Join the Literary Review of Canada for lively discussion of everything from energy policy to new fiction. We also co-produce Spur, Canada’s national festival of politics, art and ideas.

  • November 27, 2013

    12:00 pm

    Gardiner Museum

    Toronto

    Literate LunchesDead Animals I Have Known
    Novelist Alissa York reflects on the totemic power of the animal carcass
  • November 14, 2013

    6:00 pm

    McGill University Faculty Club Ballroom

    Montreal, QC

    Thinking Forward: The 40th Anniversary Max Bell Essays and LecturesIs University Obsolete?
    As digital alternatives get cheaper and easier, argues McGill's Provost, traditional higher education must rise to the challenge.
  • November 4, 2013

    7:00 pm

    Gardiner Museum

    Toronto

    The LRC Presents…Found in Translation
    Denise Chong on the immigrant experience in small-town Canada
  • September 23, 2013

    7:00 pm

    Gardiner Museum

    Toronto

    The LRC Presents…Diplomacy, Guns and Money
    A dozen years after the NATO invasion of Afghanistan, Graeme Smith shares his personal experiences and analysis of this intractable conflict.
  • September 18, 2013

    12:00 pm

    Gardiner Museum

    Toronto

    Literate LunchesThe Idealist: Jeffrey Sachs and the Quest to End Poverty
    Nina Munk, award-winning journalist and contributing editor to Vanity Fair, discusses her latest work.
  • July 18, 2013

    12:00 pm

    Gardiner Museum

    Toronto

    Literate LunchesSaving the CBC: Balancing Profit and Public Service
    Wade Rowland, former producer and senior executive at both CBC and CTV and current professor at York University, discusses his latest work.
  • June 17–19, 2013

    Spur FestivalSpur Vancouver 2013
    Global Power Shift
  • June 10, 2013

    6:00 pm

    Gardiner Museum

    Toronto

    Thinking Forward: The 40th Anniversary Max Bell Essays and LecturesSmarter School Reform
    The (rare) innovations that can help Canada’s K-12 students do better.
  • May 23, 2013

    6:00 pm

    Asia Pacific Hall, Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue

    Vancouver, BC

    Thinking Forward: The 40th Anniversary Max Bell Essays and LecturesDemand Better
    Why the usual debates over energy supply, from wind to oil sands, distract Canadians from our greenest opportunities
  • May 6, 2013

    6:00 pm

    Gardiner Museum

    Toronto

    The LRC Presents…We Can’t Drink Oil
    When it comes to protecting Canada's water, warns environmental write Andrew Nikiforuk, no one can afford to stand idle.