Toronto: Chris Bentley on the Future of Legal Access: What Does it Mean for You? May 1, 2017

Toronto: Chris Bentley on the Future of Legal Access: What Does it Mean for You? May 1, 2017

The Toronto Chapter of the Canadian Friends of the London School of Economics and the Oxford Cambridge Society of Toronto are delighted to host Chris Bentley. Please join us for a cocktail and hors d’oeuvres reception followed by remarks from Chris Bentley, former Ontario minister of Labour, Training, Colleges and Universities, Energy, Aboriginal Affairs and Attorney General as we discuss the important topic of the Future of Legal Access: What Does it Mean for You? Date: May 1, 2017 Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m. Venue: Gowling WLG, 100 King St W #1600, Toronto, ON M5X…

LSE Networking night: April 27, 2017

LSE Networking night: April 27, 2017

On April 27, LSE’s dynamic community will come together in cities across the continent to meet up, share career advice, make connections with each other and build a strong network of alumni. Last year 500 alumni participated in events in 17 cities throughout the US and Canada. Events are already being planned in these locations (click on the city links for details): Montreal Ottawa Toronto Vancouver Who is Networking Night for? Who needs networking? Networking is for everyone. This event is for anyone who wants to build a strong professional or social network…

Montreal: Canadian Centre for Architecture guided tour, March 18, 2017

Montreal: Canadian Centre for Architecture guided tour, March 18, 2017

Please join us for a guided tour of the Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA), the internationally renowned architectural museum and research institution. Our tour will include the historic Shaughnessy House, as well as visits to the current exhibtions, one of which celebrates CCA founder Phyllis Lambert‘s lifetime of work as an activist, architect, preservationist on the occasion of her 90th birthday. Date: Saturday, March 18, 2017 Time: 2:00pm Venue: Canadian Centre for Architecture, 1920 Rue Baile, Montréal, QC H3H 2S6  Cost: $10 RSVP: Via Eventbrite (places limited!)

Toronto: Trivia Night vs. Oxford vs. Cambridge! March 16, 2017

Toronto: Trivia Night vs. Oxford vs. Cambridge! March 16, 2017

The Toronto Chapter of the Canadian Friends of the London School of Economics and the Oxford Cambridge Society of Toronto are pleased to be hosting round three of our great trivia night. It will be Cambridge versus Oxford versus the LSE for eternal bragging rights. Show off what you still remember from that great education! There will be a theme to this year’s questions that should put the schools on a level playing field.  Date: March 16, 2017 Time: 6:00-8:00pm Venue: Firkin on Yonge (top floor), 207 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON,…

Toronto event: Talking Brexit with Dr. Tim Oliver

Toronto event: Talking Brexit with Dr. Tim Oliver

The Toronto chapter of the CFLSE is delighted to host Professor Tim Oliver, Dahrendorf Fellow on Europe-North American relations at LSE IDEAS and Teaching Fellow at UCL Please join us for an end-of-week drink and appetizers followed by remarks from Dr. Oliver who will present our alumni with “Notes from Brexit Island: A guide to the what, who, where, when, why, and how of Brexit.” Date: Friday, February 3, 2017 Time: 5:30-7:00pm Venue:Duke of York, 39 Prince Arthur Avenue, Toronto, ON M5R 1B2 Cost:$10 for early bird reservation, $15 starting January…

Vancouver charity & social night January 25th

Vancouver charity & social night January 25th

Please join the Vancouver chapter of the CFLSE for our first event of 2017. Participate in a fun networking activity with fellow alumni and support a great cause!  As January can be a difficult time of year for charities and shelters, we will be collecting donations to support Covenant House Vancouver. Covenant House provides food, shelter, clothing and counselling to over 1,300 homeless and runaway youth each year. If you have gently used clothing items, please bring them to the event or consider making a cash donation. We have arranged for a…

Calgary holiday cheer reception! December 15, 2016

Calgary holiday cheer reception! December 15, 2016

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Let’s get together to celebrate. Please join the Calgary chapter of the Canadian Friends of the LSE for its annual holiday cheer reception. Be sure to bring your partner to help jingle in the holidays.  Come for the merriment and libations and relish in the holiday spirit. Date: Thursday, December 15, 2016 Time: 6:00 pm Where: Double Zero (downtown), 751 4th Street SW Suite 100, Calgary, AB, T2P 4K8 Cost: In the spirit of the season there will be no ticket charge. As such, attendees will be…

Montreal holiday dinner! December 20, 2016

Montreal holiday dinner! December 20, 2016

The Montreal Chapter of the Canadian Friends of the LSE are pleased to invite you to our seventh annual holiday dinner! Come join us to celebrate the holiday season at Kampai Garden, chef Antonio Park’s chic new beer garden in the Faubourg Ste-Catherine. Date: Tuesday, December 20, 2016 Time: 6:00pm Where: Kampai Garden, 1616 Ste-Catherine O., Montreal, QC H3H 1L7 Cost: Individual restaurant orders RSVP: Via Eventbrite We look forward to seeing you!

Ottawa speaker event: Dr. Tim Oliver on Brexit

Ottawa speaker event: Dr. Tim Oliver on Brexit

The Ottawa Chapter of CFLSE invites you to a talk by Dr Tim Oliver on Brexit: ” Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Brexit (But Were Afraid to Ask).” As Brexit unfolds, the realities facing Britain and Europe are becoming clearer. In this presentation, Dr. Tim Oliver, a noted writer on Brexit and British foreign policy, will discuss why Brexit happened, where relations between the UK and the EU might now be headed, what Brexit could mean for Europe, and whether concerns about Britain’s isolation and decline are justified….

Toronto holiday party!

Toronto holiday party!

The Canadian Friends of the LSE invites you to our holiday party in Toronto. Come celebrate the holiday season with old friends and new!  Limited tickets available due to venue size. Don’t delay in reserving your place; get your ticket soon! Date: Thursday, December 15, 2016 Time: 6:30-9:30pmVenue: Firkin on Yonge, 207 Yonge St, Toronto, ON  M5B 2H1. Located right across from the Eaton Centre on Yonge Street and close to Queen Subway Station.Cost: $10 early bird tickets until December 7th, $15 thereafter. Tickets include hors d’oeuvres; cash bar.Tickets: Limited tickets available due to…