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North York's Winnie Roach Leuszler, the first Canadian to swim the English Channel. - Toronto Star file photo
North York's Winnie Roach Leuszler, the first Canadian to swim the English Channel. - Toronto Star file photo

NYHS March 2020 Meeting

When:
March 18, 2020 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
2020-03-18T19:30:00-04:00
2020-03-18T21:00:00-04:00
Where:
North York Central Library, Program Room 1, 2nd floor (west side of atrium - use elevator outside library)
5120 Yonge St.
North York ON M2N 5N9
Cost:
Free
Contact:
North York Historical Society

Amazing Canadian Women in History

Lianne Harris, B.A., B.F.A(Ed), T.E.S.L.

Lianne has been a history, culture and social studies resource specialist with the Toronto District School Board almost 20 years and has been the guest instructor and workshop leader for teachers across many boards in Southern Ontario. To date she has taught over 80,000 teachers and students (usually in authentic period clothing).

In 2003, she was selected by W.O.M.A.D. as one of Toronto’s Women of Influence.

Lianne is the author of many books including two medieval novels and non-fiction books on Bangladesh, India, great women in history, historical clothing and costuming, and world travel photography. She is a contributing author of the Canadian best seller business book, The Power of Women United.

Pursuing her love of art, Lianne has been an exhibiting artist at the Royal Ontario Museum, Roy Thomson Hall, The IDA Gallery, and The Shaw Festival. Appearing on TV and interviewed many times on the radio, she has been the keynote presenter at many professional, academic and organization events.