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November 2018

How Women’s Stories and Activism Challenge Gender-Based Violence

November 19, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bloor Street United Church, 300 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON Canada
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A Panel Discussion sponsored by the Grandmothers Advocacy Network and CFUW North Toronto in support of the UN’s Campaign to End Violence Against Women. THE PANEL Elizabeth Renzetti Globe and Mail Columnist Author of Shrewed: A Wry and Closely Observed Look at the Lives of Women and Girls Susan Dion York University Faculty of Education Susan draws on contemporary Indigenous feminist art and film to examine the role of listening and dialogue in learning from Indigenous women’s responses to colonial…

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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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Orange Day

November 25, 2018

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…

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December 2018

2018 Heritage Perth Christmas House Tour – CFUW Perth & District

December 1, 2018 @ 8:00 am - December 2, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

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…

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Vigil Against Violence Against Women: CFUW Southport

December 6, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Coulter Parkette Port Elgin, ON Canada + Google Map

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…

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December 6th Vigil – CFUW Kitchener-Waterloo

December 6, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 54 Queen St N
Kitchener, Ontario N2H 2H2 Canada
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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.

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A Dramatization of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”

December 6, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Roxy Theatre Owen Sound, ON Canada + Google Map

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,…

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Festive Lunch Buffet – CFUW Aurora/Newmarket

December 12, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Cardinal Golf Club, 2740 Davis Drive W
King City, ON L7B 0G7 Canada
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February 2019

CFUW Ontario Council Membership Fees Due

February 7

Ontario Council dues are calculated on the number of regular and life members as of December 31. Clubs do not pay OC dues for honorary members, dual members who pay OC dues through another club, or student members. However, clubs pay the insurance levy for regular, honorary, student, dual and life members. Click here to download invoice.

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CFUW Etobicoke Stop the Violence Breakfast

February 11 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Canadiana Restaurant, Six Points Plaza, 5230 Dundas St W
Toronto, ON M9B 1A8 Canada
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From UNFOUNDED to #ME TOO: What’s Next?
Linda Silver Dranoff, C.M., LSM is a lawyer, writer and activist. As a lawyer she appeared at every level of court in a precedent-setting 38-year career, helping countless individuals to navigate the legal system. She had a 25-year stint as a columnist at Chatelaine and is the author of the books Women in Canadian Law,

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