Appearances

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  • Thursday, September 4, 2014, noon: A luncheon address to communications professionals of the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration, Ryerson University, Toronto.
  • Friday, September 5, 2014, noon: A talk, reading, and signing at the Toronto Rotary Club, Royal York Hotel, Toronto.
  • Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 9:30 a.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Kitchener Women’s Probus Club, Waterloo, Ontario.
  • Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 1:00 p.m.: A luncheon to kick-off the Waterloo Reads competition, Waterloo, Ontario.
  • Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Pierre Berton Resource Library, Vaughan, Ontario.
  • Thursday, September 11, 2014, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Collingwood Public Library, Collingwood, Ontario.
  • Friday, September 12, 2015, 6:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at a private Writers’ Trust Literary Salon fundraiser, Toronto.
  • Monday, September 15, 2014, noon: A talk and signing for the Retired Teachers of Ontario, Toronto.
  • Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 11:00 a.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Probus Club of Gateway, Collingwood, Ontario.
  • Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 2:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Meaford Public Library, Meaford, Ontario.
  • Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Fort Erie Public Library, Fort Erie, Ontario.
  • Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 7:30 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Pelham Public Library, Pelham, Ontario.
  • Thursday, September 18, 2014, 2:00 p.m.:  A talk, reading, and signing at the Deer Park Branch of the Toronto Public Library, Toronto.
  • Friday, September 19, 2014, Time TBD: Leading a workshop for writing students, Hamilton, Ontario.
  • Sunday, September 21, 2014, Time TBD: A talk, reading, and signing at Word on the Street, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
  • Sunday, September 21, 2014, Time TBD: Speaking on a panel with Zaraq Nawaz and Yann Martel on screen adaptations of books, at Word on the Street, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
  • Monday, September 22, 2014, 2:00 p.m.: A talk at the Interdisciplinary Centre for Culture and Creativity, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
  • Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 1:30 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing for the Writers’ Trust Author Series, Toronto.
  • Thursday, September 25, 2014, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Bradford West Gwillimbury Library, Bradford, Ontario.
  • Friday, September 26, 2014, 7:00 p.m.: A panel discussion, reading, and signing at the Headwaters Arts Festival Author’s Night, Caledon, Ontario.
  • Sunday, September 28, 2014, 1:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Weaving Words Festival, Sharon, Ontario.
  • Monday, September 29, 2014, noon: A talk entitled The Search for Honesty and Humour in Politics, for the University of Toronto Lecture Series, Oakville, Ontario.
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 10:00 a.m.: A talk and signing for the Toronto Conference of the United Church Women, Caledon East, Ontario.
  • Thursday, October 2, 2014, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Caledon Public Library, Caledon, Ontario.
  • Saturday, October 4, 2014, 1:00 p.m.: A reading at the 7th annual Writers Reading in Westport, Ontario.
  • Tuesday. October 7, 2014, 7:00 p.m.: Championing one of the Waterloo Reads finalist books, Waterloo, Ontario.
  • Thursday, October 9, 2014, 11:00 a.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Probus Club of Ajax, Ajax, Ontario.
  • Thursday, October 9, 2014, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the County of Lennox & Addington Public Library, Napanee branch or Amherstview branch, Ontario.
  • Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 7:00 p.m.: Keynote address at the annual Thanksgiving Dinner of the Canada-Mexico Chamber of Business, Mexico City, Mexico.
  • Friday, October 17, 2014, noon: The 2014 McGill Alumni Leacock Luncheon address, Hilton Bonaventure Hotel, Montreal, Quebec.
  • Saturday, October 18, 2014, 6:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Algoma Fall Festival, Sault Set. Marie, Ontario.
  • Saturday, October 25, 2014, 5:00 p.m.: A panel discussion and reading at the Vancouver Writers Fest, Vancouver, B.C.
  • Thursday, October 30, 2014, Time TBD: Talks in two high schools in Alliston, Ontario.
  • Thursday, October 30, 2014, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing as part of the One Book, One New Tecumseth program, Nottawasaga Inn, Alliston, Ontario.
  • Monday, November 3, 2014, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Wasaga Beach Public Library, Wasaga Beach, Ontario.
  • Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 9:30 a.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Port Hope Probus Club, Port Hope, Ontario.
  • Thursday, November 6, 2014, 12:15 p.m.: A talk to the Institute for Leadership Education in Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto.
  • Friday, November 7, 2014, 7:00 p.m.: Appearing at a dinner party as part of a fundraiser for 40 Homes for Dinner. 
  • Wednesday, November 12, 10:30 a.m.: A talk, reading, and signing for the Swan Lake Probus Club, Markham, Ontario.
  • Thursday, November 13, 2014, 10:30 a.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Probus Club of Stouffville, Stouffville, Ontario.
  • Friday, November 14, 2014, 6:30 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Strathroy Branch of the Middlesex County Library, Strathroy, Ontario.
  • Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 7:00 p.m.: A talk to a private book club in Toronto.
  • Thursday, November 20, 2014, noon: A talk entitled The Search for Honesty and Humour in Politics, for the University of Toronto Lecture Series, Markham, Ontario.
  • Sunday, November 23, 2014, noon: Serving as Master of Ceremonies for a Young Authors of Canada luncheon, Horseshoe Valley Resort, Oro Medonte, Ontario.
  • Monday, December 1, 2014, 6:30 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing for the Bonnie Stern Book Club, Toronto.
  • Thursday, January 8, 2015, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing for the Toronto University Women’s Club, Toronto.
  • Monday, January 12, 2015, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing for CFUW Brampton, at the Brampton Public Library, Brampton, Ontario.
  • Monday, January 19, 2015, 11:00 a.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Lake Country Probus Club, Orillia, Ontario.
  • Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 10:30 a.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at Probus Pickering, Pickering, Ontario.
  • Wednesday, February 4, 2015, noon: A talk entitled The Search for Honesty and Humour in Politics, for the University of Toronto Lecture Series, St. George campus, Toronto.
  • Wednesday, February 11, 2015, noon: A talk to the Women’s Canadian Club of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario.
  • Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading and signing as part of the 2015 KAMA Reading Series in support of World Literacy Canada, Toronto.
  • Sunday, March 1, 2015, Time TBD: A talk, reading, and signing for the One Book, One Brant program, Brant County, Ontario.
  • Wednesday, March 4, 2015, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Stirling-Rawdon Public Library, Stirling, Ontario.
  • Wednesday, March 11, 2015, noon: A talk to the Canadian Club of Kingston, Kingston, Ontario.
  • Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading and signing at a Rotary Club Banquet in Dresden, Ontario.
  • Thursday, April 9, 2015, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at The Book Keeper bookstore, Sarnia, Ontario.
  • Saturday, April 11, 2015, Time TBD: Keynote address and reading at the 2015 Cite conference, Hamilton, Ontario.
  • Thursday, March 19, 2015, 10:00 a.m.: A talk, reading, and signing for the Probus Club of Etobicoke, Etobicoke, Ontario.
  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015, Noon: A talk, reading and signing for the Scarborough branch of the Retired Women Teachers of Ontario, Scarborough, Ontario.
  • Thursday April 23, 2015, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading and signing for the Trent Hills Grannies for Africa, Warkworth, Ontario.
  • Saturday, April 25, 2015, Time TBD: A talk, reading, and signing at a fundraiser for “My Friend’s House” a women’s shelter, Creemore, Ontario.
  • Monday, May 4, 2015, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing for the Canadian Federation of University Women, Oakville, Ontario.
  • Thursday, May 14, 2015, 7:30 p.m.: A talk to a private book club in Toronto.
  • Thursday, July 16 – Sunday, July 19, 2015, Time TBD: Appearing at the Saskatchewan Festival of Words, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan.
  • Friday, August 7 – Sunday, August 9, 2015, Time TBD: A talk, reading, and signing at the Winterset in Summer Literary Festival, Eastport, Newfoundland.
  • Thursday, December 17, 2015, 11:00 a.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Cooksville Probus Club, Mississauga, Ontario.

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PAST APPEARANCES:

  • Sunday, October 26, 2008: Book signing and perhaps a few remarks and a short reading at the Chapters Rideau store just east of Parliament Hill in Ottawa, from 11:00 to 12:00 noon.
  • Wednesday, November 5, 2008: Talk to a Toronto book club that has chosen TBLP as their pick this month.
  • Thursday, December 11, 2008: A talk and reading at a private Toronto book club (Yes, I do book clubs too!)
  • Thursday, January 22, 2009: A talk, reading, and signing for The Women’s Canadian Club of Toronto.
  • Monday, February 9, 2009: A talk to a Toronto-area book club that is reading TBLP.
  • Tuesday, February 10, 2009: Another talk to a different but just as wonderful book club that has chosen TBLP as its monthly selection.
  • Monday, February 23, 2009: A talk at another local Toronto-area book club.
  • Friday, March 27, 2009: A talk to a private book club in Caledon, Ontario.
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009: A talk, Q&A, and book signing at The Whiff of Grape, a dinner club in Toronto running continuously since the 1960s.
  • Saturday, April 18, 2009, 2:00 p.m.: A talk, reading and panel discussion at the Port Hope Public Library with some local self-published authors.
  • Thursday, April 30, 2009: A talk at a private book club in Orillia, Ontario, home to the Stephen Leacock Museum.

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  • Wednesday, June 24, 2009, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the new McNally Robinson bookstore in Don Mills, (Don Mills Road and Lawrence in Toronto).
  • Thursday, July 23, 2009, 12:00 noon: A talk, reading, and signing at a book club in Burlington, Ontario.
  • Wednesday, October 14, 2009, 10:00 a.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Probus Club of Swan Lake in Markham, Ontario.
  • Wednesday, October 21, 2009, 6:30 p.m.: A talk at a book club in Toronto.
  • Monday, October 26, 2009, 7:00 p.m.: A talk at the Book Ends bookclub in Toronto.
  • Friday, November 20, 2009, 8:30 p.m.: A conference call discussion with a bookclub in Georgetown, just outside of Toronto.
  • Friday, December 4, 2009, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading and discussion at a private bookclub in Toronto.
  • Sunday, April 11, 2010, 11:00 a.m.: A talk, reading, and signing with Blue Heron Books at Wyndance Golf Club, Uxbridge, Ontario.
  • Thursday, May 6, 2010, 10:30 a.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at a Probus Club near Collingwood, Ontario.
  • Monday, May 31, 2010, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading and discussion at a private book club in Toronto.
  • Friday, July 23, 2010, 7:00 p.m.: A reading with other humour writers at the Leacock Summer Festival in Orillia, Ontario.
  • Sunday, August 8, 2010, afternoon: A talk, reading, and signing at the Slocan Community Library, Slocan, British Columbia.
  • Monday, August 30th, 2010, 8:00 p.m.: A speaker phone talk and Q&A with a book club in Kitchener-Waterloo.
  • Wenesday, September 15, 2010, 7:00 p.m.: A talk an reading at the BookLounge Insights & Insiders Fall Preview Event at Ben McNally Books in Toronto.
  • Thursday, September 16, 2010: A day of talks and media interviews in Ottawa for the launch of The High Road.
  • Monday, September 20, 2010, 7:00 p.m.: A talk and Q&A at a mass gathering of Book Clubs in the Waterloo Region to kick off the OBOC festivities.
  • Wednesday, September 22, 2010, 1:30 p.m.: A reading at Elmira District Secondary School as part of the Waterloo Region’s One Book, One Community program.
  • Wednesday, September 22, 2010, 7:00 p.m.: A reading at First United Church as part of the Waterloo Region’s One Book, One Community program.
  • Wednesday, September 22, 2010: A reading at First United Church in Waterloo as part of the Waterloo Region’s One Book, One Community program.
  • Thursday, September 23, 2010, 7:00 p.m.: A reading at the University of Waterloo’s School of Architecture in Cambridge as part of the Waterloo Rergion’s One Book, One Community program.

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  • Friday, October 1, 2010, 6:30 p.m.: A talk/reading/signing at the Headwaters Arts Festival‘s Authors Night in Caledon.
  • Wednesday, October 13, 2010, 7:00 p.m.: A talk/reading/signing at the Dwight Public Library, Lake of Bays, Ontario.
  • Tuesday, October 19, 2010, 9:00 p.m.: A talk via-Skype to a book club in Cambridge.
  • Tuesday, November 9, 2010, 7:00 p.m. A talk and reading at the TEMC Book Club, in Toronto.
  • Tuesday, November 23, 2010, 7:00 p.m.: A brief talk and reading at the official Ottawa book launch for The High Road, Parliament Pub, Ottawa, Ontario.
  • Wednesday, January 12, 2011, 8:00 a.m.: A breakfast talk for the Brantford Rotary Club, Brantford, Ontario.
  • Thursday, January 13, 2011, 2:00 p.m.: Live Canada Reads online chat.
  • Friday, January 21, 2011, 7:00 p.m.: A talk and discussion at a private book club in Georgetown, Ontario.
  • Thursday, February 24, 2011, 4:00 p.m.: A talk to a group at Massey College, Toronto, Ontario.
  • Sunday, February 27, 2011, 6:30 p.m.: A talk and discussion at a Toronto-area book club.
  • Monday, February 28, 2011, 7:00 p.m.: A reading and signing at the Grimsby Authors Series, Casablanca Winery Inn, Grimsby, Ontario.
  • Tuesday, March 8, 2011, 9:00 a.m.: A talk to a class of journalism and PR students at Humber College, Toronto.
  • Wednesday, March 9, 2011, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing as part of the Beach United Church Speakers’ Series.
  • Monday, April 4, 2011, 1:30 p.m.: An interview with senior journalism students at Centenniel College, Toronto.
  • Monday, April 11, 2011, 1:00 p.m.: A talk and reading to students at Trinity College School in Port Hope, Ontario.
  • Wednesday, April 13, 7:00 p.m.: A talk to a private gathering about the two novels, and ethics in politics, Toronto, Ontario.
  • Saturday, April 16, 2011, 2:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Port Hope Public Library, Port Hope, Ontario.
  • Wednesday, April 20, 2011, 6:30 p.m.: A talk to a local book club in Toronto.
  • Wednesday, April 27, 2011, 7:00 p.m.: A talk to a local book club in Toronto.
  • Sunday, May 1, 2011, 11:00 a.m.: A talk and discussion at a book club in Toronto, Ontario.
  • Friday, May 6 to Sunday, May 8, 2011: Delivering the keynote address and a workshop at the annual conference of the English Language Arts Council in Banff, Alberta.
  • Wednesday, May 11, 2011, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Hanover Public Library, Hanover, Ontario.
  • Saturday, May 14, 2011, 9:30 a.m.: A talk, reading, and discussion at the Chapter of Readers Book Club, Meadowvale, Mississauga, Ontario.
  • Thursday, June 9, 2011, 2:00 p.m.: A talk at a book club in Bobcaygeon, Ontario.
  • Saturday, June 11, 2011, 6:00 p.m.: Present the toast to Stephen Leacock at the annual Leacock Gala where the Leacock Medal of Humour is presented, Orillia, Ontario.
  • Monday, June 20, 2011, 7:00 p.m.: A talk to a book club in Toronto.
  • Saturday, June 25, 2011, 1:00 p.m.: A talk, reading and signing at the Bayfield Writers’ Festival, in the Bayfield Town Hall, Bayfield, Ontario.
  • Sunday, June 26, 2011, 1:00 p.m.: A talk and reading at a Books and Brunch event as part of the Bayfield Writers’ Festival, Bayfield, Ontario.
  • Thursday, June 30, 2011, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Owen Sound Public Library, Owen Sound, Ontario.
  • Saturday, July 9, 2011, afternoon TBD: A talk, reading and signing at the Mariposa Folk Festival, Orillia, Ontario.
  • Tuesday, July 19, 2011, 11:00 a.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Gravenhurst Probus Club, Gravenhurst, Ontario.
  • Friday, July 22, 2011, 6:00 p.m.: Hosting an evening of humour writers at the Leacock Summer Festival, Orillia, Ontario.
  • Tuesday, August 2, 2011, 11:00 a.m.: A talk and reading at the Waterford Retirement Community, Barrie, Ontario.
  • Wednesday, August 3, 2011, 7:00 p.m.: A talk about my publishing journey for creative writing and PR students at Simon Fraser University , Vancouver, British Columbia.
  • Wednesday, September 7, 2011, 10:00 a.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Bracebridge Probus Club, Bracebridge, Ontario.
  • Monday, September 12, 2011, noon: A luncheon address at a Professional Engineers of Ontario conference in Toronto.
  • Tuesday, September 20, 2011, 5:30 p.m.: A talk and reading for the McMaster University Summer Reading program, Hamilton, Ontario.
  • Sunday, September 25, 2011, 12:30 p.m.: A reading and signing at the Word on the Street festival, Toronto.
  • Monday, October 3, 2011, 7:00 p.m.: A talk and reading at a private book club in Toronto.
  • Wednesday, October 12, 2011, 12:00 noon: A talk and reading at a private book club in Toronto.
  • Sunday, October 16, 2011, 2:30 p.m.: A talk and reading for the Writers’ Circle of Simcoe County, Barrie, Ontario.
  • Wednesday, October 19, 2011, 8:00 p.m.: A talk and reading at a private book club in Toronto.
  • Friday, October 21, 2011, 7:00 p.m.: A talk and reading at a private book club in Toronto.
  • Monday, October, 24, 2011, 7:30 p.m.: A talk and reading at a private book club in Toronto.
  • Saturday, November 5, 2012, 7:00 p.m.: A talk to an Elections Ontario event in Toronto.
  • Monday, November 7, 2011, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing for Books Galore at the Piano Cafe in Port Perry, Ontario.
  • Tuesday, November 8, 2011, noon: A talk, reading and signing for the Flora McRea Group, Toronto.
  • Wednesday, November 9, 2011, 10:30 a.m.: A talk and reading at the Probus Club of Swan Lake, Markham, Ontario.
  • Monday, November 14, 2011, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Locke Library, Toronto.
  • Thursday, November 17, 2011, 11:00 a.m.: A talk, reading and signing at the Probus Club of Blue Mountain, Collingwood, Ontario.
  • Monday, November 21, 2011, 6:00 p.m.: A talk, reading and signing at the Toronto Dollar Supper Club, Toronto.
  • Thursday, November 24, 2011, 6:15 p.m.: Fulfilling authorial duties at the Writers’ Trust Gala, Toronto.
  • Friday, November 25, 2011, 7:00 p.m.: A talk at St. Andrews United Church as part of their 30th anniversary celebrations.
  • Wednesday, December 7, 2011, 6:00 p.m.: A talk and reading at a book club in Toronto.
  • Wednesday December 14, 2011, 1:30 p.m.: A talk and reading for the Newmarket-Aurora Canadian Federation of University Women, Aurora, Ontario.
  • Tuesday, January 17, 2012, 10:00 a.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Scarborough Probus Club, Scarborough, Ontario.
  • Wednesday, January 25, 2012, 10:00 a.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Women’s Probus Club of Newmarket, Ontario.
  • Friday, January 27, 2012, 7:00 p.m.: Participating in the Toronto Celebrates Canada Reads 2012 event with four of the five shortlisted authors, Toronto Public Library, Main Branch, Toronto.
  • Tuesday, January 31, 2012, 7:30 p.m.: A talk and reading at a book club in Richmond Hill, Ontario.
  • Thursday, February 9, 2012, 12:00 noon: A luncheon talk to the Ontario Bar Association, Toronto.
  • Thursday, February 16, 2012, 10:00 a.m.: A talk and reading at the Scarborough Centre Probus Club in Scarborough, Ontario.
  • Monday, February 20, 2012, 7:00 p.m.: A talk and reading at a private book club in Toronto.
  • Wednesday, February 22, 2012, 11:00 a.m.: A talk and reading to the Barrie Probus Club, Barrie, Ontario.
  • Monday, March 5, 2012, 4:00 p.m.: A talk to a CanLit class at Lakehead University that is studying The Best Laid Plans, Orillia, Ontario.
  • Tuesday, March 6, 2012, 7:00 p.m.: A talk and reading at a private book club in Toronto.
  • Thursday, March 15, 2012, 10:00 a.m.: A talk and reading at the Twin Lakes Probus Club in Orillia, Ontario.
  • Thursday, March 15, 2012, 2:30 p.m.: A talk and reading at the Cedarbrae Library, Scarborough, Ontario.
  • Saturday, April 7, 2012, Time: TBD: A talk and reading at Theatre 311, Listowel, Ontario.
  • Thursday, April 12, 2012, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Taylor Branch of the Toronto Public Library.
  • Saturday, April 14, 6:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Book Lover’s Ball and Benefit in support of the Uxbridge Public Library, Uxbridge, Ontario.
  • Sunday, April 15, 2012, 1:00 p.m.: A reading and signing for the Writers & Friends, a fundraiser for Horizons of Friendship, Memorial Hall, Kingston City Hall, Kingston, Ontario.
  • Tuesday, April 17, 2012, 11:00 a.m.: A talk and reading at the Gateway Probus Club in Collingwood, Ontario.
  • Wednesday, April 18, 2012, 6:30 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at a National Volunteer Appreciation Week event for the Toronto Public Library, North York Central Library, Toronto.
  • Thursday, April 19, 2012, 7:00 p.m.: A talk and reading at the Tweed Public Library, Tweed, Ontario.
  • Friday, April 20, 2012, 1:30 p.m.: A talk and reading at a private book club in Bobcaygeon, Ontario.
  • Friday, April 20, 2012, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at Dunsford United Church in Dunsford, Ontario.
  • Thursday, April 26, 2012, 1:00 p.m.: Talks to students at College Avenue Secondary School, as part of Woodstock Reads in Woodstock, Ontario.
  • Friday, April 27 – Sunday April 29, 2012, Time TBC: Talks, readings, and signings at schools and other venues as part of the Frye Festival, Moncton, New Brunswick.
  • Tuesday, May 8, 2012, 10:00 a.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Probus Club of South Muskoka, Bracebridge, Ontario.
  • Wednesday, May 9, 2012, 7:00 p.m.: A talk and reading at a private book club in Toronto.
  • Monday, June 4, 2012, 10:30 a.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the New Appleby Burlington Probus Club, Burlington Golf and Country Club, Burlington, Ontario.
  • Monday June 4, 2012, 6:00 p.m.: A talk and reading at a private book club in Toronto.
  • Tuesday, June 5, 2012, 1:00 p.m.: A talk to a group of Parkinson’s disease caregivers. St. George’s Golf Club, Toronto, Ontario.
  • Wednesday, June 6, 2012, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Innisfil Public Library, Cookstown, Ontario.
  • Wednesday, June 13, 2012, 2:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at a Women’s Probus Club in Collingwood, Ontario.
  • Thursday, June 14, 2012, 10:00 a.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Probus Club of Wasaga Beach, Wasaga Beach, Ontario.
  • Thursday, June 14, 2012, 7:30 p.m.: A talk and reading at a private book club in Oakville, Ontario.
  • Wednesday, June 20, 2012, 12:00 noon: A talk and reading at a book club at St. Christopher’s Church, Burlington, Ontario.
  • Thursday, June 21, 2012, 4:30 p.m.: A talk and reading at a private bookclub at the University of Toronto, Toronto.
  • Monday, June 25, 2012, 6:30 p.m.: A talk and reading at a private book club inToronto.
  • Wednesday, June 27, 2012, 11:00 a.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Probus Club of Orillia, Orillia, Ontario.
  • Thursday, July 5, 2012, 10:00 a.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Midland-Huronia Probus Club, Midland, Ontario.
  • Thursday, July 19, 2012, 1:00-4:00 p.m.: Leading a workshop on how writers can build an audience for their writing, Saskatchewan Festival of Words, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan.
  • Thursday, July 26, 2012, 12:00 noon: A talk and reading at a private book club in Scarborough, Ontario.
  • Friday, July 27, 2012, 12:00 noon: A talk, reading and signing at the Toronto Rotary Club, Royal York Hotel, Toronto.
  • Friday, July 27, 2012, 7:00 p.m.: Hosting and reading at the Leacock Summer Festival, Orillia, Ontario.
  • Wednesday, September 5, 2012, 11:00 a.m.: A talk and reading at the Ajax Probus Club, Ajax, Ontario.
  • Thursday, September 6, 2012, 5:00-8:00 p.m.: Participating on a panel about best practices in teaching for the university of Toronto School of Continuing Studies, Toronto.
  • Thursday, September 13, 2012, 2:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Women’s Canadian Club of London, London, Ontario.
  • Saturday, September 15, 2012, 10:30 a.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Station on the Green, Creemore, Ontario.
  • Saturday, September 15, 2012, 11;30 a.m.: Meet and greet and signing at the Creemore Farmers Market, Creemore, Ontario.
  • Saturday, September 15, 2012, 2:00 p.m.: A meet and greet and signing at Curiosity House Book Store, Creemore, Ontario.
  • Tuesday, September 18, 2012, 2:30 p.m.: A talk and reading at the Probus by the Bay-Collingwood Women’s Club, Collingwood, Ontario.
  • Wednesday, September 19, 2012, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading and signing as part of the One Book, One Halton Hills program, Halton Hills Public Library, Georgetown, Ontario.
  • Thursday, September 20, 2012, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing as part of the Hamilton Author Series, Gallery on the Bay, Hamilton, Ontario.
  • Friday, September 21, 2012, 11:00 a.m.: A talk, reading and signing at the Rotary District Conference, Government Conference Centre, Ottawa, Ontario.
  • Sunday, September 23, 2012, 3:00 p.m.: A reading at the Word on the Street festival in Toronto.
  • Sunday, September 23, 2012, 5:00 p.m.: Participating in TypeFace, a fundraiser for the Toronto Public Library’s Leading to Reading program, at the Word on the Street festival, Toronto.
  • Monday, September 24, 2012, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Grimsby Authors Series, Grimsby, Ontario.
  • Tuesday, September 25, 2012, 1:00 p.m.: A talk and discussion at a private book club in Toronto.
  • Thursday, September 27, 2012, 12:00 noon: An Orillia book launch including a talk, reading and signing, at Manticore Books, Orillia, Ontario.
  • Saturday, September 29, 2012, 11:00 a.m.: Moderating a discussion and readings by writers Carmen Aguirre and Marina Nemat, NorthWords, the Muskoka Literary Festival, Huntsville Town Hall, Huntsville, Ontario.
  • Tuesday, October 2, 2012, 1:00 p.m.: A talk, reading and signing at Algonquin College as part of Algonquin Reads, Ottawa, Ontario.
  • Tuesday, October 2, 2012: 7:00 p.m.: A talk to a group of book clubs in Ottawa, Ontario.
  • Tuesday, October 9, 2012, 1:00 p.m.: A talk and reading at the Hillcrest Public Library Book Discussion Group, Toronto.
  • Thursday, October 11, 2013, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at Bolen’s Books, Victoria, British Columbia.
  • Saturday, October 13, 9:30 a.m.: Moderating a discussion among Billie Livingston, Shauna Singh Baldwin, and Lorna Crozier, at the Calgary WordFest, Calgary, Alberta.
  • Saturday, October 13, 2012, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at a Calgary WordFest event in Turner Valley, Alberta.
  • Sunday, October 14-Tuesday, October 16, 2012: Attending the Summit Salon at the Banff Centre, Banff Alberta.
  • Thursday, October 18, 2012, 7:00 p.m.: A signing at Chapters Southpoint, Edmonton, Alberta.
  • Monday, October 22, 2012, 9:30 a.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Burlington Women’s Probus Club, Burlington, Ontario.
  • Wednesday, October 24, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Aurora Public Library, Aurora, Ontario.
  • Thursday, October 25, 2012, 6:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at a Village Bookshop author dinner in Bayfield, Ontario.
  • Monday, October 29, 2012, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Lorne Park Library, Mississauga, Ontario.
  • Friday, November 2, 2012, 7:00 p.m.: An onstage interview, reading, and signing at an event sponsored by Wordsworth Books, Balsillie School/CIGI, Waterloo, Ontario.
  • Wednesday, November 7, 2012, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing for the Eh List Author Series, Barbara Frum Library, Toronto, Ontario.
  • Thursday, November 8, 2012, 6:30 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Waterloo Public Library, John Harper Branch, Waterloo, Ontario.
  • Monday, November 12, 2012, 11:30 a.m.: A talk to a couple of Public Affairs classes at Humber College, Toronto.
  • Wednesday, November 14, 2012, 10:00 a.m.: A talk and discussion at a private book club in Toronto.
  • Thursday, November 15, 2012, 10:00 a.m.: A talk and reading at the Probus Club of Cooksville, Mississauga, Ontario.
  • Thursday, November 15, 2012, 6:00 p.m.: Authorial duties at the Writers’ Trust Gala, Four Seasons Hotel, Toronto.
  • Sunday, November 18, 2012, 11:00 a.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at a Books and Brunch event for Blue Heron Books at Wooden Sticks Golf Club in Uxbridge, Ontario.
  • Monday, November 19, 2012, 1:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing for the Canadian Perspectives Lecture Series, University of Toronto Senior Alumni Association, Toronto.
  • Tuesday, November 20, 2012, 2:00 p.m.: A talk, reading and signing at the Bendale Library, Toronto.
  • Wednesday, November 21, 2012, 10:00 a.m.: A talk and reading at the Probus Club of Newmarket, Newmarket, Ontario.
  • Tuesday, December 4, 2012, 6:30 p.m.: A talks, reading, and signing at the Puslinch Branch of the Wellington County Public Library, Puslinch, Ontario.
  • Thursday, January 10, 2013, 11:00 a.m.: A talk, reading, and signing for the North Burlington Probus Club, Burlington Art Centre, Burlington, Ontario.
  • Monday, January 14, 2013, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing for the Canadian Federation of University Women, Brampton, Ontario.
  • Friday, January 18, 2013, 6:00 p.m.: A talk and reading to the Toronto Centre of the Royal Canadian College of Organists, Toronto.
  • Tuesday, January 22, 2013, 8:30 p.m.: A call in to a Burlington book club.
  • Wednesday, January 30, 2013, 7:00 p.m.: A talk to a private book club in Toronto.
  • Thursday, February 7, 2013, 6:00 p.m.: Fulfilling authorial duties at the annual Book Lover’s Ball in support of the Toronto Public Library, Toronto.
  • Sunday, February 10, 2013, 1:30 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at Theatre Orangeville, Orangeville, Ontario.
  • Wednesday, February 13, 2012, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing for the Bishops University JUMP Mentor Program, Toronto, Ontario.
  • Thursday, February 14, 2013, 11:00 a.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Mountain View Probus Club, Collingwood, Ontario.
  • Thursday, February 14, 2013, 2:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing for the Meaford Public Library, Meaford, Ontario.
  • Tuesday, February 19, 2013, 7:00 p.m.: A talk to a private book club in Toronto.
  • Tuesday, February 26, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the McMaster University Alumni Book Club, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario.
  • Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 7:00 p.m.: A talk and reading at the Milton Public Library, Milton, Ontario.
  • Friday, March 1, 2013, Time 11:00 a.m.: Participate on a Creativity Panel at the Canadian Council of Public Relations Firms social media bootcamp in Toronto.
  • Saturday, March 2, 2013, 11:00 a.m.: An address to the McMaster University Global Engineering Conference 2013, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario.
  • Tuesday, March 5, 2013, 9:30 a.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Probus Women’s Club of Kitchener-Westmount, Waterloo, Ontario.
  • Wednesday, March 6, 2013, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing as part of the Wine & Words author series at the Niagara-on-the-Lake Public Library, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario.
  • Thursday, March 7, 2013, 10:30 a.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Scarborough Probus Club, Scarborough, Ontario.
  • Thursday, March 14, 2013, 10:00 a.m.: A talk and reading at the Westway Probus Club, Etobicoke, Ontario.
  • Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Burlington Public Library, Burlington, Ontario.
  • Thursday, March 21, 2013, 11:00 a.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Burlington Probus CLub, Burlington, Ontario.
  • Friday, March 22, 2013, 7:00 p.m.: Keynote address at the kick-off gala for the University of Ottawa’s Engineer the Future Conference, Canada Science and Technology Museum, Ottawa, Ontario.
  • Sunday, March 24, 2013, 2:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Shelburne Public Library, Shelburne, Ontario.
  • Tuesday, March 26, 2013, 7:00 p.m.: Fulfilling authorial duties at the CBC Books Trivia Night, Toronto.
  • Wednesday, March 27, 2013, 7:30 p.m.: A talk at a private book club in Toronto.
  • Wednesday, April 3, 2013, 2:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Pretty River Probus Club, Collingwood, Ontario.
  • Wednesday, April 3, 2013, 8:30 p.m.: A talk at a private book club in Mississauga, Ontario.
  • Thursday, April 4, 2013, 2:30 p.m.: An interview with journalism students at Centennial College, Toronto.
  • Monday, April 8, 2013, 7:00 p.m.: A talk at the Keep Toronto Reading event at Leaside Library, Toronto.
  • Tuesday, April 9, 2013, 1:00 p.m.: A talk to a community group at the West Rouge Community Centre, Toronto.
  • Wednesday, April 10, 2013, 10:30 a.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Probus Club of Central Muskoka, Bracebridge, Ontario.
  • Thursday, April 11, 2013, 10:30 a.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Probus Club of North Muskoka, Huntsville, Ontario.
  • Thursday, April 11, 2013, 2:00 p.m.: An interview on Sunshine 89.1 FM, Orillia, Ontario.
  • Friday, April 12, 2013, 7:00 p.m.: Moderating a panel on Political Satire at the SPUR festival organized by the Literary Review of Canada at the Gardiner Museum in Toronto.
  • Tuesday, April 16, 2013, 10:00 a.m.: A talk to a women’s group in Toronto.
  • Tuesday, April 16, 2013, 11:30 a.m.: A talk to the Daytime Book Club at the York Club, Toronto.
  • Wednesday, April 17, 2013, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing for the Markham/Unionville Canadian Federation of University Women, Markham, Ontario.
  • Thursday, April 18, 2013, 11:00 a.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Maple Leaf Women’s Probus Club, Newmarket, Ontario.
  • Thursday, April 18, 2013, 7:30 p.m.: A talk and reading at the Leaside/East York Chapter of the University Women’s Club, Toronto.
  • Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 12:00 noon: A talk as part of McMaster University’s annual Founder’s Day celebrations.
  • Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 10:25 a.m.: A talk to students at Stratford Central Secondary School. Stratford, Ontario.
  • Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 2:00 p.m.: A talk and reading to help launch the Evergreen Award program with the Stratford Public Library, Stratford, Ontario.
  • Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 7:00 p.m.: A talk to the Alzheimer Society of Perth County’s celebration dinner, Stratford, Ontario.
  • Friday, April 26, 2013, 11:30 a.m.: Keynote address at the annual Vancouver Leacock Luncheon, Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Sunday, April 28, 2013, 12:00 noon: A talk, reading, and signing at the Niagara Falls Public Library Book Lovers’ Literary Luncheon, Niagara Falls, Ontario.
  • Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading and signing at the Kawartha Lakes Public Library in Lindsay, Ontario.
  • Thursday, May 2, 2013, 12:00 noon: Class talks at Crescent School where TBLP is on the curriculum, Toronto.
  • Friday, May 3, 2013, 12:00 noon: Class talks at Crescent School where TBLP is on the curriculum, Toronto.
  • Wednesday, May 8, 2013, 1:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Grey Highlands Probus Club, Flesherton, Ontario.
  • Thursday, May 9, 2013, 6:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Etobicoke Chapter of the Canadian Federation of University Women, Etobicoke, Ontario.
  • Thursday, May 23, 2013, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Beaverton Branch of the Brock Township Public Library, Beaverton, Ontario.
  • Monday, May 27, 2013, 7:00 p.m.: A talk to a private book club in Toronto.
  • Wednesday, May 29, 2013, 2:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Pelham Public Library, Pelham, Ontario.
  • Wednesday, May 29, 2013, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading and signing at the Fort Erie Public Library, Fort Erie, Ontario.
  • Thursday, May 30, 2013, 6:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Annual General Meeting of the Alumni Association of Woodsworth College, Toronto.
  • Friday, May 31, 2013, 10:30 p.m.: A panel discussion on self-publishing as part of the Annual General Meeting weekend of the Writers’ Union of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.
  • Saturday, June 1, 2013, 2:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Barrie Public Library as part of the National Public Readings program of the Writers’ Union of Canada.
  • Monday, June 3, 2013, 6:00 p.m.: Serving as Master of Ceremonies for the Canadian Booksellers Association Libris Awards, Toronto.
  • Tuesday, June 4, 2013, 10:30 a.m.: A talk, reading and signing at the Probus Club of Brampton, Brampton, Ontario.
  • Wednesday, June 5, 2013, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the North Bay Public Library, North Bay, Ontario.
  • Friday, June 7, 2013, 11:30 a.m.: An address to the annual Toronto Leacock Luncheon celebrating the wit and humor of Stephen Leacock, organized by the McGill University Alumni Association, Royal York Hotel, Toronto.
  • Thursday, June 13-Friday, June 14, 2013, Time TBD: A talk and workshop at a Yukon government conference entitled “Creativity and Public Policy: Emerging Trends and Tools,” Whitehorse, Yukon.
  • Thursday, June 20, 2013, 11:00 a.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Probus Club of Huntsville, Huntsville, Ontario.
  • Monday, June 24, 2013, 2:30 p.m.: A talk to students of the Humber College Publishing program, Toronto.
  • Monday, June 24, 2013, 7:00 p.m.: A talk to a private book club in Toronto.
  • Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Mimico Centennial Branch of the Toronto Public Library.
  • Wednesday, July 3, 2013, 7:00 p.m.: A talk to a private book club in Toronto.
  • Thursday, July 4, 2013: 6:30 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Essa Public Library, Angus, Ontario.
  • Wednesday, July 24, 2013, 8:30 p.m.: A Skype call in to an Ottawa book club.
  • Friday, July 26, 2013, 7:00 p.m.: Hosting and reading at the annual Friday Night Humour Showcase at the Leacock Summer Festival, Orillia, Ontario.
  • Thursday, August 8, 2013, 6:30 p.m.: Participating in a panel discussion as part of TorDan Talks, Dora Keogh Pub, Toronto.
  • Wednesday, August 14, 2013, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Arthur branch of the Wellington County Library, Arthur, Ontario.
  • Monday, August 26, 2013, 7:30 p.m.: A talk to a private book club in Port Credit, Ontario.
  • Thursday, September 5, 2013, 6:30 p.m.: An interview with the Toronto Writers’ Co-operative, Toronto.
  • Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Whitby Public Library, Whitby, Ontario.
  • Thursday, September 19, 2013, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Collingwood Public Library, Collingwood, Ontario.
  • Sunday, September 22, 2013, 12:00 noon: Appearing at the Our Public Library booth to support the Toronto Public Library system, Word on the Street, Toronto.
  • Sunday, September 22, 2013, 1:00 p.m.: Just for Laughs: Writing Humour panel discussion alongside Trevor Cole for the Humber School for Writers at Word on the Street, Toronto.
  • Sunday, September 22, 2013, 2:30 p.m.: A reading and signing at the Random House Remarkable Reads tent at Word on the Street, Toronto.
  • Thursday, September 26, 2013, 10:30 a.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Central Burlington Women’s Probus Club, Burlington, Ontario.
  • Thursday, September 26, 2013, 6:30 p.m.: A talk to the Canadian Authors Association – Leacock/Simcoe Branch, Orillia, Ontario.
  • Monday, September 30, 2013, 7:30 p.m.: A talk to a private book club in Toronto.
  • Wednesday, October 2, 2013, 6:00 p.m.: Attending the launch of the Bare it for Books fundraising calendar for PEN Canada.
  • Wednesday, October 9, 2013, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Clarington Public Library, Newcastle, Ontario.
  • Thursday, October 10, 2013, 4:30 p.m.: A Skype call in to an Ottawa book club.
  • Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 4:30 p.m.: A talk to a private book club in Toronto.
  • Saturday, October 19, 2013, 8:15 p.m.: A lecture at the Vancouver Institute, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C.
  • Monday, October 21, 2013, 8:00 p.m.: A talk to a private book club in Toronto.
  • Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 12:00 noon: A talk, reading, and signing at the Probus Club of St. Catharines, St. Catharines, Ontario.
  • Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 1:00 p.m.: A talk to the staff of the regional government of Waterloo to celebrate Local Government Week, Kitchener, Ontario.
  • Thursday, October 24. 2014, 6:30 p.m.: A meet and greet with local authors at the Sutton Branch of the Georgina Public Libraries, Sutton, Ontario.
  • Thursday, October 24, 2013, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Sutton Branch of the Georgina Public Libraries as part of the run-up to the Evergreen Award, Sutton, Ontario.
  • Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 6:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Pen Author Series, Badminton and Racquet Club, Toronto.
  • Friday, November 1, 2013, 12:00 n00n: An address to the annual Calgary Leacock Luncheon celebrating the wit and humor of Stephen Leacock, organized by the McGill University Alumni Association, Fairmont Palliser Hotel, Calgary, Alberta.
  • Friday, November 1, 2013, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Fernie Public Library, Fernie, B.C.
  • Monday, November 4, 2013, 4:30 p.m.: A skype call in to a book club in West Vancouver, B.C.
  • Monday, November 4, 2013, 7:30 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing for the Canadian Federation of University Women, Mississauga branch, Church of St. Brides, Mississauga, Ontario.
  • Wednesday, November 6, 2013, 9:15 a.m.: A talk to a Global Issues student conference at Hillfield Strathallan College in Hamilton, Ontario.
  • Thursday, November 7, 2013, 7:00 p.m.: A talk and signing at the Read for the Cure event in Calgary, Alberta.
  • Saturday, November 16, 2013, 6:30 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the 70th Anniversary Charter night of the Markham Lions Club, Markham, Ontario.
  • Sunday, November 17, 2013, 2:30 p.m.: A talk to a special fundraiser for the “Go Grannies Go” group that supports grandmothers in Lesotho, Toronto.
  • Monday, November 18, 2013, 2:00 p.m.: Recording a segment for a television show called Writers and Readers, hosted by Tom Taylor, Toronto.
  • Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 6:30 p.m.: A talk, reading and signing at the Quinte West Public Library, Trenton, Ontario.
  • Wednesday, November 20, 2013, noon: A talk and signing at at private corporate event for Borden Ladner Gervais, Toronto.
  • Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 4:00 p.m.: A Skype video call into a private book club.
  • Thursday, November 28, 2013, 6:30 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Belleville Public Library, Belleville, Ontario.
  • Saturday, November 30, 2013, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.: An event at Blue Heron Books in Uxbridge, Ontario.
  • Wednesday, December 4, 2013, 10:00 a.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Probus Club of Old Oakville, Oakville, Ontario.
  • Thursday, December 5, 2013, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.: Participating in the CBC Vancouver TV Winter Season Media Day, Vancouver, B.C.
  • Friday, December 6, 2013, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.: Participating in the CBC British Columbia Open House Food Bank Day, CBC Broadcast Centre, Vancouver, B.C.
  • Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at a private fundraiser, Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, Richmond Hill, Ontario.
  • Thursday, December 19, 2013, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading and signing for the Canadian Authors Association, Toronto.
  • Saturday, January 11, 2014, 7:00 p.m.: An address to the annual John A. Macdonald Dinner in Orillia, Ontario.
  • Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 7:30 p.m.: A lecture about the roots of my novel Up and Down for the Heliconian Club, Toronto.
  • Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 2:00 p.m.: A talk to the staff of the Parliamentary Library and the House of Commons, Parliament Hill, Ottawa, Ontario.
  • Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the German Ambassador’s home for the International Women’s Club of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario.
  • Friday, January 31, 2014, 10:40 a.m.: Presentation of the Ontario Library Association 2013 Evergreen Award at the OLA Super Conference, Toronto.
  • Friday, January 31, 2014, 2:10 p.m.: A talk and Q&A as part of the OLA Super Conference, Toronto.
  • Monday, February 3, 2014, 7:30 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing for the Canadian Federation of University Women, Northumberland Branch, Cobourg, Ontario.
  • Tuesday, February 4, 2014, 7:00 p.m.: A talk and reading at Belmont House, Toronto.
  • Thursday, February 6, 2014, 6:00 p.m.: Fulfilling authorial duties at the annual Book Lover’s Ball in support of the Toronto Public Library, Toronto.
  • Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 6:30 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing for the Canadian Federation of University Women, Vaughan, Ontario.
  • Thursday, March 6, 2014, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Victoria Village branch of the Toronto Public Library, Toronto.
  • Friday, March 7, 2014, 8:00 p.m.: A reading at a U of T School of Continuing Studies event called The Platform, Black Swan Pub, Toronto.
  • Tuesday, March 11, 1:30 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing for Durham Lifelong Learning, Whitby, Ontario.
  • Tuesday, March 11, 6:30 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing for the University Club, Toronto.
  • Thursday, March 13, 2014, 10:00 a.m.: A talk, reading and signing for the Applewood Probus Club, Mississauga, Ontario.
  • Monday, March 17, 2014, 10:00 a.m.: Recording an interview for later broadcast on 100.9 Canoe FM.
  • Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing as part of the Written Word series at the Midland Cultural Centre, Midland, Ontario.
  • Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 7:00 p.m.: A talk to a private book club in Toronto.
  • Friday, March 28, 2014, 7:00 p.m.: A talk and reading as part of the St. Andrew’s Speaker Series, St. Andrew’s Church, Toronto.
  • Monday, March 31, 2014, 8:30 a.m.: A brief talk in support of a fellow writer, Sunil Godse, Wolfe Performance Hall, London, Ontario.
  • Monday, March 31, 2014, 2:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at a book club in London, Ontario.
  • Monday, March 31, 2014, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing for the Canadian Federation of University Women, Hamilton, Ontario.
  • Monday, April 2, 2014, 6:00 p.m.: Fulfilling authorial duties at the annual Politics and the Pen Dinner at the Chateau Laurier in Ottawa, Ontario.
  • Monday, April 7, 2014, 7:00 p.m.: A talk to the Pursuits Club of Midland, Ontario.
  • Wednesday, April 9, 2014, 1:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing for the Retired Women Teachers of Ontario, Mississauga, Ontario.
  • Friday, April 11, 2014, 11:00 a.m.: An interview with CBC-Radio in Quebec City.
  • Saturday, April 12, 2014, 1:00 p.m.: A book signing with Miriam Toews, Salon international du livre de Quebec, as part of the ImagiNation Writers’ Festival, Quebec City, Quebec.
  • Saturday, April 12, 2014, 6:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Morrin Centre as part of the ImagiNation Writers’ Festival, Quebec City, Quebec.
  • Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 7:00 p.m.: A talk to the winning book club in a Read for the Cure contest, Toronto.
  • Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 11:00 a.m.: A talk and discussion with Writer’s Craft students at the University of Toronto School (UTS), Toronto.
  • Thursday, April 24, 2014, 3:00 p.m.: Judging the Ontario Provincial Finals of the 3 Minute Thesis competition, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario.
  • Thursday, April 24, 2014, 6:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing for Wines and Lines, a Rotary Club of Oakville fundraiser, Oakville, Ontario.
  • Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Clarkson Public Library, Mississauga, Ontario.
  • Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 2:30 p.m.: A talk about writing to the Social Justice Tribunals Ontario, Toronto.
  • Thursday, May 8, 2014, 9:30 a.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Waterloo Sunshine Probus Club, Waterloo, Ontario.
  • Thursday, May 8, 2014, 6:00 p.m.: A talk at the McMaster University Faculty of Engineering Applause and Accolades event in Hamilton, Ontario.
  • Saturday, May 10, 2014, 1:00 p.m.: A stint helping hand-sell great books at Words Worth Books, Waterloo, Ontario.
  • Monday, May 12, 2014, 1:30 p.m.: A talk to a private book club in Kingston, Ontario.
  • Monday, May 12, 2014, 7:30 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at an event hosted by Blue Heron Books in Uxbridge, Ontario.
  • Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 12:00 noon: A talk, reading, and signing at a luncheon at Christ Church Deer Park, Toronto.
  • Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 5:50 p.m.: Performing authorial duties at the annual Pongapalooza fundraiser, Toronto.
  • Friday, May 16, 2014, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing as part of the Ridgeway Reads Series, Ridgeway, Ontario.
  • Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 12:00 p.m.: A talk and signing at the Canadian Club, London, Ontario.
  • Thursday, May 22, 2014, 7:00 p.m.: A talk to a private book club in Oakville, Ontario.
  • Saturday, May 24, 2014, 3:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at Curiosity House Books, Creemore, Ontario.
  • Sunday, May 25, 2014, 1:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Thornbury Public Library, organized by Jessica’s Book Nook, Thornbury, Ontario.
  • Monday, May 26, 2013, 7:00 p.m.: A reading and signing as part of the Appel Salon reading series for the Toronto Public Library, Toronto Reference Library, Toronto.
  • Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 10:00 a.m.: A talk, reading and signing at the Women’s Probus Club of Lindsay, Lindsay, Ontario.
  • Thursday, May 29, 2014, 12:00 noon: A talk, reading and signing at the Literary Review of Canada‘s Literate Lunch Series at the Gardiner Museum, Toronto.
  • Friday, May 30, 2014: A No Relation media day in Montreal.
  • Monday, June 2, 2014, 7:00 p.m.: Acting as Master of Ceremonies for the annual Canadian Booksellers Libris Awards, Toronto.
  • Thursday, June 5, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Madoc Public Library, Madoc, Ontario.
  • Friday, June, 6, 2014, 6:00 p.m.: A talk and signing at a meeting of the Canadian Association of Retired Teachers, Marriott Hotel, Ottawa, Ontario.
  • Saturday, June 7, 2014, 1:00 p.m.: A signing at Forster’s Book Garden, Bolton, Ontario.
  • Sunday, June 8, 2014, 3:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Editors’ Association of Canada 2014 Conference, Toronto.
  • Monday, June 9, 2014, 6:00 p.m.: The official launch of No Relation at the Dora Keogh pub, Toronto.
  • Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 11:00 a.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Probus Club of Bradford, Bradford, Ontario.
  • Thursday, June 12, 2014, 7:00 p.m.: A talk to a private book club in Toronto.
  • Sunday, June 15, 2014, noon: A reading at the Luminato Literary Picnic, Toronto.
  • Monday, June 16, 2014: A No Relation media day in Halifax.
  • Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 7:00 p.m.: A talk to a private book club in Etobicoke, Ontario.
  • Thursday, June 19-Saturday, June 21, 2014: Leading workshops and emceeing the Gala at the Canadian Authors Association’s CanWrite! 2014 conference, Orillia, Ontario.
  • Monday, June 23, 2014, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading and signing organized by Wordsworth Books, Waterloo, Ontario.
  • Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 11:00 a.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Whitby Brooklin Probus Club, Whitby, Ontario.
  • Thursday, June 26, 2014, 8:40 a.m.: An appearance on CTV’s Canada AM, Toronto.
  • Thursday, June 26, 2014, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Beaverton Public Library, Beaverton, Ontario.
  • Thursday, July 3, 2014, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Picton branch of the County of Prince Edward Public Library and Archives.
  • Sunday, July 6, 2014, 9:00 a.m.: A talk to the Summer Institute for Future Legislators, University of Toronto, Toronto.
  • Wednesday, July 9, 2014, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Bonnechere Authors Festival in Eganville, Ontario.
  • Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 11:00 a.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Credit River Probus Club, Mississaugua, Ontario.
  • Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Kincardine branch of the Bruce County Public Library, Kincardine, Ontario.
  • Thursday, July 17, 2014, 2:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Wiarton branch of the Bruce County Public Library, Wiarton, Ontario.
  • Thursday, July 17, 2014, 2:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Port Elgin branch of the Bruce County Public Library, Port Elgin, Ontario.
  • Wednesday, July 23, 2012, 7:00 p.m.: A talk and discussion with the Canadian Authors Association, Muskoka Branch, Bracebridge, Ontario.
  • Thursday, July 24, 2014, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Dwight Public Library, Dwight, Ontario.
  • Friday, July 25, 2014, 9:00 p.m.: Hosting the annual Paul Quarrington Humour Showcase as part of the Leacock Summer Festival, Lakehead University, Orillia, Ontario.
  • Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 6:30 p.m.: A talk to a private book club in Toronto.
  • Saturday, August 9, 2014, 7:00 p.m.: A talk, reading, and signing at the Port Medway Readers’ Festival, Port Medway, Nova Scotia.
  • Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 7:30 p.m.: An on-stage “Be My Guest” interview in Muskoka, Ontario.