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.

  • April 26–28, 2013

    Spur FestivalSpur Winnipeg 2013
    Unnatural Histories
  • April 11–14, 2013

    Spur FestivalSpur Toronto 2013
    The Bottom Line
  • April 1, 2013

    7:00 pm

    Gardiner Museum

    Toronto

    The LRC Presents…Fighting for Cyberspace
    Ron Deibert, Director of Citizen Lab, on today's digital battle over privacy, democracy, and the public good.
  • February 27, 2013

    12:00 am

    Gardiner Museum

    Toronto

    The LRC Presents…Thinking Beyond Aid
    Dr. Samantha Nutt, Executive Director of War Child Canada, on the human cost of conflict-and what can be done about it.
  • February 8, 2013

    7:00 pm

    Gardiner Museum

    Toronto

    Can We Catch Up to Angola?
    Madelaine Drohan, Canada correspondent for The Economist, on lessons Canada should learn from other global resource economies.
  • February 4, 2013

    7:00 pm

    Gardiner Museum

    Toronto

    The LRC Presents…Immigration Sickness
    Dr. Kwame McKenzie, Professor of Psychiatry at University of Toronto and Medical Director at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, argues for an evidence-based approach to choosing new Canadians.
  • December 3, 2012

    7:00 pm

    Gardiner Museum

    Toronto

    The LRC Presents…Lessons from Afghanistan
    Lieutenant General (retired) Andrew Leslie on reinventing the Canadian forces in an age of austerity.
  • November 12, 2012

    7:00 pm

    Gardiner Museum

    Toronto

    The LRC Presents…Fighting Poverty
    Senator Hugh Segal dissects the costs and consequences of poverty in Canada-and offers new strategies and ideas for confronting poverty-related issues directly.
  • October 18, 2012

    12:00 pm

    Gardiner Museum

    Toronto

    Literate LunchesWorking the Dead Beat: 50 Lives That Changed Canada
    Sandra Martin, award-winning obituary writer, discusses her latest work.
  • October 1, 2012

    7:00 pm

    Gardiner Museum

    Toronto

    The LRC Presents…Our Capitalist Revolution
    John Hancock, Senior Counsellor at the World Trade Organization, on how global capitalism is delivering a creative, unequal, and out-of-control world — just as we demanded.