Meetings and Speakers
The Probus club holds regular monthly meetings on the second Wednesday of the month with the exception of December when the monthly meeting is replaced by the Club's Christmas Luncheon. See the past and upcoming Speakers below. Guests are welcome, please use the enquiry form below to request access to the next meeting.
Meetings are currently held via ZOOM. Invitations are sent to members and guests the day before the meeting.
For a summary of past Speaker presentations see the monthly newsletter
August 11 2021
Norm is White Rock Deputy Fire Chief
He will speak about the contributions of Canadian firefighters to fellow firefighters in many countries in Central and South America.
July 14 2021
John Buis is no longer available to present to the Club and George speak about past experiences
June 9 2021
Nadine is an author of 2 books - Hold On, Let Go: Facing ALS With Courage and Hope & High & Wide: When Grief and Love Collide.
. Nadine’s husband died of ALS. A man who read her book had also lost his partner, his wife. He was so moved by Nadine’s book that they met and eventually married.
May 12 2021
Linda Annis is Executive Director of the Metro Vancouver Crimestoppers and will speak about the work of Crimestoppers in assisting police to solve crimes.
Linda is well known for public service including her role as a member of Surrey Council.
April 14 2021
Mark co-author of "Extraordinary Canadians” with Peter Mansbridge. He is an outstanding CBC producer.
The book is based on interviews with ordinary Canadians who have done something extraordinary in their lives
March 10 2021
Baden is Director of Information Security for the Save On Foods stores
Protecting yourself in the age of data breaches
February 10 2021
Glenda is a is a cancer survivor, humorous inspirational speaker and author
Speaking about what men don’t like to talk about – prostate cancer. She’ll do it in a whimsical way but her message is serious
January 13 2021
Dick is a retired broadcaster and author who has written about Canadian Achievers.
Dick will speak about Canadian Achievers
December 9 2020
Andy is a Sales Associate at Oceana Parc an independent living retirement community in White Rock
Andy will speak about the challenges operating an assisted living community under Covid19 and review WR demographics
November 11 2020
The November Meeting will celebrate the sacrifices of our Veterans.
The meeting will feature a short video and George will share with the members his reaction to visiting sites.
OCOTBER 14 2020
– Compassionate teacher and author Kristi Blakeway Author of “Beyond Hello”
She is often pictured with people on Vancouver’s notorious Downtown Eastside.
September 9, 2020
BC Stories He has covered and Fake News
John is a long-time TV & radio journalist , host of ‘Daly, Back on the Beat’ on CKNW every Saturday at 11 AM.
august 12, 2020
Jeremy is Manager, Litigation, in the Enforcement division at the British Columbia Securities Commission.
July 8, 2020
Dr. Dan Kalla
Pandemics Then and Now
Dan is an author and emergency department doctor at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver.
June 10, 2020
Mr. Justice Wally OPpal
Policing and Community Safety
Wally is a lawyer with a QC – Queen’s Counsel, former Attorney General, Order of BC