Philosophers' Café

What are the benefits of companionship?

The Vancouver Foundation named loneliness as an emerging social crisis. Where do you find and how do you nurture companionship?

Read about the research done by the Vancouver Foundation on their website


Thu, 15 Mar 2018 7:00 PM

The Sanctuary in Brentwood, Brentwood Presbyterian Church, 1600 Delta Ave, Burnaby | 604-924-9650 | Map

Admission: Free. Registration not required.

Duration: 90 mins

Related topic(s): Liberal Arts


  • Brian Fraser

    Brian Fraser is lead provocateur of Jazzthink, where he uses the wit, wisdom and workings of jazz to revive the VIBE in not-for-profit organizations. VIBE is Jazzthink's acronym for Values, Intentions, Barriers and Execution. Find out more at

    Brian is also minister with Brentwood Presbyterian Church. He retired some years ago from being dean of St. Andrew’s Hall, the Presbyterian college at UBC, and teaching leadership and organizational development at Vancouver School of Theology.

About the Philosophers' Café

Philosophers’ Café is a series of informal public discussions in libraries, cafés and restaurants throughout Metro Vancouver. The cafés, which are open to everyone, have brought dialogue and discussion to thousands of people who are interested in exploring issues from the absurd to the sublime. To learn more about the Philosophers’ Café, please visit their website.

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