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  • 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.

  • 13 Sep 2020 12:37 PM | Gail Nichol (Administrator)

    The HPO opens the 20-21 Season with Joyful Mozart, premiering September 26, highlighting the celebrated composer’s melodies and signature style in works for winds and strings. This performance is the first in the Hamilton Series, which features HPO musicians performing personally selected solo and ensemble works in celebrated locations around our community. 

    More information here.

  • 12 Sep 2020 3:01 PM | Ruth Levkoe (Administrator)

    Three local artists have an Exhibition in the Hub in the Burlington Centre Mall Sept 19-25. It's a fundraiser in support of the Bruce Trail Conservancy and the Burlington Fine arts Association. 50 paintings depict stunning vistas along the 900km Bruce trail.

  • 07 Sep 2020 4:06 PM | Gail Nichol (Administrator)

    Nicole Dolson, a CFUW Burlington member and president of the Burlington Fine Arts Association (BFAA), invites CFUW members to join the BFAA for their general meetings, either virtual or in person.  These meetings feature top-notch Canadian artists as speakers or presenters.

    Next Zoom general meeting: September 15th at 7:00 pm.  To receive the Zoom login information, contact Nicole at 

  • 30 Aug 2020 2:56 PM | Belinda Zylstra (Administrator)

    This is an excellent City of Burlington sponsored service - try it out!  Just click on the link below for more information.

    TelePALS provides free over the phone discussion, social and learning programs for adults. Participants can join in Chat Groups, Listen and Learn, Game Shows, Ask the Expert or Listen for Enjoyment programs. 

    Programs will be either multi-person conversations, question and answer or listening only.

    • No special equipment needed – any phone will do!
    • Programs vary in length but most are about  an hour long and currently run Monday to Friday
    • Listen to conversation, learn from others, enjoy team competitions or participate in creative activities
    • For programs requiring Registration (R) or to leave a question, call 905-335-7738 ext. 4662
    • Registrations accepted up until 24 hours prior to start of program.

    In partnership with the Older Adult Centres' Association of Ontario (OACAO) and sponsored by the Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility (MSAA).

  • 16 Aug 2020 3:32 PM | Gail Nichol (Administrator)

    One of our CFUW Burlington members has been struggling with Lyme Disease for the last few weeks. It seems that she encountered the tick in her own backyard. Everyone needs to be vigilant when enjoying the outdoors.

    For more information about Lyme Disease in Halton click HERE.

  • 07 Jun 2020 11:45 AM | Anonymous

    11:00 am– 4:00 pm - (Rain Date June 14th)
    Empty Parking Lot – The Burlington Centre (formerly Burlington Mall)

    Members of the general public are asked to “drive through” with food donations during the hours of 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.  

    Families will stay safely in their vehicle as volunteers unload donations.  Social distancing and strict safety protocols will be in place to ensure a contact-less drop-off process.  

  • 07 Jun 2020 11:43 AM | Anonymous

    Stories from Burlington organizations and businesses that have inspired us by taking action to support our community in new and creative ways. From retooling their manufacturing process to create personal protective equipment, to donating food or supplies to our local hospital, to finding new ways to connect with vulnerable residents and get them the essentials they need, our city has risen to this unique and unprecedented challenge. 

    Click here for more information.

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