Lectures at 10am, Crossroads United Church, 690 Sir John A. Macdonald Blvd

The Kingston Red Barons were considered ground-breakers in the world of women’s hockey. Wanted to let you know about this!

“She shoots! She scores!” Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 7:30 p.m. Members of the fondly remembered Kingston Red Barons women’s hockey team will speak at a meeting of the Kingston Historical Society at the Seniors Centre, 56 Francis Street. This team, active in the '60s and ‘70s, lit up the sporting scene in Kingston and gave fans many memorable moments. Not only did they play exciting, smart hockey, they ran hockey schools for girls and organized (and won) provincial and local tournaments. Their achievements helped lay the groundwork for the development of female hockey in Canada - without their commitment and drive Canada would not be able today to boast of our expertise in women’s hockey. Some of the players were also instrumental in reviving women’s hockey at Queen’s and the establishment of the Canadian University Women's Hockey League in Canada; several have been inducted into the Kingston Sports Hall of Fame. Their 50th anniversary is coming up in 2019 - watch for more chances to renew your acquaintance with these outstanding women in the year ahead. Everyone welcome.

Also check out  this video segment from CKWS - A look back at the pioneering Kingston Red Baron’s women’s hockey club



In our rapidly changing world the motto of TVO to "Never Stop Learning" is a wise state of mind to cultivate among individuals of all ages who seek to become well informed as to what is happening in communities across our country and around the world.  Best of all, there are no tests, and you can choose when you want to view your chosen TVO selected shows by recording them for later viewing at a time of your choosing.


The author TIMOTHY GARTON ASH has written a book entitled FREE SPEECH - Ten Principles for a Connected World. Ash created a website located at Oxford University that Ash developed to promote better free speech on a broad range of sensitive political topics that crosses all cultural divides.

If you go to www.freespeechdebate.com , you will see the scope of the diverse topics that people from the world can comment on and discuss online. Many of the cited topics mentioned on the above website could not be discussed openly in some face-to-face conversations in some communities around the world.


On March 16, 2018, a Later Life Learning Lecture is expected to be presented by Professor Lyons from the Queen's Survellience Project that will focus on Surveillance, Security, and Democracy Issues.

In this regard, there are two articles that some L.L.L. members might want to read before this lecture to get some first-hand insight into how fast surveillance systems of all types are expanding around the world.


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