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Barris speaks at Centennial Hall in London

Ted Barris at a Legion event in November 2011.

Ted Barris at a Legion event in November 2011.

As part of its fall 2012 program, the Women’s Canadian Club of London has invited Ted Barris to address the membership on Thursday, November 8, 2012, at London’s Centennial Hall. He will speak about the job of getting veterans to speak about their experiences; his talk is based on one of his recent bestselling books, “Breaking the Silence: Veterans’ Untold Stories from the Great War to Afghanistan.” Copies of a number of Ted’s books will be on hand for sale and autographing.

When: 2 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012.

Where: Centennial Hall, London, Ontario.

Contact: Allister Cameron, a.c.cameron@sympatico.ca

Barris speaks to Canadian Club of Durham

Speaking at a November 2011 Remembrance event.

Speaking at a November 2011 Remembrance event.

As part of its 2012 Speakers program, the Canadian Club of Durham Region has invited Ted Barris to address the membership on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012. He will speak about the job of getting veterans to speak about their experiences; his talk is based on one of his recent bestselling books, “Breaking the Silence: Veterans’ Untold Stories from the Great War to Afghanistan.” Copies of a number of Ted’s books will be on hand for sale and autographing.

When: 2 – 3 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012.

Where: 420 Wing RCAF Association, 1000 Stevenson Road (south end of Oshawa Airport).

Contact: Sandra Maackin, smackin6@gmail.com, 905-430-2695.

Two Teds talk

"Breaking the Silence" is Barris's sixth bestseller in a row.

"Breaking the Silence" is Barris's sixth bestseller in a row.

As part of his NewsTalk Radio 1010 weekly program, on Saturday, January 28, 2012, Ted Woloshyn talks to Ted Barris about the subject matter of Barris’s latest book, “Breaking the Silence: Veterans’ Untold Stories from the Great War to Afghanistan.” In this, his latest bestseller, Barris addresses the great problem facing military historians – getting veterans to speak about their experiences. Listen in on Saturday as the two Teds talk.

Where: CFRB News Talk 1010 AM Radio

When: 1 p.m., Saturday, January 28, 2011.

Barris joins Alzheimer’s awareness event

Signing at a military aviation event in Quebec, 2010.

Signing at a military aviation event in Quebec, 2010.

Responding to a request by author Joanne Elder, Ted Barris is joining 26 other writers in the “Authors Fight Alzheimer’s Book Signing Fundraiser” on Monday, Jan. 30, at the North York Central Library Auditorium. In the first event of its kind, Barris and 26 other authors will sell and sign copies of their books to raise funds for Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. He joins such authors as Sandra Clarke, Kevin Craig, Nancy Bell, Deron Douglas, Anne Grobbo, Doug Smith, Caitlin Sweet, Erik Buchanan, J.M. Frey, Karen Dales and others, selling their books and contributing proceeds to the Alzheimer’s Society of Canada.

Where: North York Central Library Auditorium, 5120 Yonge Street (between Sheppard and Finch on west side), Toronto.

When: 6:30 to 9 p.m., Monday, January 30, 2012.

Contact: Joanne Elder, 905-833-4377, jelder1@rogers.com