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Peter Paul Rubens and the Baroque Imagination

November 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library, 5120 Yonge Street
North York, ON Canada
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Ethan Matt Kavaler, Director, Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies and Professor of Art History, University of Toronto, will be giving a lecture on famed Flemish artist, Peter Rubens. Rubens was one of the most sought-after artists for mythological subjects, grand political allegories, and powerful altarpieces in the service of the Catholic Church. This program complements the Early Rubens exhibit at the Art Gallery of Ontario. To register please call 416-395-5639.    

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Community Information Session on Refugee Accommodation

November 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Churchill Public School, 188 Churchill Avenue
North York, ON M2N 1Z5 Canada
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The City of Toronto has leased a new temporary accommodation for refugee/asylum claimants in the Newtonbrook and Willowdale communities. Homes First, a service provider, has teamed with refugee-focused support organizations to provide specialized support services onsite to assist people with their claim and other settlement issues on behalf of the City. Read the Q&A below to find out more information about this initiative.  Q: Who will be staying at this location, and for how long? A: Approximately 200 single adults, more than half of them women. Refugees tend to be eager to find work and permanent housing; the average stay in a shelter is 3 months or less. Q: Why […]

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