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Stanford Live Presents: Margaret Atwood in Conversation

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MARGARET ATWOOD

EXCLUSIVE OFFER TO PURCHASE TICKETS TO HEAR CELEBRATED CANADIAN AUTHOR, MARGARET ATWOOD IN CONVERSATION, APRIL 8, 2020. 

 

As a friend of Stanford Live, your presale access for Margaret Atwood and the following just-added shows begins on November 14. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, November 15.

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November 2019 Digital Moose Lounge Newsletter

A newsletter from a fellow Canadian organization in the Bay Area.  We thank the Digital Moose Lounge for promoting our events this remembrance season.


It was a busy month in October. We celebrated Thanksgiving in Berkeley and saw the Liberals win the federal election and form a minority government. We will look back on these events, and show you what you can look forward to in the Bay Area.
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Complete Our Member Survey for a Chance to Win $100 Gift Card
 We want to hear from you! Help us help you by completing this easy 10-minute survey. We want to learn more about our members and how we can better serve you. The survey closes on December 1st, 2019. After completing the survey, you can be entered to win two tickets for a future DML event or a $100 gift card.
Ask A Canadian: There are Two Seasons in California
While our friends up north are experiencing the changing colours of the trees and even a blanket of snow, we get green and brown. Board member Dorin Greenwood takes us through the seasons in the latest Ask A Canadian.

Ask A Canadian: There are two seasons in California: Green and Brown

Cross Border Wealth Management Panel 
Saturday, November 2

The Digital Moose Lounge and One Capital Management are teaming up to host a panel discussion to answer all your cross-border finance questions.Whether you have recently arrived in the Bay Area or you have lived here a long time, managing your cross-border finances can be complicated.

Experts in taxes, insurance, investments and retirement will be available to answer all your questions–from the simplest to the most complicated.

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3rd Annual Canadian Family Thanksgiving Dinner
Last month we hosted our 3rd Annual Canadian Family Thanksgiving. Thank you to all that were able to celebrate with us in Berkeley and congratulations to our prize winners! Also a big thank you and best wishes to Elliott Smith who after four years leaves UC Berkeley for Seattle, Washington. Elliott has been key in organizing our events with UC Berkeley as the Program Manager of the Canadian Studies Program.
The winners of our Thanksgiving prizes were:

  • Simon Guo- Tickets to DML Leafs Game
  • Bryn Jedlic- OCM Event with a free consultation
  • Irene Ambrose- Air Canada ticket giveaway
2019 Federal Election Results Watch Party
Canada made it’s choice last month! While Andrew Scheer was Canada’s popular choice, Trudeau was re-elected as Prime Minister and formed a Liberal Minority government This was the first election since 1993 that any Canadian living outside the country could vote. The Canadian Studies Program at UC Berkeley hosted a watch party for those of us in the Bay Area. Did you vote? What were your reactions to the results? Let us know on Facebook!
Fire Watch: Stay Safe
The winds have picked up and the fire is roaring throughout much of the North Bay with many others experiencing power outages from PG&E. Visit PG&E’s website to see if you will be impacted with outages and check your local police departments’ social media feeds for more information and community resources. We will post any resources we have on our Facebook page and offer the comment section to allow all our Bay Area Moose to connect.
Tell Us a DML Story to Celebrate 20 Years!
In September 1999, a small group of Canadians in the Bay Area formed what is the Digital Moose Lounge today. This year, we are celebrating our 20th birthday! We are looking for original members and Board of Directors to help tell the story of DML in celebration. If you were part of the DML from 1999 to 2015 – like Helen, Mike and the Moose in the photo –  please send us an email at programs@digitalmooselounge.com

Other upcoming events in the community…

Cirque du Soleil: Amaluna
November 3rd – The sensational Canadian act will be calling San Francisco home for a couple of months. Their Amaluna act will be at Oracle Park until early January. The mysterious Island is ruled by goddesses and after a group of young men wash up on the isle from a large storm, it triggers an epic love story. Find your dates and tickets on their website.
CELS Forum: Practical Guide for Investing in Canadian Life Sciences Companies
November 19th:  Are you a U.S.-based investor seeking exceptional life science therapeutics and technologies?  Canada’s life science community features world-class technologies and technical professionals, that are important contributors to the U.S. and global markets. However, you may be reluctant to invest directly outside the U.S. because of various uncertainties. To address these concerns, this session brings together a panel of experts from key disciplines to highlight paths/options to tap into attractive investments across the US/Canada border.

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Royal Canadian Legion Remembrance Day Events
November 10/11/12 – The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 25 (serving the Bay Area) will host two events this month for Remembrance Day. More information can be found on their website.
  • Festival of Remembrance – Nov 10th at 3 pm, Grace Cathedral in San Francisco.
  • Remembrance Day Ceremony – Nov 11th at 10:45 am, Liberty Cemetery in Petaluma.
  • Veterans Day Parade – Nov 11th at 1:00 pm, Walnut Park in Petaluma
  • Veterans Day Commemoration – Nov 12th at 11:00 am, Liberty Elementary School in Petaluma

Canada on Sharks Ice

Multiple Dates: Canadian hockey hits the SAP Center this month. Winnipeg and Vancouver will be making their first stops of the season this month. Edmonton, on the other hand, will play both of their games against the Sharks just a week apart.  Get your tickets here.

Also, circle the dates of Jan 29 (vs. Vancouver Canucks) and March 3 (vs. Toronto Maple Leafs) as they will be DML special events.

Raptors/ Warriors Rematch
March 5th– Looking to plan ahead? The Raptors will be in San Francisco for a rematch against the Golden State Warriors (sadly without the indomitable Kawhi Leonard) after winning last year’s NBA Final. Get your tickets here.

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Poppy Campaign – Digital Moose Lounge’s/Canadian Studies Program at UC Berkeley’s Thanksgiving

Our unofficial Poppy Campaign began on Saturday at the Third Annual Canadian Thanksgiving dinner, organized by the Digital Moose Lounge and the Canadian Studies Program at UC Berkeley.

Yesterday, we highlighted the presentation of the first unofficial poppy of the 2019 campaign to Griselda Zhou, Co-Chairmoose of the Digital Moose Lounge.  Below are additional images from the event.


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Poppy Campaign – First Unofficial Poppy to Griselda Zhou

A few days ago, the Dominion Command of the Royal Canadian Legion announced:

On Tuesday, October 15, Legion Dominion President Thomas Irvine will present the symbolic first poppy of the 2019 National Poppy Campaign to Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada.

You can watch the ceremony live here: www.gg.ca/en/activities.

Poppies will be available to the general public beginning October 25, 2019.

 

Le président national de la Légion royale canadienne, Thomas D. Irvine, présentera à Son Excellence la très honorable Julie Payette, gouverneure générale et commandante en chef du Canada, le premier coquelicot symbolique le mardi 15 octobre.

La cérémonie sera diffusée en direct et archivée sur www.gg.ca/fr/activites

Les coquelicots seront à la disposition du grand public à partir du 25 octobre 2019.

The Royal Canadian Legion US Branch #25 representing the San Francisco Bay Area, our unofficial Poppy Campaign began yesterday with the the Third Annual Canadian Thanksgiving dinner, organized by the Digital Moose Lounge and the Canadian Studies Program at UC Berkeley.

Following the lead of Dominion Command, and in keeping with the informal practice of the branch, Poppy Chair Michael Barbour presented our first unofficial poppy of the 2019 campaign to Griselda Zhou, Co-Chairmoose of the Digital Moose Lounge.


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September 2019 Digital Moose Lounge Newsletter

A monthly newsletter from a fellow Canadian organization in the Bay Area.  We wanted to thank the DML for highlighting our annual Poppy Campaign in this newsletter.


Happy October, Bay Area Canadians! We have lots to look forward to including Thanksgiving, some Canadian bands, and events around the upcoming federal election back home! We also have a new blog post from board member Hugh Morgan that will help you with that pesky credit score.
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Ask A Canadian: You Need to Build Your Credit Score
It’s nearly impossible to get anything in the Bay Area without a credit score. DML Board Member Hugh Morgan looks at what you need to consider when building up that pesky credit score.

Ask A Canadian: Guess What? You Need to Build Your Credit Score

3rd Annual Canadian Family Thanksgiving Dinner

Saturday, October 12: Tickets are still available for our partner event with Canadian Studies at UC Berkeley by visiting the link below. You can also pre-purchase your limited edition toques and DML pins when registering for the event

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How Can You Help
In the spirit of DML Canadians Doing Good, we have selected the Alameda County Community Food Bank as the beneficiary of our event. Support our joint effort in ending hunger and poverty in the community by bringing a non-perishable food item for donation or by making a small financial donation when you arrive.
2019 Royal Canadian Legion Poppy Campaign
Each year the Royal Canadian Legion conducts the Poppy Campaign, along with thousands of our members who volunteer from coast to coast to coast, to raise funds in support of Veterans and their families. The US Zone, Branch #25 (representing the San Francisco Bay area) is starting their 2019 poppy campaign this month. Poppies are distributed freely, but your generous donations are invaluable.  For more information or to find out where you can pick up a poppy, visit by their site here.
Tell Us a DML Story to Celebrate 20 Years!
In September 1999, a small group of Canadians in the Bay Area formed what is the Digital Moose Lounge today. This year, we are celebrating our 20th birthday! We are looking for original members and Board of Directors to help tell the story of DML in celebration. If you were part of the DML from 1999 to 2015 – like Helen, Mike and the Moose in the photo –  please send us an email at programs@digitalmooselounge.com

Other upcoming events in the community…

Canadian Leaders Debate Watch Party
October 7:  Join the UC Berkeley Canadian Studies Program and fans of Canadian politics to watch the English Language Canadian Federal Leaders’ Debate at Melodee Cocktails in El Cerrito, California.
This event is free, but limited to those age 21+ only. Snacks will be provided; purchase your own beverages at the bar.

RSVP Here

Then, don’t miss these free, upcoming election-related events hosted by Canadian Studies at UC Berkeley:

October 8th: 12:30 PM, 223 Moses Hall
Understanding the Federal Election Campaign, Prof. Richard Johnston, Pol. Sci., UBC
The renowned UBC political scientist will lay out the stakes and issues in the 2019 Canadian Federal Election campaign. Lunch provided. Free and open to all.

October 21st: 5:30 PM, 119 Moses Hall (IGS Library)
Canadian Federal Election Results Watch Party
Watch returns from the 43rd General Election in Canada. Refreshments provided. Free and open to all.

October 22nd: 12:30 PM, 223 Moses Hall
Colloquium: Election Post-Mortem- Dr. Eric Guntermann, UC Berkeley
Voting expert Dr. Eric Gunterman will help us dissect the 2019 elections results. Lunch provided. Free and open to all.

Cirque du Soleil: Amaluna
November 3rd – The sensational Canadian act will be calling San Francisco home for a couple of months. Their Amaluna act will be at Oracle Park until early January. The mysterious Island is ruled by goddesses and after a group of young men wash up on the isle from a large storm, it triggers an epic love story. Found your dates and tickets on their website.

Canada on Sharks Ice

Multiple Dates: Canadian hockey hits the SAP Center this month. The Sharks will start their regular season play on October 4th against Las Vegas, and their first Canadian opponent being the Calgary Flames on October 13th.  Get your tickets here.

Also, circle the dates of Jan 29 (vs. Vancouver Canucks) and March 3 (vs. Toronto Maple Leafs) as they will be DML special events.

Canadian Music in the Bay
Grab your tickets now for some other upcoming Canadian artists that will be performing in the Bay Area in the next couple of months.

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CANADIAN FAMILY THANKSGIVING 2019

An item from one of fellow Canadian organizations in the Bay Area.

Note that US Branch #25 of the Royal Canadian Legion will be present at the event to kick off our annual Poppy Campaign.


Nothing says Fall like Thanksgiving dinner with your family…come celebrate with the Digital Moose Lounge Family!
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Upcoming Event

Join us for a Canadian Thanksgiving Dinner

This year, give thanks for a wonderful community of Canadians by celebrating with us at Alumni House on the UC Berkeley campus.

Enjoy a traditional turkey dinner with all your favourite side dishes, a complimentary host bar of beverages (alcoholic and non) and desserts to satisfy your sweet tooth. There will be family-friendly entertainment throughout the night.

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Have you heard about our blog?

Tips + advice, interviews with interesting local Canadians, and a curated Moose Roundup of Canada-related news and levity

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September 2019 Digital Moose Lounge Newsletter

A newsletter from one of our fellow Canadian organizations in the Bay area.


We are back for another September edition. This month we have more business, entertainment and holiday dates for you to circle on your calendar and a new blog post from our board member, Hugh Morgan!
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Ask a Canadian: What’s Up With American Flour?

There are many subtle differences between home and the states, even in the simplest ingredients. Hugh Morgan breaks down baking and the differences in flour south of the 49th parallel.

Ask A Canadian: What’s Up With American Flour?


SAVE THE DATE: Canadian Family Thanksgiving 2019

Saturday, October 12 will be our annual DML Thanksgiving Dinner at UC Berkeley. Tickets will be announced soon!

More Information >>

We Need Your Help
DML is looking for people who can offer a few hours in the days leading up to the event and during the event. As a thank-you, we will offer a deeply discounted ticket to the event, depending on your role. For those interested, please e-mailprograms@digitalmooselounge.com
Cast Your Vote
Non-resident Canadians will be able to vote in October’s federal election. In order to do so, you will have to register with the International Register of Electors. The process is quick, easy and can be done entirely online!
Tell Us a DML Story to Celebrate 20 Years!
In September 1999, a small group of Canadians in the Bay Area formed what is the Digital Moose Lounge today. This year, we are celebrating our 20th birthday! We are looking for original members and Board of Directors to help tell the story of DML in celebration. If you were part of the DML from 1999 to 2015 – like Helen, Mike and the Moose in the photo –  please send us an email at programs@digitalmooselounge.com

Other upcoming events in the community…

CELS Forum- Building a Cross Border Business

September 10th – Are you running a promising Canadian life science start-up and seeking funding? Do you have access to incentives in Canada but need to consider additional options? The market and resources outside of Canada—specifically in the USA–are a natural target. While you proudly aspire to “Made in Canada” solutions, there are funding realities that might need to be addressed on the path to global commercialization of exceptional Canadian technologies. On September 10th, Canadian Entrepreneurs in Life Science will be hosting a seminar in Toronto that is also available via webinar. For more information and registration visit their site.

Margaret Atwood Live Theater Broadcast
September 10th – The Testaments, Margaret Atwood’s highly anticipated sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, is revealed. The momentous literary event will be celebrated with an exclusive live cinema broadcast, as Fane Productions presents an evening with the Canadian novelist, poet, literary critic, and inventor. Get more information and tickets here about the screening in Larkspur.
Diversity & Inclusion: Challenges & Best Practices from Experienced Leaders
September 18th – Join Connection Silicon Valley and Women Initiative Foundation for this event which is part of the Canadian Landing Pad Tech Talk Series. In a lively discussion, the panelists will discuss what they have learned about creating more diverse workplaces, as advocates, consultants, and within their own companies. Find more information on their Eventbrite.
Sundays with the St. Lawrence
September 29th – A cultural cornerstone of Stanford, the world-acclaimed St. Lawrence String Quartet continues its fabled partnership with the University, directing the music department’s Chamber Music Program, concertizing at Stanford Live, hosting a popular summer seminar, and running the Emerging String Quartet Program. Get more information and tickets on Stanford’s website.

Anthropocene: The Human Epoch

Multiple Dates: The Canadian film makes its American debut! At the intersection of art and science, Anthropocene: The Human Epoch witnesses in an experiential and non-didactic sense a critical moment in geological history — bringing a provocative and unforgettable experience of our species’ breadth and impact. The film is available on iTunes and there will also be screenings across the Bay Area starting September 25th. To find the right time and location for you, find more information here.

Canadian Music in the Bay
Grab your tickets now for some other upcoming Canadian artists that will be performing in the Bay Area in the next couple of months.

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