Speakers and Profiles

Probus Club of Collingwood

Where age doesn’t keep us from thinking young!

April 2015

Diana Bishop, Author ,Television Journalist and Reporter.

December 2014

Doug Gibson, Author ,Publisher, Editor.

April 2014

Jaime Carrasco, Financial Advisor, BNN Commentator.

December 2013

Elizabeth Manley, Canadian Olympic Figure Skating Medallist.

December 2011

Heather Hiscox, CBC News Anchor.

July 2013

David Phillips, Senior Climatologist,Environment Canada.

May 2012

Chris Lewis, Commissioner OPP.

December 2012

Paul Beeston, CEO Toronto Blue Jays and Rogers Centre.

Past Speakers

Speakers of 2018

January

Nicole Moore & Peter Jennings, Shark Attack

December 2015

Allan Mallory, The Family that Conquered Everest

January 2016

Jeff McInnis, Northwest Passage by catamaran

November 3, 2016

Dr. George Soleas, CEO, LCBO

Speakers of 2017

February

Dr.Bob Galway, Early Airfields of Toronto

March

Diana Bishop, Author,International news reporter

April

Dr. Tom Stiff, All about asteroids

May

Melissa Shaw, Collingwood at Confederation

June

Fred Dobbs, Nottawa Valley Conservation Authority

December 6

Speaker:  Dr. Karin Euler

Medical missions to Tanzania’

Profile: Christmas Luncheon

July

Marjorie Medley, Seniors Health

August

Ross Parr, Chief, Collingwood Fire Department

October 4

Speaker: Robert Burcher

Author, ‘The Celtic Boat’

Profile: Kerry Baskey

September

Mary Shannon, OPP Commander , Collingwood Detachment

October

Capt. Peter Lang, Air Canada Ret’d, Safe Flight


November

Ted Barris, The ‘Canadian’ Great Escape

November 2, 2017

Ted Barris, Award winning author, journalist.

December

Tanh Campbell, Author, Orphan 32

January

Cecily Ross, Author,‘Lost Diaries of Susanna Moodie’

February

Janet Peters, Author,‘The Reluctant Sailor’

November 1

Speaker: Captain Wilma DeGroot, RCAF

‘Hercules Crash in the High Arctic’

Profile: TBA

March

Brent Preston, ‘The New Farm’

Executive &

Committees

April

Dr. John Fernandes, Forensic pathologist

May

Chris Allum and Allister Field, Ontario Securities Commission

June

Tom Bell, Cycling the length of South America

July

Dr. Karl Schiefer, Georgian Bay Ecosystem

August

Mauro Ferrioli, Trent Campbell, Firefighters

Toronto Pearson Emergency Services

September

Ted Barris, The Dam Busters, The Canadian Story