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November 2020

CFUW Oshawa – The Wreck of H.M.S. Speedy the Tragedy That Shook Upper Canada

November 11, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ZOOM
Free

Join CFUW Oshawa for a ZOOM meeting with Dan Buchanan, an avid historian, genealogist and story-teller.  He'll share the story of H.M.S. Speedy, a ship that disappeared without survivors in Lake Ontario in 1804.  Guests are welcome.  E-mail CFUW Oshawa for your ZOOM link.

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UWC Toronto ZOOM Speaker

November 16, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
ZOOM

University Women’s Club of Toronto is hosting a series of speakers on Zoom this fall.  UWC welcomes all interested Ontario Council members to register for one or more of the Zoom talks by sending an email to info@uwctoronto.ca. November 16, 2020, 4:00 pm:  “Lunacy: Life Begins At the End of Your Comfort Zone”: Ian Evans, adventurer and inspirational speaker, will share lessons he has learned in some of the  world’s most extreme and challenging environments, from the South Pole to…

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CFUW Guelph – Webinar Universal Basic Income – The Pathway to Inclusion

November 18, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Webinar Ontario Canada
Free

Join CFUW Guelph, the Council of Canadians Guelph Chapter and the Guelph-based group Imagining a Different Future, for a free webinar on November 18th at 7:45 p.m.  You must be registered to participate, go to http://bit.ly/ubiwebinar.  Speakers are Professor Evelyn Forget from the University of Manitoba, Jessie Golem UBI pilot participant, Chandra Pasma member of the Basic Income Canada Network Advisory Council and Senator Kim Pate.

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Ontario Council Speakers Series

November 21, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
ZOOM,

Topic:  Women in the COVID Economy. Our November 21st Speakers Series features three dynamic and respected speakers: Lorna Marsden CM OOnt, Paulette Senior, CEO Canadian Women’s Foundation, and Carolyn Ferns, Public Policy/Government Relations, Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care. The focus will be on how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected women, specifically the status of women, violence/abuse against women, and child care.  Register for the November 21st speakers series here. After registering, you will receive a confirmation e-mail containing information about joining the…

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December 2020

CFUW Kitchener-Waterloo National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

December 4, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
ONLINE Canada
Free

This year for the first time the University of Waterloo and CFUW K-W have partnered to create a special ceremony of remembrance. A pre-recorded memorial video will be broadcast on YouTube live on December 4, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. We are hoping to have a good turnout.  Please show your support by signing in and watching the online 30-minute ceremony. To register, please go to http://nationaldayofremembrance.ticketfi.com . Once you register, you will receive instructions for how to connect on December 4th.…

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January 2021

UWC Toronto – Lunatic, A Documentary by Ian Evans

January 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
ZOOM
Free

On November 16th, we had the pleasure of hosting another successful Zoom talk led by Ian Evans.  A chartered accountant from Elora, Ontario, Ian has made it his life’s mission to consistently step outside of his comfort zone by undertaking inspiring adventures such as skiing to the South Pole at 58, along with many other impressive feats. All of these adventures are explored in the 2016 award-winning documentary called Lunatic, which showcases, using awe-inspiring images, both the struggles and the successes that Ian has…

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CFUW Oshawa – The Benefits of Yoga

January 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
ZOOM
Free

CFUW Oshawa's next general meeting features a Yoga Master discussing how yoga can be adapted to any age and ability.  Guests are welcome to join.  E-mail a request for the ZOOM link to cfuw.oshawa@gmail.com.

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UWC Toronto – ZOOM Speaker Series Brian Levine

January 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
ZOOM
Free

Join us on Zoom on Monday, January 18, 2021 at 4:00 pm for a talk by Brian Levine, Executive Director of the Glenn Gould Foundation, on Glenn Gould: The Making on a Canadian Legend. Glenn Gould as one of the best known and most celebrated pianists of the twentieth century, renowned for his interpretations of the works of Johan Sebastian Bach. The Glenn Gould Foundation was formed in 1983 to honour the spirit and legacy of Glenn Gould. As Executive…

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February 2021

CFUW Etobicoke – 7th Annual STOP THE VIOLENCE Breakfast

February 10 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
ZOOM
$25.00

CFUW Etobicoke is committed to the power of women working together.  Please help support our 7th Annual Stop The Violence Breakfast which will be held virtually via Zoom on Wednesday, February 10th, 2021.   We’re delighted to present author and professor Dr. Wendy Cukier who will speak on “Women, Men and Guns:  What Need to be Done?”  Tickets are $25 and all proceeds will support Women’s Habitat. You can register on our website at www.cfuwetobicoke.ca/stop-the-violence-breakfast/. The focus of our annual breakfast is to raise awareness of…

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CFUW Oshawa February 8 Discovering Adelaide McLaughlin

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

CFUW Oshawa's next virtual meeting is about ADELAIDE McLAUGHLIN, wife of the first President of General Motors in Canada and mother of their 5 daughters.  A serious golfer and competitive games player, Adelaide supported the Girl Guide Association and was instrumental in the building of the Oshawa General Hospital.  Samantha George, the Curator at Parkwood Estate will be presenting her research into this local socialite of the last century.  Guests are invited to request a Zoom Link by e-mailing cfuw.oshawa@gmail.com.  The…

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