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*** Replaces January Meeting *** Guest Speaker: Rosemary Ganley, Peterborough ON, lifelong feminist activist, writer and educator. Topic: "Participation with the Gender Equality Advisory Council for Canada's G7 Presidency" In January 2018, Rosemary Ganley was appointed to the Gender Equality Advisory Council, a Canada-initiated committee of 18 internationally-active feminist women and one man set up by Prime Minister to examine the status of women and girls worldwide and issue a call to action tor the G7 leaders. Click here for…Find out more »
International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women What Can You Do To Help End Gender Based Violence? Listen – be open to learning from the experiences of others. Believe – support survivors and those affected by violence. Speak out – add your voice to call out violence. Intervene – find a safe way to help when you see acts of GBV. Act – give your time to organizations working to end violence, and be the change you want…Find out more »
Another Perth and District Christmas House Tour is in the works … The Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) Perth & District is celebrating its 13th Heritage Perth Christmas House Tour on the weekend of December 1st and 2nd this year from 10:00 – 3:30 each day. It’s time to mark your calendars again and get ready to join in another weekend that celebrates beautiful architecture, historic buildings, restoration, remodelling, beautiful home décor and furnishings, and seasonal decorating. This year’s…Find out more »
This is the 29 anniversary of the massacre at L'Ecole Polytechnique and the 28th year that Southport has held a Vigil in honour of the 14 women killed. This year we will also remember and honour the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, including Maisy Odjick, a young woman who 10 years ago went missing from her Quebec reserve. Maisy lived with her family for three years on the Saugeen reserve and several of her family still live here…Find out more »
Mark the anniversary of the death of 14 young women at l’Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal who were murdered because they were women.
Remember the thousands of Missing and Murdered Indigenous women, girls, and LGBTQ2S people.
Honour the many victims who died by domestic violence.
What is more evocative of all that is heartwarming about Christmas than Dickens’ A Christmas Carol? Back by popular demand, CFUW- Owen Sound, in co-production with the historic Roxy Theatre, presents A Dramatization of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol - for one show only - Thursday, December 6th at 7:30 p.m. Director of many memorable Owen Sound Little Theatre productions, Pat O’Connor has adapted and directs this beloved tale as a “dramatization”. More than a “reading”, it requires costumes, props,…Find out more »