Ontario Council Clubs

CFUW Ontario Council celebrates 40 years

“  …and we had to have the meeting over by 3 p.m. so the ladies could go shopping…” A wonderful memory as related by 97 year old Betty Tugman, the third president of CFUW Ontario Council at the celebration on Saturday, November 24, who finished her reminiscence with the same message! Betty elaborated on the […]

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October 3, 2020 Speakers Series Reports

Elder Care – Protect the Vulnerable The COVID-19 pandemic exposed and exacerbated the many problems with elder care in Canada, especially in Ontario and Quebec where COVID-19 hit hardest. Our first Speakers Series of the 2020-21 year included three presentations that addressed different aspects of Elder Care in Ontario, followed by a panel discussion. Karen Henderson spoke […]

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October 2020 Ontario Council Club News

CFUW Ajax-Pickering The CFUW Ajax-Pickering newsletter for October included 2 interesting articles:  Remembering Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Women of Science.  Read more …   CFUW Guelph CFUW Guelph worked with University of Guelph professor Dr. Catherine Carstairs and her students to create the exhibition Her Story: Trailblazers of Guelph and Wellington County at the Civic […]

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Payday Loans, October 1 2020

A letter was sent to the Hon. Lisa Thompson, Minister of Government and Consumer Services, requesting more information on the Government’s plan to educate the public about the practices of payday loan companies, while also acknowledging the new legislation that specifies a maximum interest rate of 2.5% per month. Information about payday loans is displayed […]

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Human Trafficking, Dec 6, 2019

A letter was sent to the Hon. Jill Dunlop, Women’s Issues, to thank her for meeting with CFUW Orillia. The letter also thanked her for her work, and challenged her to do more on human trafficking.  The study #CallItFemicide had just been released. Minister Dunlop responded in January.

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September 2020 Ontario Council Club News

UWC North York Working alongside Fangdong Li, a York University intern, the UWCNY redesigned their website. New and returning members can now complete membership forms online. A group of dedicated women spent the last three months working on this project which will allow individual members to access information more easily, safely and securely. Check out the club’s new […]

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