Category Archives: Advocacy – Take Action!

MOE Response re CCEYA Consultation

March 1, 2021 – In November 2020, CFUW Ontario Council submitted their recommendations to the Ministry of Education concerning proposed regulations to the Child Care and Early Years Act. On March 1st, 2021, Ontario Council received an update from the Ministry of Education regarding the 2020 consultation. Read the MOE’s update here. Read the CFUW […]

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2021 Ontario Pre-Budget Submission

February 10, 2021 CFUW Ontario Council submitted comments to the Ministry of Finance concerning the 2021 Budget focusing on the Caring Economy. As we were limited to 500 words, we only discussed the two current crises of child care and long-term care. Read the pre-budget submission.

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Jan 22, 2021 – Ontario Health Coalition Press Conference

Sandy Thomson  represented CFUW Ontario Council at this press conference with over 108 participants, regarding LTC. The four key speakers were women who had or have relatives in LTC – a somber moment after each story.  The participants were varied. Natalie Mehra, OHC Executive Director announced the Canadian Federation of University Women Ontario Council as […]

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Ontario Council Response to the 2021-22 Education Funding Guide

On January 15, 2021 Ontario Council submitted their response to the Ontario 2021-22 Education Funding Guide. The response included comments to 3 questions pertaining to the COVID-19 outbreak response, adjustments to online learning, and use of outdated census data to support students with special needs. Read the submission in its entirety …

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CFUW Burlington Supports Halton Women’s Place

The Club’s Uncrafty Crafter Interest Group created bright, colourful, reusable pouches to hold donated grocery gift cards. CFUW Burlington members donated over $3500 and CFUW Oakville also donated funds to purchase the gift cards. Over 300 pouches with cards were delivered to Halton Women’s Place to be distributed to women in need. Read all about […]

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