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Former First Lady Laura Bush to speak at Rotary conventionFormer First Lady of the United States Laura Bush, an advocate for literacy, education, and women’s rights, will speak at the 2018 Rotary Convention in Toronto this

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Service Above Self

We meet Fridays at 12:15 p.m. sharp! Please arrive no later than 12:00 noon 
At: The Fairmont Royal York, 100 Front Street West or
The National Club, 303 Bay St.
(Meeting Room, subject to change weekly
Please call the Rotary office: 416-363-0604)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada  M5J 1E3
Guesr Speaker:  Friday April 27, 2018
Location:  King Edward Hotel, Sovereign Ballroom
Topic:  Life After the Armed Forces
Host:  Lori Brazier
Michele Fisher started her career with the Canadian Air Force, specializing as a photographer, and completed 12 years of active service.  After making the decision to return to civilian life, she earned degrees in psychology and social work, and served as a Correctional Officer in a maximum security prison for men, and then as a Probation and Parole Officer.
Guest Speaker: Friday, May 11, 2018
Location:  The National Club, 303 Bay Street
Topic: Innovation and the Future of Work
Host: Rudy Haddad
As President and CEO, GE Canada and Vice President GE, Elyse leads GE’s growth, investments and business activities in Canada across its power, renewables, oil and gas, transportation, aviation, healthcare and digital portfolio.
She engages in shaping public policy through several board memberships including the C.D. Howe Institute, Conference Board of Canada, Mars DD and the Eco-Fiscal Commission. As well, she has served on numerous provincial and federal government advisory committees including the current Federal Finance Minister’s Economic Growth Council. She is a director for Brookfield Asset Management, a global alternative asset manager with over $250B under management.
Guest Speaker:  Friday, April 20, 2018
Location:  The National Club, 303 Bay St.
Topic: Gardening!
Host: Kevin Power
Possibly Canada’s best known gardener and President of Mark’s Choice Ltd., Mark Cullen is a third generation career gardener, and a “garden communicator” unlike any other. He is a best-selling author, with over 20 books on gardening to his credit. Cullen actively maintains his website,, where he has answered over 10,000 questions from gardeners across the country.
Guest Speakers: Friday, April 13, 2018,
Kevin Duguay and RI HOC Team
Location:  The National Club, 303 Bay Street
Topic:  Rotary Local Lager and
RI HOC Convention Update
Host:  Neil Phillips
Come and hear how Wellington Breweries has partnered with Rotary International to aid with global water projects through the launch of Rotary Local Lager.
Kevin M. Duguay launched his own Planning Consulting Company in December 2005. This followed 15 successful years of community planning as the City of Peterborough Land Use Planner. He also worked for 8 years as a Parks and Recreation Director in three Ontario Communities. In addition to his community planning and strategic planning services to both the private and public sectors, his company also provides a range of accessibility planning and design services.

Guest Speaker:  Friday, April 6, 2018
NEW ! Location:  Fairmont, IMPERIAL ROOM
Topic: Poverty and Role of Social Enterprises
Host to Speaker:  Bert Steenburgh
Rafik has studied and worked in Canada, Egypt, Germany, England, and Tanzania on issues related to poverty, environment, climate change, and tourism policies in developing countries. He has worked with bilateral organizations such as the UK Department for International Development and the Canadian International Development Agency, as well as with central and local governments on policy design and project implementation.
Guest Speaker: Friday, Mar 23, 2018
Location: The National Club, 303 Bay Street,
Topic: Google For Non-profits (G4NP)
– Our Future Today – Welcome to the Launch!
Host: Sandy Boucher
When a non-profit like The Rotary Club of Toronto aims to reach new heights in making an impact with its Vision 2020, it needs to have the right tools to enable it to attain success.  With our Roadmap to 2020 making progress, a team of Rotarians with diverse backgrounds and a common thread that binds them together to find simple solutions in improving the way Rotary does its work, was set to task.
Guest Speaker: Friday, March 9, 2018
Location:  The National Club, 303 Bay Street
Topic:  Gender Equity; Where We Stand and
How We're Pressing For Progress
Paulette Senior has devoted her career to empowering women and girls to overcome barriers and reach their full potential. She faced her own set of barriers when she immigrated to Canada from Jamaica as a young girl – an experience that ignited her interest in justice and activism.
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Speakers and Special Events
Michele Fisher, King Edward Hotel Sovereign Ballrm
Apr 27, 2018
Life After the Armed Forces
Youth Day 2018 Lunch
May 04, 2018
Youth Civic Leadership Awards at The National Club
Elyse Allan, CEO General Electric Canada
May 11, 2018
Innovation and the Future of Work
President's Cocktails at the National Club
May 15, 2018
Members and Their Guests Price One Lunch Ticket, Visiting Rotarians and other Guests $55
New! Andris Pone
Jun 01, 2018
Takato Ito
Jun 15, 2018
Consul General of Japan
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