Past Events

A list of all past banquet speakers can be found here.

You can download a complete list of past events since 2006 here.

Roddy MacKenzie – Bomber Command and Winston Churchill

Please join us on Tuesday, January 29 to welcome our guest speaker Roddy MacKenzie. He will address our Society on Bomber Command and Winston Churchill. Bomber Command and Winston Churchill is a powerful story which needs to be told. Roddy MacKenzie previously spoke to us about the relationship between Churchill and Queen Elizabeth II. Now […]

When: January 29, 2019 @ 05:00pm

Where: The Vancouver Club - 915 West Hastings

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2018 Year in Review

May 15 From the Crimean War to Syria:  Russia’s Middle East Adventure – Dr. André Gerolymatos, Evening with Churchill June 12 Churchill’s Legacy – Two Speeches to Save the World – The Lord Watson, The Annual Banquet September 25 Canada’s Nuclear Strike Force – Eric Mold, Evening with Churchill November 26 Whither International Support for […]

When: December 31, 2018 @ 12:00am

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James Boutilier – Whither International Support for China

Please join us on Monday, November 26 to welcome our guest speaker James Boutilier.  He will address our Society on “Whither International Support for China”. We seem to be entering a new era in the Chinese saga with the recent push back against Chinese activities, whether it be Trumpian tariffs, espionage trials in the United […]

When: November 26, 2018 @ 11:30am

Where: Royal Vancouver Yacht Club, 3811 Point Grey Road, Vancouver

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Eric Mold – Canada’s Nuclear Strike Force

Please join us on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 to welcome our guest speaker Eric Mold.  He will address our Society on Canada’s Nuclear Strike Squadrons and their contribution to NATO. Eric Mold spent ten years of service as a pilot in the Royal Air Force and twenty years of service as a pilot in the […]

When: September 25, 2018 @ 12:00am

Where: The Vancouver Club - 915 West Hastings

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Lord Alan Watson – Annual Banquet

Please join us on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 to welcome our guest speaker The Lord Watson of Richmond, CBE, commanding speaker, business man, author and former President of the Liberal Party of the U.K. Lord Watson will speak on ‘Churchill’s Legacy – Two Speeches to Save the World’. In 1946 Churchill gave two speeches that […]

When: June 12, 2018 @ 05:45pm

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Dr. André Gerolymatos – From the Crimean War to Syria: Russia’s Middle East Adventure

Please join us on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 to welcome our guest speaker André Gerolymatos.  He will address our Society on From the Crimean War to Syria:  Russia’s Middle East Adventure. Dr. André Gerolymatos is a Professor of History, an Associate Member in the School of Criminology, holds the Hellenic Canadian Congress of BC Chair […]

When: May 15, 2018 @ 05:00pm

Where: The Vancouver Club, 915 West Hastings, Vancouver

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2017 Year in Review

January 18 Syria, Iraq and Isis:  Predicting Future Global Hotspots – Allen G. Sens, Evening with Churchill March 15 Is a Cold War with China Inevitable – Paul Evans, Evening with Churchill April 11 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge– Colonel (Retired) Keith Maxwell, Evening with Churchill June 15 Churchill and Canada – […]

When: December 31, 2017 @ 12:00am

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Churchill’s Last Stand – Felix Klos – Annual General Meeting

Please join us on Monday, November 27 to welcome our guest speaker Felix Klos.  He will address our Society on “Churchill’s Last Stand”.   Felix Klos will address our members on “Churchill’s Last Stand”, the ill-understood story of Churchill’s Campaign for European Union.  After the Second World War, with much of Europe in ruins, Churchill swore […]

When: November 27, 2017 @ 11:30am

Where: Royal Vancouver Yacht Club, 3811 Point Grey Rd, Vancouver

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Ilai Saltzman – Churchill, Truman, the State of Israel and the Current Middle East

  Please join us on Thursday, September 21, 2017 to welcome our guest speaker Ilai Saltzman.  He will address our Society on the Churchill, Truman, the State of Israel and the Current Middle East.   Dr. Ilai Saltzman is the Associate Director for Academic Programs at the Israel Institute in Washington, D.C.  He holds a […]

When: September 21, 2017 @ 05:00pm

Where: The Vancouver Club, 915 West Hastings, Vancouver

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Winston Churchill and Mackenzie King; So Similar, So Different – Terry Reardon – Annual Banquet

Please join us on Thursday, June 15, 2017 to welcome our guest speaker Terry Reardon, who will address our members on Winston Churchill and Mackenzie King; So Similar, So Different.    Mr. Terence (Terry) Reardon is a prolific writer on matters related to Winston Churchill with emphasis on his connections to Canada.  Terry, born in Cheshire, […]

When: June 15, 2017 @ 05:45pm

Where: The Vancouver Club, 915 West Hastings, Vancouver

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