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This Week:
June 14, 2016
Terry Gunderson - Rotary Changes Lives


Archived Issues


May 31, 2016
Samantha Reynolds - Echo Stories
June 7, 2016
Ivo Georgiev, CEO Aicon Security Consulting
 
     
May 10, 2016
Rotary Bike-A-Thon Update
May 17, 2016
Ramona Materi - BC New North:Opportunities for Business
May 24, 2016
Suzanne Greening - Executive Director Audain Art Museum
     
Apr 19,2016
MLA Sam Sullivan - The Past and Future in Vancouver-False Creek
Apr 26,2016
Chris Loat - Shelterbox - Disaster Relief
May 3, 2016
Alison Parry CPS, CA, CFA - Vice President and Investment Counselor at Phillips, Hager & North
     
Mar 29, 2016
David Savage, Break Through to Yes: The Why and How of Collaboration
Apr 5,2016
David J. Greer, Entrepreneurial Coach, "Slow Down to Speed Up"
Apr 12,2016
Tina Chau - Stories from the Decoda Literacy Library
     
Mar 8, 2016
James Grunau - Journey Home
Mar 15, 2016
Charmaine Crooks - 2016 Americas Masters Games in Vancouver
Mar 22, 2016
John Bathurst - Family Enterprise Advising
     
Feb 16, 2016
Harry Wierenga, Directror, BC/Yukon Kids Help Phone
Feb 24, 2016
International House at UBC
Mar 1, 2016
Glen Krueger, "Uber and the Gig Economy"
     
Jan 26, 2016
Lorne Mayencourt, Director of Outreach for BC Government Caucus
Feb 2, 2016
Cal Miller, St. John Ambulance - Automated External Defibrillators
Feb 9, 2016
Elaine Webb & Leonora Gates - Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation
     
Dec 22, 2015
Christmas Special

 
Jan 12, 2016
Gladstone Secondary School Meeting

 
Jan 19, 2016
Rotary Membership
     
Dec 1, 2015
District Governor John Anderson - Rotary Priorities for the Coming Year
Dec 9, 2015
J
oint Meeting with VanEx, Fund Raising for the Gladstone Secondary School "Stay in School" Program
 
Dec 15, 2015
David Keane, President of BC LNG Alliance
     
Nov 10, 2015
Jenifer Broiusseau, imagi'NATION
Nov 17, 2015
Don Evans, Rotary Foundation
Nov 24, 2015
Kevin Armstrong, the Independent Training Group
     
Oct 20, 2015
Kent Bubbs Jr.and Landis Wyatt, Universal Outreach Foundation
Oct 27, 2015
Chris Motion - Rotary Club of Vancouver Foundation
Nov 3, 2015
Terry Partridge, Transportation Economist
     
Sept 22, 2015
Roxanne Davies & Michelle Carter - "Let Olga's Story Inspire You"
Sept 29, 2015
Club Assembly
Oct 6, 2015
Dr. Carl Brown, Providence Health Care
     
Sept 1, 2015
Shelby Miller - "Liver Disease - a Silent Killer"
Sept 8, 2015
Harry Measure, Seer Resort Company
Sept 15, 2015
No Meeting this Week
     
Aug 4, 2015
Megan Hall, Fund Development Manager for Cystic Fibrosis Canada, Western Region
Aug 18, 2015
Don Evans, Rotarian & Musician - "The Music Box"
Aug 25, 2015
Sonja Mandic - Great Canadian Gaming Corp -"Update on Hastings Racecourse"
     
July 14, 2015
John McCormack, President of Restore International
July 21, 2015
Dr. Julie Resroches, Building a Legacy: Completing the St. Stephen Children's Centre Uganda
July 28, 2015
Andrea Durham, VP, Exhibits, Facilities and Digital Initiatives at Science World
     
June 23, 2015
Installation of 2015-16 Board of Directors
June 30, 2015
Trevor Stokes of Britannia Secondary
July 7, 2015
Dr. John Basarin, President of Rotary Club of Hampton, Australia, Gallipoli 2015 Peace Conference
     
June 2, 2015
Annual Bike-A-Thon for Hearing - July 12th, 2015
June 9, 2015
Mr. Seiji Okada, Consul General of Japan - Japan Canada Relations in Global Economy
June 16, 2015
Committee Reports
     
May 12, 2015
Johhny Lyall, "How I welcomed the World to the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games"
May 19, 2015
Peter Clarke & Brian Street, Rotary Clubs of Vancouver Working Together
May 26, 2015
Joint Meeting with Rotary Women's Association
     
Apr 21, 2015
Geoffrey Thor Desmoulin, "Your Life, Our Duty"
Apr 28, 2015
Michael Timms, What Really Motivates People?
May 5, 2015
Dr. Fred Kozak, Hearing Loss and Pediatric Cochlear Implantation: An Update
     
Mar 31, 2015
Jim Chu, Vancouver Chief Constable
Apr 7, 2015
Dr. Brian Westerberg, Bicycling: Preparation for a High Performnance Profession
Apr 14, 2015
Joshua Collins, Dare to Dream - Overcoming Adversity
     
Mar 10, 2015
Kelly Jablonski, "Never Give Up, Never Surrender"
Mar 17, 2015
St. Patrick's Day!
Mar 24, 2015
Sid Fattedad, The Rise and Fall of Canadian Airlines
     
Feb 17, 2015
Roy Wong, Citizenship Judge
Feb 24, 2015
Noreen Simmons, Executive Director, BC Family Hearing Resource Society
Mar 3, 2015
Charmaine Hammond, PAWS Across North America
     
Jan 27, 2015
Peter Ladner, "Why the Funding Plebiscite has to Win"
Feb 3, 2015
Robin Petersen, "Tesla Tech Talk"
Feb 10, 2015
BC Professional Fire Fighters Burn Fund
     
Jan 6, 2015
Sandra Singh, Chief Librarian, Vancouver Publilc Lilbrary
Jan 13, 2015
UBC Rotaract Club - RYLA North America and visit to China
Jan 20, 2015
Vancouver's Swimmable Water Story
     
Dec 2, 2014
Hussein Samnani, PR Committee
Dec 9, 2014
Rotary Club of Vancouver Annual General Meeting
Dec 16, 2014
RCOV Holiday Social
     
Nov 4, 2014
Eric Laycock - RI in Action in Southern Peru
Nov 18, 2014
Wilf Wilkinson - RI Past President
Nov 25, 2014
Willie Cormack - Fixing Youth Sport through giving
     
Oct 21, 2014
Joan Toone, Rotary and Polio
Oct 28, 2014
Don Evans - Rotary Foundation Update
Oct 28, 2014
Don Evans - Rotary Foundation Update
     
Sept 30, 2014
Cecil Herschler, Board Chair, An Introduction to Education without Borders
Oct 7, 2014
Jennifer Petersen, Children's Wish Foundation
Oct 14, 2014
Richard King, Video from PETS 2012
     
Sept 9, 2014
Get To Know Program & Project Amigo
Sept 16, 2014
UBC Rotaract Club - RYLA North Amaerican Conference and visit to China
Sept 23, 2014
Mindy Tulsi-Ingram - The Gifts We All Have
     
Aug 19,2014
James Grunau - Refugees: Liability, Responsibility or Opportunity
Aug 26, 2014
Kelsi Cox, Ambassadorial Scholar, Equality through Technology
Sept 2, 2014
Nancy Noble, CEO, Museum of Vancouver
     
July 29,2014
Roger Kayo - Kids Up Front Foundation
Aug 5, 2014
Emil Zimmerman - co-founder of Redezignist
Aug 12, 2014
Brian McGrath & Bret Hodge - Innovative Fitness
     
July 8, 2014
Zajak Ranch for Children, Mel and Carmen Zajak
July 15, 2014
Dwayne Klassen - The Remarkable Man
July 22, 2014
Stephanie Lawton - Into the Future
     
June 17, 2014
Committee Reports
June 24, 2014
Installation of New Board
July 1,2014
Canada Day - No Meeting Today
     
May 27, 2014
Major Brian Martin, Senior Public Affairs Officer, Afghanistan: A Soldier's Story
June 3, 2014
Reena Lazar, Peace It Together
June 10, 2014
John M. Darch, Doi Chaang Coffee Company
     
May 6, 2014
Arwin Dwarka, Peacegeeks - Digital Empowerment for Peace
May 13, 2014
Dean Rohrs, Rotarian and Past District Governor - "Polio Eradication Effect"
May 20, 2014
Dr. Peter Wing and Dr. Claire Weeks, Two Young Men, two retirees - as Nepalese Story
     
Apr 15, 2014
Lesspns from the Amazon Jungle - Jason Westlake
Apr 22, 2014
0-0-5-30 - Colour and Speed - Alnoor Abdulla
Apr 29, 2014
Dr. Syed Haider - Adopt a Village
     
Mar 25, 2014
LUNGPACER - Dr.Andy Hoffer, SFU
Apr 1, 2014
Operation RENAISSANCE - The Philippines & Typhoon Haiyan
Apr 8, 2014
Successful Cities - Dean Robert Helsley, Dean Sauder School of Business

 
     
Mar 4, 2014
Philippine Disaster Typhoon Haiyan - Elena Agala, Rotarian
Mar 11, 2014
A New Museum for the North Shore - Don Evans, Commissioner, North Vancouver Museum & Archives
Mar 18, 2014
Engage Rotary, Change Lives - Jared Hendry
     
Feb 11, 2014
Randy Stuppard
Author and Business Coach
On-line Reputation Management for Businesses
Feb 18, 2014
Scotty Grubb
President, West Van Marine Rescue Society
Feb 25, 2014
Gladstone Secondary School
     
Jan 21, 2014, 2013
Mary Laing, Stu Bird, Michael Woolnough
Rotarians Trip to Togo, West Africa
Jan 28, 2014
Jason Boudreau and Sanju Sukul
Your Planning, Your Legacy, Your Rotary
Feb 4, 2014
Michael McCarthy – Journalist
The Write to Read Project and Re-branding Rotary using Digital Media
     
Dec 17, 2013
Rotary Club of Vancouver AGM and Social Meeting
Jan 7, 2014
David Clark Wilson
LED Bright and the Energy Paradigm
Jan 14, 2014
Membership Committee
Co-Chairs: Stephanie Lawton, Brian Street
     
Nov 26, 2013
M
artin Collacott
"Canadian Immigration Policy"
Dec 3, 2013
Vera Sun, Greater Vancouver Culture and Events Committee
"The Renaissance of Traditional Chinese Culture"
Dec 11, 2013
Meeting with Vancouver Executive Association - Charity Lunch in support of Norquay School
     
Nov 5, 2013
D
on Evans
Rotary Foundation of Rotary International
Nov 12, 2013
D
r. Roslyn Kunin, C.M. ICD
"Make Sense of the Business News"
Nov 19, 2013
K
eiko Mary Kitagawa
"A Survivor's Story"
     
Oct 15, 2013
S
tuart Spani & Regina Muyoyah-de Zoete
Malaria Clinics
Oct 22, 2013
P
eter Xotta, Vice President, Planning and Operation
Port Metro Vancouver
Oct 29, 2013
C
hris Carter, Portfolio Manager & Director, ScotiaMcLeod
"Private Company Succession Planning"
     
Sept 24, 2013
Vancouver Rotary Club Foundation
Chris Motion & Phil Webber
Oct 1, 2013
Don Chapman
"The Lost Canadian"
Oct 8, 2013
G
ary Shearer, Governor District 5040
     
Sept 3, 2013
Mikhail Geyne
Director of Alumni Relations at AIESEC UBC
Sept 10, 2013
Seiji Okada, Japanese Consul General
"From Tokyo to Kabul"
Sept 17, 2013
Jenny Bail, Owner Jenny Bail Media
"3 Massive Video mistakes even smart entrepreneurs make"
     
Aug 13, 2013
Maria Gallo, Professional Speaker
Speak! To Grow Your Business
Aug 20, 2013
Heather Scott, Director Family Services Vanc
Creating Brighter Tomorrows
Aug 27, 2013
Larry McDonald
Water Damage vs Flood
     
July 23, 2013
Glenda Steandeven, Rotarian
Choosing to Smile
July 30, 2013
Kucki Low, Inspirational Speaker & Author
Flight Path to Joy
Aug 6, 2013
President Peter Clarke
Looking Forward
     
July 2, 2013
Stephen Bruyneet, Board Chair
Fraser River Discovery Centre
July 9, 2013
Carl Erdman - The Solution to Canada's Isotope Problem
July 16, 2013
Michael Sommer, CEO Cirkel Technology Inc
Employee Owned Mobile Devices in the Workplace
     
June 11, 2013
Installation of New Board of Directors
Rotary Club of Vancouver
June 18, 2013
Dr.Stephen Fabes
Cycling the Six Continents & Neglected Tropical Diseases
June 25, 2013
Mary Laing
The Year in Review
     
May 21, 2013
Michael Schauch
Nepal Adventure
May 28, 2013
Art Vertlieb, QC, Elected Bencher Law Society of BC
Access to Justice and the Changing Face of the Legal Profession
June 4, 2013
Bonnie Sainsbury
Social Marketing Strategist
     
April 30, 2013
Jason Robinson, Founder and CEO of Sustainability Television
Using Social Media to Foster Community
May 7, 2013
Chris Loat & Karen Harrison
Bringing Ethics into High School
May 14, 2013
Chris Brandt, Executive Director of Music Heals
Music Heals
     
April 9, 2013
Paul McCrea, Rotarian
The Expo Lands and the Rotary Club of Vancouver Connection
April 16, 2013
Sakuiji Tanaka, RI President
Peace Through Service
April 23, 2013
Mary Laing
100th Anniversary Recap
     
March 19, 2013
Jack Zaleski
RHF Heating Foundation, Past, Present
and Future
March 26, 2013
Rotary World Help and How it Started
Members Ralph Towsley and D’Arcy Warner
April 2, 2013
Ice Capades...A Legacy of RCOV
     
February 26, 2013
Douglas Porter
Deputy Chief Economist & Managing Director
BMO Capital Markets
March 5, 2013
Carissa Boudreau and Jennifer Jacquart
Getting Clearly Prepared
Earthquake and Disaster Survival Planning
March 12, 2013
Dr. Pitman Potter
Institute of Asian Research
Professor of Law, UBC
     
  February 12, 2013
Members of the World Community Service Committee will present a report
February 19, 2013
Lauren Wilkinson
Olympic Silver Medallist (London, rowing)
     
January 15, 2013
Meror Krayenhoff
President of Terra Firma Builders
January 22, 2013
Dan Gallant, Rotarian
Rotary World Help
January 29, 2013
100th Anniversary Update - Heather Baker
Terry Gunderson – Rotaract Update
John Bathurst – Stay in School Update
     
December 11, 2012
Paul Singh
Lonely Town: Increasing Social Connections in Metro Vancouver
December 18, 2012
Christmas Luncheon
Family and Guests are welcome to attend
January 8, 2013
Gerardo Reyna Sacramento
Rotary Experiences Around the World and in Different Cultures
     
November 20th, 2012
Jennifer Desloges
Women in Business
November 27, 2012
Jesse Hayman
Movember and Male Mental Health
December 4, 2010
Tim Cormode, Executive Director
Power to Be Adventure Therapy Society
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program
     
October 30th, 2012
Don Evans
Rotarian and Pianist
My Music, My Way
November 6th, 2012
Peter Cowley
Senior VP and Director of the School for
Performance Studies at the Fraser Institute
November 13th, 2012
Jen Hayward
Rotary Member from Iqaluit
Building a New Pool in Iqaluit
     
October 9th, 2012
Terry Gunderson, Member
Chair, New Generations Committee
Objectives and Budget for the Year
October 16th, 2012
Donovan Tildesley
Paralympic Athlete
The Dream and the Journey
October 23rd, 2012
Rebecca McPherson
5040 District Governor
     
September 18, 2012
Laura Ballance
Founder and President of the Laura Ballance Media Group Media Relations in Vancouver
September 25, 2012
World Community Service Committee
Co-Chairs: D’Arcy Warner, Ralf Behringer
Community Service Committee
Chair: Greg Stevens
Objectives and Budget for the Year
October 2, 2012
Bruce Flexman, MDA, FCA
President of Advantage BC
International Business Centre
     
August 28, 2012
Robin Elliott
How to Recruit and Retain Rotary Club
Member
s
September 4, 2012
Owen Clark
Social Media Architect
How to Attract New Members and Get more Exposure using Social Media and Internet Marketing
September 11, 2012
Peter Clarke
Membership Chair
Membership Report
     
August 7, 2012
Paul Taylor
Executive Director of Downtown Eastside Neighbourhood House
Moving Beyond Charity in Vancouver’s Downtown East Side
August 14, 2012
Robert Paddon
Executive Vice President, Strategic Planning and Public Affairs, Translink
The Financial Challenge and the Path Forward
August 21, 2012
Mindy Tulsi-Ingram
Chief Gift Officer, Green and Green Gifts
The Art of Enchantment in Business
     
July 17, 2012
Diane Robinson
CEO, Parkinson Society of BC
Parkinson’s Disease – Not Just Shaking
July 24, 2012
Bruce Raine
Motivational Speaker and Author
Attitude Determines Destiny
July 31, 2012
Carey McBeth
Etiquette Specialist and Trainer
Dining for Dollars – How to Finesse the Business Meal
     
June 26, 2012
President Franz Gehriger
Farewell Address
July 3, 2012
Installation of New Board and
President Mary Laing
July 10, 2012
Kim Inglis, Club Member
The Life of a Thoroughbred Racehorse –
Everything You Wanted to Know
     
June 5, 2012
George Affleck
Curve Communications, Founder & President
Public Relations for Companies, and How to Get
Your Story Out
June 12, 2012
BIKE-A-THON PROGRAM
Chair: Jack Zaleski and the
Bike-A-Thon Committee
June 19, 2012
Engineers Without Borders
Rohini Ishiwaiya
Nelson Huang
     
May 8, 2012
Robert Water, M.Sc.
Faculty Member of Vancouver Island University
Genetically Modified Crops and You
May 15, 2012
Chris Offer
Past District Governor
Polio Project in the Sudan
May 29, 2012
Julie Birtch and Stephanie Willoughby
Detective Constables, VPD
Celebrating 100 years of Women in Policing
     
April 17, 2012
Cornelia Oberlander
The VanDusen Botanical Garden
April 24, 2012
Ray Greenwood
SNAP Downtown Vancouver
May 2, 2012
Evening Meeting
Tom Henderson
Founder and CEO of Shelterbox
     
Mar 27, 2012
Stuart Spani
Independent Video Producer
Malaria is being defeated – Village by Village
April 3. 2012
Cindy Verschoor
Manager, Corporate Communications & Public
Affairs for BC Hydro's Smart Metering Program
BC Hydro's Smart Metering Program
April 10, 2012
Peter Armstrong
Exec. Chairman & Founder of the Armstrong Group
Owner & Operator of the Rocky Mountaineer
     
March 6, 2012
Kathryn Moes, CAP-OM
Kim Perry, CAP-OM
The Executive / Admin Team
March 13, 2012
Tom Smith, Rotarian
District Rep, CRCID
Canadian Rotary Collaboration for International Development
March 20, 2012
Gordon Hardwick
Manager of Community Affairs BC Film Commission
Ministry of Community, Sport & Cultural Development
Film Friendly
     
February 14, 2012
Valentine's Day Raffle and Fundraiser
February 21, 2012
Sandy Jakab
Director Capital Markets Regulation
BC Securities Commission
Avoiding Investment Fraud
 
     
January 24, 2012
Bike-A-Thon Committee Presentation
Chair: Jack Zaleski & Committee
January 31, 2012
Byron Bertram
Stand-up Comic
February 7, 2012
Darci Laroque
Founder of Swirl Solutions
Are You as Smart as Your SmartPhone?
     
January 3, 2012
Panel Discussion re Planned Giving (if time
permits, the broader topic of financial planning):
Moderator: Terry Miller
Panelists: Stephanie Lawton, Bill Davidson,
Phil Webber, Jim Evans, Chris Motion
January 10, 2012
Classification Review
Chair: Mike Steele and Membership Committee
January 17, 2012
No Meeting This Week
     
December 13, 2011
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
December 20, 2011
Christmas Luncheon
Family and Guests are welcome (but please call the
office and let me know if you are bringing a guest)
 
     
     
     
     
November 22, 2011
Eli Mina
Registered Parliamentarian
100 Boardroom Problems and How to Solve Them
November 29, 2011
Chief Jim Chu
Vancouver Police Department
Crime Update
December 6, 2011
Wes Janzen, DMA
Conductor of the Trinity Western Choir
Relationships Through Music
     
Nov 1, 2011
Don Evans
Club Member
The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International
  November 15, 2011
Phil Webber, Chris Motion, Angus Campbell
Vancouver Rotary Club Foundation and the new
Planned Giving Brochurel
     
September 20, 2011
Svend Andersen,, MBA, MSc
CEO of GHG Accounting Services
Navigating the "Carbon Frontier
September 27, 2011
Suzanne Anton
Candidate for Mayor for the City of Vancouver
October 11, 2011
George Verdolaga
Author and Trainer
7 Key Principles for Getting More Clients and
Keeping Them Loyal
     
August 23, 2011
Janet Weil
Exec. Dir. Of the Children's Hearing & Speech
Centre
A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

August 30, 2011
Rotaract District 5040 Unique Rotaract Cultures and Projects from Abroad Chris Lee (Rotaract Burnaby) Alexandra Hryszkiewicz (Rotaract Lille, France) Alize Luz (Rotaract Belo Horizonte), et. Al.

September 6, 2011
David Eby
Executive Director of the BC Liberties Association
Current topics in Human Rights & Civil Liberties in
BC
     

August 16, 2011
Jeff Whiting
President and Founder
Artists for Conservation and a 10 Day Festival at Grouse Mountain
Aug 2, 2011
John Bromley
President & Founder of CHIMP Technology
CHIMP – a vehicle to give to the charity of your choice
July 26, 2011
Chris Loat
Rotarian
The Global Rotary Shelterbox Canada Program
     
July 19, 2011
Dean Rohrs
Past District Governor
Making Rotary Fun in Your Own Way
July 12, 2011
Alison MacLean
Documentarian
Burkas to Bullets:
Afghan Police Women
July 5, 2011
Franz Gehriger
Club President
Club Objectives for 2011-12
     
June 28, 2011
No meeting this week

 
June 14, 2011
At the Floata Seafood Restaurant
400 2013 180 Keefer Street
Speaker: President Terry Miller
May 31, 2011
Dr. Neil Livingston, PhD
Director of CanAssist at UVic
CanAssist at the University of Victoria
     
May 24, 2011
Dr. Neil Livingston, PhD
Director of CanAssist at UVic
CanAssist at the University of Victoria
May 17, 2011
Bruce Hurst, CGA
Chair of the Certified General Accountants
Association of BC
Canada in a Turbulent Global Economy: Embracing
Challenge and Opportunity
May 10, 2011
Roy Osing Author, Speaker, Educator, Coach & Business
Advisor Be Different or be Dead: How to distinguish
Yourself from the Faceless Herd
     
May 3, 2011
Inspector Brad
Desmarais of the VPD Major Crime Section whose topic was
Gangs: Myth or Reality.
April 26, 2011
Mark Worrall
Indirect Tax Associate Partner, KPMG
LLP
HST in BC – Back to the Future
April 12, 2011
Richard Pass
CEO of Ronald McDonald House
Keeping Families Together in Their Time
of Need – Past, Present and Future