News & Events in the Canadian Community

A newsletter from one of the other Bay area Canadian organizations.

It’s been awhile! Check out the latest blog post. And, the Chesterfield Chat on May 2ndPlus lots more great events for Canadians.
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DML Board members and Canadian friends brainstorming for 2018.
It’s been a while since the DML has sent a newsletter or posted a blog. We’re really sorry about that.


Read our latest blog post here.

Upcoming Events

April 29: From the Great North to the World: New Writing from Canada (Berkeley)

Hosted By: Bay Area Book Festival


From the Great North to the World: New Writing from Canada
Heather O’Neill, Madeleine Thien, Katherena Vermette, moderated by Linda Spalding

Canadian writers have long graced lists of the most beloved and critically acclaimed authors anywhere (just think Margaret Atwood, Rohinton Mistry, Michael Ondaatje). Come discover three exceptional Canadian rising stars (who also happen to be women) who have flown to us to discuss their work, including the influence of national and personal histories on it. Don’t miss these brilliant new voices from up north.

With the support of the Consulate General of Canada, San Francisco / Silicon Valley

Venue: David Brower Center, Tamalpais Room
2150 Allston Way, Berkeley CA 94704

More information>>

April 29: Sundays with the St. Lawrence at Stanford

Hosted By: Stanford Live


Returning to its roots, the St. Lawrence performs music by Canadian composer R. Murray Schafer, in addition to Haydn’s String Quartet in C Major, op. 33, no. 3, and Erich Wolfgang Korngold’s Opus 15 Piano Quintet with longtime collaborator Stephen Prutsman.

More information>>

May 2: Chesterfield Chat (Palo Alto)

Hosted By: The Digital Moose Lounge


The Digital Moose Lounge is pleased to present our upcoming Chesterfield Chat event, part of our new “Canadians Doing Good” series.

Hear our panel of local Canadians involved with immigrant legal services share their insights on how the current climate has affected their practice; what they have learned about our community; and how being Canadian has shaped their outlook.

Helen Beasley, from Oakville, Ontario, is a Managing Immigration Attorney at the Community Legal Services of East Palo Alto (CLSEPA) and an expert on Children’s Immigration law; Cristina dos Santos, from Bowen Island, BC, is a Senior Immigration Attorney at CLSEPA and an expert on Humanitarian Relief for immigrants. The panel will be moderated by David Stewart, a McGill Law alum and a Digital Moose Lounge board member and CLSEPA volunteer.

Thanks to our generous sponsors for this event: British Columbia Trade and Invest and McGill University. Also special thanks to Morrison & Foerster law firm for providing the space.

More information >>

May 3: DocLands Opening night “Anote’s Ark” (Marin)

Hosted By: CFI


CFI launches the 2018 edition of DocLands with Montreal-based photographer/ethnologist Matthieu Rytz’s exquisitely shot feature, a real-time climate change story.


Opening night film and party. IN PERSON Director Matthieu Rytz.

More information>>


May 3: Invitation for DML members! Edmonton, Alberta-Bay Area Trade Mission Networking Reception (Palo Alto) 

Hosted By: Edmonton, Alberta Bay Area Trade Mission


At this event, you will be welcomed by the Consulate General of Canada in San Francisco; Honourable Deron Bilous, Minister, Alberta Economic Development and Trade; His Worship, Mayor Don Iveson, City of Edmonton; more than 85 Edmonton Metro Region business and community leaders on the mission; Air Canada, Edmonton Global, and Edmonton International Airport.

DML members, this is your invitation!

May 15: uOttawa’s 2018 Top Start-up winners (San Francisco)

Hosted By: University of Ottawa

uOttawa’s 2018 Top Start-ups are GameStrat, Transparent Kitchen and ZoomMate.

Information: | 1-800-465-1888

More information>>

uOttawa on the road – Engage locally, connect globally.

uOttawa on the road is a speaker series presented each year by the Alumni Association and our regional councils in twelve cities around the globe.

June 12: Barenaked Ladies kicks off summer concert series (Saratoga)

Hosted By: The Mountain Winery


The Mountain Winery Announces 2018 Concert Series Tickets On Sale Now! 60th Concert Season includes performances by Tony Bennett, Pretenders, Daughtry, Steve Martin & Martin Short, Alanis Morisset, The Original Wailers, Melissa Etheridge, Boy George and Culture Club, Lyle Lovett And His Large Band, Willie Nelson and Alison Krauss, Norah Jones, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, O.A.R and more!

Purchase your tickets for the Barenaked Ladies Last Summer on Earth Tour tickets at the Mountain Winery 2018 Concert Season website.


Tuesday, June 12  |  6:30 – 9:30 p.m.

More information >>

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