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Distinguished Canadian alumni: The Right Honourable Kim Campbell

Distinguished Canadian alumni: The Right Honourable Kim Campbell

From 1970 to 1973, The Right Honourable Kim Campbell pursued three years of graduate work in Soviet Studies at LSE. We are pleased to share her reflections on her program of study at the LSE, what student life was like in London – as well as her advice for current students. Interview by Ryan Khan Edited by Hilary Carter Why did you choose LSE? “I liked the idea of travelling and studying in Britain. The great thing about LSE was it was in the heart of London, where other schools…

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…

Toronto: Wine tasting November 23, 2016

Toronto: Wine tasting November 23, 2016

The Canadian Friends of the London School of Economics (CFLSE) and the London Goodenough Association of Canada (LGAC) are pleased to invite you to a wine tasting experience by Rogers and Company Chateau, Villa and Estate Wines, an importer and distributor of premium wines in Ontario. Join fellow alumni for an evening of wine tasting, appetizers, and a discussion led by Rogers and Company Chateau, Villa and Estate Wines. The company is owned and operated by LSE alumni Harris Davidson (’92). Register online with Eventbrite to secure your spot. Tickets are limited,…

Montreal and Toronto: Election results viewing parties

Montreal and Toronto: Election results viewing parties

The Canadian Friends of the LSE is delighted to invite you to election results viewing parties in Montreal and Toronto on November 8, 2016. Join friends and fellow alumni as we learn who the next U.S. president will be! Montreal event information  Join Oxford and Cambridge alumni to watch the election results! Date: Tuesday, November 8, 2016 Time: 6:30pm  Venue: Burgundy Lion, 2496 Notre-Dame O., Montreal, QC Cost: Free (à la carte menu available) More information: please email montreal@cflse.com  Toronto event information Date: November 8, 2016 Time: 7:00pm Venue: Madison Avenue Pub, 14 Madison Ave,…