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September 2017

Speaker Series / Standing Committees Meeting

September 23, 2017 @ 9:45 am - 3:30 pm
Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON M4T 1Z9 Canada
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$35

CFUW Ontario Council Speaker Series & Workshops sponsored by the Standing Committees Yorkminster Park Baptist Church 1585 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M4T 1Z9 September 23, 2017 9:45am - 3:30pm Women in Political Leadership Morning Plenary with: Hon. Indira Naidoo-Harris, MPP Halton, Minister of the Status of Women Laurie Scott, MPP Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock, PC Critic for Women’s Issues Olivia Chow, Ryerson University, former MP, former Toronto City Councillor Luncheon speaker Hon. Karina Gould, MP Burlington, Minister of Democratic Institutions Afternoon sessions with: Education:…

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March 2018

Speaker Series / Standing Committees Meeting

March 24, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON M4T 1Z9 Canada
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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…

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September 2018

September 2018 Speaker Series & Standing Committees’ Workshops

September 29, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON M4T 1Z9 Canada
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Morning Plenary Guest Speaker Andrea O’Reilly, PhD, Professor, School of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies, York University, founder and director of the Motherhood Initiative for Research and Community Involvement TOPIC: "When my kids were young..." The Changing Role of Motherhood in the 20th and 21st Centuries Andrea O’Reilly will explore how and why the image and role of ‘good’ motherhood has changed over the last eighty years in North America. Beginning with a discussion of the celebration of the working mother during…

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November 2018

November 2018 Speaker Series & Standing Committees’ Workshops

November 24, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON M4T 1Z9 Canada
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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…

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March 2019

March 2019 Speaker Series / Standing Committees Meeting

March 2, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON M4T 1Z9 Canada
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Morning Plenary: Guest Speaker Yaelle Gang from Equal Voice, Toronto will speak on Equal Voice’s importance, history and activities to realize more women elected to political positions. Yaelle is chair of the Toronto Chapter of Equal Voice and is passionate about encouraging women to get involved in politics at all levels of government. Afternoon workshops include The Better Ballot Campaign (Legislations Committee) with Teresa McKeeman and Vivian Webb, and Mommy am I pretty? (Education and Status of Women) with Margot…

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November 2019

November 2019 Speakers Series / Standing Committees Meeting

November 30, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON M4T 1Z9 Canada
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Brain Health & Aging, with Dr. Andrea Wilkinson. Brain fitness is similar to physical fitness, but instead of exercising your body, you are strengthening your mind. Optimizing your mental abilities is not a new concept. However, most of the information provided in magazine and newspaper articles about brain health is vague and not personally relevant (e.g., learn a language, play an instrument, do a crossword, etc.).

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