Month: December 2019

TOartsandevents Travels to Portugal

December 28, 2019

Recently, Torontoartsandevents was on assignment in Portugal.  We found Portugal to be a very warm, safe and friendly country with a lot to offer.  The Portuguese have decriminalized the use of all illegal drugs – ended the “war on drugs” – which has resulted in a very safe country.  We centered out stay in Lisbon […]

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Ontario Economic Summit: Our Economy, Our Future, Our Ontario!!

December 21, 2019

The Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) held the Ontario Economic Summit 2019 at Hotel X & Beanfield Centre, in Toronto (for the first time in a decade) from November 13 – 15, 2019.  Amongst rapid change in the global business environment, Ontario is faced with how to ensure its future:  this conference is an opportunity […]

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PDAC’s 85th Annual International Convention, Trade Show & Investors Exchange 2019

December 14, 2019

PDAC, the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada, held its 87th annual International Convention, Trade Show & Investors Exchange in Toronto, Ontario, Canada from March 3 to 6, 2019.  According to its web site, “PDAC exists to protect and promote the interests of the Canadian mineral exploration sector and to ensure a robust mining industry […]

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Ian Williams Wins the 2019 Scotiabank Giller Prize

December 8, 2019

Ian Williams, accepts the Scotiabank Giller Prize © 2019 TorontoArtsandEvents Ian Williams is the winner of the 2019 Scotiabank Giller Prize for his debut novel, Reproduction. In a live televised broadcast on Monday, November 18th, 2019, he graciously accepted the grand prize of $100,000. This year’s broadcast was hosted by iconic Canadian singer-songwriter and actress […]

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