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.

Jonathan Manthorpe – Claws of the Panda

Please join us on Monday, December 2, to welcome our guest speaker Jonathan Manthorpe.  He will address our Society on “Claws of the Panda”. Mr. Manthorpe’s book Claws of the Panda tells the story of Canada’s failure to construct a workable policy towards the People’s Republic of China. In particular the book tells of Ottawa’s failure […]

When: December 2, 2019 @ 11:30am

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

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9/11: Lessons for the Cyber Era – James McFarlin

Please join us on Wednesday, June 19 to welcome our guest speaker James McFarlin.  He will address our Society on 9/11: Lessons for the Cyber Era.   The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 represent the most devastating assault on America’s homeland in its history.  With the generous and unselfish help of its neighbor, friend, and […]

When: June 19, 2019 @ 05:00pm

Where: The Vancouver Club - 915 West Hastings

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Churchill, Walking with Destiny – Andrew Roberts – The Annual Banquet

Please join us on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 to welcome our guest speaker Andrew Roberts.  He will address our Society on Churchill, Walking with Destiny. Winston Churchill had a powerful lifelong sense that he was walking with Destiny. Where did he get that sense from? How did it affect the decisions he took? Drawing on […]

When: May 22, 2019 @ 05:30pm

Where: The Vancouver Club - 915 West Hastings

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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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