James Randi is Coming to Canada

Randi’s Canadian Tour

James Randi has an international reputation as a magician and escape artist, but today he is best known as the world’s most tireless investigator and demystifier of paranormal and pseudoscientific claims.

Randi has pursued “psychic” spoonbenders, exposed the dirty tricks of faith healers, investigated homeopathic water “with a memory”, and generally been a thorn in the sides of those who try to pull the wool over public’s eyes in the name of the supernatural. He is the author of numerous books, including The Truth About Uri Geller, The Faith Healers, Flim Flam!, and An Encyclopedia of Claims, Frauds, and Hoaxes of the Occult and Supernatural. His lectures (Ted.com) and television appearances (Johnny Carson, Penn and Teller’s Bullshit) have delighted and vexed audiences around the world.

James Randi exposes popularly accepted fakery by discussing with his audience everything from UFOs to the Bermuda Triangle, from the Von Däniken “Chariots of the Gods” fraud to the notion of a lost continent named Atlantis. Randi reveals what really took place in the last three decades in the labs of various prestigious “think tanks” that verified a series of simple magicians tricks as genuine miracles, thus launching a world-wide plague of misinformation, the repercussions of which can still be felt today.
This unique and provocative lecture is not only educational but also highly entertaining. It attracts persons of all educational and social backgrounds and provides a rational perspective on the seemingly paranormal and otherwise unexplained happenings in our day-to-day life.
Mr. Randi illustrates how a “politically-correct” attitude has blinded scientists — who should know better — to the fact that they are not proficient at detecting fraud, often managing to fool themselves, when the prize is sufficiently attractive. And he puts up a million-dollar award as bait!

Here are the tour dates
Sept 22 – Vancouver, BC

When?

doors open at 6:00 pm, book signing at 6:15 pm, lecture at 7:00 pm

Where?

Denman Cinema, 1779 Comox St

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Sept 23 – Kelowna, BC

When?

7:00 pm

Where?

University of British Columbia, Okanagan

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Sept 24 – Calgary, AB

When?

7:30 pm

Where?

Room Science Theatre 140, University of Calgary

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Sept 25 – Edmonton, AB

When?

7:00 pm

Where?

Telus Centre for Professional Development, University of Alberta

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Sept 26 – Saskatoon, SK

When?

7:00 pm

Where?

The Roxy Theatre, 320 20th St West

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27 – Toronto, ON

When?

doors at 6:30 pm, presentation at 7:00 pm

Where?

Courtyard Hall, Couryard Marriott Toronto Downtown

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Sept 28 – Ottawa, ON

When?

7:30 pm

Where?

Auditorium of Library and Archives Canada

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Sept 29 – Montreal, QC

When?

7:00 pm

Where?

Room Marcel-Pépin at Centre St. Pierre

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Sept 30 – Halifax, NS

When?

6:00 pm

Where?

Theatre A, Burke Building, St. Mary’s University

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