Lunch Time Lectures

Hosted by Mayor Lisa Helps

This lunch time lecture series explores city-making in the 21st century. What does Victoria look like in 30 to 40 years? How do we get there? Lunch Time Lectures at City Hall will provide doses of inspiration from near and far and will examine how, together, city hall, residents and businesses can seize the opportunities and challenges of being a leading-edge city in the 21st century.

All lectures run from noon to 1 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall.

Click here for past lectures, as well as presentations and videos where available.

  • Monday, December 4 - Speaking our Truth: A Journey of Reconciliation with Monique Gray Smith

    This will be an engaging and inspiring talk in which author Monique Gray Smith will share her own journey and her families continued journey of reconciliation. She will share how these journeys have influenced her writing, specifically the three books that come out in Fall 2017. Monique will provide a couple short readings from one of the new books. 

    Monique Gray Smith is an award winning author, international speaker and sought after consultant. She is well known for her storytelling, her spirit of generosity, and her ability to fill a room with love. Open your heart and mind and allow her words to transport you to another world.

Lectures coming up in 2018

  • Monday, February 5, with Jack Meredith
    Details to follow
  • Monday, June 4, with Beate Weber-Schuerholz
    Details to follow