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Iceland Travel Show 2015

Iceland Travel Show 2015

Visit the show for the latest information on costs, tours, best places to visit and trips. Many of our members travelled to Iceland last year, come to see their stills and videos, find out their experiences and their favourite places, pick up the latest brochures. Sunday, February 15 at 2.30 pm Morningside-High Park Presbyterian Church […]

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DVD Set for Westward Bound (Vesturfarar) Now Available for Pre-Order

Westward Bound DVD Cover Photo

Out of Stock — Pre-Order the DVD Now. The TV Series VESTURFARAR (WESTWARD BOUND) consists of ten episodes about the N.A. Icelandic settlements, hosted by popular Icelandic TV host Egill Helgason, filmed in the summer of 2012.  Everyone in Iceland seemed to be watching it this fall…and now RUV Icelandic TV has subtitled it in […]

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Thorrablot 2015 – Spinning Sagas and Happy Times

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Sagnaspuni og gleðistundir! SAVE THE DATE! Saturday April 11, 2015 There is an ancient Icelandic custom that ensures abundance in all things and that is ritual sharing of great food and friendship during Thorri. For over thirty years in Toronto the gathering has grown and continues to expand in greater and greater appreciation and enthusiasm for […]

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New Language Classes start January!

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Hi all, Winter classes will be from January 19 – March 23, 2015 (no class for Feb 16 nor March 9). The spring 2015 set should start mid-April. Mondays (Please arrive 5-10 minutes early) Classes for Beginner (taught by Þórdís) and Intermediate (taught by Arna) will be from 7 pm to 9 pm, with Coffee Break at 8 pm. […]

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SENATOR JOHNSON CONCLUDES SUCCESSFUL VISIT TO ICELAND WITH FOREIGN MINISTER BAIRD

A Working Lunch at the Government Guest House in Iceland

REYKJAVIK, Iceland, December 1, 2014 – Manitoba Senator Janis Johnson concluded a successful bilateral visit to Iceland with Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, John Baird. On November 28 and 29, Senator Johnson accompanied Minister Baird on a number of official visits beginning with Iceland’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson. A visit was […]

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Reintroducing our library…and 2015 Iceland Writers’ Retreat

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On January 12 we are reintroducing our library and have a special guest, Eliza Reid, talking about the Iceland Writers’ Retreat Did you know that our club has a library, including books in both English and Icelandic? It contains fiction, books about history, copies of Icelandic Canadian magazine, and much more. We are reopening and you’re […]

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