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.

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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Battle of Vimy Ridge – Keith Maxwell

Please join us on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 to welcome our guest speaker Keith Maxwell, a member of our Society.  He will address our Society on the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. To note the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, the Churchill Society of British Columbia is sponsoring an […]

When: April 11, 2017 @ 05:00pm

Where: The Vancouver Club, 915 West Hastings, Vancouver

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Is a Cold War with China Inevitable? – Paul Evans

Please join us on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 to welcome our guest speaker Paul Evans.  He will address our Society on Is a Cold War with China Inevitable?   Paul Evans is a professor of Asian and trans-Pacific international relations at the University of British Columbia.  He has held academic appointments and directed centres, institutes and […]

When: March 15, 2017 @ 05:00pm

Where: The Vancouver Club - 915 West Hastings

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Global Flashpoints – Allen Sens

Dr. Sens will speak on “Syria, Iraq and ISIS: Predicting Future Global Hotspots.” By examining the causes of the current turmoil in the Middle East, Dr. Sens will identify   some of the conditions that offer us some chance of predicting social instability and armed conflict. Dr. Sens was raised in Kitsilano, and attended school at […]

When: January 18, 2017 @ 05:00pm

Where: The Vancouver Club, 915 West Hastings

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2016 Year in Review

January 28 Charting Churchill:  An Architectural Biography – Leslie Hossack, Evening with Churchill February 24 Churchill and Queen Elizabeth II – Roddy MacKenzie, Evening with Churchill May 17 Churchill and the Greeks – Andre Gerolymatos, The Annual Banquet July 26 Churchill and the Avoidable War:  Could World War II have been Prevented – Richard Langworth, Evening […]

When: December 31, 2016 @ 12:00am

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Afghanistan and Pakistan: American Options? – Christine Fair – Annual General Meeting

Please join us on Monday, December 5 to welcome our guest speaker Christine Fair.  She will address our Society on “Afghanistan and Pakistan: American Options?“.  Christine Fair is an associate professor in the Peace and Securities Study Program within Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service.  She served as a political officer to […]

When: December 5, 2016 @ 11:30am

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

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Churchill and India – Christopher Friedrichs

Please join us on Tuesday, October 25 to welcome our guest speaker Christopher Friedrichs.  He will address our Society on Churchill and India. Winston Churchill’s opposition to self-government for India is a well-known aspect of his career, but the reasons for his opposition are not always well understood.  Certainly Churchill’s position was based to some […]

When: October 25, 2016 @ 05:00pm

Where: The Vancouver Club - 915 West Hastings

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