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Monthly Meetings

CANSCAIP hosts regular meetings across Canada. Visitors are welcome to enjoy a meeting before joining CANSCAIP as a Member or Friend. 

Monthly Zoom Meetings across Canada

MONTHLY MEETING DATES & TIMES: Meetings are on the second Wednesday of each month, from September to June (no meetings in July or August). Meetings start at 7:00 pm EST.  
MEETING TIMES ACROSS CANADA: BC 4:00 | AB/SK 5:00 | MB 6:00 | ON/QB 7:00 | NS/NB/PE 8:00 | NL 8:30

SPEAKER: An interesting speaker or a panel of speakers makes a presentation at each meeting. 

ANNOUNCEMENTS BY MEMBERS: Have a new book? Nominated for an award? Tour or book launch ahead? News about the book community? Let us know, and we'll put you on the agenda to make your announcement at the meeting. Please send office@canscaip the following information: 

  • Your name
  • Book title
  • Genre and/or age range 
  • Publisher
  • Short synopsis (2 or 3 sentences)
  • Info on launch, tour, marketing, award, if applicable 
  • Put "Member Announcement" in the email subject line

Monthly In-Person Meetings in Toronto  

MONTHLY MEETING DATES & TIMES: Meetings are on the second Wednesday of each month, from September to June (no meetings in July or August). Meetings start at 7:00 p.m. 
(NOTE: The in-person meetings have been cancelled until further notice.)

SPEAKER: An interesting speaker makes a presentation at each meeting. 

LOCATION: Our monthly meetings are at Toronto Public Library Northern District Branch, 40 Orchard View Blvd. (1 block north of Eglinton, west side of Yonge) on the second floor in Room 224 or Room 200.

ANNOUNCEMENTS BY MEMBERS: Have a new book? Nominated for an award? Tour or book launch ahead? News about the book community? Let us know, and we'll put you on the agenda to make your announcement at the meeting. Please send office@canscaip the following information: 

  • Your name
  • Book title
  • Genre and/or age range 
  • Publisher
  • Short synopsis (2 or 3 sentences)
  • Info on launch, tour, marketing, award, if applicable 
  • Put "Member Announcement" in the email subject line

REFRESHMENTS: Coffee and cookies are served at the meeting.  Let us know if you'd like to volunteer to bring the cookies!  

PRE-MEETING DINNER: Before the meeting, everyone is welcome to join us for dinner with the speaker at 5:00 pm at The Pickle Barrel (1 block north of Eglinton, west side of Yonge, 2nd floor of Yonge-Eglinton Centre).  The restaurant provides individual bills for each of us. 

TRANSIT: Toronto Public Library Northern District Branch is 1 block north of the Eglinton subway stop on the Yonge line.

PARKING: The closest Green P parking lot is on 75 Holly Street (1 block east of Yonge, south of Eglinton). There are other Green P lots on Erskine, Castlefield and Sherwood, 3 to 5 blocks north of Eglinton. The Yonge-Eglinton Centre has underground parking, with an entrance on Orchard View Blvd. 

CANSCAIP office is located within the Centre for Social Innovation, Annex.
720 Bathurst St., Suite 503, Toronto, ON M5S 2R4

Email: office@canscaip.org
Phone: 1-416-515-1559

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