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15 September 2011
On Thursday September 15th, the Harvard Graduate Student Canadian Club will be hosting our annual Fall Welcome BBQ. It will take place on the lawn in front of Richards Hall (the GSAS dorms, across from Harkness Commons), from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Just look for the big Canadian flag or follow your ears to where the Canadian music is blaring.

24 October 2010
Big fan of Leonard Cohen? Never even heard of him? People of all levels of Cohen knowledge are invited to a Leonard Cohen Appreciation Night on Monday, 1 November from 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. at the Dudley House Fireside Room. The evening is centered around a talk by noted Harvard Leonard Cohen expert Seth Stephens-Davidowitz, with Canadian Jewish refreshments, songs, and poetry. Formal attire is recommended but not required.

15 October 2010
Our first monthly Canadian Meet-up is happening on Thursday, 21 October from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. at the Cambridge Queen's Head Pub (Loker Commons, beneath Memorial Hall, 45 Quincy St.). It will be a casual evening of meeting other Canadians and maybe forming some teams for the 8:00 p.m. trivia game! Monthly meet-ups will be happening on the second last Thursday of every month this year. Hope to see you there!

Thank you to all the amazing volunteers that made Thanksgiving dinner such a success! We had more dishes and attendance than we expected, and the generosity of cooks, food smugglers, turkey roasters, set-up and clean-up volunteers, beverage donors, and turkey carvers ensured that everything ran smoothly. Some tupperware was left behind - if you are missing yours, please contact Pan-Pan Jiang. If you're a cook who did not submit your food and cab receipts to Pan-Pan, please contact her for reimbursement meeting!

3 October 2010
Canadian Thanksgiving is coming up, and we're serving up a huge feast once again on Monday, October 11th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. We're looking for volunteers to make side dishes and give our 12 turkeys a home in their oven for the event. Please contact hgscc-owner@lists.hcs.harvard.edu if you can help make this event happen! We will reimburse you for all your efforts, and no experience is necessary. This event is in collaboration with the MIT Canadian Club.

5 September 2010
HGSCC's annual Fall Welcome BBQ is taking place from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. this Thursday, September 9th on the Richards Hall lawn (GSAS dormitories), across from Harkness Commons. Feast on hamburgers, hot dogs, vegetarian options, snacks, and drinks (we will be serving up our usual Canada cake!), and meet other Canadians on campus! Looking forward to meeting you!

17 April 2010
It's a poutine party! In collaboration with the Harvard College Canadian Club, we will be serving up delicious french fries drenched in gravy and cheese curds on Saturday, 24 April at 8:00 p.m. at the Queen's Head Pub. Hope to see you there!

17 February 2010
If you missed the expatriate tax presentation on Tuesday, you can download the presentation slides here.

HGSCC is once again hitting the curling rink in Petersham on Saturday, February 27th from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. followed by watching the men's gold medal Olympic curling game in the Dudley Graduate Student Lounge. To sign up for the trip, e-mail hgscc-owner@lists.hcs.harvard.edu and confirm your spot with a $25 cheque made out to the Harvard Graduate Student Canadian Club in the HGSCC mailbox (3rd floor of Dudley House). For more event details, check the events page.

Watch the Olympic men's hockey gold medal game with your fellow Canadians on Sunday, February 28th at 3:00 p.m. in the Dudley House Games Room (3rd floor). Hopefully Canada will be in the finals!

27 January 2010
HGSCC, Canada GSD and MIT Canadian Club are hosting an expatriate tax presentation on Tuesday, 16 February 2010 from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. at 510 Gund Hall, 48 Quincy Street. This is a great opportunity to learn about your tax requirements, as well as ask individual questions! Speaker bios and presentation details are available on the events page.

10 October 2009
HGSCC and the MIT Canadian Club are hosting a Canadian Thanksgiving dinner on Monday, 12 October 2009 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at Dudley Dining Hall (Lehman Hall, right across from the Harvard T-stop and in the Yard). Thanks to our wonderful volunteer chefs, we will have plenty of turkey, vegetables, mashed potatoes, and desserts!

26 August 2009
Our annual Fall Welcome BBQ is set for Thursday, 10 September 2009 from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. on the Richards Hall lawn, across from Harkness Commons. We'll provide the food (veggie options available) and the drinks. You bring your Canadian smiles. See you on the lawn in red and white!

24 March 2009
It's a Poutine Party! Get your fill of french fries, gravy and cheese curds at the Graduate Student Lounge (2nd floor mezzanine of Dudley House) on Thursday, 2 April 2009 from 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. Hope to see you there!

31 January 2009
The HGSCC 10th Annual Curling Bonspiel is happening on Saturday, 7 February 2009 at Petersham Curling Club! We will be leaving campus around 1:00 p.m. and return by 9:30 p.m., sated from an afternoon of curling lessons, curling matches, dinner and Canadian company. E-mail hgscc-owner@lists.hcs.harvard.edu to register - we only have spots for 29 people. The cost of the trip is $20, but if you have a car and can drive yourself and at least three other people, you get to go for free! See you on the ice!

11 November 2008

The Harvard College Canadian Club is hosting a Remembrance Day service at 10:45 a.m. on the steps of Memorial Church (Old Yard). Poppies are available for pick-up in the HGSCC mailbox, 3rd floor of Dudley House. They will also be available at the service. See you there!

28 October 2008

The first Canadian Movie Night will be happening at William James Hall, Room 105 from 7:15 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. We will be screening Tales from the Gimli Hospital (1988) directed by Guy Maddin! A brief synopsis and review of the film are on the events page.

13 October 2008

Thank you to everyone who showed up for the Canadian Thanksgiving dinner tonight! Thank you especially to the amazing cooks who contributed such a diverse range of delicious food, and the wonderful people who helped set up and clean up after the event.
We will be sending out an e-mail shortly regarding reimbursements for cooks, and we hope to see you all tomorrow night at the Canada Elections Results Viewing!

4 October 2008

Thanks to everyone who came out for the Welcome BBQ today! We really enjoyed meeting all of you, and we're looking forward to seeing more of you at our upcoming events next week:

Monday, 13 September 2008 from 6:00 p.m. onwards, the Canadian Thanksgiving dinner will be held at Dudley House Dining Hall (Lehman Hall, near the Harvard T stop). We are currently seeking chefs who can roast a turkey, make a salad, whip together some cranberry sauce, or create any other festive dish. Please contact Alison Hill or Stephanie Tam if you can share your gourmet skills!

Tuesday, 14 September 2008 from 9:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m., join the Harvard Canadian Law Society for the Canada Elections Results Viewing at Cambridge Queen's Head (45 Quincy Street, underneath Memorial Hall). Scintillating political discussions over some pub fare will be the order of the day.

For more information, please check the events page. Pictures from today's BBQ will be posted soon!

29 September 2008

Due to the weather on the weekend, the Welcome BBQ has been moved to Saturday, 4 October 2008 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on the Richards Hall lawn. In case of another bout of rain, we will relocate to the Richards Hall basement. Sorry for the changes, and hope to see you all there!

21 September 2008

Mark your calendars! Saturday, 27 September 2008 from 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. the Richards Hall lawn (between Harkness Commons and the GSAS dorms) will be red and white for our Welcome BBQ. Canadian Harvard graduate students and friends, meat-lovers and vegetarian/vegans alike, are all welcome to come!

Download the posters:



13 September 2008

Our 2008-2009 events will include perennials like the Welcome BBQ and the Canadian Thanksgiving dinner, along with events like poutine parties and curling! Check our events page for details.

We thank The Weatherhead Center for its continual support.