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CFUW Hamilton AGM & Dinner

Our AGM will be held Tuesday, May 15,2018 at Hamilton’s Waterfront Centre our speaker for the evening will be Paul Benedetti, Journalism professor at UWO and an award winning author. Paul’s widely read Saturday column, has been delighting Hamilton Spectator readers for years. His talk for the evening will take us on a not so serious tour through some of the best humor writing in the 20th century and will be followed by the CFUW-Hamilton AGM.

For more information please contact CFUW Hamilton

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The Winnipeg Motion

CFUW members this article is being circulated by concerned members who are trying to understand the full implications of the motion to make membership in GWI (our international affiliate) optional for individual CFUW members. At our April 17 general meeting, our club voted against this motion. Nevertheless our executive thought that all of our members should have the opportunity to read this correspondence.

To access the article please click on the pdf below

THE WINNIPEG MOTION 30 04 18

 

 


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Next Meeting

Music Therapy… the Healing Power of Music with Bonnie Brittain

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Tuesday, April 17, Sackville Hill Seniors Recreation Centre, 780 Upper Wentworth St, Hamilton ON L9A 4V5

7:00pm – 9 pm

Music Therapy… the Healing Power of Music

Bonnie Brittain, senior music therapist and pro- gram manager with Hamilton’s Fermata Inc.Bonnie works in hospitals, care homes and schools to provide individual and group-based music therapy for people of all ages with special needs and illnesses. Bonnie will share her personal experiences as she in- troduces us to the therapeutic power of music.

 

 


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What’s so Funny? with Paul Benedetti

Please join us

Paul_BenedettiTuesday, May 15, 2018

5:30 for 6 pm

Hamilton’s Waterfront Centre

555 Bay St. N,

Hamilton, ON L8L 1H1

 

Speaker – Paul Benedetti, Journalism professor at UWO and an award winning author. Paul’s widely read Saturday column, has been delighting Hamilton Spectator readers for years. His talk for the evening will take us on a not so serious tour through some of the best humor writing in the 20th century and will be followed by the CFUW-Hamilton AGM.

Tickets  are $45 and are available at the general meeting on April 17th. For more information please contact CFUW Hamilton

 


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National AGM – June 23, 2018

March 21, 2018
CANADIAN FEDERATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN (CFUW)
NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Notice is hereby provided that the Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) will be held electronically from 11:30 a.m. EST to 4:30 p.m. EST on Saturday, June 23, 2018 for the purpose of:
  1. Receiving annual reports and auditor’s report,
  2. Approving the audited financial statements,
  3. Considering proposed external policy resolutions,
  4. Considering proposed amendments to CFUW articles and bylaws,
  5. Considering proposed CFUW internal policies,
  6. Holding elections for the Board of Directors and
  7. Transacting such other business as may be brought before the meeting.
Grace Hollett

National President
CFUW


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Next Meeting

imagesTuesday, March 20 ,2018

780 Upper Wentworth St.,

Hamilton ON L9A 4V5

7:00-pm –  9:00 pm

 

The proposed resolutions for consideration at the 2018 AGM are :

  • Resolution 1 :Fair and Non-Discriminatory Management of Refugees and Asylum Seekers
  • Resolution 2: Ending Youth Homelessness
  • Resolution 3: Education to serve as a vehicle for social justice for vulnerable children living in closed religious communities

Your Action and Advocacy Committee will facilitate the discussions of the proposed resolutions .

Proposed_Resolutions_AGM_2018.docx

 


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A focus on Rural Women and the SDGs

With International Women’s Day fast approaching and the departure of the CFUW delegation to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW) in less than two weeks, CFUW National has prepared this special edition of the Club Action Newsletter to reflect on the United Nations sustainable development goals and raise awareness on the key findings and issues CFUW will be discussing at this high-level with its priority theme:  “Challenges and opportunities in achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls”.

In this issue : 
– The Executive Summary of the Rural Women Survey
– Advocacy Priorities at UNCSW
– The SDG series: International Women’s Day
–  Challenges in Canada’s Remote communities: A video from the students of Villa Maria College