2019 Pre-Budget Brief

CFUW Ontario Council submits an annual brief concerning the Ontario Budget, this year to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs. Our topics were based on the 2018 survey of Ontario clubs. Our recommendations included: 1.     Gender-based Analysis: In order to support the needs of women, it is essential to have a gendered-based analysis […]

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January 2019 Ontario Council News

CFUW Etobicoke As part of our Centennial Celebration, members of CFUW Etobicoke and friends donated over 200 books for kids and mums to Women’s Habitat to be given to their clients and their children as Christmas presents. The Little Sun Centennial Project: The Little Sun is a portable solar lamp provided to impoverished and displaced […]

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Submission For the Parents Education Consultation

Ontario Council sent comments concerning funding, STEM, needed job skills, financial and information literacies, bullying and cyber-bullying, HIV/AIDS, sexual health education, mental health, Parents’ Bill of Rights, youth-in-care, plus additional comments about the importance of the Six C’s – citizenship, collaboration, communication, creativity, and critical thinking, developed by Michael Fullan, a former Dean of the […]

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CFUW North Bay Charitable Trust Dinner

December 3, 2018 marked the 15th yearof our Charitable Trust Dinner, an evening of ceremony, reverence and reflection.The Dinner is an annual event held during the 16 Days of Activism againstgender Based Violence to honour the memory of the 14 women who died on December6, 1989 at the Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal. It is also […]

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CFUW Ontario Council celebrates 40 years

“  …and we had to have the meeting over by 3 p.m. so the ladies could go shopping…” A wonderful memory as related by 97 year old Betty Tugman, the third president of CFUW Ontario Council at the celebration on Saturday, November 24, who finished her reminiscence with the same message! Betty elaborated on the […]

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