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CFUW Oakville

Who We Are:

  • CFUW was founded in 1919.  It is a National Organization of over 8,000 women in Canada whose members support equality, social justice, fellowship and lifelong learning for women and girls.
  • CFUW Oakville was established in 1949.

What We Do:

  • Explore a variety of interest groups with like minded women
  • Listen to dynamic speakers at monthly meetings
  • Expand our knowledge to advocate on current issues
  • Support students through a Scholarship Fund

We Invite You to Join!

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  • Writing Support For Local Politician #endvawp
    Oakville North-Burlington MP Pam Damoff shone a light on the issue of threats and abuse in politics.  In May she announced she will not seek re-election and cited as factors the toxicity and incivility in politics.  CFUW Oakville advanced our policy intention last year, specifically …
  • Our May Dinner
    A spring dinner is our tradition.  On May 6 CFUW Oakville members gathered to socialize and enjoy musical entertainment at one big meeting that heralds the spring and summer. As members ate dinner at the Oakville Conference Centre, musical entertainment was provided by Valentyn Zadoianov and …
  • May Dinner and AGM
    For our May dinner, we are pleased to once again enjoy the music of Valentyn Zadoianov, and Irina Samarin. Valentyn and Irina are professional musicians, and part of the Two Families band who entertained us at Christmas displaying a unique flair of Rhythm and Blues, …
  • April’s Guest Speaker
    The University of Guelph apiculture research and education program was established in 1894. Their mandate is to help bees and the beekeeping community thrive. In this presentation, some of the fascinating aspects of honey bee biology will be described.
  • March’s Speaker, Susan Williams
    Susan Williams is the Founder of Booming Encore – a digital media hub dedicated to providing information and inspiration to help people create and live their best later life. Susan is also the co-author of the book, “Retirement Heaven or Hell: Which Will You Choose? “
  • February’s Speaker, Maryam Mantieghi
    Maryam Manteghi is an Oakville based family and immigration lawyer with over six years of experience working with the United Nations. She will speak about “Working in Bosnia” In addition to working with the United Nations,
  • A Successful Holiday Dinner
    Our December 4th Holiday Dinner included socializing, a wonderful meal, and successful fundraising for our Scholarship Fund. See the slideshow and video below. The music was provided by The Two Families Band who were recently from Ukraine. Their music inspired guests to leave their seats …

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