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  • 21 Feb 2021 10:09 PM | Ruth Levkoe (Administrator)

    The Uncrafty Crafter group is looking for knitters to help make soft, washable, cotton prosthetics as an alternative to heavy, expensive latex models. We are knitting these Knitted Knockers for our March/April project.  See the attached letter in the Craft Forum for more details on this very worthwhile project of Women Helping women. Contact Irene Hayworth or Ruth Levkoe for more information

  • 21 Feb 2021 4:29 PM | Belinda Zylstra (Administrator)

    The federal government is investing $100M to support women impacted by the pandemic.  The money will be granted to a wide range of new projects aimed at increasing women and girls' participation in Canada's economic, social, democratic and political life.  The application deadline is March 25,2021.

    Please go to women.gc.ca for more details.

  • 16 Dec 2020 11:58 AM | Belinda Zylstra (Administrator)

    An excellent conversation about the release of the Report on the Status of Women 50 years ago.  What has been accomplished, what needs to be done.

    This is hosted by the Ontario Lieutenant Governor, Elizabeth Dowdeswell; guided by Lisa LaFlamme, chief anchor and senior editor of CTV; panelists The Honourable Monique Begin, The Honourable Lorna Marsden, The Honourable Jean Augustine, Ms. Maureen O'Neil, Ms. Roberta Jamieson.

    https://mailchi.mp/eb6fe4f276cb/thank-you-merci-the-50th-anniversary-of-the-royal-commission-on-the-status-of-women-in-canada-report?e=3d28087258


  • 09 Nov 2020 7:36 PM | Gail Nichol (Administrator)

    CFUW 16 Days of Activism Against Gender based Violence Toolkit

    CFUW has prepared a 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Toolkit with tips on how to get involved in the campaign. From November 25th, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to December 10th, International Human Rights Day, let’s help put an end to violence against women and girls. The toolkit includes an article on the 30th Anniversary of the École Polytechnique massacre. It discusses key themes on the topic of gender-based violence.

    Click here to access the toolkit.

  • 29 Oct 2020 10:03 PM | Ruth Levkoe (Administrator)

    Help CFUW Burlington Support our Local Community



    Please help with your generous donation by Nov 30. Donors will receive a charitable tax receipt.

    For further information on how to donate, please contact president@cfuwburlington.ca.



  • 28 Oct 2020 7:57 PM | Gail Nichol (Administrator)

    November 21, 2020 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

    Women in the COVID Economy

    Please register by 5 p.m. on November 19th, 2020

    On Nov 21st, the ZOOM meeting waiting room will be open at 9:45 AM. 

    The Plenary will begin at 10 AM sharp.

    For more information click here.

  • 09 Oct 2020 10:05 PM | Gail Nichol (Administrator)

    Welcome to the 2020/2021 season of CFUW Burlington.  Because we were unable to meet in person for our September General Meeting, where we would normally sign up for Interest Groups, we have provided information online.

    To join an Interest Group for the 2020/2021 season see the instructions on our website.  Click here.

  • 09 Oct 2020 10:01 PM | Gail Nichol (Administrator)

    October 11 is International Day of the Girl (IDOG). This year is generating many challenges for girls worldwide as they struggle to adapt to new norms and the increased violence and inequalities brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.   

    This year we encourage you to join GWI as we celebrate girls and also increase awareness about the gender inequalities faced by girls worldwide. GWI prepared a comprehensive My Voice, Our Equal Future IDOG Toolkit full of interesting, ready-to-go social media graphics and posts, relevant facts, a wide range of advocacy ideas easily adaptable to your local and national levels.  Social media can be a good means to reach a wide and diverse audience and promote our work and values globally.

  • 09 Oct 2020 9:54 PM | Gail Nichol (Administrator)

    What: “My Journey As A Neuroscientist ” Webinar with Diane Lagace, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine at University of Ottawa.

    When: Oct 16, 2020 01:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) 

    More information. Click here.

    You must register in advance for this meeting. Click here.

  • 26 Sep 2020 7:05 AM | Gail Nichol (Administrator)

    Welcome to the 2020/2021 season of CFUW Burlington.  Because we were unable to meet in person for our September General Meeting, where we would normally sign up for Interest Groups, we have provided information online.

    To join an Interest Group for the 2020/2021 season see the instructions on our website.  Click here.

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