2016 Recipients of the Student History Award

Tony LaMantia CEO Waterloo Region Economic Development Corporation

Dr. Rob Leone Professor University of Western Ontario

Patrick Brown and Larry Wettlaufer 40th Anniversary Gala

Next Luncheon Thursday Sept 15, 2016: John C. Thompson, Strategic Analyst, Strategic Capital Intelligence Group – “Terrorism in Canada: Past, Present and Future”


It has been 15 years since terrorists hijacked planes and flew them into the World Trade Centre twin towers.  Our September 15 speaker is uniquely qualified to review the current risk of terrorism in Canada, and around the world.

John C. Thompson is the former President of The Mackenzie Institute and often appears as a television contributor on terrorism and military issues.  The Mackenzie Institute, an independent think tank, brings a strategic and pragmatic approach to security matters that affect both domestic and global audiences.  It provides external independent thinking for policy makers, governments, private sector entities, and educational institutions.   It proposes an open forum for global conversations on the threats and security vulnerabilities we face in order to best advise these various entities.  The Mackenzie Institute is a globally recognized Canadian-based public policy institute for research and comment on issues impacting political and social stability, specifically terrorism, organized violence and security.

John Thompson is a University of Toronto history graduate, worked in Canadian military intelligence for 13 years, then spent 24 years as Editor Emeritus/President with the Mackenzie Institute.  He is an extremely skilled communicator with over 7,500 media interviews, and over 500newspaper columns, studies, papers and contributions to books.  Recent articles and presentations include "Extralegality in Counter-Terrorism", "Fourth Generation Warfare and the Challenge of Social Media", and "Terrorism in North America: Reviewing the Current Risk".  A highly experienced briefer and lecturer with a flair  for public speaking; he has a talent for rapid analysis and factual integration, and possesses a well-developed sense of intuition.


Luncheon Date: Thursday September 15, 2016  Registration: 11:30a.m. to 12noon  Luncheon: 12noon to 1:30p.m.

Crowne Plaza Hotel, 105 King Street East, at Benton Street, Kitchener, ON

To reserve a seat, call JAMIE HILL @519-747-3014 or Email: sandy_jamiehill@Hotmail.com

Reserve your tickets by noon Monday September 12, 2016

Members $25/NonMembers $35


2016 Recipients of the Student History Awards

A heart felt congratulations to our 2016 Recipients of the Student History Award.

Thanks to our two sponsors for helping to make these awards possible.
Mark Mauer, RE/MAX Twin City Realty Inc.
Deverall, Calma and Associates Financial Services Inc.