Dr. David Goldbloom, OC, MD, FRCPC Senior Medical Advisor, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH); Professor of Psychiatry, University of Toronto Author of How Can I Help? A Week in My Life as a Psychiatrist Canadian Club of Halton

“In any given year, one in five Canadians will experience some form of diagnosable mental illness.”


David Goldbloom is one of Canada’s leading psychiatrists and an articulate spokesperson for the field of mental health. His book How Can I Help? A Week in My Life as a Psychiatrist quickly became a bestseller in Canada after its release in February 2016.


David will talk about why he wrote it, how he wrote it, and the larger themes and personal stories that the book reflects.


Different Drummer Books will present David’s book for sale and he will be pleased to sign all purchases.


Reservations for the dinner can be made by e-mail (barrywylie1@gmail.com), by telephone (905-827-6302) or by mail (cheques payable to the Canadian Club of Halton, 283 River Side Drive, Oakville, L6K 3N3).



Thursday, November 17, 2016

Registration/Cash Bar

6:00 PM

Dinner & Speaker

7:00 – 9:30 PM


Oakville Conference Centre, 2515 Wyecroft Road, Oakville, L6L 6P8 (QEW & Bronte Rd)


Members $40, Non-Members $50

Memberships (12-month rolling) – Single $35, Family $60, Corporate $80

(We accept cash, cheques, debit, Visa, & M/C)


Please notify us of a cancellation by Monday, November 14.


Be sure to mark the following dates on your calendar (all Thursdays):


  • January 26, 2017 – a Parks Canada Scientist/Diver will discuss the Sir John Franklin Expedition and Parks Canada’s Archaeological Missions in the Canadian Arctic, including the discovery of HMS Erebus in September 2014 and HMS Terror in September 2016
  • February 23 – Dr. Julia Upton, MD – Staff Physician, Clinical Immunology & Allergy, Hospital for Sick Children; Assistant Professor, Department of Paediatrics, University of Toronto - “Food Allergy: Why, And What Can Be Done?”
  • March 23 – Hugh Segal – Master of Massey College; Senior Fellow of the Munk School of Global Affairs and the Canadian and Foreign Affairs Institute; former Conservative Senator; Author of Two Freedoms: Canada’s Global Future
  • April 20 – Dr. Linda Penn, PhD, Canadian Research Chair in Molecular Oncology; UHN Director, Office of Research Trainees; Senior Scientist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre; Professor, Department of Medical Biophysics, U of T – “Understanding Cancer and Personalized Medicine”


Currently presenting our 31st season, the not-for-profit, volunteer-driven, Canadian Club of Halton has been hosting guest dinner speakers on a wide range of subjects since 1986. For more information please visit our web site at www.canadianclubhalton.ca.