Learn about the nomination process, rules about fundraising, and developing a campaign platform and strategy.
Who should attend?
• Women thinking of running for school trustee/
• councillor in the 2018 municipal election
• Women who may be interested in local government
• Anyone wanting to support a woman’s campaign
In celebration of International Women’s Day, CFUW Kitchener-Waterloo is hosting the 12th annual Open Closet. During this time, women and their children are invited to shop through the selection of gently-used, free clothing and enjoy refreshments.
Community members interested in donating women’s and children’s clothing are encouraged to sort through their closets. Clothing donations can be made on March 7 from 5-9 pm at the church.
Invites you to a public screening of Director Tiffany Shlain’s short film: 50/50, Rethinking the Past, Present & Future of Women & Power.
Followed by panel discussion with Cindy Lunau, Councillor, Town of Milton, Cheryl Hayles, VP International, CFUW, Isobel Boyle, CFUW Guelph, Women in Politics Project.
Celebrate International Women’s Day with The University Women’s Clubs of Ontario Central. UofT FACULTY CLUB. Keynote Speaker Jodi-Lynn Waddilove, Independent Street Checks Review Board.
CONTACT YOUR CLUB REPRESENTATIVE FOR TICKETS
International Women’s Day Event, Thursday March 8, 2018. All are welcome. We will be celebrating March 8 at Trinity United Church, 461 Park Ave. Newmarket. Our guest speaker will be Fiona Jack who is a Sex Trafficking Prevention Trainer from Covenant House, located in downtown Toronto. She will enlighten us about Human Trafficking. Covenant House has been working with victims of sexual exploitations since they opened in 1982(homeless youth are at a significantly increased risk for both trafficking and sexual abuse). She has travelled to York region to our schools and her focus of these talks are about luring techniques and warning signs.Find out more »
CFUW Cambridge 6th Annual International Women's Day Breakfast Fundraiser. Blood, Sweat and Fears of Progress, with speaker Gayle O'Brien. #PressforProgressFind out more »
Election Readiness Morning Plenary Guest Speaker: Maija Saari Making Sense of Politics in a “Fake News” Era: Thinking Critically about the Ontario Election With an increasingly fluid digital information landscape, old touch points of reliable information are being called into question while emerging sources and new digitally-propelled social movements change the game. How best to navigate this with a critical eye? Maija Saari is an Associate Dean of Film, TV and Journalism at Sheridan College. After nearly a decade in…Find out more »
It’s the war story we think we know … but don’t!
At the mere mention of The Great Escape, people automatically think of a German POW camp, Second World War, tunnels Tom, Dick and Harry, Steve McQueen on his motorcycle in the 1963 Hollywood movie, and American know-how. Right?
Wrong! The Great Escape is not an American story. It's not even a British story. Ted Barris’ book title clarifies - The Great Escape: A Canadian Story. And that's because the POW who designed the tunnels, the principal tunnel excavators, the chief of security, the chief of diversions, one of the intelligence chiefs, one of the forgery chiefs, among the organizers of the sand disposal team (called "penguins"), the duty pilot (cataloguing every person coming/going through the main gate), and the custodian of "the canary" (the secret short-wave radio) inside Stalag Luft III ... were all Canadian!
CFUW K-W has recognized and encouraged educational excellence by offering scholarships and awards at the secondary and post-secondary levels in the Kitchener-Waterloo Region, and nationally since 1964.
The revenue from our Annual Book Sale contributes to the more than $400,000 that we have awarded to local women and girls since 1991.