Colonel Chris Kilford served as our deputy military attaché in Kabul and later as military attaché in Ankara, cross accredited to Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkmenistan. Chris holds a PhD from Queens University in history. Although retired from the military in 2014, Chris has kept close ties with Turkey’s Ambassador to Canada and was on the ground again in Turkey in the fall of 2019. Chris is currently President of the Victoria Branch of the Canadian International Council.
This is a marvelous opportunity to hear from an accomplished speaker who has broad first-hand experience in this troubled corner of the world.
Cash bar opens: 3:30 pm Program starts: 4:00 pm
Buffet Dinner (reserved guests only) immediately following the program:
Beef Bourguignon, served with steamed red nugget potatoes and baguette and house greens with champagne vinaigrette
$23.85 + tax & gratuity/person
** (dinner only) Prior Reservation Required (deadline Thursday January 23rd – noon): Click HERE to email or call: 250-468-9915 (NB: Minimum 40 people required for buffet – please sign up ASAP)
If you require a vegetarian alternative, please contact the clubhouse.
NEXT SUNDAY@4: February 9, 2020
Passenger Rail on Van Isle…more than a railroad: with Larry Stevenson, CEO Island Corridor Foundation