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Yule Lads Book on Amazon

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Maybe it’s a little early to start thinking about Christmas but it’s never too early to start thinking about Christmas gifts!

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Nordic Nights Presents: Cold Fever Sept. 29


NORDIC NIGHTS RETURNS TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 29TH AT 6.30 PM ´COLD FEVER´ (Á KÖLDUM KLAKA) is our first Icelandic film this season. Director is Friðrik Þór Friðriksson, previous Oscar nominee for ´Children of Nature´ This film, in English, features a Japanese businessman who reluctantly visits Iceland to perform a ceremony in honour of his parents, who […]

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Annual General Meeting & Icelandic Roots Presentation with Sunna Pam Furstenau

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Saturday September 26th at noon we will hold our annual general meeting at the Morningside High Park Presbyterian Church. All members are welcome! For those who join us, you will have free admission to the Icelandic ancestry presentation with Sunna Pam. We will have refreshments and coffee. 

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Icelandic Fisheries Expert Dr. Grímur Valimarsson at U of T Wed Oct 7


ICELANDIC FISHERIES EXPERT DR. GRÍMUR VALDIMARSSON AT UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO WED. OCT. 7 1)  Investment Opportunities in Canada’s Emerging Aquaculture Industry – PANEL DISCUSSION   Wed. Oct. 7 Time:    Breakfast: 7:30 – 8:00 AM Discussion: 8:00 – 9:30 AM Wrap up / informal discussion 9:30 – 10:00 AM Cost:    $29.00 plus HST.Venue: Torys LLP, 79 Wellington St. W., 30th Floor, TorontoEventbrite registration: 2) […]

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Karen Helena Guest Appearance on Radio Iceland


A conversation about the Canadian- Icelandic connection, as well as other interesting topics.

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Nordic Nights Returns September 29

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Our partners, Ryerson University and the Finnish Consulate, have confirmed that our Nordic Nights film series will continue on Tuesday nights at 6.30 at the same location, Room 307A,  this coming fall and winter. We will be presenting Icelandic and Finnish films with English subtitles, on alternate months, starting with an Icelandic film..Dates of movies […]

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