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March 2021

UWC Toronto – Women on the Ballot Stories of our Trailblazers

March 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
ZOOM
Free

UWC Toronto ZOOM Speaker Betsy McGregor Betsy is the author of Women on the Ballot: Pathways to Political Power and will speak about some of the trailblazing women in her book. Betsy's talk promises to be a dynamic and inspiring address for International Women's Day. To register go to info@uwctoronto.ca, and to find out more about her book visit https://womenontheballot.com. All are welcome.

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CFUW Welland Presenting the Renowned Film Woman

March 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ZOOM
Free

CFUW Welland and District are presenting the renowned film Woman by Anastasia Mikovia and Yann Arthus-Bertrand on Zoom at 7pm Monday, March 8th. We are inviting the public to attend to enjoy this film that gives voice to 2000 women from 50 countries offering an intimate portrait of half of humanity. It not only sheds light on the injustices that women are subjected to but also highlights the inner strength of women and their capacity to change the world despite the difficulties they are…

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CFUW Oshawa – Women’s Mental Health Through the Lifespan

March 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
ZOOM
Free

CFUW Oshawa & District invites you to join them on March 10th at 7 p.m. when Dr. Juveria Zaheer, Psychiatrist and Researcher with the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, will discuss women's mental health, research and advocacy with a focus on caring for ourselves and each other.  E-mail your request for a ZOOM link to cfuw.oshawa@gmail.com.

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CFUW Aurora Newmarket LUNAFEST Virtual Film Festival

March 12 @ 7:00 pm - March 14 @ 7:00 pm
Virtual Screening
$20

Seven films celebrate the achievements of forward thinking women: An international women’s Arctic ski tea A professional women’s softball player A mixed-media artist A 12-year-old separated from her mother at the US border A young neuroscientist and her colleagues A lifelong angler A 93-year-old visual storyteller and accomplished printmaker These are the women whose stories you will discover at this year’s virtual LUNAFEST®, an on-line film festival, co-hosted by the Charitable Trust of CFUW A/N and Soroptimists International of York Region. Starting March 12th, at…

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CFUW Sudbury 25th Annual CELEBRATE WOMEN

March 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ZOOM
$10.00

Last year our 25th in-person Celebrate Women event had to be cancelled due to Covid-19.  This year we are going virtual!   CFUW Sudbury, in partnership with YWCA Sudbury and LEAF Sudbury, presents the 25th Annual Celebrate Women on March 25th at 7 p.m.  This year's author is the prize-winning Canadian novelist Mary Lawson.  She will be talking about her new book A Town Called Solace which, like her previous books, is set in Northern Ontario.  Tickets are only $10.  To…

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April 2021

CFUW Oshawa & District NATURE IN DURHAM REGION

April 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
ZOOM
Free

CFUW Oshawa invites you to join them on April 14th to hear speaker Lois Gillette, President of the Durham Region Field Naturalists.  Lois will discuss natural spaces to explore, environmental challenges, and ways to enjoy and support nature.  She'll also include local species data and nature photos in her presentation.  E-mail your request for a ZOOM link to cfuw.oshawa@gmail.com.

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UWC Toronto ZOOM Speaker Bronwyn Roe – Building the Case for a Better Earth

April 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
ZOOM
Free

Bronwyn Roe – Building the Case for a Better Earth:  Using the Power of the Law to Fight Climate Change Bronwyn Roe is a lawyer at Ecojustice, Canada’s largest environmental law charity.  Ecojustice goes to court and uses the full force of the law to defend nature, combat the climate emergency and fight for a healthy environment for all.  Bronwyn will speak about Ecojustice’s work to hold governments accountable for meaningful action on climate change through strategic litigation and law…

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CFUW Orangeville ZOOM Speaker Deb Davidson – Tattoos Talk

April 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
ZOOM
Free

Join us on Wednesday April 21st 2021 at 6:30pm-our guest speaker is Deb Davidson, the topic: Tattoos Talk:  How we commemorate with tattoos Tattooing is, at its foundation, a social act conveying meaning through visual symbols. And yet, beyond the visual, tattoos also open dialogue, moving what may be thought of as private and personal embodied memories into a public sphere. After beginning with a brief history and prevalence of tattooing, Deb will move to a description of The Tattoo…

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May 2021

Long Term Care Town Hall

May 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
ONLINE Canada
Free

Submitted by CFUW Brantford.  Long Term Care Town Hall:  Exploring well-being for all through culture change and innovation.  During the COVID-19 pandemic, it has become clear that we have lost focus on our collective responsibility to long-term care and the residents who reside in these homes. Join Councillor Catherine McKenney and leading experts as they discuss the pressing need to change the system so that residents in LTC homes are safe, comfortable, and live a dignified life.  Learn more and…

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CFUW Leaside-East York – Afghan Special Event

May 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
ZOOM

Come fly a kite with us at our Afghan Special Event!  This is a fundraising event for Canadian Women for Afghan Women with guest speakers Dr. Lauryn Oates, Executive Director CW4WAfghan, and Murwarid Ziayee, Senior Director CW4WAfghan.  Learn about Afghan women and girls, and the work that is being done in Afghanistan by CW4WAfghan.  Small group activities and discussions ... be creative!  Download and print one of the kites listed below.  Colour, paint or decorate it and bring it to…

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