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Current Events Discussion
Spring 2020
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Current Events is now full. Please contact the Facilitator to register to the Wait List if interested.

Participants discuss national, local and international** current events.  We aim to provide a place where people can explore ideas and express points of view in an educated and non-confrontational way.

The format of the meetings can be either:

a one hour detailed exploration of a topic, led by a group member or members, with the second hour a facilitator-led discussion on various current topics, or

a two hour “bring your own topic” session where various members give introductions on very current topics and then lead short discussions of them.

    Subject matter is wide ranging. This last Fall we investigated Terrorism,, Confirmation of Justice Brett Cavanagh, Calgary’s Olympic Bid and Proposed Changes to the Indian Act, among others. The sessions are fun, and a great opportunity for some intellectual stimulation, together with socializing with interesting people from a variety of backgrounds.

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    We meet from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. on the first and third Thursdays of the month at the Rosedale Community Hall in the main floor Boardroom, 901-11 Ave. NW.

    The January to June 2020 dates are:

    Jan 2, 16; Feb 6, 20; Mar 5, 19; Apr 2, 16; May 7, 21; June 4, 18

    Facilitators – David Elliott, Ron Foyer


    New members and drop ins are welcome (you must be a member of CALL). 

    *Before you register, you must be a member of CALL. 

    ** If you are interested mostly in international events, see the World Events Discussion Groups on Mondays, Wednesdays or Fridays.

    *To participate in most programs, you must be a member.  Exceptions are listed as Open to the Public

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