Tuesday, Oct. 10 at 3:30 PM at Smith Rafael Film Center

 

Wednesday, Oct. 11 at 6:30 PM at Smith Rafael Film Center

 

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Canadian Women's Club 7th Anniversary Thanksgiving

Canadian Women's Club 7th Anniversary Thanksgiving

Presidio Golf & Concordia Club - 8 Presidio Terrace, San Francisco

Canadian Women's Club 2.0 invite you to join us to mix and mingle with old friends and new and celebrate Canadian Thanksgiving with fellow Canadians. 

Family and friends are all welcome.

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Canadian Women's Club 2.0 invite you to join us to mix and mingle with old friends and new and celebrate Canadian Thanksgiving with fellow Canadians. 

Family and friends are all welcome.

Dinner served at 1 PM.

Tickets $48 and include dinner tax, gratuity, and parking. Cash bar.

Please register by October 1.

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Canadian Family Thanksgiving

Canadian Family Thanksgiving

Alumni House, UC Berkeley - 1 Alumni House Berkeley, CA

Moose  EventCelebrate Canadian Thanksgiving with the Digital Moose Lounge and the Bay Area's Canadian community! Tickets now available via Eventbrite.

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Join the Digital Moose Lounge and UC Berkeley Canadian Studies in a celebration of Canadian Thanksgiving.

Nothing says fall like a good Thanksgiving dinner. This year, give thanks for a wonderful community of Canadians by celebrating with us at Alumni House on the UC Berkeley campus.

Enjoy turkey, potatoes, cranberry sauce and all your favourite side dishes, a host bar of Canadian beverages (alcoholic and non) and desserts to satisfy your sweet tooth.

Fun for the whole family!

SFUUWMcGillMcMasterCalgary, and Carleton Alumni get a 10% discount on all tickets. Contact us or your alumni association for more details.

Tickets available here >>

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Porcupine Lake at the Mill Valley Film Festival

Porcupine Lake at the Mill Valley Film Festival

Lark Theater and Smith Rafael Film Center - Marin County, CA

As part of its World Cinema programming, the Mill Valley Film Festival presents the US PREMIERE of Canadian film Porcupine Lake. There will be two screenings.

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As part of its World Cinema programming, the Mill Valley Film Festival presents the US PREMIERE of Canadian film Porcupine Lake

The latest feature film by the DIY Queen of Canadian filmmaking, Porcupine Lake brings wide-eyed, 13-year-old city dweller Bea to a small rural town where she meets brash, long-haired tomboy Kate. As Bea becomes enamored with all things Kate, the world opens up before her. But all summers must end.

Director Ingrid Veninger and to be announced talent in attendance at both screenings.

Friday, Oct. 6 at 8:45 PM at Lark Theater

Saturday, Oct. 7 at 12:45 PM at Smith Rafael Film Center

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Royal Canadian Legion Branch 25 October Meeting

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 25 October Meeting

Englander Sports Pub & Restaurant - 101 Parrott St, San Leandro, CA

Branch 25 meets at noon on the first Thursday each month, and welcomes new members and guest interested in veterans issues and supporting veterans. More information >>

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Branch 25 meets at noon on the first Thursday each month, and welcomes new members and guest interested in veterans issues and supporting veterans.

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Canadian Studies Monthly Lunchtime Colloquium

Canadian Studies Monthly Lunchtime Colloquium

Moses Hall - 223 Moses Hall, UC Berkeley Campus

The second Canadian Studies Colloquium of the year will feature newly-appointed Consul General of Canada in San Francisco Rana Sarkar speaking about NAFTA and trade issues.

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Newly-appointed Consul General of Canada in San Francisco Rana Sarkar will speak on NAFTA and trade issues.

Consul General Sarkar will be joined by Canadian Studies Director Irene Bloemraad, who will speak on immigration issues.

Buffet Lunch at 12 noon, followed by talks beginning at approximately 12:20. Sponsored by our friends at the Consulate General of Canada in San Francisco.

Colloquium events are free, and open to everyone. No ticket or RSVP is required.

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Terminal Device at the Superfest International Disability Film Festival

Terminal Device at the Superfest International Disability Film Festival

Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life - 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA

Superfest features films with fresh ideas and images that inspire thought and meaningful conversation. This year's films feature Terminal Device, a Canadian film by Ross Turnbull.

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Celebrate the 30th year of the Superfest: International Disability Film Festival, the world’s longest-running disability film festival, which celebrates disability as a creative force in cinema and culture. 

Superfest features films with fresh ideas and images that inspire thought and meaningful conversation. This year's films feature Terminal Device, a Canadian film by Ross Turnbull.

“The cinema loves the one-armed bad guy, but just who is Captain Hook? Terminal Device  is an autobiographical essay and an inquiry into cinematic representation. Refracted through pop cultural images, the director’s story as one of the men with hooks acquires unexpected resonance.”

View the trailer >>

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Canada for President!?

Canada for President!?

Natoma Cabana - 90 Natoma Street, San Francisco

Learn about amazing opportunities in Vancouver’s technology sector through an evening with Vancouver’s most prominent tech employers. Enjoy some tasty appetizers and learn how the tech sector has changed since you flew south, before settling in to view the U.S. Presidential Candidates’ final debate.

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Has this year’s U.S. Presidential Election made you inexplicably (understandably?) homesick? Do you find yourself searching for other options available to you? Look no further!

Learn about amazing opportunities in Vancouver’s technology sector through an evening with Vancouver’s most prominent tech employers. Enjoy some tasty appetizers and learn how the tech sector has changed since you flew south, before settling in to view the U.S. Presidential Candidates’ final debate. 

This event is FREE to attend for all tech professionals open to exciting opportunities.

Register here >>

Please note: The Vancouver Economic Commission (VEC) disclaims all liability for any existential dread that may arise as a result of this viewing.

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Ambassador David MacNaughton at UC Berkeley

Ambassador David MacNaughton at UC Berkeley

Morrison LIbrary, UC Berkeley

His Excellency David MacNaughton, Ambassador of Canada to the United States of America will speak at the University of California, Berkeley about Prime Minister Trudeau’s New Agenda for Canada, with a particular focus on LGBTQ2S issues, Climate Change, and Trade.

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His Excellency David MacNaughton, Ambassador of Canada to the United States of America will speak at the University of California, Berkeley about Prime Minister Trudeau’s New Agenda for Canada, with a particular focus on LGBTQ2S issues, Climate Change, and Trade.

Free and open to the public.

Tickets available here >>

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Canadian Women's Club Monthly Lunchtime Lecture

Canadian Women's Club Monthly Lunchtime Lecture

Presidio Golf & Concordia Club - 8 Presidio Terrace, San Francisco, CA

The Canadian Women's Club meets monthly for a lecture and lunch in the Presidio in San Francisco.

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October's program features journalist Therese Poletti presentating about "Grand Emporiums of Old San Francisco.”  Ms. Poletti’s presentation will take us back in time to the old and wonderful department stores we can all reminisce about – The White House and I Magnin, for example.  Come and be entertained!  And see great photos of San Francisco and the older department stores many years ago.

Therese Poletti has been a journalist for over twenty years, mostly writing about business, finance and technology.  In her off hours, Poletti can also be found giving architectural walking tours as a volunteer for San Francisco City Guides, which is how she became inspired by the work of Timothy Pflueger, one of the city's forgotten architectural geniuses, and subject of her first book, “Art Deco San Francisco: The Architecture of Timothy Pflueger” 1st Edition, which will be available for sale at the meeting.

Social hour 11 a.m. Lunch 12 noon.

$38.00 per person includes lunch. Guests & gentlemen are welcome and encouraged.

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6th Annual Canadian Thanksgiving Celebration

6th Annual Canadian Thanksgiving Celebration

Presidio Golf & Concordia Club - 8 Presidio Terrace, San Francisco, CA 94118

Join the Canadian Women's Club 2.0 to celebrate Canadian Thanksgiving with fellow Canadians. Family and friends are all welcome.  

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Canadian Women's Club 2.0 invites you to join us to mix and mingle with old friends and new and celebrate Canadian Thanksgiving with fellow Canadians. Family and friends are all welcome.  

Meet and Greet @ 12:00 ~ No Host Bar

Thanksgiving Dinner Served at 1:00

Optional Golf at the Presidio Golf Club before or after Dinner. (Please indicate in comments section at registration if you would like to play.)

 

$47.50 per person (tax, gratuity and parking included).

Children 12 and under $25.

 

Kindly RSVP and register by Oct 1, 2016.

More information and RSVP >>

 

Canadian Women's Club of San Francisco

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San Francisco Canadian Thanksgiving Event

San Francisco Canadian Thanksgiving Event

The Beacon (Safeway Building), 4th floor Club House (check in at Concierge Desk first) - 275 Townsend Street (between 3rd & 4th Streets), San Francisco, CA

Join the SF Expat Canadian Meetup Group for a Canadian Thanksgiving, potluck style!

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Join the SF Expat Canadian Meetup Group for a Canadian Thanksgiving, potluck style!  The Beacon is in Soma, between Caltrain and AT&T Park. 

  • Food: Safeway is on the ground floor (4th & King), Whole Foods is 4 blocks (4th & Harrison). Both validate parking. Trader Joe's is 5 min drive (9th & Brannan) 
  • Potluck: Please bring a favourite dish (entree/side dish/app) or beverages for at least 6 people.
  • Turkey: Ordering herb-roasted turkey from Whole Foods but please feel free to contribute seafood or other protein as well.
  • Food Prep: Fridge/freezer, full kitchen and convection microwave!
  • Chip-in: TBD (max $15) to cover the turkey, plates, cutlery, delivery, room rental, etc.
  • Volunteers appreciated! 

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Thanksgiving Alumni Celebration (U of T and friends)

Thanksgiving Alumni Celebration (U of T and friends)

GINTO Izakaya Japonaise - 658 Market Street, San Francisco, CA

Not travelling home this year for the holiday? Join 70+ others to celebrate Canadian Thanksgiving in San Francisco! All Canadians and allies welcome.

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Not travelling home this year for the holiday? Join 70+ others to celebrate Canadian Thanksgiving in San Francisco!

All Canadians and allies welcome! Light beverages and snacks provided by the University of Toronto Alumni Association. Ginto has a great happy hour menu, a large bar and some outdoor seating as well. 

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UC Berkeley Canadian Studies Lunchtime Colloquium

UC Berkeley Canadian Studies Lunchtime Colloquium

223 Moses Hall, UC Berkeley

Join the UC Berkeley Canadian Studies community for their regular lunchtime colloquium series. This lecture's topic is Using Captain Vancouver’s Voyage To Examine What Is Accomplished By Reconsidering And Rewriting The Past, by Prof. Lee Gulyas of Western Washington University.

Free and open to the public!

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Join the UC Berkeley Canadian Studies community for their regular lunchtime colloquium series. This lecture's topic is Using Captain Vancouver’s Voyage To Examine What Is Accomplished By Reconsidering And Rewriting The Past, by Prof. Lee Gulyas of Western Washington University.

This talk regards the earliest mapmakers, “Whose imaginations were usually more reliable than their sources,” and how they portrayed what would become Canada as an amorphous blob of unknown dangers. Everything west of the Atlantic was imagined and scrawled in, worthy of exploration only for either gold or the legendary Strait of Anian/Northwest Passage. In 1791, Captain George Vancouver’s four-and-a-half year expedition to map the Pacific coast of the North American continent changed the course of history for Europe, the Americas, and the indigenous nations. Yet Canada is still very much a blend of fact and fiction. As we consider the narrativization of history in Canadian literature, we will be doing our own mapping by examining history alongside two literary works that are fascinating by their merit and strategies in their own right, but also raise important questions about history, gender, ethnicity, place, work, justice, politics, and regionalism. These works explore landscape, imagination, and identity to point to larger questions of history, story, and what is accomplished by reconsidering and rewriting the past.  

Speaker Lee Gulyas is a Senior Lecturer in the English Department and affiliated faculty in Canadian-American Studies at Western Washington University. 

Free and open to the public!

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September

Liberalism, War, and the Invention of National Security: Lecture

Liberalism, War, and the Invention of National Security: Lecture

Moses Hall - 223 Moses Hall, UC Berkeley Campus

Dr. Andrew Preston will speak in the IIS US Foreign Policy Series in a talk co-sponsored by UC Berkeley Canadian Studies.

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Dr. Andrew Preston will speak in the IIS US Foreign Policy Series in a talk co-sponsored by UC Berkeley Canadian Studies.

Andrew Preston teaches American history at Cambridge University, where he is a fellow of Clare College and the editor of The Historical Journal. He is the author of The War Council: McGeorge Bundy, the NSC, and Vietnam (2006) and Sword of the Spirit, Shield of Faith: Religion in American War and Diplomacy (2012), which won the Charles Taylor Prize. Preston is currently editing the second volume of the forthcoming Cambridge History of the Vietnam War and writing a history of the idea of national security in the United States. 

The IIS Foreign Policy Series is free and open to everyone, no ticket or RSVP required.

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Buffy Sainte-Marie at Stanford Live

Buffy Sainte-Marie at Stanford Live

Bing Concert Hall - 327 Lasuen Street, Stanford, CA

Since her folk singing debut in 1964, singer-songwriter Buffy Sainte-Marie, a Cree Indian born in Canada, has been an avatar of the international protest movement and a performer of the first order. Fifty years on, her voice has lost none of its presence and power.

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Since her folksinging debut in 1964, singer-songwriter Buffy Sainte-Marie, a Cree Indian born in Canada, has been an avatar of the international protest movement and a performer of the first order. She wrote “Til It’s Time for You to Go” and “The Universal Soldier” in 1973, sang with Pete Seeger, Johnny Cash, and the Muppets, and aided Native Americans through her foundation. Fifty years on, her voice has lost none of its presence and power.

Tickets $15-$65.

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Wine & Music Pairing Experience

Wine & Music Pairing Experience

Los Altos Tasting Room - 366 Main St, Los Altos

Canadian ensemble 23rd Hour presents a Wine & Music Pairing Experience. The ensemble will be performing live, and as part of the show will pair a selection of Byington wines with different songs. 

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Canadian ensemble 23rd Hour presents a Wine & Music Pairing Experience with Sherry & George!  

The ensemble will be performing live, and as part of the show will pair a selection of Byington wines with different songs. This limited-seating event will provide audience members the opportunity to interactively participate.

Each ticket includes;

- Wine Tasting (flight of 5)  

- An additional glass of wine of your choosing

- A free copy of the album "Perfect Strangers" 

About Los Altos Tasting Room: 

The first wine tasting room in Los Altos is owned and run by Byington Vineyard & Winery, which produces award-winning Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Chardonnay wines and other exciting varietals that highlight the diversity of Northern California. The high-tech, contemporary space includes wine tastings, a wine bar, wine retail, and private and corporate event space.  

 

Tickets $40 each.

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Canadian comedian Logan T. Smith at San Francisco Fringe

Canadian comedian Logan T. Smith at San Francisco Fringe

EXIT Stage Left - 156 Eddy Street San Francisco, CA

Canadian Stand-up Comedian Logan T. Smith brings laughter to the unpleasantries of life as he tells stories from his experience.

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Canadian Stand-up Comedian Logan T. Smith brings laughter to the unpleasantries of life as he tells stories from his experience. Growing up in a big family, seeking work after school, and working in Pest Control are the main inspirations for Stories Hardly Worth Telling. Logan T. Smith brings comedy to life in a clean way that wont make you blush, even when watching with your mom.

Tickets $11 each.

Runs September 9-19.

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Royal Canadian Legion Branch 25 September Meeting

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 25 September Meeting

Englander Sports Pub & Restaurant - 101 Parrott St, San Leandro, CA

Branch 25 meets at noon on the first Thursday each month, and welcomes new members and guest interested in veterans issues and supporting veterans. More information >>

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Branch 25 meets at noon on the first Thursday each month, and welcomes new members and guest interested in veterans issues and supporting veterans.

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Canadian Studies Monthly Lunchtime Colloquium

Canadian Studies Monthly Lunchtime Colloquium

223 Moses Hall - 223 Moses Hall, UC Berkeley Campus

The first Canadian Studies Colloquium of the year will feature Canadian Studies Hildebrand Fellows (graduate students) presenting their research in a roundtable discussion. 

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The first Canadian Studies Colloquium of the year will feature Canadian Studies Hildebrand Fellows (graduate students) presenting their research in a roundtable discussion. 

Free to attend.

Participants include:

Gabrielle Goldstein, Health Policy

Jonathan Holmes, Economics

Kimberly Richards, Theater, Dance and Performance Studies

Buffet Lunch at 12 noon, followed by talks beginning at approximately 12:20. Sponsored by the Consulate General of Canada in San Francisco.

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BC Poet George Stanley in Berkeley

BC Poet George Stanley in Berkeley

Hearst Field Annex, UC Berkeley Campus - Hearst Field Annex, Berkeley, CA 94720

George Stanley will give a reading of his work at 6:30 in Room D37 in the Hearst Field Annex. The HFA is located right next to the old Pacific Film Archive theatre, off Bancroft Way in Berkeley.

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George Stanley will give a reading of his work at 6:30 in Room D37 in the Hearst Field Annex. The HFA is located right next to the old Pacific Film Archive theatre, off Bancroft Way in Berkeley.

George Stanley’s visit to Berkeley is sponsored by the Holloway Poetry Series.  He will be joined by graduate student poet Mary Mussman, who will also read from her work. 

Born in San Francisco, George Stanley has been living in British Columbia since the early 1970s, first in Vancouver, then in Terrace (in the far north), now back in Vancouver.  His books include Vancouver: a Poem, Gentle Northern Summer, Opening Day, The Stick, and You. He is the recipient of the 2006 Shelley Memorial Award for Poetry. 

Free and open to the public!

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SJ Earthquakes at Montreal Impact Viewing Party

SJ Earthquakes at Montreal Impact Viewing Party

Steins Beer Garden - 845 Villa St, Mountain View 94041

Come enjoy a beer and chat with fellow soccer fans. Kids welcome -- wear your blue!

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Venez regarder le match de Soccer entre les San Jose Earthquakes et l'Impact de Montréal mercredi soir prochain à Mountain View, Californie. Le match est en direct du Stade Saputo de Montréal à 4h30 PST (7h30 heure de MTL). Portez du bleu:). 

Venez rencontrer d'autres québécois(es) et amateurs de soccer. Au plaisir de vous voir!  Les enfants sont bienvenus.

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Come enjoy a beer and chat with fellow soccer fans. Kids welcome -- wear your blue!

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Venez regarder le match de Soccer entre les San Jose Earthquakes et l'Impact de Montréal mercredi soir prochain à Mountain View, Californie. Le match est en direct du Stade Saputo de Montréal à 4h30 PST (7h30 heure de MTL). Portez du bleu:).

Venez rencontrer d'autres québécois(es) et amateurs de soccer. Au plaisir de vous voir!  Les enfants sont bienvenus.

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Connecting Canadians in Tech

Connecting Canadians in Tech

Americano Bar - 8 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA

Join members of Connection Silicon Valley as they launch a a regular meetup to connect Canadians in tech and San Francisco.

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Join members of Connection Silicon Valley as they launch a a regular meetup to connect Canadians in tech --- those living here as well as founders visiting from the homeland. 

The goal is simple … bridge Canadians in tech between Canada and San Francisco.

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Valley 101 (C100 event)

Valley 101 (C100 event)

WeWork Golden Gate - 25 Taylor St, Mezzanine Level, San Francisco, CA 94102

Join the C100 at Valley 101, an event for Canadian founders or employees of a seed-stage company headquartered either in Canada or U.S. 

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Join the C100 at Valley 101, an event for Canadian founders or employees of a seed-stage company headquartered either in Canada or U.S. 

The covered topics are related to doing business in the U.S. such as immigration, raising U.S. capital and structuring a U.S./Canadian entity. We also share our experiences and insights into living and doing business in the Silicon Valley and the tech community as a whole.

Attendees are required to complete the registration form in full and meet all the following criteria*:

1. Canadian founder or employee of a seed-stage company.

2. A company headquartered either in Canada or U.S.

3. Can clearly benefit from attending Valley 101.

Tickets $20.

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August

Financial Independence: Facts vs Fiction

Financial Independence: Facts vs Fiction

University Club of Palo Alto - 3277 Miranda Avenue, Palo Alto

Hosted by John H Bishop of Wellington Capital Management, this workshop will address questions of retirement capital, minimizing investment volatility, how to deal with market downturns, and more.

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Hosted by John H Bishop, CPA, of Wellington Capital Management.

This workshop is for those asking these questions:

  • Will I have enough capital to retire?
  • How can I increase my investment income, and minimize volatility?
  • What happens to my portfolio in the next market downturn?
  • How can my portfolio be designed to not consume capital?

Free. Advance registration required on Eventbrite.

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Diana Krall at the Mountain Winery

Diana Krall at the Mountain Winery

Mountain Winery - 14831 Pierce Rd, Saratoga CA

Canadian Diana Krall visits the Mountain Winery to perform.

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Canadian Diana Krall visits the Mountain Winery to perform. Enjoy the concert atop the hills of Saratoga in a historic winery.

Tickets $63-$133 and include a copy of her forthcoming album. 

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Welcome (back) to California Party at UC Berkeley

Welcome (back) to California Party at UC Berkeley

Canadian Studies at UC Berkeley is hosting a Welcome (Back) to California BBQ! We'll welcome our new Canadian students to Berkeley, and welcome back Canadians and Friends of Canada for a fun kickoff to the new school year.

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Canadian Studies at UC Berkeley is hosting a Welcome (Back) to California BBQ! We'll welcome our new Canadian students to Berkeley, and welcome back Canadians and Friends of Canada for a fun kickoff to the new school year.

Poutine & Canada Dry Ginger Ale to be served.Canadian Beer & Wine for those age 21+.

Please RSVP by August 19. 

Questions? Call Elliott Smith, 510-642-0531 or email Canada@Berkeley.edu

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SFU Alumni & Friends BBQ

SFU Alumni & Friends BBQ

Golden Gate Park - Stow Lake Boathouse Picnic Area

Celebrate summer with fellow SFU alumni, family and friends for an outdoor BBQ at Golden Gate Park. 

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Let's celebrate summer! Join SFU alumni, family and friends for an outdoor BBQ at Golden Gate Park. Meet us at the Stow Lake Boathouse Picnic Area for food, drinks and fun. 

$10.00 / Adult (+Eventbrite fee)  

$5.00 / Child 12 & under (+Eventbrite fee)  

Includes: A burger / hot dog (meat or veggie option), snacks & beverages 

For any event inquiries, please contact SFU Alumni Ambassador in San Francisco, Nicole Bansal at nbansal[at]alumni.sfu.ca

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Watch the Hip's final concert

Watch the Hip's final concert

The Valley Tavern 24th Street - 4054 24th St, San Francisco, California 94114

Join Canadians in San Francisco to hear the final Hip concert broadcast from the Valley Tavern.

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Gord and the boys are playing their final show in their hometown of Kingston Ont. on Aug. 20th and will be broadcasted live on CBC. Join other Hip fans to The Valley Tavern in SF to celebrate one of the greatest Canadian poets of our time. We'll sing loud enough that they can hear us all the way up in Kingston!

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Niles Canyon Railway Excursion (Fremont)

Niles Canyon Railway Excursion (Fremont)

Departing Niles and Sunol

Join the Expat Canadian Meetup group for a trip on the Niles Canyon heritage railway!

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Join the Expat Canadian Meetup group for a trip on the Niles Canyon heritage railway!

Departs Niles at 11:20AM 

Departs Sunol at 12:30PM

All trains have enclosed coaches, open cars, & covered open cars for your selection. 

Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

$7 for children age 3 through 12 | $10 for seniors | $13 adults

Reservations are not required for regular Sunday trains.  Just go to your preferred boarding location 15-20 minutes before departure, purchase your tickets, and board the train! 

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Canadian Heritage Night with Pacifics Baseball Club

Canadian Heritage Night with Pacifics Baseball Club

Albert Park - 1201 2nd St, San Rafael, CA

Join the San Rafael Pacifics, an independent baseball team based in Marin County, for Canadian Heritage Night!

 

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Join the San Rafael Pacifics, an independent baseball team based in Marin County, for Canadian Heritage Night!

There will be Canadian music, on-field games, a performance of O Canada, and poutine. 

DML members get discounted tickets: $10 each for general admission using the discount code "canada".

First pitch is at 7:05 p.m.

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July

Dawson City: Frozen in Time at the SF Silent Film Festival

Dawson City: Frozen in Time at the SF Silent Film Festival

The Roxie Theater - 3117 16th Street, San Francisco

See footage from a trove of 500 films lost after burial in the permafrost in the 1929. Co-presented by the San Francisco Silent Film Festival.

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This meditation on cinema’s past from Decasia director Bill Morrison pieces together the bizarre true history of a long-lost collection of 533 nitrate film prints from the early 1900s. Located just south of the Arctic Circle, Dawson City was settled in 1896 and became the center of the Canadian Gold Rush that brought 100,000 prospectors to the area. It was also the final stop for a distribution chain that sent prints and newsreels to the Yukon. The films were seldom, if ever, returned. The now-famous Dawson City Collection was uncovered in 1978 when a bulldozer working its way through a parking lot dug up a horde of film cans. Morrison draws on these permafrost-protected, rare silent films and newsreels, pairing them with archival footage, interviews, historical photographs, and an enigmatic score by Sigur Rós collaborator and composer Alex Somers. Dawson City: Frozen Time depicts the unique history of this Canadian Gold Rush town by chronicling the life cycle of a singular film collection through its exile, burial, rediscovery, and salvation.

Watch a trailer >>

Showing July 14-20 in conjunction with the SF Silent Film Festival.

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Queen's Alumni Social

Queen's Alumni Social

LinkedIn Corporation - 222 2nd Street, San Francisco

Join fellow Queen's alumni for a night of hanging out, seeing old friends, making new ones, and sharing your favorite Queen's stories.

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Join fellow Queen's alumni for a night of hanging out, seeing old friends, making new ones, and sharing your favorite Queen's stories.

$10 includes entry, food and drink. Tickets must be purchased in advance from Eventbrite.

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Canadian Band 23rd Hour in Redwood City

Canadian Band 23rd Hour in Redwood City

Angelica's - 863 Main Street, Redwood City

Join Canadian band 23rd Hour for Canada Day. Enjoy great live music over gourmet food and a good wine selection.

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After a standing room only album release show, 23rd Hour is coming back to Angelicas on July 1st to kick off the holiday weekend. Leave your worries at the door and step into another time for one evening as the acoustic jazz-pop duo serenades you through supper. With a sound likened to Norah Jones, The Civil Wars and James Taylor, the duo's melodic originals meld seamlessly with their renditions of the standards, old and new. 

If you'd love to see great live music that comes with gourmet food, a good wine selection, table seating, a relaxing ambiance, and a volume that won't blast your ears, you need to get your tickets now! 

23rd Hour will be joined on stage by Marc Levine (bass), Brian Kunz (drums), Simmy Willemann (violin), and Anthony Paolini (saxophone).

From the band:

Our album "Perfect Strangers" peaked at #10 on the iTunes new jazz releases best-seller list and has received favourable reviews around the Bay Area and on blogs. The album was recorded primarily at Phase One Studios in Toronto (6 of 11 songs), with Toronto musicians and producers. One of the tracks is a French-English song co-written with another Canadian songwriter. Our first music video was shot entirely in Toronto. Although I am now based in the Bay Area, we love going to Toronto to make music and do so every year. We will be playing songs from the album, some new material and some covers. You can watch our videos and stream the full album for free on our website www.23rdhr.com

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Canada Day Celebration at Stanford University

Canada Day Celebration at Stanford University

Bing Concert Hall - 327 Lasuen Street Stanford, CA

Stanford Live marks Canada’s sesquicentennial with a daylong celebration featuring Jenn Grant, David Myles, Wendy MacIssac and Troy MacGillivray, the St. Lawrence String Quartet, and others.

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Spend Canada Day enjoying great music with other Canadians!

Stanford Live marks Canada’s sesquicentennial with a daylong celebration—in and around Bing Concert Hall—featuring Jenn Grant, David Myles, Wendy MacIssac and Troy MacGillivray, the St. Lawrence String Quartet, and others.

Tickets $15-$30 each.

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Reception with Canadian artist Marie Catherine Péloquin

Reception with Canadian artist Marie Catherine Péloquin

ZK Gallery - 213 Jefferson St, San Francisco

ZK Gallery, in partnership with the Canadian Consulate in San Francisco, is hosting a reception to celebrate the opening of an exhibition of new paintings by Marie Catherine Péloquin.

Exhibition runs June 30-July 9th.

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ZK Gallery, in partnership with the Canadian Consulate in San Francisco, is hosting a reception to celebrate the opening of My Wild Nature: Aurora Borealis, an exhibition of new paintings by Marie Catherine Péloquin.

Péloquin's paintings are based on her curiosity about quantum physics as well as her pantheistic beliefs about the universe. One can find at the basis of Péloquin's paintings a multitude of particles that appear to burst and harmonize the space. Her spontaneous "explosions" give birth to energetic pathways that exceed the frames of her paintings in order to signify a world that is in perpetual change.

Exhibition runs June 30-July 9th.

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Barenaked Ladies at the Mountain Winery

Barenaked Ladies at the Mountain Winery

The Mountain Winery - 14831 Pierce Road Saratoga, CA 95070

Barenaked Ladies come to the Mountain Winery for their Last Summer On Earth Tour. With OMD and Howard Jones. Tickets $50-$130. More information >>

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Barenaked Ladies come to the Mountain Winery for their Last Summer On Earth Tour.

With OMD and Howard Jones.

Tickets $50-$130.

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University of Toronto Alumni Baseball Game

University of Toronto Alumni Baseball Game

Oakland Coliseum - 7000 Coliseum Way Oakland, CA 94621

U of T alumni and friends are invited to an Oakland A’s vs. Toronto Blue Jays game this July. Pick a team to cheer for, and enjoy the excitement of the game with fellow graduates!

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U of T alumni and friends are invited to an Oakland A’s vs. Toronto Blue Jays game this July. 

Pick a team to cheer for, and enjoy the excitement of the game with fellow graduates! Before the game, the group will meet at The Steel Rail Public House for some food and drinks (appetizers will be provided).

Cost: 

$30 (includes: ticket in the 100L on the first base side, and $10 food voucher for the Coliseum)

 

 

 

 

 

Schedule:

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - Pre-game meet up at The Steel Rail Public House (Jack London Square) 

1:05 p.m. - Game starts (Oakland Coliseum)

 

Registration deadline is Friday, June 24, 2016. Ticket distribution/pick up information will be shared with registrants.

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Bryan Adams at the Concord Pavilion

Bryan Adams at the Concord Pavilion

Concord Pavilion - 2000 Kirker Pass Road Concord, CA 94521

Byran Adams plays in Concord, CA as part of his 2016 Get Up! tour.

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Bryan Adams is playing hits off his recently released 13th studio album, Get Up!

Adams has entertained crowds worldwide for more than three decades, selling more than 65 million records. Hear some of his classics, like "Run to You," "Heaven," "Summer of '69" and "It's Only Love" -- and tracks off the new release. Get ready for Adams' husky-voiced performance at the Concord Pavilion, because although it "Cuts Like a Knife," it feels so right!

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June

Canada Day All-Alumni Celebration

Canada Day All-Alumni Celebration

Computer History Museum - 1401 N Shoreline Blvd, Mountain View

Moose  EventOur biggest event of the year! Join the Digital Moose Lounge, representatives from Canada's top universities, and 500 other local Canadians and friends to celebrate Canada's 150th birthday in style.

Update June 23: Over 90% of tickets sold! This event will sell out -- make sure you get your tickets early to avoid disappointment. 

 

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Join Canadians from across the country and around the Bay Area in celebration of Canada's 150th birthday!

Enjoy Canadian-themed food and drinks, hear inspiring speakers, visit with representatives from your university and region, and mingle with 500 of your compatriots over O Canada and good conversation.

All Canadians and Canada-lovers welcome.

Featured Speakers:

  • Ian Bird, President, Community Foundations of Canada
  • Melissa Sariffodeen, Founder and CEO, Canada Learning Code

Tickets available via Eventbrite >>

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I Am An Immigrant San Francisco Pop-up

I Am An Immigrant San Francisco Pop-up

The Laundry - 3359 26th St, San Francisco

Celebrate our shared immigrant experiences during Immigrant Heritage Month in June with the I Am An Immigrant Pop-Up event in San Francisco, hosted by the organizers of Immigrant Heritage Month 2017.

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Celebrate our shared immigrant experiences during Immigrant Heritage Month in June with the I Am An Immigrant Pop-Up event in San Francisco, hosted by the organizers of Immigrant Heritage Month 2017.

The celebration will bring together community members, tech leaders, and elected officials, including San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, to share in unique experiences in art, music, advocacy, and more. Mayor Lee will launch the pop-up with a press conference at 10 AM PT on Thursday, June 29.  

At this Pop-Up, we are asking everyone to take action in support of immigrants in San Francisco, share stories of the crucial ways that diverse communities enrich our society, and join a growing coalition across the country to loudly proclaim that #IStandWithImmigrants.

Pop-up runs Thursday, June 29 12pm-9pm and Friday, June 30 10am-9pm.

Free.

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Canada Day Celebration at Kells Irish Pub

Canada Day Celebration at Kells Irish Pub

Kells Irish Pub - 530 Jackson St, San Francisco

Join the San Francisco Expat Meetup group for their annual Canada Day celebration at Kells in San Francisco!

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Join the San Francisco Expat Meetup group for their annual Canada Day celebration at Kells in San Francisco!

Look for Canadian flags and Smarties on tables or just follow the red and white crowd! 

• Complimentary poutine and hotdogs provided by Kells

• Enjoy Canadian beer and Canadian spirits!

• CanCon Music, lively atmosphere, singing the national anthem and lots of Canadians! 

Honourary Canadians are welcome! Bring your friends, family and coworkers!

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Simon Fraser University President's Alumni and Friends Reception

Simon Fraser University President's Alumni and Friends Reception

Grand Hyatt - 345 Stockton Street, San Francisco

SFU alumni and friends are invited to an alumni reception hosted by SFU President, Andrew Petter, at the Grand Hyatt.

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Reconnect with friends new and old and expand your professional network. You'll also have the opportunity to hear from an internationally recognized leader in visual modelling and computer graphics, and SFU's new Dean of Applied Sciences, Dr. Eugene Fiume. 

Free. Kindly RSVP by June 20.

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Exploring Academia's Influence on the Bay Area Tech Sector with Alumni UBC

Exploring Academia's Influence on the Bay Area Tech Sector with Alumni UBC

Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel - 625 El Camino Real Palo Alto

Join a panel of faculty and alumni for an important conversation about the strong influence of academia on innovation ecosystems, and their subsequent evolution. 

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In the Bay Area, a cluster of high profile academic institutions have contributed to the growth of a robust, world-leading innovation ecosystem. But how do these relationships work and in what ways can they bridge the gaps from academia to industry to encourage continued growth and positive changes in the industry?

Join a panel of faculty and alumni for an important conversation about the strong influence of academia on innovation ecosystems, and their subsequent evolution. 

Hosted By Alumni UBC, UBC Faculty of Applied Science and UBC Sauder School of Business

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Carleton Alumni at the Giants game

Carleton Alumni at the Giants game

Giants Stadium - 24 Willie Mays Plaza, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA

Go Giants! Cheer on the Giants as they take on the Colorado Rockies from seats in the Carleton University section. Join the group for a pre-game meet up at MoMo's at 6pm.

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Go Giants! Cheer on the Giants as they take on the Colorado Rockies from seats in the Carleton University section. Join the group for a pre-game meet up at MoMo's at 6pm.

MoMo's is at 760 2nd Street, across from AT&T Park.

Game starts at 7:15pm.

Baseball tickets are $5.

Contact Becky Foote at 613-520-2600 ext. 1337 to reserve your seats!

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Canadians march in the SF Pride Parade

Canadians march in the SF Pride Parade

Meeting on Beale Street (between Market & Mission) - San Francisco

The Consul General will be leading a contingent of Canadians, including DML board and executive members, during the SF Pride Parade.

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Please join Brandon Lee and our friends at the Canadian Consulate to walk at SF Pride on Sunday, June 25th!

Parade Route: Starts at Embarcadero and ends at the City Hall

Meeting Time: 12:30pm. (If lost, please call Yves at  1-415-793-2543). Please arrive no later than 1:00pm.

Meeting Location: Beale Street (between Market & Mission).

Avoid using cars. Use Embarcadero BART station. 

Come prepared!  Come to have fun! Bring a flag.  Bring water.  Be creative!  Think safety first.

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A message from Consul General Brandon Lee:

Prime Minister Trudeau reaffirmed that no matter who we love or how we identify, all of us deserve to feel safe and secure, live free from discrimination and persecution, and express ourselves fully.  We must continue to fight against homophobia, transphobia, and biphobia, and to defend gender expression, gender identity and sexual orientation rights.  I am personally committed to fight hatred, honour love, and defend human rights for all.

It is in this spirit that I would like to invite you to join me to march together in the  San Francisco Pride parade on Sunday June 25th. 

The march will begin around 12:30pm, at the Embarcadero, and will end at the City Hall, at around 2:30.  Please join me, together, we can build a world where all of us are free to be who we are and love who we love. 

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Fête Nationale du Québec @ Silicon Valley

Fête Nationale du Québec @ Silicon Valley

Rengstorff Park - 201 S Rengstorff Ave, Mountain View

Venez fêter avec les Québécois au pique-nique annuel de la St-Jean des Québécois à Silicon Valley!

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Venez fêter avec les Québécois au pique-nique annuel de la St-Jean des Québécois à Silicon Valley. 

Ils ont réservé quelques tables à picnic dans la section: "BBQ Group Area" à coté du stationnement (Crisanto Ave.). Cherchez le drapeau Québécois.

Plaisir garanti pour tous: la bière et le vin sont permis et il y a des structures de jeux pour enfants. Nous avons accès à un BBQ pour notre groupe seulement, donc amenez vos briquette et accessoires nécessaires.

Portez du bleu !

Une contribution de 5$ par famille est suggérée pour couvrir la réservation et le permis d'alcool.

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7th Annual Canadian Flag Raising

7th Annual Canadian Flag Raising

San Jose City Hall West Plaza - 200 East Santa Clara Street, San Jose

Join local Canadian leaders, elected officials from the City of San Jose, and Sharkie for a Canadian flag raising in the Bay Area's biggest city.

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Join local Canadian leaders, elected officials from the City of San Jose, and Sharkie for a Canadian flag raising in the Bay Area's biggest city.

Hosted by the Office of Councilmember Raul Peralez, City of San Jose.

Free. Reception to follow the ceremony.

RSVP to Patricia Ceja at the City of San Jose.

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C100 Canadians in Tech Happy Hour

C100 Canadians in Tech Happy Hour

Location announced 48 hours before event - San Francisco

Join C100 along with Charter Members, Partners, and Canadians in Tech for Happy Hour in Palo Alto. The first drink is on the C100!

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Join C100 along with Charter Members, Partners, and Canadians in Tech for Happy Hour in Palo Alto. The first drink is on the C100!

Please note that tickets are non-transferable. All attendees must be on the guest list to enter.

RSVP here >>

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Canadian Films at Frameline Film Festival

Canadian Films at Frameline Film Festival

Various | San Francisco

The San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival is the longest-running, largest and most widely recognized LGBTQ film exhibition event in the world, and includes several Canadian films in 2017.

Frameline runs Jun 15 - 23.

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The San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival is the longest-running, largest and most widely recognized LGBTQ film exhibition event in the world, and includes several Canadian films in 2017.

Frameline runs Jun 15 - 23.

The full Canadian line-up is available to see here >>

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Unpacking the Global Skill Strategy [Webinar]

Unpacking the Global Skill Strategy [Webinar]

Online

A webinar offered by Canadian law firm Green & Spiegel, LLP to assess who can take advantage of Canada's new Global Skills program and how it will work. 

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This webinar is offered by Green & Spiegel, LLP.

Canada’s Global Skills Strategy is scheduled to launch on June 12, 2017 and is aimed at helping high-growth Canadian companies attract specialized global talent. To do this they need to innovate and grow by providing faster and more predictable streamlined service for foreign workers whose occupations are considered to be in-demand.

The objective of this webinar is assess who can take advantage of the new program and how it will work. 

Is your occupation in high-demand and on the Global Talent List? Is your company a high-growth business? Can you take advantage of the short term work permit?  How will the short term work permit be processed? Do you have these types of questions? If so, please join the webinar and we will give you some answers!

The webinar will feature:

Stephen Green, Senior Partner

Kelly Goldthorpe, Associate 

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Are You On Track To Financial Independence? [Palo Alto]

Are You On Track To Financial Independence? [Palo Alto]

University Club of Palo Alto - 3277 Miranda Avenue, Palo Alto

This session will be hosted by John H Bishop, CPA/CA and Principal, Wellington Capital Advisors, LLC and will focus substantively on retirement planning and financial independence.

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This session will be hosted by John H Bishop, CPA/CA and Principal, Wellington Capital Advisors, LLC and will focus substantively on retirement planning and financial independence.

Topics to be covered:

  • How much money do you need to be, and remain, financially independent?
  • How to generate ongoing positive cash-flow from dividends, to reinvest and compound through time.
  • Implementing a conservative covered-call-option-writing program to enhanced positive-cash flow, and reduce portfolio fluctuations.
  • Exploring the world of positive-cash-flow producing alternative / private investments.

Another session will be offered in San Francisco on June 3.

Free. Advance registration required.

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The Apology US Theatrical Release

The Apology US Theatrical Release

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts - 701 Mission Street, San Francisco

The award winning documentary 'The Apology' produced by The National Film Board of Canada and directed by Tiffany Hsiung is having its much anticipated US theatrical release in June. 

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'The Apology' follows the personal journeys of three former “comfort women” who were among the 200,000 girls and young women kidnapped and forced into military sexual slavery by the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II.

Join director Tiffany Hsiung and guests for the June 8 screening.

Regular Admission $10  |  Student, Senior, Teacher $9  |  CAAM Members $8

Runs through June 11. 

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Are You On Track To Financial Independence? [San Francisco]

Are You On Track To Financial Independence? [San Francisco]

University Club of San Francisco - 800 Powell Street, San Francisco

This session will be hosted by John H Bishop, CPA/CA and Principal, Wellington Capital Advisors, LLC and will focus substantively on retirement planning and financial independence.

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This session will be hosted by John H Bishop, CPA/CA and Principal, Wellington Capital Advisors, LLC and will focus substantively on retirement planning and financial independence.

Topics to be covered:

  • How much money do you need to be, and remain, financially independent?
  • How to generate ongoing positive cash-flow from dividends, to reinvest and compound through time.
  • Implementing a conservative covered-call-option-writing program to enhanced positive-cash flow, and reduce portfolio fluctuations.
  • Exploring the world of positive-cash-flow producing alternative / private investments.

Another session will be offered in Palo Alto on June 10.

Free. Advance registration required.

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Canada Day All Alumni Reception

Canada Day All Alumni Reception

Computer History Museum - 1401 North Shoreline Boulevard, Mountain View, CA 94043

Moose  EventOur signature event, and one of the largest annual gatherings of Canadians in the Bay Area, we invite you to come out to the 11th Annual All-Alumni Reception to hear from some great speakers, reconnect with your alma mater and celebrate Canada's 149th birthday with us. Get tickets here.

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Presenting the Digital Moose Lounge 11th Annual Canada Day Reception

Join Canadians from across the country and around the Bay Area in celebration of Canada's 149th birthday. 

All Canadians and Canada-lovers welcome!

Featured Speaker:

Cheryl Dartt

Director of Analytics at Facebook
and University of Calgary Alumna 

Get tickets here.

Thank you to our sponsors

 FAQs

What awesome people are presenting this event, and why?

The Digital Moose Lounge is a non-profit, longstanding community of Canadians in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our mission is to be the first point of contact for Canadians in this area, and we host a number of social and informational events throughout the year for the benefit of the Canadian population locally. Learn more about the DML here

 

We are partnering closely with Trade & Invest BC, the Canadian Consulate in San Francisco, Communitech, and universities across the country -- and couldn't put on such a huge and fantastic event without their support. Please make sure to thank your alumni representatives when you see them!

 

What's the schedule for the event?

6:30 pm - Doors open and registration; fun and mingling
7:30 pm - Singing of O Canada, welcoming remarks and featured Canadian speakers
8:00 pm - More fun and mingling
9:00 pm - Event ends

 

Are you serving food at this event?

Yes! We will have a variety of Canadian-themed appetizers and drinks.

 

Are you looking for volunteers?

Yes! Please contact us at programs@digitalmooselounge.com to find out more about how you can join our amazing team of lovely people and help us in a fun and non-onerous way. :)

 

I also heard something about a picnic...

Every year we celebrate Canada Day with a picnic as well. It's a great time of food, games and fun for the whole family and will be on Sunday, June 26.

This year, you can purchase discounted tickets for the picnic while you're getting your alumni reception tickets so you don't have to type in your information twice.

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The Bills at The Freight and Salvage

The Bills at The Freight and Salvage

The Freight and Salvage - 2020 Addison St, Berkeley, California 94704

Canadian folk super-group The Bills are in town in support of their latest album, Trail of Tales, released April 22 in the U.S.! Don't miss this high-energy quintet as they visit one of Berkeley's most fabled music venues.

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Canadian folk super-group The Bills are in town in support of their latest album, Trail of Tales, released April 22 in the U.S.! Don't miss this high-energy quintet as they visit one of Berkeley's most fabled music venues.

Here's a Sneak Peak:

 
More about the Bills:

With two previous JUNO nominations and multiple Western Canadian Music Awards under their belts, expect the musical magic you’ve come to love from this extraordinary quintet. The Bills are renowned for their instrumental virtuosity, lush vocal arrangements, evocative songwriting, and a refreshing sound that transcends musical boundaries and defies simple categorization.

The Bills truly are a Canadian acoustic music super-group, and their combined creative studio talent and explosive live shows have made them legendary folk/roots entertainers.

 

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City of San Jose 7th Annual Canada Day Flag Raising

City of San Jose 7th Annual Canada Day Flag Raising

San Jose City Hall West Plaza - 200 E Santa Clara Street

Join San Jose Councilmember Kalra and Consul General of Canada Brandon Lee in this annual celebration of Canada Day in downtown San Jose.

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Join San Jose Councilmember Kalra and Consul General of Canada Brandon Lee in this annual celebration of Canada Day in downtown San Jose.

The ceremony will be from 5:30pm to 6:00pm at San Jose City Hall in the West Plaza and will be followed by a reception at Liquid Longue from 6:15-7:30pm. 

All welcome!

To RSVP or for more information, please call the District 2 Office at (408) 535-4902, or email mindy.nguyen@sanjoseca.gov

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SFU Tech Talks + President’s Alumni + Friends Reception

SFU Tech Talks + President’s Alumni + Friends Reception

The Grand Hyatt - 345 Stockton Street, San Francisco

To commemorate SFU’s 50th Anniversary this year, President Andrew Petter is hosting a reception to reconnect and share the latest news from SFU. 

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Join leading SFU researchers in San Francisco for our Tech Talks event as they share their exciting work in the fields of Data, Cyber-Security, Diversity in STEM Leadership, and Intellectual Property. The event will be followed by the President's Alumni + Friends Reception. 

 

About Tech Talks

4:30 PM - Registration + Light Refreshments

5:00 - 7:00 PM - Tech Talks

Join leading SFU researchers for our Tech Talks event as they showcase their exciting work in the fields of Big Data, Cyber-Security, Diversity in STEM Leadership, and Intellectual Property.

 

About the President’s Alumni + Friends Reception

7:00 PM – Networking + Reception

7:30 PM – SFU President’s Message + SFU Innovates Presentation

8:15 PM – Networking + Reception

Dr. Joy Johnson, SFU’s Vice President Research, will introduce SFU Innovates, and discuss how SFU is harnessing the creative energy of students, researchers, entrepreneurs, and partners to mobilize ideas for impact-driven social and economic change.

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Digital Moose Lounge 17th Annual Canada Day Picnic

Digital Moose Lounge 17th Annual Canada Day Picnic

Huddart Park - 1100 Kings Mountain Road East/West Picnic Area, Woodside CA 94062

Moose  EventOur 17th Annual celebration in the park. Join us for a BBQ lunch, stock up on Canadian goodies, get your photo taken with the Moose, and celebrate with the whole family. Get tickets here.

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FAQs

What awesome people are presenting this event, and why?

The Digital Moose Lounge is a non-profit, longstanding community of Canadians in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our mission is to be the first point of contact for Canadians in this area, and we host a number of social and informational events throughout the year for the benefit of the Canadian population locally. Learn more about the DML here

 

We are partnering closely with the University of Waterloo to host this event. Please make sure to thank your alumni representatives when you see them!

 

Are you serving food at this event?

Yes! We will have a BBQ hot lunch and lots of alcoholic and non-alcoholic Canadian drinks.

 

Are you looking for volunteers?

Yes! Please contact us at programs@digitalmooselounge.com to find out more about how you can join our amazing team of lovely people and help us in a fun and non-onerous way. :)

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k.d. lang at Mountain Winery

k.d. lang at Mountain Winery

The Mountain Winery - 14831 Pierce Road Saratoga, CA 95070

k.d. lang is appearing in concert with neko case, laura veirs and special guest Andy Shauf.

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k.d. lang is appearing in concert with neko case, laura veirs and special guest Andy Shauf.

Tickets $54-$94.

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U of T BizSkule Presents: Deep Genomics

U of T BizSkule Presents: Deep Genomics

Juniper Networks - 1194 N Mathilda Ave, Sunnyvale, CA

Join U of T Engineering Alumni & Friends on June 23 for their latest California BizSkule event: Deep Genomics: Using Machine Learning to Enable Genomic Medicine with professor Brendan Frey. 

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Join U of T Engineering Alumni & Friends on June 23 for their latest California BizSkule event: Deep Genomics: Using Machine Learning to Enable Genomic Medicine with professor Brendan Frey. 

Deep learning will transform medicine, but not in the way that many advocates think. Biological complexity, rare mutations and confounding factors work against us, so that even if we sequence 100,000 genomes, it won't be enough. Professor Frey will present the “genotype-phenotype gap” and how the value of closing this gap exceeds Google's $200B ad market. Using machine learning systems that properly incorporate biological knowledge, professor Frey will describe this approach, how it has improved our ability to “read the genome”, and could be an indispensable component in the future of medicine. 

Gain insights from one of U of T's most enterprising professors on the future of machine learning and medicine, as well as a chance to network with fellow U of T grads over cocktails and canapés. 

FREE!

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Canadian Films at San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival

Canadian Films at San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival

locations throughout San Francisco

Several Canadian films will be part of this year's San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival.

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Frameline40, San Francisco's LGBTQ film festival in June, is featuring several Canadian films this year.

This is the 40th year of the festival in the Bay Area, which runs June 16-26, and it is the signature showcase of the world’s leading queer cinema. Discover emerging talents and embrace an unparalleled community of festival-goers at the world’s largest celebration of queer cinema. The Festival pays tribute to LGBTQ experiences through pioneering documentaries, gripping features, delightful shorts, cinematic classics, and more.

See all the Canadian films here >>

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UBC Applied Science Alumni and Friends Reception

UBC Applied Science Alumni and Friends Reception

Garden Court Hotel Palo Alto - 520 Cowper St. Palo Alto, California

Join alumni from the UBC Faculty of Applied Science for this social and networking opportunity in the Silicon Valley. Hear from Dean Marc Parlange about some exciting new developments in the faculty, reminisce with former classmates and colleagues, and make some new connections.

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Join alumni from the UBC Faculty of Applied Science for this social and networking opportunity in the Silicon Valley. Hear from Dean Marc Parlange about some exciting new developments in the faculty, reminisce with former classmates and colleagues, and make some new connections.

Admission is free, but advance registration is appreciated. Please feel free to forward this invitation to a friend or colleague. Guests are welcome!

More info and registration >>

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Wealth Planning for Canadians in the US - San Jose

Wealth Planning for Canadians in the US - San Jose

San Jose Marriott - 301 South Market Street, San Jose CA 95113

Moose  EventJoin Wayne Baxter, a Canadian financial expert now based in California, and get your wealth planning questions answered, from retirement planning to how your investments will affect your taxes.

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Featuring Wayne Baxter of OCM Advanced Planning, LLC

Get your wealth planning questions answered, from retirement planning to to how your investments will affect your taxes. There will be lots of time for questions.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Cross-border wealth planning
  • Retirement planning
  • Inheritance planning
  • Canadian Investments U.S. Residents Avoid
  • Where to park your Canadian dollars
  • and more

Looking for a similar event in San Francisco? We are hosting the same session in San Francisco on June 7. Find out more about that session here.



FAQs

What awesome people are presenting this event, and why?

The Digital Moose Lounge is a non-profit, longstanding community of Canadians in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our mission is to be the first point of contact for Canadians in this area, and we host a number of social and informational events throughout the year for the benefit of the Canadian population locally. Learn more about the DML here. All profits from this session will go toward future DML activities.

Our featured speaker is Wayne Baxter, a Canadian financial expert now based in Southern California with OCM Advanced Planning, LLC. Wayne is a four-time winner of the prestigious “Wealth Management Advisor of the Year” award from the Investment Planning Counsel and for 10 years could be heard across the Southern Ontario and Western New York air waves on his popular show, “Right On The Money”, which he hosted Sunday mornings on Toronto’s AM740.

 Learn more about Wayne here.

 

What's the schedule for the event?

6:00 pm - Registration and networking
6:30 pm - Wealth Planning Information Session
7:30 pm - Open Q&A

 

What if I have questions you didn't mention above?

Great! Email us your specific questions before the talk and we'll make sure they get to Wayne before the session so he can address them in his presentation.

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Lazaridis Institute Networking Reception: Building Globally Competitive Technology Companies

Lazaridis Institute Networking Reception: Building Globally Competitive Technology Companies

The Epiphany Hotel - 180 Hamilton Ave, Palo Alto, CA

Join representatives from the Lazaridis Institute to discuss how you can be a part of the success of the world’s next big tech hub.

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Building Canada’s next cohort of globally competitive technology companies requires access to management talent, capital, and business leaders who can share their expertise. The Lazaridis Institute at Wilfrid Laurier University is building a global network of experts to empower Canada’s technology leaders in their efforts to scale up. 

Are you willing to share your experience of growing a company to the next level? Can you help make connections in the Valley to other technology influencers and experts? Are you interested in mentoring an up-and-coming Canadian tech CEO and their team?

Join representatives from the Lazaridis Institute to discuss how you can be a part of the success of the world’s next big tech hub. 

This event is free, but pre-registration is required. Please RSVP by June 1st.

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Wealth Planning for Canadians in the US - San Francisco

Wealth Planning for Canadians in the US - San Francisco

San Francisco Marriott Marquis - 780 Mission Street, San Francisco CA 94103

Moose  EventJoin Wayne Baxter, a Canadian financial expert now based in California, and get your wealth planning questions answered, from retirement planning to how your investments will affect your taxes.

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Featuring Wayne Baxter of OCM Advanced Planning, LLC

Get your wealth planning questions answered, from retirement planning to how your investments will affect your taxes.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Cross-border wealth planning
  • Retirement planning
  • Inheritance planning
  • Canadian Investments U.S. Residents Avoid
  • Where to park your Canadian dollars
  • and more

Looking for a similar event in the South Bay? We are hosting the same session in San Jose on June 8. Find out more about that session here.

 


 

FAQs

What awesome people are presenting this event, and why?

The Digital Moose Lounge is a non-profit, longstanding community of Canadians in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our mission is to be the first point of contact for Canadians in this area, and we host a number of social and informational events throughout the year for the benefit of the Canadian population locally. Learn more about the DML hereAll profits from this session will go toward future DML activities.

 

Our featured speaker is Wayne Baxter, a Canadian financial expert now based in Southern California with OCM Advanced Planning, LLC. Wayne is a four-time winner of the prestigious “Wealth Management Advisor of the Year” award from the Investment Planning Counsel and for 10 years could be heard across the Southern Ontario and Western New York air waves on his popular show, “Right On The Money”, which he hosted Sunday mornings on Toronto’s AM740.

 Learn more about Wayne here.

 

What's the schedule for the event?

6:00 pm - Registration and networking
6:30 pm - Wealth Planning Information Session
7:30 pm - Open Q&A

 

What if I have questions you didn't mention above?

Great! Email us your specific questions before the talk and we'll make sure they get to Wayne before the session so he can address them in his presentation.

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Digital Moose Lounge 16th Annual Canada Day Picnic

Digital Moose Lounge 16th Annual Canada Day Picnic

Huddart Park - 1100 Kings Mountain Road East/West Picnic Area, Woodside CA 94062

Thank you for your interest in this event. Due to overwhelming interest, we are completely sold out and are no longer selling tickets. We will not have tickets available at the door. We look forward t

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Thank you for your interest in this event. Due to overwhelming interest, we are completely sold out and are no longer selling tickets. We will not have tickets available at the door. We look forward to seeing you at future events. Please keep in touch - join our mailing list to hear about future Digital Moose Lounge activities in your part of the Bay Area.

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2015 Digital Moose Lounge Canada Day All-Alumni Reception

2015 Digital Moose Lounge Canada Day All-Alumni Reception

The Stanford Faculty Club - 439 Lagunita Drive, Stanford CA 94305

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Thank you for your interest in this event.


Due to overwhelming interest, we are completely sold out and are no longer selling tickets.


We will not have tickets available at the door.


We look forward to seeing you at future events.


Please keep in touch - join our mailing list to hear about future Digital Moose Lounge activities in your part of the Bay Area.

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May

6th Annual Victoria Day Tea

6th Annual Victoria Day Tea

Presidio Golf and Concordia Club - 8 Presidio Terrace, San Francisco

The Canadian Women's Club 2.0 invites you to mix and mingle with old friends and new and celebrate Victoria Day with fellow Canadians. Family and friends are all welcome!

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The Canadian Women's Club 2.0 invites you to mix and mingle with old friends and new and celebrate Victoria Day with fellow Canadians. Family and friends are all welcome.

 Menu includes sandwiches, dessert treats and teas and coffees.

$40 per person includes tax, gratuity, and parking.

Thurs. May 18  |  2:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m. 

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Victoria Day Canadian Block Party

Victoria Day Canadian Block Party

Mission Bay Sports Courts - 401 Berry Street, San Francisco, CA

Moose  EventJoin us for our first ever Victoria Day Canadian Block Party! Enjoy some awesome BBQ, drinks, a playlist of all your Canadian favourites and the company of your fellow Moose in the Bay Area.

Singles, couples, children and families welcome. 

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Join us for the first ever Victoria Day Canadian Block Party!

We're celebrating the Victoria Day weekend in traditional style: enjoy some awesome BBQ, drinks, a playlist of all your Canadian favourites and the company of your fellow Moose in the Bay Area. Chill out and watch the entertainment, or try your hand at pick-up street hockey!

Singles, couples, children and families welcome.

Lots of great stuff to enjoy:

- STREET HOCKEY
- CURLING
- CANADIAN COSTUME CONTEST
- RAFFLE
- WACKY STREET PERFORMERS
- DELICIOUS BBQ
- NICE PEOPLE  
- CANADIAN BREWSKIES
- DOUGHNUTS
- O CANADA
- CANADIAN DJ SPINNING YOUR FAVOURITES
- MAPLE GOODIES
- POLITENESS & APOLOGIES

This event is part of our Canada 150 series.

Alumni of partnering schools get a 20% discount on all tickets. Contact your alumni association or DML for more details.

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Image credit: Duncan Rawlinson

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Carleton University Alumni Wine Tasting

Carleton University Alumni Wine Tasting

The Barrel Room - 415 Sansome Street, San Francisco

Join Carleton Alumni Association and faculty member Rod Phillips for a guided tour of South American wine.

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Carleton faculty member and resident wine historian Rod Phillips will guide guests through a tutored tasting of six South American wines to accompany the three-course meal prepared by the talented chefs at The Barrel Room. Rod has taught at Carleton since 1989 and gives a popular course on the history of alcohol each year. He has written extensively on the history of wine and other alcoholic beverages and is an international wine judge.

$100 CAD per person includes dinner and wines.

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C100 Canadians in Tech Happy Hour

C100 Canadians in Tech Happy Hour

Location announced 48 hours before event - San Francisco

Join C100 along with Charter Members, Partners, and Canadians in Tech for Happy Hour in Palo Alto. The first drink is on the C100!

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Join C100 along with Charter Members, Partners, and Canadians in Tech for Happy Hour in Palo Alto. The first drink is on the C100!

Please note that tickets are non-transferable. All attendees must be on the guest list to enter.

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Ryerson Alumni Reception

Ryerson Alumni Reception

The American Bookbinders Museum - 355 Clementina Street San Francisco, CA

Ryerson University invites alumni and friends to attend a special reception featuring remarks from Bart Molenda (Commerce, 2001 and Head of Paid Marketing at Square) on the topic of "Life After Ryerson."  

Don't miss this opportunity to reconnect with Ryerson and get to know fellow alumni living in the area.

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Ryerson University invites alumni and friends to attend a special reception featuring remarks from Bart Molenda (Commerce, 2001 and Head of Paid Marketing at Square) on the topic of "Life After Ryerson." 

Don't miss this opportunity to reconnect with Ryerson and get to know fellow alumni living in the area.

Free. Light refreshments will be served

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Guy Gavriel Kay at Copperfields Books

Guy Gavriel Kay at Copperfields Books

Copperfields Books - Petaluma - 140 Kentucky Street Petaluma, CA 94952

Join acclaimed Canadian author Guy Gavriel Kay for a reading of his latest book, Children of the Earth and Sky.

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Bestselling author Guy Gavriel Kay returns to the Bay Area with a new novel, Children of Earth and Sky, set in a world inspired by the conflicts and dramas of Renaissance Europe. Against the tumultuous backdrop the lives of men and women unfold on the borderlands – where empires and faiths collide.

Don't miss the chance to meet him at one of three engagements in the Bay Area, including this one at Copperfields in Petaluma.

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ABOUT CHILDREN OF THE EARTH AND SKY

From the small coastal town of Senjan, notorious for its pirates, a young woman sets out to find vengeance for her lost family. That same spring, from the wealthy city-state of Seressa, famous for its canals and lagoon, come two very different people: a young artist traveling to the dangerous east to paint the grand khalif at his request – and possibly to do more – and a fiercely intelligent, angry woman posing as a doctor’s wife but sent by Seressa as a spy.

The trading ship that carries them is commanded by the accomplished younger son of a merchant family, ambivalent about the life he’s been born to live. And farther east a boy trains to become a soldier in the elite infantry of the khalif – to win glory in the war everyone knows is coming.

As these lives entwine, their fates – and those of many others – will hang in the balance when the khalif sends out his massive army to take the great fortress that is the gateway to the western world.


ABOUT GUY GAVRIEL KAY

Guy Gavriel Kay is the international bestselling author of twelve previous novels and a book of poetry. He has been awarded the International Goliardos Prize for his work in literature of the fantastic and won the World Fantasy Award for Ysabel in 2008. In 2014 he was named to the Order of Canada.

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Canadian Women's Club Victoria Day Tea

Canadian Women's Club Victoria Day Tea

Presidio Golf & Concordia Club - 8 Presidio Terrance, San Francisco, CA 94118

Join the Canadian Women's Club for their 5th annual Victoria Day Tea in San Francisco.

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Canadian Women's Club 2.0 is pleased to invite you to the 5th Annual Victoria Day Tea.

Tickets $40 inclusive of tax, gratuity, and parking. Golf option following the tea.

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Guy Gavriel Kay at Writers with Drinks

Guy Gavriel Kay at Writers with Drinks

The Make Out Room - 3225 22nd St., San Francisco CA

Join acclaimed Canadian author Guy Gavriel Kay and others at the Writers with Drinks variety hour in San Francisco.

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Bestselling author Guy Gavriel Kay returns to the Bay Area with a new novel, Children of Earth and Sky, set in a world inspired by the conflicts and dramas of Renaissance Europe. Against the tumultuous backdrop the lives of men and women unfold on the borderlands – where empires and faiths collide.

Don't miss the chance to meet him at one of three engagements in the Bay Area, including this one at the Writers with Drinks series, where he'll be appearing with:

  • Yangsze Choo (The Ghost Bride)
  • David Lau (Virgil and the Mountain Cat)
  • Kwan Booth (Black Futurists Speak: An Anthology of New Black Writing)
  • Ariel Waldman (What's It Like in Space?)

Cost: $5 to $20, no-one turned away. All proceeds benefit the Center for Sex and Culture.

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ABOUT CHILDREN OF THE EARTH AND SKY

From the small coastal town of Senjan, notorious for its pirates, a young woman sets out to find vengeance for her lost family. That same spring, from the wealthy city-state of Seressa, famous for its canals and lagoon, come two very different people: a young artist traveling to the dangerous east to paint the grand khalif at his request – and possibly to do more – and a fiercely intelligent, angry woman posing as a doctor’s wife but sent by Seressa as a spy.

The trading ship that carries them is commanded by the accomplished younger son of a merchant family, ambivalent about the life he’s been born to live. And farther east a boy trains to become a soldier in the elite infantry of the khalif – to win glory in the war everyone knows is coming.

As these lives entwine, their fates – and those of many others – will hang in the balance when the khalif sends out his massive army to take the great fortress that is the gateway to the western world.

ABOUT GUY GAVRIEL KAY

Guy Gavriel Kay is the international bestselling author of twelve previous novels and a book of poetry. He has been awarded the International Goliardos Prize for his work in literature of the fantastic and won the World Fantasy Award for Ysabel in 2008. In 2014 he was named to the Order of Canada.

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Guy Gavriel Kay at Borderlands Books

Guy Gavriel Kay at Borderlands Books

Borderlands Cafe - 870 Valencia Street, San Francisco CA 94110

Join acclaimed Canadian author Guy Gavriel Kay for a reading of his latest book, Children of the Earth and Sky.

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Bestselling author Guy Gavriel Kay returns to the Bay Area with a new novel, Children of Earth and Sky, set in a world inspired by the conflicts and dramas of Renaissance Europe. Against the tumultuous backdrop the lives of men and women unfold on the borderlands – where empires and faiths collide.

Don't miss the chance to meet him at one of three engagements in the Bay Area, including this one at Borderlands in San Francisco.

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ABOUT CHILDREN OF THE EARTH AND SKY

From the small coastal town of Senjan, notorious for its pirates, a young woman sets out to find vengeance for her lost family. That same spring, from the wealthy city-state of Seressa, famous for its canals and lagoon, come two very different people: a young artist traveling to the dangerous east to paint the grand khalif at his request – and possibly to do more – and a fiercely intelligent, angry woman posing as a doctor’s wife but sent by Seressa as a spy.

The trading ship that carries them is commanded by the accomplished younger son of a merchant family, ambivalent about the life he’s been born to live. And farther east a boy trains to become a soldier in the elite infantry of the khalif – to win glory in the war everyone knows is coming.

As these lives entwine, their fates – and those of many others – will hang in the balance when the khalif sends out his massive army to take the great fortress that is the gateway to the western world.

ABOUT GUY GAVRIEL KAY

Guy  Kay

Guy Gavriel Kay is the international bestselling author of twelve previous novels and a book of poetry. He has been awarded the International Goliardos Prize for his work in literature of the fantastic and won the World Fantasy Award for Ysabel in 2008. In 2014 he was named to the Order of Canada.

 

 

 

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Canadian Fintech Meets Silicon Valley

Canadian Fintech Meets Silicon Valley

The Consulate General of Canada in San Francisco is organizing a fintech ‘pitch-and-meet’ event where startups from Canada who have developed innovative fintech solutions will pitch and meet with Silicon Valley FIs and tech companies.

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The Consulate General of Canada in San Francisco is organizing a fintech ‘pitch-and-meet’ event where startups from Canada who have developed innovative fintech solutions will pitch and meet with Silicon Valley FIs and tech companies.

The ‘pitch-and-meet’ session will be followed by a panel discussion about fintech opportunities in Canada and a networking reception.

Register using the code "WeLoveCanada" for a complimentary ticket.

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April

MacTalks: About Academic Success for All Ages

MacTalks: About Academic Success for All Ages

Intercontinental San Francisco (Fremont Room) - 888 Howard Street, San Francisco

Join McMaster alumni and friends for a talk by professor Dr. Joe Kim from the Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour about how the science of learning can help students of all ages enhance their academic performance.

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Attention McMaster alumni!

Join award-winning professor Dr. Joe Kim from the Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour as he discusses how the science of learning can help students of all ages enhance their academic performance. This special presentation is meant for anyone with an interest in applied cognition since a student is never to young (or old) to learn how to learn better.

Free. Networking and dessert to follow the talk. Host bar.

6:45 p.m. registration | 7:00 p.m. talk

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Go North Canada Tech Jam

Go North Canada Tech Jam

Computer History Museum - 1401 North Shoreline Boulevard Mountain View, CA

Go North Canada Tech Jam connects Canadian expats to Canadian tech companies that have job openings and can’t wait to welcome them home.

In addition to the main hall mingling, select companies from different regions of Canada will take the stage to pitch on why you should come home and work with them.

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Go North Canada Tech Jam connects Canadian expats to Canadian tech companies that have job openings and can’t wait to welcome them home.

In addition to the main hall mingling, select companies from different regions of Canada will take the stage to pitch on why you should come home and work with them.

Free.

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UC Berkeley Canadian Studies Colloquium

UC Berkeley Canadian Studies Colloquium

119 Moses Hall - UC Berkeley Campus | 119 Moses Hall, Berkeley, CA

Join the UC Berkeley Canadian Studies community for their monthly lecture. April's topic is Digital Resources for Blackfoot Language Documentation and Revitalization.

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The April 18 talk will feature Professor Inge Genee discussing "Digital Resources for Blackfoot Language Documentation and Revitalization."

Blackfoot is an endangered Algonquian language spoken by several thousand people in Southern Alberta and Northern Montana. Most fluent speakers are now elderly and, with very few exceptions, young people no longer learn the language as a mother tongue in the home. Many community members learn some Blackfoot as a second language in school, but this does not usually produce fluent speakers. As in many other Indigenous communities across North America, awareness of this precarious situation has grown in recent years, and efforts are underway to turn the decline around.

This event is part of the UC Berkeley Canadian Studies monthly colloquium series. The lecture will begin at 2:00 p.m.

Free.

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Chesterfield Chat: What’s Next? Immigration Updates for Canadians

Chesterfield Chat: What’s Next? Immigration Updates for Canadians

DocuSign - 221 Main Street, San Francisco

Moose  EventWith the current discussion of changes to US immigration policy, many Canadians in the Bay Area have questions and concerns about what the future holds for them. What changes can we expect with the new federal government, and how will they affect expat Canadians? Join our panel of experts on Canadian immigration to the US for a non-partisan discussion about what’s really happening now, what may happen in the future, and how to prepare for it.

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With the current discussion of changes to US immigration policy, many Canadians in the Bay Area have questions and concerns about what the future holds for them. What changes can we expect with the new federal government, and how will they affect expat Canadians? Join our panel of experts on Canadian immigration to the US for a non-partisan discussion about what’s really happening now, what may happen in the future, and how to prepare for it.

Topics include:

  • what immigration experts are seeing and hearing at borders and processing centres
  • how changes to NAFTA might affect Canadian expats
  • how large Bay Area companies are responding 
  • what local immigration reform advocacy groups exist and how Canadians can get involved

This will not be an overview of different types of visas or how to get them but a general discussion of policy changes and what Canadians can expect.

More information and registration >>

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Vancouver Canucks at San Jose Sharks

Vancouver Canucks at San Jose Sharks

SAP Center - 525 W Santa Clara Street San Jose, California, 95113

Moose  EventOn April 4, cheer along with fellow Canadians as the Vancouver Canucks take on the San Jose Sharks! In addition to the game, the Digital Moose Lounge with the Simon Fraser University Alumni Assciation and Trade & Invest BC invite you to a pre-game mix and mingle reception at the SAP Center.

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On April 4, cheer along with fellow Canadians as the Vancouver Canucks take on the San Jose Sharks!

Back by popular demand, the Digital Moose Lounge with the Simon Fraser University Alumni Assciation and Trade & Invest BC invite you to a pre-game mix and mingle reception at the SAP Center before the Vancouver Canucks vs. San Jose Sharks game.

Spots are limited, so make sure to get yours early!

Details

  • Seats are located in the Upper Bowl, and will be available for pick-up the day of the event. 
  • The pre-game reception will be from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM in the Frank Jirik (FJ) Room, outside the Club Level at section 101.
  • The admission fee includes your ticket, a pub-style dinner and two drink vouchers.

We'll see you there!

Game only: $44

Game + dinner and 2 drinks: $64

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Cine-Concert: The Triplets of Belleville

Cine-Concert: The Triplets of Belleville

Taube Atrium Theater - 301 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94102-4509

Watch the Academy Award-nominated movie with a live performance of the original score, from the SF Opera Lab. Runs April 14-23.

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San Francisco Opera Lab presents: 

Be transported to 1920s Paris and Le Jazz Hot as composer-conductor Benoît Charest leads Le Terrible Orchestre de Belleville in a live performance of his original score during a screening of Sylvain Chomet's beloved animated film. 

Synopsis: Kidnapped by mysterious, square-shouldered henchmen, a Tour de France cyclist named Champion is spirited across the ocean to the teeming metropolis of Belleville. His near-sighted grandmother and faithful dog follow his trail and are taken in by a trio of eccentric Jazz-Era divas. The motley sleuths follow the clues to an underground speakeasy, where they entertain the crowd and now the chase is on!

Runs April 14-23.

General admission $25.

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University of Waterloo Pitch Alumni Event

University of Waterloo Pitch Alumni Event

Computer History Museum - 1401 N Shoreline Blvd. Mountain View, CA

The University of Waterloo hosts a live pitch competition and networking for alumni and friends.

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University of Waterloo President and Vice-Chancellor Feridun Hamdullahpur invites you to experience the excitement of Waterloo’s entrepreneurial ecosystem at the 2016 California Pitch Alumni Event featuring a live pitch competition! Alumni are invited to hear Velocity teams pitch their innovative software, hardware or life science startups and will play an interactive role in selecting competition winners. Networking opportunities with each company will follow.

This event will provide insight into how Waterloo brings innovative and world-changing ideas to the global marketplace. Learn about the entrepreneurial ecosystem thriving at Waterloo - Velocity, GreenHouse, Conrad Centre, Accelerator Centre, Waterloo Engineering's Capstone program, the Waterloo Innovation Summit and many more.

$28 CAD (approx. $20 USD)

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Le Dep at the Tiburon Film Festival

Le Dep at the Tiburon Film Festival

Playhouse Theater - 40 Main Street, Tiburon, CA 94920

A psychological drama from Quebec that is being screened as part of the Tiburon Film Festival.

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Le Dep, a psychological drama, tells the story of Lydia, a young Innu woman who works at her father's convenience store in a small First Nations community in rural Quebec. One night, as she prepares to close up shop, a masked robber enters the store and holds her at gunpoint. This traumatic experience becomes even more troubling when Lydia recognizes her assailant. Shortly after, she will have to make a decision that will forever change the course of her life.

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UC Berkeley Canadian Studies Colloquium

UC Berkeley Canadian Studies Colloquium

223 Moses Hall, UC Berkeley Campus - University of California, Berkeley | 213 Moses Hall #2308, Berkeley, CA

Join the UC Berkeley Canadian Studies community for their monthly lunchtime lecture. April's topic is Revolution and Counter-Revolution in Recent Canadian Immigration and Refugee Law.

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Peter Carver, University of Alberta Professor of Law and Sproul Fellow with Canadian Studies will speak on "Revolution and Counter-Revolution in Recent Canadian Immigration and Refugee Law."

Buffet lunch will commence at 12 noon, followed by the lecture at 12:20PM.

Free to the public.

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Canadian Women's Club Monthly Lecture

Canadian Women's Club Monthly Lecture

Presidio Golf & Concordia Club - 8 Presidio Terrace, San Francisco, CA

The Canadian Women's Club meets monthly for a lecture and lunch in the Presidio in San Francisco.

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PROGRAM: Amber Hasselbring of Nature in the City will speak to the group about San Francisco's first organization wholly dedicated to ecological conservation, restoration and stewardship of the city's bioregions. Nature in the City connects with the city at large through the sponsorship of nature walks, events for children and families, eco-literacy training, volunteer opportunities, and resources for community groups wishing to start their own community science projects. 

Social hour 11 a.m. Lunch 12 noon.

$38.00 per person. Guests & gentlemen are most welcome and encouraged.

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Stanford recital: James Westman, baritone, and John Churchwell, piano

Stanford recital: James Westman, baritone, and John Churchwell, piano

Campbell Recital Hall, Braun Music Center - 541 Lasuen Mall, Stanford, CA

Part of the Shenson Recital Series at Stanford University, featuring Canadian baritone James Westman.

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Part of the Shenson Recital Series at Stanford University.

Program TBA.

General admission $15 | Students $10 | Stanford students free with SUID | Seniors $10

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Performer bios:

Canadian James Westman served as Baritone in Residence with the San Francisco Opera Adler Fellowship program until March 2000. His performances at the San Francisco Opera include Guglielmo (Cosi Fan Tutte), Marcello (La Boheme), Sylvio (Paggliaci), Germont (La Traviata), Renato (Ballo in Maschera), Sid (Albert Herring), and the First Philosopher (Louise). He has performed the leading roles of Verdi, Puccini, Massenet, Donizetti, Janacek, Bizet, Britten, and Mozart in North America and Europe.

Westman has performed recitals for the Marilyn Horne Foundation, the George London Foundation, the Aldeburgh Connection, the Canadian Arts and Letters Club, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), Stratford Summer Music Festival, the Schawbacher Debut Recital Series, the Michigan Chamber Music Society, the Lanaudière Festival, the Jeunes Ambassadeurs Lyrique, the Wexford Festival in Ireland, and the Symposiast's of Toronto Society. He has sung Handel’s Messiah with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony, National Arts Orchestra, Ottawa, Vancouver Symphony, Baltimore Symphony, Detroit Symphony, and the Kitchener-Waterloo Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra. He performed Carmina Burana with the Cleveland Orchestra, Berlioz’ seldom performed Romeo and Juliette with the Edmonton Symphony and the Toronto Symphony, and Mendlessohn’s Elijah and Bach’s Mass in B Minor with the Vancouver Symphony and has performed solo concerts with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the San Francisco Symphony, the Baltimore Symphony, the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, the Thirteen Strings, and the National Arts Centre Orchestra.

One of the leading collaborative pianists of his generation, John Churchwell enjoys a career on the concert stage and in leading opera houses. In August 2011, Mr. Churchwell was named the new Head of Music for San Francisco Opera. For the past 14 years, Mr. Churchwell has been an assistant conductor for both the Metropolitan Opera and the San Francisco Opera. In that time, he has assisted on more than 85 productions and has collaborated with conductors including James Levine, Nello Santi, Nicola Luisotti, James Conlon, Donald Runnicles, Sir Charles Mackerras, Marco Armilliato, and Fabio Luisi. A champion of American music, John has participated in the world premieres of John Harbison’s The Great Gatsby and Jake Heggie’s Dead Man Walking. In the past three seasons, Mr. Churchwell has led musical preparation for the world premieres of Philip Glass's opera Appomattox, as well as the Stewart Wallace / Amy Tan collaboration The Bonesetter’s Daughter, both for San Francisco Opera. On the recital stage, Mr. Churchwell has partnered with vocalists including Joyce DiDonato, Diana Damrau, Dawn Upshaw, Carol Vaness, David Pittsinger, Patricia Schuman, Jill Grove, Karen Slack, and Anthony Dean Griffey.

A native of Knoxville, TN, Mr. Churchwell studied at the New England Conservatory of Music and Tufts University, where he earned a Bachelor of Music in Piano and a Bachelor of Arts in French. Mr. Churchwell continued his studies at the University of Minnesota, earning a Master of Music and a Doctorate of Musical Arts in Accompanying. Mr. Churchwell studied song literature at the Banff Centre for the Arts and remains the only pianist to be invited three times as a Tanglewood Fellow.

 

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Svadba-Wedding: A Canadian Opera

Svadba-Wedding: A Canadian Opera

San Francisco Opera Lab - 401 Van Ness Avenue, Fourth Floor, San Francisco

Eat, drink and be married! A Serbian bride-to-be and her friends prepare for her wedding day in this exuberant a capella opera written by a Canadian. Runs April 2-10.

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Eat, drink and be married! A Serbian bride-to-be and her friends prepare for her wedding day in this exuberant a capella opera.

Michael Cavanagh directs a new SF Opera Lab production of Canadian Ana Sokolović's "compelling and beautifully transparent" score (Opera News) led by co-music directors Dáirine Ní Mheadhra and John Hess.

Runs April 2-10.

Who's Gonna Love it

Fans of Pentatonix, World Music lovers, or anyone who has ever planned a wedding.

Included With Your Ticket

A complimentary reception with DJ @TedSF, champagne and wedding cake from Tout Sweet Patisserie.

General Admission

$75

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Commonwealth Club featuring Jonathan and Drew Scott from HGTV’s Property Brothers

Commonwealth Club featuring Jonathan and Drew Scott from HGTV’s Property Brothers

Mayer Theatre, Santa Clara University - 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara

Jonathan and Drew Scott offer helpful tips on buying, selling, and renovating your home.

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Jonathan and Drew Scott have taken HGTV by storm with their four hit shows, Property Brothers, Property Brothers at Home, Buying & Selling, and Brother vs. Brother. 

The talented duo share the ins and outs of buying, selling, and renovating your home and offer helpful tips to stay on time and on budget.

 6:15 p.m. check-in, 7 p.m. program, 8 p.m. book signing

General: $20 Members; $27 Non-Members;

*Premium: $45 Members; $55 Non-Members

*Includes priority seating and a copy of the book

$8 Students (with valid ID)

Enter the code MOOSE (case sensitive) at check out to receive $7 off general or premium tickets. 

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*Sold Out* Happy Hour Reception with Toronto and Waterloo Region Mayors

*Sold Out* Happy Hour Reception with Toronto and Waterloo Region Mayors

ThirstyBear Brewing Company - 661 Howard Street, San Francisco CA 94105

We are at capacity and no longer accepting new registrations for this reception. These Canadian mayors are popular! We look forward to seeing you at future events. 

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Thanks for your interest! 

Unfortunately, we are at capacity and no longer accepting new registrations for this reception. These Canadian mayors are popular!

We look forward to seeing you at future events. Check out our website to find out what we're up to next.

 

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Are you missing your double doubles lately? Has primary season made you more appreciative of snap elections? Do you have a flight home booked for November 9 ... just in case?

 

If you're feeling a Canada-sized hole in your life, join us for a happy hour and a bit of Canadiana with the mayors of Toronto, Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge on April 5! 

 

The Digital Moose Lounge is pleased to welcome John Tory, Mayor of Toronto, and Berry Vrbanovic, Dave Jaworsky and Doug Craig, the Mayors of Waterloo Region, to the Bay Area. Come for a drink and find out how quickly the tech sector along the Toronto – Waterloo Region corridor is growing. 

 

Registration is required in advance of this event. 

We'll see you there!

 


 

FAQs

Wha awesome people are presenting this event, and why?

The Digital Moose Lounge is a non-profit, longstanding community of Canadians in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our mission is to be the first point of contact for Canadians in this area, and we host a number of social and informational events throughout the year for the benefit of the Canadian population locally. Learn more about the DML here.

 

What's the schedule for the event?

5:00 pm - Welcome 
5:30 pm - Remarks
6:00 pm - Networking and conversation

 

Where is the ThirstyBear?

The restaurant is located at 661 Howard Street, a 5-minute walk from the Montgomery Street BART Station and 20-minute walk from the Caltrain station at 4th and King.


 

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Chesterfield Chat: Being Canadian Film Screening

Chesterfield Chat: Being Canadian Film Screening

Opera Plaza Cinema - 601 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA, 94102

Moose  EventJoin us for the latest installment of our Chesterfield Chats series: a film screening and interview with the filmmakers about Being Canadian!

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Chesterfield Chats is a regular speaker series hosted by the Digital Moose Lounge that features people, stories and perspectives that are relevant to Bay Area Canadians.

Being Canadian is a comical and star-studded documentary examining what it means to be Canadian. Join us for a screening of the film Being Canadian and a special Q&A with filmmakers Rob Cohen and Colin Gray following the screening.

One night only! Tickets $20, available here.

Doors open at 7pm

Screening at 7:30

Q&A at 9:00

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Wealth Management & Estate Planning for Canadians - Santa Clara

Wealth Management & Estate Planning for Canadians - Santa Clara

Santa Clara Marriott, Salon 7-8 - 2700 Mission College Blvd, Santa Clara CA

One of two sessions hosted in the Bay Area by Wayne Baxter of OCM Advanced Planning. Featuring special guest Manya Deva Natan of SSS Legal and Consultancy Services, APC.

Topics to be covered include: The Top Five Wealth Management Mistakes Made by Canadians Living in California, Estate Planning for Canadians Living in the California, and How to Plan and Leave a Legacy On Both Sides of the Border.

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OCM Advanced Planning’s Cross-Border Wealth Management Series

Hosted by Wayne Baxter of OCM Advanced Planning, LLC
Special Guest: Manya Deva Natan, Esq. - SSS Legal and Consultancy Services, APC

Topics to be covered:

The Top Five Wealth Management Mistakes Made by Canadians Living in California

Estate Planning for Canadians Living in the California

How to Plan and Leave a Legacy On Both Sides of the Border

  • Your immigration status can cost you in taxes – learn how to avoid common pitfalls and mistakes
  • How do you plan effectively when you own assets in more than one country?
  • How do you make sure your estate plan works under different legal regimes?
  • How do you plan if your spouse is not a U.S. Citizen? Can you leave money to your spouse without it being subject to the federal estate tax?
  • What if you become incapacitated while living in California, while all of your friends and family are in Canada?
  • Who’s responsible for your minor children if you get sick or die? What if your children live here, but your Guardians live in Canada? How do you plan for the necessary relocation? 
  • How do you name Trustees and Agents when you don’t have any family or close friends living in the United States?

Featuring:

Wayne Baxter – Partner, OCM Advanced Planning, LLC
Manya Deva Natan, Esq. - SSS Legal and Consultancy Services, APC 

$15.

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Canadian Technology Accelerator Showcase - Sunnyvale

Canadian Technology Accelerator Showcase - Sunnyvale

Plug and Play Tech Center - 440 North Wolfe Road Sunnyvale, CA

The Consulate General of Canada in San Francisco - Palo Alto is hosting 2 receptions (in San Francisco and Sunnyvale) to showcase the latest group of Canadian startups that have been accepted into the Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA) Silicon Valley Tech program. 

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An evening of drinks & conversation with an opportunity to meet some of Canada's most innovative technology entrepreneurs!

The Consulate General of Canada in San Francisco - Palo Alto is hosting a reception to showcase the latest group of Canadian startups that have been accepted into the Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA) Silicon Valley Tech program.  

The CTA is a 5-month soft landing program designed to provide high potential Canadian technology startups with access to Silicon Valley.  Participants in this CTA class include companies with a focus on AI, Cybersecurity, FinTech, SaaS, Software and Mobile.

See a list of participating companies at: www.ctaconnects.com/cta-digital-sv/

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UC Berkeley Canadian Studies Lunchtime Colloquium

UC Berkeley Canadian Studies Lunchtime Colloquium

223 Moses Hall - Moses Hall, UC Berkeley Campus

This event is part of the UC Berkeley Canadian Studies monthly lunchtime colloquium series. The March 22 talk will feature Professor Stephanie Ben-Ishai discussing "Millennials In Crisis: Myth Busting Millennial Debt Narratives."

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The March 22 talk will feature Professor Stephanie Ben-Ishai discussing "Millennials In Crisis: Myth Busting Millennial Debt Narratives."

Intense pop-cultural commentary on millennial finances and indebtedness perpetuate two common media narratives. One narrative suggests “millennials are doomed” and that millennials face higher debt levels compounded by rising tuition costs, a lack of affordable housing, high costs of living, and an increasingly competitive job market. Counter to this narrative, the “millennial bootstrapping” narrative refutes the assertion that millennials are more financially challenged than previous generations and argues that millennials need to “pull up their bootstraps” and improve their work ethic to secure financial success.

This event is part of the UC Berkeley Canadian Studies monthly lunchtime colloquium series. Lunch will be at 12 and the lecture will begin at 12:20 p.m.

Free.

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Wealth Management & Estate Planning for Canadians - San Francisco

Wealth Management & Estate Planning for Canadians - San Francisco

San Francisco Marriott Marquis, Foothill G - 780 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA

One of two sessions hosted in the Bay Area by Wayne Baxter of OCM Advanced Planning. Featuring special guest Manya Deva Natan of SSS Legal and Consultancy Services, APC.

Topics to be covered include: The Top Five Wealth Management Mistakes Made by Canadians Living in California, Estate Planning for Canadians Living in the California, and How to Plan and Leave a Legacy On Both Sides of the Border.

MORE

OCM Advanced Planning’s Cross-Border Wealth Management Series

Hosted by Wayne Baxter of OCM Advanced Planning, LLC
Special Guest: Manya Deva Natan, Esq. - SSS Legal and Consultancy Services, APC

Topics to be covered:

The Top Five Wealth Management Mistakes Made by Canadians Living in California

Estate Planning for Canadians Living in the California

How to Plan and Leave a Legacy On Both Sides of the Border

  • Your immigration status can cost you in taxes – learn how to avoid common pitfalls and mistakes
  • How do you plan effectively when you own assets in more than one country?
  • How do you make sure your estate plan works under different legal regimes?
  • How do you plan if your spouse is not a U.S. Citizen? Can you leave money to your spouse without it being subject to the federal estate tax?
  • What if you become incapacitated while living in California, while all of your friends and family are in Canada?
  • Who’s responsible for your minor children if you get sick or die? What if your children live here, but your Guardians live in Canada? How do you plan for the necessary relocation? 
  • How do you name Trustees and Agents when you don’t have any family or close friends living in the United States?

Featuring:

Wayne Baxter – Partner, OCM Advanced Planning, LLC
Manya Deva Natan, Esq. - SSS Legal and Consultancy Services, APC 

$15.

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Canadian Technology Accelerator Showcase - San Francisco

Canadian Technology Accelerator Showcase - San Francisco

Pivotal Labs - 875 Howard Street - Fifth Floor, San Francisco, CA

The Consulate General of Canada in San Francisco - Palo Alto is hosting 2 receptions (in San Francisco and Sunnyvale) to showcase the latest group of Canadian startups that have been accepted into the Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA) Silicon Valley Tech program. 

MORE

An evening of drinks & conversation with an opportunity to meet some of Canada's most innovative technology entrepreneurs!

The Consulate General of Canada in San Francisco - Palo Alto is hosting a reception to showcase the latest group of Canadian startups that have been accepted into the Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA) Silicon Valley Tech program.  

The CTA is a 5-month soft landing program designed to provide high potential Canadian technology startups with access to Silicon Valley.  Participants in this CTA class include companies with a focus on AI, Cybersecurity, FinTech, SaaS, Software and Mobile.

See a list of participating companies at: www.ctaconnects.com/cta-digital-sv/

Note: The Consulate General of Canada will host a 2nd CTA Showcase reception in Sunnyvale on Wednesday, March 22nd - please email the Consulate if you wish to receive more info about this event. 

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À la Découverte de la Cabane à Sucre

À la Découverte de la Cabane à Sucre

The Garden House - 400 University Ave, Los Altos

Dans le cadre du mois de la Francophonie et des Fêtes du 150e Anniversaire de la Confédération Canadienne, l’Association des Québécois dans la Bay Area vous convi à un repas traditionnel de Cabane à Sucre.  Au programme, activité culturelle familiale pour découvrir la cabane à sucre, repas de cabane et tire sur la neige.  

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L'Association des Quebecois dans la Bay Area veux vous inviter à participer à une activité de Cabane à Sucre.

Dans le cadre du mois de la Francophonie et des Fêtes du 150e Anniversaire de la Confédération Canadienne, l’Association des Québécois dans la Bay Area vous convi à un repas traditionnel de Cabane à Sucre.  Au programme, activité culturelle familiale pour découvrir la cabane à sucre, repas de cabane et tire sur la neige.  Avec la participation de leur artiste invitée, Danièle Archambault, Ph. D.

30$ adulte

12$ enfant (12 ans et moins)

Moins de 2 ans, gratuit.

 

Déroulement de la journée:

11h-12h: Arrivée & jeu familial

12h: Repas traditionnel à volonté

14h-16h: Tire sur la neige, musique & activités!

 

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Journée de la Francophonie

Journée de la Francophonie

Alliance Française de San Francisco - 1345 Bush St, San Francisco, CA

Join in a day of celebration for all the francophones of the world. Conferences, debates, cinema, gastronomy ... Come and celebrate Francophonie at the Alliance Française de San Francisco. Discuss topics such as the rise of populism in Europe, environment protection, a black woman experience in France, linguistic geopolitics or the status of French in the world.

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Join in a day of celebration for all the francophones of the world. Conferences, debates, cinema, gastronomy ... Come and celebrate Francophonie at the Alliance Française de San Francisco. Discuss topics such as the rise of populism in Europe, environment protection, a black woman experience in France, linguistic geopolitics or the status of French in the world.

10:00 - Conference : How Far Will Populisme lead in Europe? 

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11:00 - Documentary and Discution : Not Without Us 2016 

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12:30 - Francophone buffet

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13:30 - Documentary : Mariannes Noires

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17:30 - Conference : The status of French in the world

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C100 Canadians in Tech Happy Hour

C100 Canadians in Tech Happy Hour

To be announced 48 hours prior to the event

Join C100 along with Charter Members, Partners, and Canadians in Tech for Happy Hour in San Francisco. The first drink is on the C100!

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Join C100 along with Charter Members, Partners, and Canadians in Tech for Happy Hour in San Francisco. The first drink is on the C100!

Please note that tickets are non-transferable. All attendees must be on the guest list to enter.

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The Lockpicker at CAAMFest!

The Lockpicker at CAAMFest!

Alamo Drafthouse - 2550 Mission St, San Francisco

The Digital Moose Lounge is delighted to present THE LOCKPICKER at CAAMFest35, taking place in San Francisco from March 9-19.

 

Filmed in partnership with a Toronto high school, THE LOCKPICKER orbits around teenage thief Hashi, pulled along by the ever-present gravity of trauma, reckoning with his hunger for intimacy and memories of loss and violence. Weaving harsh realism and ethereal scene, Randall Okita explores a furious, adolescent desire for escape.

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The Digital Moose Lounge is delighted to present THE LOCKPICKER at CAAMFest35, taking place in San Francisco from March 9-19.

Filmed in partnership with a Toronto high school, THE LOCKPICKER orbits around teenage thief Hashi, pulled along by the ever-present gravity of trauma, reckoning with his hunger for intimacy and memories of loss and violence. Weaving harsh realism and ethereal scene, Randall Okita explores a furious, adolescent desire for escape.

Watch Trailer >>> 

CAAMFest is presented by the Center for Asian American Media.

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Canadian Films at Cinequest 2017

Canadian Films at Cinequest 2017

Various | San Jose & Redwood City

Cinequest Film & VR Festival includes 10 films from Canada this year! Among the Canadian line-up are 9 World and United States premieres, with filmmakers and stars in attendance.

Cinequest runs Feb 28 - Mar 12.

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Cinequest Film & VR Festival includes 10 films from Canada this year! Among the Canadian line-up are 9 World and United States premieres, with filmmakers and stars in attendance.

Cinequest runs Feb 28 - Mar 12.

FEATURE FILMS

LOVESICK - United States Premiere

Jessica Paré (Mad Men) and Jay Baruchel (How to Train Your Dragon) star in a romantic comedy wherein falling in love is easy; falling out is the hard part.

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MEMENTO MORI - United States Premiere

One life taken; one life saved… emotional and profound, an arresting and evocative cinematic journey, that immerses itself completely in a world few of us understand: an organ transplant hospital.

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THE DEATH (AND LIFE) OF CARL NAARDLINGER - United States Premiere

When a mild mannered IT guy finds himself confronted in what can only be called a “double-doppelganger situation,” the result is a humorous, uplifting comedy about the meaning of life, coincidence, and fate.

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CELTIC SOUL - United States Premiere

When comedian Jay Baruchel (Tropic Thunder, This is the End) explores Scotland and finds his roots, we are treated to a comical journey about football, friendship, and nourishing your soul.

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CADENCE - United States Premiere

A taut thriller that finds a young woman is terrorized by three men, but can she control her unreal visions and escape the real nightmare?

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AN AMERICAN DREAM: THE EDUCATION OF WILLIAM BOWMAN - United States Premiere

A hilarious satire that offers Idiocracy levels of commentary on the power of media and the American Dream… even if that dream is a bit of a rabbit hole.

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MENORCA

A stolen minivan, pack of cigarettes, her son’s rock, and the need to get away. Claire couldn’t handle the suburban soccer mom life any longer. She needed to escape. 

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SHORT FILMS

RED RUBY - World Premiere

Ruby Grimm awakes to the dark reality that nightmares walk among us. Armed with her brother's research and weaponry, she sets out to systematically destroy them before her mind spirals into madness.

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MONSTER - United States Premiere

Convicted of murdering her husband, a death row inmate must fight the monster she is accused of being.

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THE NIGHT CLEANER - United States Premiere

As the night cleaner in Canada's busiest gay bathhouse, Travis has his work cut out for him. With good humour he takes us on an amusing and sometimes harrowing tour through his nightly duties.

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WINDOW HORSES at CAAMFest 2017

WINDOW HORSES at CAAMFest 2017

Alamo Drafthouse - 2550 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA

CAAMFest is presented by the Center for Asian American Media. This year's Centerpiece Narrative is the US premiere of Ann Marie Fleming’s WINDOW HORSES, voiced by Sandra Oh.

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CAAMFest is presented by the Center for Asian American Media.

The Centerpiece Narrative and US premiere of Ann Marie Fleming’s WINDOW HORSES is an exquisitely animated film about the physical and inner journey of Rosie Ming, a young Chinese-Iranian girl (voiced by Sandra Oh) whose poetry carries her on a trip from her Canadian home to a festival in Iran. When she leaves her loving and worrisome grandparents behind and meets an eclectic and seasoned group of confident poets, Rosie finds her true voice as an artist, and unveils a deep family secret. Ellen Page and Shohreh Aghdashloo provide additional voices.

General Public: $20  |  CAAM Members: $17

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International Ocean Film Festival: Canada Program

International Ocean Film Festival: Canada Program

Cowell Theatre, Fort Mason Center - 2 Marina Blvd Landmark Building C, Suite 260, San Francisco

Though the power of storytelling, filmmakers and the International Ocean Film Festival empower audiences of all ages to become better ocean stewards. Several Canadian films are featured this year.

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The International Ocean Film Festival is featuring several Canadian films this year.

This is the festival's 14th year, and its mission is to inspire people to appreciate and care for the ocean by revealing its wonders through independent films. Every year the IOFF features a four-day ocean engagement event for audiences from around the world. Though the power of storytelling, filmmakers and the IOFF empower audiences of all ages to become better ocean stewards.

See the full Canadian Program at 7pm.

See all the Canadian films here >>

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Canadian Films at CAAMFest 2017

Canadian Films at CAAMFest 2017

Various | San Francisco

The Consulate General of Canada are sponsoring a number of Canadian Films at CAAM Fest 2017, including the five films listed here. 

CAAMFest is presented by the Center for Asian American Media and runs March 9-19.

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The Consulate General of Canada are sponsoring a number of Canadian Films at CAAM Fest 2017, including the five films listed here. 

CAAMFest is presented by the Center for Asian American Media and runs March 9-19.

The Lockpicker 

Director: Randall Okita

Filmed in partnership with a Toronto high school, THE LOCKPICKER orbits around teenage thief Hashi, pulled along by the ever-present gravity of trauma, reckoning with his hunger for intimacy and memories of loss and violence. Weaving harsh realism and ethereal scene, Randall Okita explores a furious, adolescent desire for escape.

Watch Trailer >>> 

Mixed Match

Director: Jeff Chiba Stearns

Finding a bone marrow donor match is seemingly impossible for individuals with unique multiracial heritage in the eye opening documentary, MIXED MATCH. Award winning animation and documentary filmmaker, Jeff Chiba Stearns, captures the film subjects through their unique medical journeys as they explore the role that mixed ancestry plays in medical care.

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Wexford Plaza 

Director: Joyce Wong 

A slice-of-life comedy about a lonely female security guard, and a misunderstood sexual encounter that unravels her life. Written and directed by Joyce Wong, a Toronto based filmmaker. 

Watch Trailer >>> 

Re: Orientations

Director: Richard Fung

Richard Fung’s new documentary updates his 1984 ORIENTATIONS: LESBIAN AND GAY ASIANS. Fung explores experiences of original subjects and fresh faces, documenting a unique blend of voices through three decades of community, politics and identity.

Watch Trailer >>>

Random Acts of Legacy

Director: Ali Kazimi

Culled from an artist’s collection of 16mm home movies, RANDOM ACTS OF LEGACY is a touching documentary that reveals an unfiltered perspective of the first-generation Chinese American experience. Set against the backdrop of race and class in Chicago, winner of a Best Director Award, Ali Kazimi, offers a little-seen glimpse into how immigrants embrace American customs.

Watch Trailer >>>

 

General Public: $18  |  CAAM Members: $15

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U of T Where You Are: Alumni & Friends Reception in San Francisco

U of T Where You Are: Alumni & Friends Reception in San Francisco

Fairmont San Francisco, Pavilion Room - 950 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA

David Palmer, Vice-President, Advancement & Barbara Dick, Assistant Vice-President, Alumni Relations invite alumni and friends to join Professor Edward (Ted) Sargent, Vice-President, International for a lecture that explores industry-building in Toronto and beyond.

Topic: Shock and Awe: Innovation and Impact in 2017 

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David Palmer, Vice-President, Advancement & Barbara Dick, Assistant Vice-President, Alumni Relations invite alumni and friends to join Professor Edward (Ted) Sargent, Vice-President, International for a lecture that explores industry-building in Toronto and beyond.

Shock and Awe: Innovation and Impact in 2017 

Today, more people want the opportunity to translate their discoveries into new products, services, apps, and platforms - ultimately building entirely new industrial sectors. Prof. Sargent will tell the story of his own start-up company, Invisage, and talk about how and why he built the company in Toronto, Silicon Valley, and Taiwan. He will also discuss how U of T, a top-ranked institution, is becoming a leading innovation hub, strategically located in a vibrant, world-class city. Prof. Sargent will explore how Toronto is taking sectors like cleantech, machine learning, and regenerative medicine to the next level. 

Free.

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UC Berkeley Canadian Studies Lunchtime Colloquium

UC Berkeley Canadian Studies Lunchtime Colloquium

223 Moses Hall - Moses Hall, UC Berkeley Campus

This event is part of the UC Berkeley Canadian Studies monthly lunchtime colloquium series. March's lecture will be Intergenerational Income Mobility in Canada and the United States, with speaker Marie Connolly, from the Université du Québec à Montréal.

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March's lecture will be Intergenerational Income Mobility in Canada and the United States, with speaker Marie Connolly, from the Université du Québec à Montréal.

Intergenerational mobility is about twice as great in Canada than in the United States, but varies significantly within each country. Our sub-national analysis of six different indicators finds that the national border only partially distinguishes the close to one thousand regions we analyze within these two countries. The Canada-US border clearly divides Central and Eastern Canada from the Great Lakes regions and the Northeast of the United States. But these differences drive only part of the national differences in mobility. While some Canadian regions have more in common with the low mobility southern parts of the United States than with the rest of Canada, the fact that they represent a much smaller fraction of population is the other reason why overall mobility is lower in the United States.

This event is part of the UC Berkeley Canadian Studies monthly lunchtime colloquium series. Lunch will be at 12 and the lecture will begin at 12:20 p.m.

Free.

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Toronto Maple Leafs at San Jose Sharks

Toronto Maple Leafs at San Jose Sharks

SAP Center - 525 W Santa Clara Street San Jose, California, 95113

Moose  EventIt's hockey season again! The Digital Moose Lounge has secured a block of tickets to the Leafs game. Join us and cheer on a classic hockey match-up with fellow Canadians!

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It's hockey season again! The Digital Moose Lounge has secured a block of tickets to the Leafs game. Join us and cheer on a classic hockey match-up with fellow Canadians!

Seats are located in Sections 218, rows 8-9. They will be available for pick-up the day of the game at the Will Call Window.

Our block is sold out but you can get seats with our group through the Go North Canada event >>

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Go North with the Toronto Maple Leafs at the San Jose Sharks

Go North with the Toronto Maple Leafs at the San Jose Sharks

Go North Canada invites you to join us them the Toronto Maple Leafs visit the San Jose Sharks at the SAP Center. Leaders from GM Canada, Thalmic Labs and other Canadian tech companies will be on hand to talk about the job opportunities available in Canada and to make connections to other awesome Canadians!

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Go North Canada invites you to join them as the Toronto Maple Leafs visit the San Jose Sharks at the SAP Center. Leaders from GM Canada, Thalmic Labs and other Canadian tech companies will be on hand to talk about the job opportunities available in Canada and to make connections to other awesome Canadians!

FREE for the pre-game networking reception only

$48 for the reception + game

RSVP by February 24.

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Montreal Symphony Orchestra Visits UC Berkeley

Montreal Symphony Orchestra Visits UC Berkeley

Zellerbach Hall - 101 Zellerbach Hall Berkeley, CA 94720

The Montreal Symphony Orchestra comes to Berkeley with music director Kent Nagano. The soloist accompanying the Orchestra will be pianist Daniil Trifonov, who will perform Prokofiev's Concerto No. 3 in a program that also includes Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring. 

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Beloved maestro and former Berkeley Symphony music director Kent Nagano leads the Montreal Symphony Orchestra in a dynamic program of early 20th-century works, including Debussy's sprightly Jeux and Stravinsky's towering The Rite of Spring, composed within a year of each other for Sergei Diaghilev's Ballets Russes.

Pianist Daniil Trifonov joins the full-bodied orchestra for Prokofiev's emotionally expansive third piano concerto, a work he has performed to acclaim: "he offered far more than mere virtuosity ... Trifonov demonstrated an elegant touch and witty grace in more lighthearted moments and poetic insight in more introspective passages" (The New York Times).

Tickets $42-135.

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Canadians in Berkeley Happy Hour Meet up

Canadians in Berkeley Happy Hour Meet up

Spats Restaurant & Saloon - 1974 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA

Moose  EventJoin your fellow Canadians in Berkeley for a drink.

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Join the UC Berkeley Canadian Studies visiting scholars and students and members of the East Bay community for a drink and some happy hour appetizers.

Look out for Canadian flags and gear!

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Michael J. Fox at Silicon Valley Comic Con

Michael J. Fox at Silicon Valley Comic Con

San Jose Convention Center - 150 West San Carlos Street, San Jose, CA

Join other Canadians at San Jose's first ever Comic Con, hosted by Steve Wozniak and friends and featuring several Canadians!

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Fresh off of celebrating the 30th anniversary of the release of “Back to the Future,” and just past the future date to which Marty traveled, join us as we celebrate the legacy of this great film franchise along with stars Michael J. Fox (Marty McFly), Christopher Lloyd (Doc Brown) and Lea Thompson (Lorraine Baines).

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UC Berkeley Canadian Studies Lunchtime Colloquium

UC Berkeley Canadian Studies Lunchtime Colloquium

223 Moses Hall, UC Berkeley Campus - University of California, Berkeley 213 Moses Hall #2308 Berkeley, CA

Join the UC Berkeley Canadian Studies community for their monthly lunchtime lecture. This month's topic is Writing/Righting the Record: Researching the Archives of Canadian Women Writers.

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Dr. Linda Morra will lecture on "Writing/Righting the Record: Researching the Archives of Canadian Women Writers."

Buffet lunch will commence at 12 noon, followed by the lecture at 12:20PM.

Free to the public.

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Canada Program at San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival

Canada Program at San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival

Cowell Theater at Fort Mason Center - Marina Blvd & Buchanan St San Francisco, CA 94123

A program of films by Canadian filmmakers as part of the 2016 San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival.

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Every year, SFIOFF produces an acclaimed festival of ocean-themed films from all over the world that are largely unavailable to the general public. Themes range from marine science and industry to sports and adventure. We look for films that entertain, educate, and encourage active participation in ocean conservation.

The Canada Program includes four short films including several premieres.

Presented by the Consulate General of Canada of San Francisco and Silicon Valley and Destination British Columbia.

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In Conversation: Canadian Filmmaker Randall Okita

In Conversation: Canadian Filmmaker Randall Okita

Gray Area Foundation for the Arts - 2665 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110

Canadian Filmmaker Randall Okita appears at CAAM Fest (Celebrating Asian American Film, Music and Food).   Randall Okita’s work has become progressively more ambitious, exhibite

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Canadian Filmmaker Randall Okita appears at CAAM Fest (Celebrating Asian American Film, Music and Food).
 
Randall Okita’s work has become progressively more ambitious, exhibited and awarded. Born in Calgary, Alberta, Okita has lived and worked in Japan, Vancouver and Toronto. CAAM welcomes Okita to the Bay Area with a special screening of his short films and a discussion of the influences and processes involved.
 
Tickets are $13-14.
 
 
Sponsored by the Consulate General of Canada in San Francisco-Silicon Valley.

 

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Canadian Women's Club Luncheon

Canadian Women's Club Luncheon

Basque Community Center - 599 Railroad Avenue, South San Francisco

Dr. Carol Beran from St. Mary’s College in Moraga is this month's featured speaker. She is a specialist in Canadian literature and will be speaking about Canadian authors and the 2013 Nobel

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Dr. Carol Beran from St. Mary’s College in Moraga is this month's featured speaker. She is a specialist in Canadian literature and will be speaking about Canadian authors and the 2013 Nobel Prize winner for literature, Alice Munro.

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Alliance Française Tuesday Movie Night: Incendies

Alliance Française Tuesday Movie Night: Incendies

Alliance Française de San Francisco - 1345 Bush Street, San Francisco

A brother and sister learn that their recently deceased mother left a will asking them to return to her war-torn homeland to perform an unusual task. Directed by Denis Villeneuve and nominated fo

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A brother and sister learn that their recently deceased mother left a will asking them to return to her war-torn homeland to perform an unusual task. Directed by Denis Villeneuve and nominated for an Academy Award, Incendies stars Mélissa Désormeaux-Poulin and Lubna Azabal (Canada; 2010, R, 130 minutes).

In French and Arabic with English subtitles.

Free admission ($5 suggested donation).

With support from the Consulate General of Canada in San Francisco.

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An Evening with Lt. General Romeo Dallaire

An Evening with Lt. General Romeo Dallaire

University of San Francisco Presentation Theater - 2350 Turk St. San Francisco, CA 94118

The Courage to Do What Is Right: From the Hell of Rwanda to the Plight of Syrian Refugees Hear the remarkable story of hope and courage at this keynote address by Lieutenant General Dallaire, re

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The Courage to Do What Is Right: From the Hell of Rwanda to the Plight of Syrian Refugees

Hear the remarkable story of hope and courage at this keynote address by Lieutenant General Dallaire, retired United Nations peacekeeper, Canadian humanitarian, and bestselling author.

Free and open to the public.

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Lecture: Naissance de la modernité au Quebec

Lecture: Naissance de la modernité au Quebec

Alliance Française de San Francisco - 1345 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA 94109

Pour la mois de la francophonie, des étudiants du Québec présenteront des écrivains et des peintres qui ont fait entrer le Québec dans la modernité à t

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Pour la mois de la francophonie, des étudiants du Québec présenteront des écrivains et des peintres qui ont fait entrer le Québec dans la modernité à travers le roman: La Femme qui fuit d’Anais Barbeau-Lavalette.

L’auteure présente sa grande-mère, l’artiste Suzanne Meloche, féministe avant l’heure, qui a rejeté les valeurs traditionnelles québécoises de l’époque pour vivre librement. Cette liberté n’a pas été sans conséquence pour son mari et ses enfants. Nous vous proposons de partir à la découverte de cette période du Québec, la Grande Noirceur, à travers un roman touchant. Explications et lecture d’extraits.

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Sharks vs Canadiens: Pre-Game Drinks

Sharks vs Canadiens: Pre-Game Drinks

San Pedro Square Market - 87 N San Pedro Street, San Jose

Join us for drinks and nibbles before the game - no tickets required!

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Let's spend Monday Happy Hour with some Canadians!

San Pedro Square Market has 20+ different food and drink vendors, so there should be something for everyone. Look for the Canadian flags and Canadiens gear!

It is a short walk to the arena and we’ll head over around 6:45 for the 7:30 game..

You do not need to have tickets with the Moose group (or any tickets to this game) to attend the event! 

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Join us in a traditional Canadian Winter Activity: Ice Skating & Tim Hortons!

Join us in a traditional Canadian Winter Activity: Ice Skating & Tim Hortons!

Sharks Ice / Stanley's Sports Bar - 1500 South 10th Street, San Jose CA 95112

Join us for a Canadian traditional winter activity of ice skating at the Sharks Practice Rink in San Jose! General Admission prices are:13 & Over: $9.75Children: (12 & under): $8.75Senior (55

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Join us for a Canadian traditional winter activity of ice skating at the Sharks Practice Rink in San Jose!

General Admission prices are:
13 & Over: $9.75
Children: (12 & under): $8.75
Senior (55 & Over): $6.25

It is an additional $4.25 to rent skates. You are welcome to bring your own. Public skate starts at 1:15pm. If you plan on skating the entire time, you might to get there a bit early to purchase your tickets and put on your skates.

There is an opportunity to get a discounted group rate if we have 10 people or more paying together. Adults: $12 and Children: $10, including the skate rental fee. If you are interested in this option please specify in the ticket type below (RSVP: Group Tickets). We will meet at 12:45pm near the ticketing booth. Please bring exact cash, as there can only be one transaction.

Remember to dress warmly!

After skating, we will head over to Stanley's (sports bar at the rink) to warm up with a Tim Hortons coffee, hot chocolate or adult beverage!

For more information please visit the Sharks Ice website:
http://www.sharksiceatsanjose.com/public_skating/costs/index.asp

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Vancouver Canucks vs. San Jose Sharks Pre-Game Reception

Vancouver Canucks vs. San Jose Sharks Pre-Game Reception

Britannia Arms - 173 West Santa Clara Street, San Jose CA 95113

The Digital Moose Lounge in partnership with the Province of British Columbia and the City of San Jose cordially invites you to a pre-game reception before the Vancouver Canucks vs. San Jose Sharks ho

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The Digital Moose Lounge in partnership with the Province of British Columbia and the City of San Jose cordially invites you to a pre-game reception before the Vancouver Canucks vs. San Jose Sharks hockey game on March 7th. Will Fox, Managing Director of BC's International Trade and Investment office, and Ash Kalra, San Jose Councilmember, will be special guests in attendance.

We will have a spot on the back patio of Britannia Arms reserved for us. Ask for the Digital Moose Lounge or look for the group in Canadian/Canucks gear! Light appetizers will be served.

For those with tickets to the game, we will head over to the arena around 6:30pm to watch the puck drop at 7:00pm.

Please RSVP so we can reserve enough space by March 4th.

We'll see you there!

~ The Digital Moose Lounge Events Team
programs@digitalmooselounge.com

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Montreal Canadiens vs San Jose Sharks Pre-Game Meet-up

Montreal Canadiens vs San Jose Sharks Pre-Game Meet-up

Britannia Arms - 173 West Santa Clara Street, San Jose CA 95113

Let's meet up for some drinks and a bite to eat prior to the Montreal Canadiens vs San Jose Sharks game! We will have a spot on the back patio of Britannia Arms reserved for us. Ask for the Digital M

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Let's meet up for some drinks and a bite to eat prior to the Montreal Canadiens vs San Jose Sharks game!

We will have a spot on the back patio of Britannia Arms reserved for us. Ask for the Digital Moose Lounge or look for the group in Canadian/Canadiens gear!

We will head over to the arena around 6:30pm to watch the puck drop at 7:00pm.

Please let us know if you can make it so we can reserve enough space.

We'll see you there!

~ The Digital Moose Lounge Events Team
programs@digitalmooselounge.com

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February

5th Annual Academy Awards Viewing Party

5th Annual Academy Awards Viewing Party

Presidio Golf & Concordia Club - 8 Presidio Terrace San Francisco

CWC 2.0 (the Canadian Women's Club) invites you to join them for the glamour of viewing the Oscars. Hollywood attire is encouraged!

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CWC 2.0 (the Canadian Women's Club) invites you to join them for the glamour of viewing the Oscars. Hollywood attire is encouraged!

Enjoy a FREE glass of champagne on arrival – then a wonderful array of foods, including:

• Smoked Salmon w/ Condiments 

• Tempura Artichoke Hearts 

• Baby New Potatoes stuffed with Asiago Souffle 

• Tuna Poke on Crisp Won Ton with Avocado 

• Lamb Skewers with Yogurt Curry Sauce 

• Popcorn  

Door prizes! Most correct award winners predictions! Best dressed!            

No host bar. Parking included. $48 per person (including tax and tip).

Please register with your payment by February 21.

Reserve and pay via the Canadian Women's Club website >>

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Canadian Folk Group Kacy and Clayton in San Francisco

Canadian Folk Group Kacy and Clayton in San Francisco

Hotel Utah - 500 4th Street San Francisco

Juno Award-nominated duo Kacy and Clayton are coming to San Francisco and will be playing selections from their latest album, Strange Country.

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Juno Award-nominated duo Kacy and Clayton are coming to San Francisco and will be playing selections from their latest album, Strange Country.

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The music of Kacy and Clayton exists outside of time, and burgeons with beautiful contradictions. It’s psychedelic and traditional, contemporary and vintage, melancholic and joyous. All at once, it showcases a slightly psych-folk sound of Linda Perhacs, Fleet Foxes, and First Aid Kit; rare country blues records and English folk tunes; and 1920s disaster songs and murder ballads. Their songs often are sugar-coated pills, tales of murderous jealousy, dilapidated graveyards, and infanticide, all delivered with Kacy Anderson’s sweet, lithe voice, and Clayton Linthicum’s hypnotic fingerpicking.

$10 in Advance // $12 at the Door.

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C100 Canadians in Tech Happy Hour

C100 Canadians in Tech Happy Hour

To be announced 48 hours prior to the event - Russian Hill, San Francisco

Join C100 along with Charter Members, Partners, and Canadians in Tech for Happy Hour on Thursday, February 16th in Russian Hill, San Francisco. The first drink is on the C100!

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Join C100 along with Charter Members, Partners, and Canadians in Tech for Happy Hour on Thursday, February 16th in Russian Hill, San Francisco. The first drink is on the C100!

Please note that tickets are non-transferable. All attendees must be on the guest list to enter.

RSVP here >>

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University of Waterloo Engineering Alumni Reception -- Santa Clara

University of Waterloo Engineering Alumni Reception -- Santa Clara

NVIDIA - Marco Polo Room -- 2766 Scott Boulevard Santa Clara, CA

An exclusive alumni reception at NVIDIA and an evening of networking with fellow Waterloo Engineering alumni and engineering undergraduate co-op students currently on work term in San Francisco and the Bay Area.

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Dr. Steven L. Waslander, Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering and emcee of the reception, invites you and a guest to an exclusive alumni reception at NVIDIA for an evening of networking with fellow Waterloo Engineering alumni and engineering undergraduate co-op students currently on work term in San Francisco and the Bay Area.

In addition to providing a brief update about the Faculty of Engineering, Professor Waslander will deliver a lecture titled From Zero to Hands-Free in Three Months: Recent efforts at UW to make a self-driving vehicle for winter autonomy.

Hear from Thiru Sinnathamby (BASc 2001, Electrical Engineering), VP Software Engineering at NVIDIA, about the company's latest graphic chips for the gaming industry as well as for mobile computing and the automotive market.

This event is hosted in partnership with NVIDIA.

Please note that you may be asked to sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) when you arrive at the event.

$15.00

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Canadian Women's Club 52nd Anniversary Luncheon

Canadian Women's Club 52nd Anniversary Luncheon

Presidio Golf and Concordia Club - West Pacific Avenue, The Presidio, San Francisco

Celebrate the 52nd Anniversary of the Canadian Women's Club!

Consul General of Canada Brandon Lee will be the special guest speaker and will discuss current important Canadian issues. Come and find out the latest on Canadian happenings and those affecting us here in the US.

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Celebrate the 52nd Anniversary of the Canadian Women's Club!

Consul General of Canada Brandon Lee will be the special guest speaker and will discuss current important Canadian issues. Come and find out the latest on Canadian happenings and those affecting us here in the US.

Cost: $38.00.  Free parking. Reservations required.

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University of Waterloo Engineering Alumni Reception -- San Francisco

University of Waterloo Engineering Alumni Reception -- San Francisco

Razer USA Ltd. - Floor 9 - 201 3rd Street San Francisco, CA

An exclusive alumni reception at Razer USA and an evening of networking with fellow Waterloo Engineering alumni and engineering undergraduate co-op students currently on work term in San Francisco and the Bay Area.

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Dr. Vincent Gaudet, Chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and emcee of the reception, invites you and a guest to an exclusive alumni reception at Razer USA for an evening of networking with fellow Waterloo Engineering alumni and engineering undergraduate co-op students currently on work term in San Francisco and the Bay Area.

Hear from John Wilson (BASc 2000, Electrical Engineering), VP Engineering - Systems Product Group at Razer USA, about his technical leadership at Razer USA's R&D headquarters.

This event is hosted in partnership with Razer USA.

Please note that you may be asked to sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) when you arrive at the event.

$15.00.

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Annual Canadian Studies Barnes Lecture at UC Berkeley

Annual Canadian Studies Barnes Lecture at UC Berkeley

Moses Hall - 223 Moses Hall, Berkeley, CA

Join Canadian Studies for the annual Thomas Garden Barnes lecture. Order of Canada Recipient Dr. Keren Rice, a noted linguist, will be this year's featured speaker.

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Join Canadian Studies for the annual Thomas Garden Barnes Lecture in honour of the founder of the Canadian Studies Program, delivered this year by internationally renowned linguist and Order of Canada Recipient Dr. Keren Rice of the University of Toronto. 

Topic: Gots’udi ní̜dé Dene xedə́ t’áodéʔa: Indigenous Language Resilience in Canada

Overview: In December 2015, the report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission was released, containing 94 Calls to Action, some of which involve language. In this talk, Dr Rice will start with the Calls for Action, and then review what has happened decades leading to these calls, focusing on government, Indigenous institutions, and local community initiatives.  She will discuss what it takes to effect change, and speculate on what the future looks like.

Reception to follow. 

Free and open to the public. 

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U.S. Immigration Secrets and Updates just for Canadians

U.S. Immigration Secrets and Updates just for Canadians

OpenDNS - 135 Bluxome Street, San Francisco CA 94107

New to the Bay Area? Long-time resident? This session has updates for everyone in the immigration process, from TN to green card and everything in between, including: What’s going on with TN and H o

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New to the Bay Area? Long-time resident? This session has updates for everyone in the immigration process, from TN to green card and everything in between, including:

  • What’s going on with TN and H or L processing? Should I consider filing against the H-1 cap?

  • Will President Obama’s Executive Actions hurt or help me?

  • Should my spouse file for an H-4 EAD? How else do I get my spouse work authorized?

  • How long does it really take for me to get a green card? And how difficult is the PERM process?

  • Must I really switch from a TN to file for a green card?

Special thanks to OpenDNS for hosting and opening their beautiful offices to us!


FAQs

What awesome people are presenting this event, and why?

The Digital Moose Lounge is a non-profit, longstanding community of Canadians in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our mission is to be the first point of contact for Canadians in this area, and we host a number of social and informational events throughout the year for the benefit of the Canadian population locally. Learn more about the DML here.

davidbrown

Our featured speaker is David Brown, Managing Partner of Brown Immigration Law and longtime friend of the Moose. As a transplant from Toronto to the U.S. David is happy to have completed his immigration journey in 2008 when he became a US Citizen, and now he enjoys holding our immigration bureaucracy accountable and ensuring people are properly adjudicated for the benefits they deserve! Learn more about David here.


What's the schedule for the evening?

6:30pm – Registration and mingling

7:00pm – Presentation from David

8:00pm – Generous Q&A


What are my transport/parking options?

OpenDNS is conveniently located in SOMA, minutes from the Caltrain Station at 4th and King and with ample parking around the surrounding streets and lots.


What if I have questions you didn't mention above?

Great! Email David your specific questions before the talk and he'll do his best to address them in his presentation.

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"Night Vision" World Premiere by Emma Donoghue

"Night Vision" World Premiere by Emma Donoghue

"Word for Word" presents the world premiere of "Night Vision" by Irish-Canadian playwright and novelist Emma Donoghue, nominated for an Academy Award for "Room." Colm Tóibí's "Silence" w

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"Word for Word" presents the world premiere of "Night Vision" by Irish-Canadian playwright and novelist Emma Donoghue, nominated for an Academy Award for "Room." Colm Tóibí's "Silence" will also be featured.
 
Tickets $33 to $58.
 
Website for tickets and info: ZSpace.org 
 
Sponsored by the Consulate General of Canada in San Francisco-Silicon Valley
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Canadian Studies Colloquium: Strangelove or Spock?

Canadian Studies Colloquium: Strangelove or Spock?

Moses Hall, UC Berkeley - 223 Moses Hall # 2308 Berkeley, CA 94720-2308

Join UC Berkeley Canadian Studies and friends for their monthly colloquium. Open to the public!

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Dr. Omond Solandt became a venerated voice on military and science affairs just when fears of atomic and then thermonuclear war rose in global consciousness. His experience gave way to a view on war, weapons, and the reality of the atomic age that was rational, clear, and rooted in his belief in the power of rational actors to make good on the world. As the destructive yield of thermonuclear weapons grew, however, his attitude changed while American counterparts like Herman Khan would later contemplate the realities of full-bore nuclear warfare as a policy option. So, was Solandt more Mr. Spock than Dr, Strangelove? Dr. Jason S. Ridler, author of Maestro of Science, will explore Solandt's unique personality and role as an early expert on atomic weapons.


Buffet lunch at 12 noon followed by lecture at approximately 12:20.

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Cross-border Tax and Wealth Planning Information Session for Canadians in the US

Cross-border Tax and Wealth Planning Information Session for Canadians in the US

Ericsson Campus - 200 Holger Way, San Jose CA 95134

Featuring Marc Gedeon of Gedeon Law & CPA Join us for an in-depth look at the tax filing process for Canadians living in the US, and learn cross-border wealth planning strategies. Get your questio

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Featuring Marc Gedeon of Gedeon Law & CPA

Join us for an in-depth look at the tax filing process for Canadians living in the US, and learn cross-border wealth planning strategies. Get your questions answered!

Topics to be covered include:

  • Understanding US and Canadian residency rules
  • US-Canada tax treaty issues
  • US Tax on a Canadian Corporation
  • U.S Tax Treatment of Canadian Mutual Funds
  • Gifts & Inheritances
  • California Community Property laws




Admission price includes the session and/or a complimentary 30-minute consultation with Mr. Gedeon at his San Jose office on February 22, a $250 value. 

Information required to schedule a consultation is provided in the confirmation email for this event. Sessions will be booked on a first-come, first-served basis.

FAQs

What awesome people are presenting this event, and why?

The Digital Moose Lounge is a non-profit, longstanding community of Canadians in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our mission is to be the first point of contact for Canadians in this area, and we host a number of social and informational events throughout the year for the benefit of the Canadian population locally. Learn more about the DML here.

MarcGedeon

Our featured speaker is Marc Gedeon, licenced California CPA and Attorney and a licensed CPA, CA in Ontario. Based in Los Angeles and Toronto, Mr Gedeon's firm, Gedeon Law & CPA specializes in providing Canada-US cross-border tax services. Learn more about Marc Gedeon here.


What's the schedule for the event?

11:00 am - Registration
11:30 am - Cross-Border Tax and Wealth Planning Information Session
12:30 pm - Open Q&A

What if I have questions you didn't mention above?

Great! Email us your specific questions before the talk and Mr. Gedeon will do his best to address them in his presentation.

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Canadian Pitch Night

Canadian Pitch Night

Hero City - 55 S 3rd Street

A Canada Startup Event and Immersion Program presented by Silicon Valley Forum and the Canadian Consulate.

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Meet 11 emerging Canadian startups, pitching to investors on a Silicon Valley stage! The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service hosts the Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA) program in San Francisco and Silicon Valley. The CTA is an acceleration program designed to assist high-potential Canadian startups and entrepreneurs in the technology sector access the unique ecosystem that is the Silicon Valley.

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January

Will the Next Industrial Revolution be Green?

Will the Next Industrial Revolution be Green?

American Bookbinders Museum - 355 Clementina Street San Francisco

Join local McGill Alumni for a fascinating presentation with Associate Professor Audrey Moores, one of McGill University's leading researchers in the emerging field of green chemistry, as she showcases some of the innovative ways in which scientists are using biomass-based materials and cleaner synthetic methods to reduce pollution and contribute to a more sustainable planet.

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Join local McGill Alumni for a fascinating presentation with Associate Professor Audrey Moores, one of McGill University's leading researchers in the emerging field of green chemistry, as she showcases some of the innovative ways in which scientists are using biomass-based materials and cleaner synthetic methods to reduce pollution and contribute to a more sustainable planet.

Also in attendance will be Stuart 'Kip' Cobbett, McGill's Chair of the Board of Governors, Marc Weinstein, Vice Principal, Advancement and fellow graduates.

All alumni and friends welcome!

Free. Please RSVP by January 23 >>

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[SOLD OUT] Important Financial Matters for Canadians in the United States

[SOLD OUT] Important Financial Matters for Canadians in the United States

University Club of San Francisco - 800 Powell Street, San Francisco

This event is now sold out. Additional partners are planning to host another financial / tax event in March. Stay tuned!

A presentation for recent arrivals, those enjoying mid-career success, and folks contemplating retirement in the US or Canada. Subjects to be covered include taxes, mortgages, currency exchange, retirement accounts, and more.

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This event is now sold out. Additional partners are planning to host another financial / tax event in March. Stay tuned!

Hosted by John H Bishop, a Certified Public Accountant (USA), Chartered Professional Accountant (Canada), and leader of Wellington Capital Advisors, LLC.

The presentation is designed to be of practical use to recent arrivals, those enjoying mid-career success, and folks contemplating retirement in the US or Canada.

Subjects to be covered include taxes, mortgages, currency exchange, retirement accounts, and more.

Space is limited. A light lunch will be served.

Register here >>

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C100 Canadians in Tech Happy Hour

C100 Canadians in Tech Happy Hour

To be announced 48 hours prior to the event - Polk Street, San Francisco

Join C100 to reconnect with friends and kick off the year with other Canadians in the Valley. 

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Join C100 to reconnect with friends and kick off the year with other Canadians in the Valley. 

Please note that tickets are non-transferable. All attendees must be on the guest list to enter.

RSVP here by January 10th >>

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Canadian Women's Club Monthly Lunchtime Lecture

Canadian Women's Club Monthly Lunchtime Lecture

Basque Cultural Center - 599 Railroad Avenue, South San Francisco

The Canadian Women's Club meets monthly for a lecture and lunch in San Francisco.

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January's speaker will be Jaida Im, the founder and executive director of Freedom House.  Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, Freedom House is a non-profit organization with a mission to bring hope, restoration, and a new life to survivors of human trafficking by providing a safe home and long-term aftercare.  Freedom House works closely with law enforcement and community partners to identify survivors of human trafficking, and to provide them with the care and services they need to rebuild their lives.  Through their innovative aftercare model, Freedom House is breaking the cycle of exploitation and creating new futures for survivors.

Social hour 11 a.m. Lunch 12 noon.

$38.00 per person includes lunch. Guests & gentlemen are welcome and encouraged.

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Leafs-Sharks Pre-Game Reception

Leafs-Sharks Pre-Game Reception

SAP Center: Frank Jirik Room - 525 West Santa Clara Street, San Jose CA 95113

The Digital Moose Lounge in partnership with the Province of Ontario cordially invites you to a pre-game reception before the Toronto Maple Leafs vs. San Jose Sharks hockey game on January 15.  Ontari

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The Digital Moose Lounge in partnership with the Province of Ontario cordially invites you to a pre-game reception before the Toronto Maple Leafs vs. San Jose Sharks hockey game on January 15.  Ontario's Minister of Economic Development, Employment, and Infrastructure, the Honourable Minister Brad Duguid, will be a special guest in attendance.

Light appetizers and Ontario beverages will be served.

Game tickets are required for entrance to the pre-game reception.  Tickets purchased through the Digital Moose Lounge will be available for pick-up at the SAP Center Will Call window at the South Entrance (@ West Santa Clara St and North Autumn St) and under the ticket purchaser's name. Corresponding identification is required to pick up the tickets. If you purchased the tickets for someone else, please let us know ASAP who will be collecting them.

The reception is located in the Frank Jirik Room, adjacent to the South Entrance of the SAP Center. The reception will run from 5:30pm - 7pm. The game starts at 7:30pm.

Please RSVP by Tuesday January 12 through this Eventbrite invitation.

For more information please contact Kathryn Exon Smith at the Digital Moose Lounge at programs@digitalmooselounge.com or 408-816-9618.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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Leafs-Sharks Pre-Game Reception (Non-DML Ticket Holder)

Leafs-Sharks Pre-Game Reception (Non-DML Ticket Holder)

SAP Center: Frank Jirik Room - 525 West Santa Clara Street, San Jose CA 95113

The Digital Moose Lounge in partnership with the Province of Ontario cordially invites you to a pre-game reception before the Toronto Maple Leafs vs. San Jose Sharks hockey game on January 15. Ontario

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The Digital Moose Lounge in partnership with the Province of Ontario cordially invites you to a pre-game reception before the Toronto Maple Leafs vs. San Jose Sharks hockey game on January 15. Ontario's Minister of Economic Development, Employment, and Infrastructure, the Honourable Minister Brad Duguid, will be a special guest in attendance.

Light appetizers and Ontario beverages will be served. 

To be admitted into the facility for the reception only, you must check in with the Will Call window at the South Entrance (@ West Santa Clara St and North Autumn St) and receive a wristband before 6pm. Corresponding identification is required to pick up the wristband.  Anyone arriving after 6pm will not be admitted into the facility as stipulated by the SAP Center. 

The reception is located in the Frank Jirik Room, adjacent to the South Entrance of the SAP Center. The reception will run from 5:30pm - 7pm. 

Please RSVP by Tuesday January 12 through this Eventbite invitation.

For more information please contact Kathryn Exon Smith at the Digital Moose Lounge at programs@digitalmooselounge.com or 408-816-9618.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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December

University of Toronto Alumni Holiday Happy Hour

University of Toronto Alumni Holiday Happy Hour

Bergerac - 316 11th Street, San Francisco

Celebrate this wonderful time of the year by enjoying refreshments and conversation with fellow U of T alumni and friends at the Bergerac! 

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Join fellow U of T Alumni to celebrate the season.  

Appetizers and one drink per guest included; attendees are responsible for food and beverages ordered separately. 

An area of the restaurant will be reserved for the U of T group. 

Free!

Register here >>

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UC Berkeley Canadian Studies Lunchtime Colloquium

UC Berkeley Canadian Studies Lunchtime Colloquium

223 Moses Hall - 223 Moses Hall # 2308 Berkeley, CA

Professor Rymhs will talk about the art of Kent Monkman, part of her new book-in-progress entitled "Directing Traffic: Roads, Mobility, and Violence in Indigenous Literature and Art."

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Professor Rymhs will talk about the art of Kent Monkman, part of her new book-in-progress entitled "Directing Traffic: Roads, Mobility, and Violence in Indigenous Literature and Art."

Deena Rymhs is associate professor of English at the University of British Columbia where she teaches courses in Indigenous literatures and the environmental humanities. She is author of From the Iron House: Imprisonment in First Nations Literature (2008), and she is completing a second book, Directing Traffic: Roads, Mobility, and Violence in Indigenous Literature and Art.

This event is part of the UC Berkeley Canadian Studies monthly lunchtime colloquium series. Lunch will be at 12 and the lecture will begin at 12:20 p.m.

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[Sold out!] Montreal Canadiens at San Jose Sharks

[Sold out!] Montreal Canadiens at San Jose Sharks

SAP Center - 525 W Santa Clara Street San Jose, California, 95113

Moose  EventIt's hockey season again! The Digital Moose Lounge in partnership with McGill Alumni and the Association des Québécois à San Francisco have secured a block of tickets for this popular game. Join us and cheer on an excellent hockey match-up with fellow Canadians!

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It's hockey season again! The Digital Moose Lounge in partnership with McGill Alumni and the Association des Québécois à San Francisco have secured a block of tickets for this popular game. Join us and cheer on an excellent hockey match-up with fellow Canadians!

Seats are located in Section 226. Tickets will be available for pick-up the day of the game at the Will Call window.

Tickets for this game are now sold out!
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November

Go North Canada Meet up

Go North Canada Meet up

Tied House Beer Garden - 954 Villa Street Mountain View, CA 94041

Go North Canada invites you to join them at the Tied House to meet leaders from Netsuite, Thalmic Labs, and other scaling companies in Canada. Hear about the job opportunities available in Canada and make connections to other awesome Canadians!

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Go North Canada invites you to join them at the Tied House to meet leaders from Netsuite, Thalmic Labs, and other scaling companies in Canada. Hear about the job opportunities available in Canada and make connections to other awesome Canadians!

Sign up here >>

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Cirque du Soleil's LUZIA!

Cirque du Soleil's LUZIA!

San Francisco and San Jose

Get ready to experience LUZIA, Cirque du Soleil's latest Big Top creation, in the Bay Area this November through March 2017.

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Get ready to experience LUZIA, Cirque du Soleil's latest Big Top creation!


Under the White and Gold Big Top in San Francisco AT&T Park from Nov 16 2016 through Jan 29 2017 and in San Jose from Feb 9 to March 5 2017.


Learn more about the show

Watch a trailer

 
Digital Moose Lounge members get preferred rates!

For group sales, VIP Experience and unique meetings and gatherings under the Big Top please contact Emilie Laberge.

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Fireside Chat with Scott Lake

Fireside Chat with Scott Lake

Thirsty Bear Brewing Company - 661 Howard St San Francisco, CA 94105

Join Lisa Helps, Mayor of Victoria in a fireside chat with Scott Lake. Hear the history of Shopify, Scott's views on entrepreneurship and investing.

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Please join Lisa Helps, Mayor of Victoria in a fireside chat with Scott Lake. Hear the history of Shopify, Scott's views on entrepreneurship and investing...and why he now lives in Victoria, BC!

Scott Lake, is a startup entrepreneur and tech investor. He is best known as the co-founder and past CEO of Shopify, then later as founder of Source Metrics. Both companies followed very different trajectories which gives Scott a unique perspective on the entire spectrum of entrepreneurial success.

Currently, Scott leverages the learning from his entrepreneurial journeys to invest in and advise early stage tech companies through Hello Ventures. He has seen first-hand how a small company can grow to have enormous social and cultural impact and believes that entrepreneurs learn more from their failures than they do from success. 

Free!

Register here >>

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Chesterfield Chat with Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps

Chesterfield Chat with Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps

SPUR San Francisco Urban Center - 654 Mission Street San Francisco, CA 94105

Moose  EventJoin us as we host Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps at a Chesterfield Chat and reception in partnership with urbanist think tank SPUR.

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Join Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps in conversation with local leaders as part of our Chesterfield Chat series, a speakers forum focused on topics, people and stories of interest to Canadians.

The topic is New Solutions for Universal Challenges:

Canadian cities often share the Bay Area's progressive image as leaders in forward-thinking social policy. But what kind of urban challenges really exist just across our northern border, and how are they addressed? Hear how one Canadian city is innovating public sector leadership, and how it compares with current local initiatives encouraging civic engagement and reform. 

Panel discussion at 6:00 p.m.

Reception begins at 7:00 p.m.

Free for DML members who are registered on this site. Pre-registration requested.

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About Lisa Helps:

Mayor Helps believes that it is her job as Mayor of Victoria to employ business sensibilities and community values to lead an organization that serves all of its citizens.  With a transparent and common sense approach to decision-making, Mayor Helps has championed both citizen-led and local-business-led initiatives in a variety of areas. She's leading a transformation at City Hall in order to foster a more innovative, proactive and responsive culture to meet and exceed the needs of residents and the business community. 

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