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Oct 19

November 20 – Achievers and Deceivers: Some Notable and Fascinating Canadian Women from Our Past

Gail Cuthbert Brandt will talk about several women of different racial backgrounds,regions,and eras and the mark they made on their local communities, our nation, and, in some cases, the world. If you think Canadian history is boring, the “herstory” of these individual women – some upstanding and famous, others unscrupulous and notorious – will hopefully …

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Sep 26

Oct 4: Vital Conversation on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Join the Centre for Indigenous Learning and Support in partnership with the Oakville Community Foundation at Sheridan’s Trafalgar Campus on the National Day of Action on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. This October 4 event is part of the Partnership on Truth & Reconciliation in Oakville in association with local women’s groups. The evening will feature ceremony, …

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Sep 20

On October 16, Connecting culture through art at the Aga Khan Museum

Jovanna Scorscone, Education Director, Aga Khan Museum will give an overview of the museum and its mission to engage with diverse audiences through its exhibits and educational programs. Join us to learn about this cultural hub and centre of learning.

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Aug 30

CFUW Oakville President’s Welcome Message – “Nevertheless, she persists”

Please come and visit us at one of our general meetings.  You will be more than welcome! For almost 70 years CFUW Oakville has provided a welcoming community for women of all ages in search of a place to share their talents, pursue their interests and improve the prospects for women and children.   For many of …

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Aug 18

CFUW Members benefit from a 5% discount on Travel with Via Rail

CFUW has partnered with VIA Rail Canada to provide our members with a 5% discount every time they travel using VIA Rail. This 5 % discount is for all destinations, and all fare categories, with the exception of the Escape fare, and the Prestige Fare, on the Canadian (Toronto to Vancouver train). Moreover, this discount …

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Jun 05

2017-2018 Exciting Line-up of Speakers for Monthly Meetings

The CFUW Oakville Program Committee, led by Marg MacLure and Phyllis Kingsley, has once again organized a great year of speakers. These are the great topics and presenters that members can look forward to in the coming year: September 18, 2017 Jodie-Lynn Waddilove, Legal Counsel, Ministry of the Attorney General, Government of Ontario Indigenous Peoples – Discussing Historical …

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May 31

CFUW Oakville announces 2017 Scholarship Winners

CFUW-Oakville has donated a total of $16,500 in scholarships this year to ten Oakville women graduating from publicly funded schools who intend to pursue studies at post-secondary institutions and to one mature student. The Mature Student Award is intended to help a mature student upgrade qualifications needed to re-enter the work force or qualify for …

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May 25

Outgoing CFUW Oakville President Linda Love celebrates the year’s successes

The commitment and energy of our Club members and our Board made this a very successful year. Key to our successes were ensuring that our members had opportunities for learning; that our Club continued to grow and build our capacity; and that CFUW Oakville was recognized for influencing policy decisions that affect women and children …

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Feb 13

Don’t forget that women’s rights are a recent invention: Heather Mallick Toronto Star

A celebration of a few exceptional women who courageously fought to make Canada a more just and inclusive country By: Heather Mallick Columnist, Published on Mon Feb 1 2016 Women of Canada, would you like to become a riotous subversive artist? Start a union? Win back First Nations rights taken from you because you married …

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