Welcome to the Canadian Club of London’s 2021/2022 Season

We are please to continue our 115 year tradition of providing insightful and engaging speakers to our Individual and Corporate Members, and Non-Members, as well.

If you are an annual member, a reminder that all of the virtual events offered this season are included in your annual membership fee, free of charge.  You have already automatically been registered and you will receive a notification prior to the date confirming your attendance and providing details on how to attend.

Annual Members have the option of registering guests at preferred rates – a link has been provided for each event below.

Non-Members are also welcome to attend for a nominal fee, and a registration link is provided below for each specific event. If you wish to become a member, either individual or corporate, please see our membership pages for specific details.  Links to these pages are listed in the footer at the bottom of this page.


September 22, 2021

Shelina Zadorsky Two-Time Olympian and Gold Medalist, Tokyo 2021


Shelina won a bronze medal with Canada at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, before winning gold at the delayed 2020 Olympics in Tokyo during the summer of 2021. Please join Shelina as she recounts her early passion for soccer, the journey and experiences.

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October 6, 2021

Lori-Ann Muenzer  Gold Medalist

Possibilities & Passions:  The Mindset to Thrive in a Constantly Changing Economy


Tap into your passions and create possibilities that excite and scare you at the same time!  You don’t need to know how you’re going to accomplish it, the only pre-requisite you require is that you “want it”.  Join Canada’s 1st and only Olympic Cycling Gold Medalist Lori-Ann Muenzer and learn the mindset required to thrive in a constantly changing economy.

November 3, 2021

Peter Devlin



Prior to joining Fanshawe, President Devlin served 35 years in the Canadian Armed Forces and retired commanding the Canadian Army at the rank of Lieutenant General. He has several UN, NATO and Coalition tours and his awards include Orders of Military Merit from the United States, Brazil and Colombia as well as the Canadian Meritorious Service Cross, France’s National Order of the Legion of Honour and Commander of the Canadian Order of Military Merit.

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December 7, 2021

Jonathan Manthorpe


Join us as distinguished author and journalist Jonathan Manthorpe discusses his two most recent books- ‘Restoring Democracy’ and national bestseller and Globe & Mail Top 100 Books of 2019, ‘Claws of the Panda: Beijing’s Campaign of Influence and Intimidation in Canada’.  His previous books include Forbidden Nation: A History of Taiwan and The Power and the Tories: Ontario Politics 1943 to the Present. He has written columns for a wide variety of publications in Canada and overseas. Over his fifty-year career as a journalist, he was the foreign correspondent in Asia, Africa, and Europe for Southam News, the European Bureau Chief for the Toronto Star, and the national reporter for The Globe & Mail. In 1981 and 1982, Manthorpe was an advisor in London to Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau on the patriation of the Canadian constitution. He is now based in Victoria, British Columbia

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January 19, 2022

Emma Donoghue


Emma Donoghue, an Irish-Canadian playwright, literary historian, novelist, and screenwriter joins us to discuss her fascinating work.

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February 16, 2022

Leroy Hibbert

Understanding Black History and the Importance of Race Relations 


During this interactive conversation participants will gain insight into the importance of Black History while at the same time exploring key concepts and terminology related to culture, race, microaggressions, unconscious misunderstandings, and self-awareness.

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March 23, 2022

Sally Armstrong

Public Will and Political Will have worked for a Century – Not Anymore – Now it’s Personal. And women are leading the way.


Sally Armstrong is an award winning author, journalist and human rights activist, and a four-time winner of the Amnesty International Canada media award; she holds ten honorary degrees and is an Officer of the Order of Canada. Armstrong was the first journalist to bring the story of the women of Afghanistan to the world and is relentless when it comes to exposing the abuse of women whether on a university campus or a village in a war zone.  She is sometimes called “the war correspondent for the world’s women”.  During this month of International Women’s Day, Sally will discuss the post Trump and post Covid years to come and how this will include a switch in the way power is used and how it will affect each of us socially, emotionally and financially.

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