Barbara Gray

Adam Saperia

Barbara Gray

 

Traffic Matters: Innovative Solutions to a Persistent Problem

January 16th, 1:00-3:00 pm

Bringing her experience in city building and cost-effective innovations from Seattle, Barbara Gray is leading the charge in transforming Toronto's transportation network. As General Manager of Transportation Services, Barbara is focused on keeping people moving, improving safety and reliability, and strengthening partnerships with stakeholders.

Barbara will speak to the challenges the City faces in balancing the City's rapid population growth, construction management, and demands on curbside space. By implementing concrete actions, such as through the Congestion Management Plan, Barbara's leadership ensures the City will remain vibrant and livable for residents, businesses and industry.

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Dr. Andrea Furlan & Robert MacDonald

Dr. Andrea Furlan

Dr. Andrea Furlan

Robert MacDonald

Robert MacDonald

 

The Opioid Crisis and a Story of Turning Tragedy into Hope

January 30th, 1:00-3:00 pm

LOCATION: Toronto Rehab 550 University Avenue, 3rd Floor
Toronto, ON M5G 2A2


Canada is ranked as one of the world’s leading per-capita consumers of opioids for the treatment of pain. As the leading adult rehabilitation hospital in the county, Toronto Rehab experts are taking key steps to address this important societal issue.

An estimated 6 million Canadian suffer from moderate to severe chronic pain. Many are poorly served by current treatments and the over-reliance on opioid medications has led to a growing nation crisis. A better understanding of pain and therapeutic alternative is required.

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Dr. Aileen Burford-Mason

Dr. Aileen Burford-Mason

Dr. Aileen Burford-Mason

 

The Healthy Brain: Optimize Brain Power at Any Age

February 6th, 1:00-3:00 pm

The Healthy Brain - The brain is a complex, hard-working organ. It is also a very hungry organ, using nutrients at ten times the rate of any other organ, so if it's to function well, it needs careful feeding. The food needs of the brain include glucose for brain energy as well as the vitamins, minerals, essential fats and amino acids - the indispensable elements from diet without which we cannot survive. These are the raw materials needed to maintain the brain's structural integrity and to create the chemistry that controls mood, memory, focus and concentration. This talk will describe the type of diets and supplements that help build healthy brains and maintain them into old age.

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Nancy Trites Botkin

Nancy Trites Botkin

Nancy Trites Botkin

 

The Why and the Women

February 14th, 1:00-3:00 pm

Location: Timothy Eaton Church
230 St. Clair Ave. West, Toronto, ON M4V 1R5


Passionate about helping woman understand their gifts and strengths as society and our world navigates increasingly tumultuous pressures, Think8Women is Nancy’s platform for women and women’s groups committed to living authentically.

“Tomorrow is today. We are confronted with the fierce urgency of now.”

Martin Luther King Jr. had no idea his words would be relevant 50 year’s on, but women everywhere are responding to powerful challenges from every side by finding their own voice and standing firm.

Nancy’s Living On Purpose Roundtables explore what it means to be a woman who stands up and speaks up in her own power.

Her new book, LIVING ON PURPOSE, traces a palpable awakening of women asking the same question: “Is it possible to know what I am meant to be or do or bring to the world?”

A resounding YES is Nancy’s response! It not only possible, but essential to define the ‘why’ of your life. When you feel the urgency to know who you are and what you are meant to bring to the world, in your voice, with your gifts, your time is now.

Nancy’s Purpose is to help women to find their Purpose to create fully aligned lives and work, bringing renewed passion and intention to the whole of their life. These women, on Purpose, are changing their worlds, and many of them are changing the world.

Join us on February 14th at 1pm as Nancy shares stories from her book LIVING ON PUROSE: The Why and the Women.

Special pricing: $35.00 includes a copy of the book.

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