Publication Schedule & Instruction to Authors

The purposes of the Ontario Council News are:

  • to share information from other clubs in advance of events and community activities, so that members from other clubs can join in
  • to offer inspiration to clubs who may be looking for ideas to make a difference in their communities or to build membership. 

Types of Content

Posters for Coming Events

  • Send posters (PDFs are fine) for special events (community events and/or fundraisers that are open to the public) organized by your club (not regular meetings or club AGMs) to the Newsletter Editor as soon as they are ready, and before the submission deadlines below.
    • International Women’s Day Events
    • Women’s March
    • Sisters in Spirit
    • December 6th
    • All fundraisers (public)
    • Writing Competitions
    • 100th Anniversary Projects
    • If in doubt, ask.
  • Your Club events will be added to the Calendar of Events with links in the Ontario Council News.

Write-ups of Past Events

  • Write-ups of special club events and activities that were open to the public (not regular meetings) will be added to the website under Club Actions and Events.
  • Each issue of the OC News will have its own page on the website and the newsletter will contain a link to it.
  • Following your event, please send a short description, with photos, to the Newsletter Editor.

Please Do Not Send

We are not able to publish regular club activities of all 50 CFUW Ontario Clubs. This includes:

  • Information about club meetings, including club AGMs, regardless of your speaker or special guests.
  • Information about clubs scholarships or other regular community support.
  • Information about letters to MPs, MPPs, or municipal council.
Submission Deadlines Publication Dates Topics
Jan 15, 2019 for news
Jan 23, 2019 for reports on CFUW club participation in Women’s March
Jan 31, 2019 January club news
Women’s March March
March Meeting Announcement
  Feb 15, 2019 Speakers Series Registration Reminder
Mar 21, 2019 Apr 1, 2019 Post meeting Report

 Mar 30, 2019 Notice of AGM
Apr ?, 2019   Pre AGM
May 1, 2019 AGM Registration Reminder