Upcoming Events 2023

Upcoming Events 2023


TMI Webinar Series: What Constitutes a Good Death? Exploring Ethical Questions around Medical Assistance in Dying – An Interview with Dr. Eugene Bereza
Date: Thursday, October 12, 2023 – 7:00p.m. to 8:30p.m.

Dr. Eugene Bereza is currently Director of the newly created MUHC Centre for Applied Ethics, where he has instituted an innovative program for an integrated, multi-disciplinary, professional approach to applied ethics.

He is actively engaged in academic medical ethics, clinical ethics, research ethics and health policy development across the spectrum of care in Quebec through his work at the CIUSSS du Centre-Ouest-de-l’Île-de-Montréal, the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), the Montreal Neurological Institute, as well as many provincial and national, professional organizations. To register, click here.


Book Launch of Art Historian Sandra Paikowsky’s latest work “James Wilson Morrice: Paintings and Drawings of Venice”
Wednesday, November 22, 6:30pm

Join us at the Thomas More Institute for a conversation with Concordia Professor Emeritus of Art History, Sandra Paikowsky on the Canadian painter James Wilson Morrice.

The book is the first comprehensive look at the artist’s images of Venice, Italy. Living in Paris for most of his life, Morrice (1865–1924) was the first Canadian painter to make regular trips to Venice from the mid 1890s to about 1908. With more than 160 illustrations of his Venetian sketchbook drawings and paintings on panel and canvas, this book describes how he entwined intimate images of the city with the daily life of Venetians.

Morrice’s Venice pictures appeared in art exhibitions in Paris, London and other European countries, as well as in Montreal, Toronto, and the United States. International newspapers and art periodicals praised Morrice for his modern approach to this ancient city, ensuring his fame and the importance of his paintings for years to come.

Literature Circle: “Edge of the World” from the short story collection “How to Pronounce Knife” by Souvankham Thammavongsa
Thursday, November 30th, 2023 at 7:00
Westmount Library

Westmount Library in collaboration with the Thomas More Institute
With discussion leaders Carol Fiedler and Imogen Brian

Join an open-ended discussion about a selected short story. Two facilitators from the Thomas More Institute will guide us through the short story How to Pronounce Knife by Souvankham Thammavongsa. Participants are encouraged to read the story beforehand, or just come and hear what others have to say.