IWD Past Events

Club Title Date Time
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CFUW Milton and District March on Main March 8, 2018, 9:30 AM EST
Milton Town Hall in the Lobby
Official Proclamation by Mayor Krantz followed by a walk along Main Street
Will be followed by a Panel discussion with
Cindy Lunau Town of Milton Councillor, Ward 3 
Cheryl Hayles VP International Relations, CFUW National Board 
Isobel Boyle CFUW Guelph, Women in Politics Project 
Admission is free.
CFUW Milton and District Screening of 50/50 Rethinking the Past, Present and Future of Women + Power March 7th, 2018, 7:30 PM EST
Milton Sports Centre, Banquet Room, 605 Santa Maria Boulevard Admission is free
A Public screening of Director Tiffany Shlain’s short film: 50/50 Rethinking the Past, Present and Future of Women + Power. Will be followed by a Panel discussion with CFUW Milton Poster
University Women’s Club of Winnipeg International Women’s Day Celebratory Luncheon March 9, 2018, 11:30AM to 2PM MT
54 West Gate, Winnipeg For more details contact uwc@mymts.net
The Luncheon with guest speakers Dr. Emma Alexander, Associate Professor in the History Department of the University of Winnipeg. She will be speaking about “The Conditions of Education for Women in India and Nepal”. Honor guest Helen Whetter from the Match International Fund http://www.uwcwpgmb.com/en/current-issues–actions
CFUW Ontario Central Celebrate International Women’s Day with The University Women’s Clubs of Ontario Central March 8, 2018 12PM to 3:00PM EST
University of Toronto Faculty Club 41 Wilcocks Street, Toronto
Gourmet Lunch with Keynote Speaker Jodi-Lynn Waddilove,
Independent Street Checks Review Board
$50.00 per person
For tickets contact For tickets contact Pat Joyce, patjoyce103@yahoo.com
Donations will be made to the Match Fund
CFUW Ontario Central Poster
CFUW Ottawa, CFUW Nepean and CFUW Kanata International Women’s Day: An afternoon of drama and desserts March 10, 2018 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Woodroffe United Church, 207 Woodroffe Ave. Ottawa
Two sittings 1:15 pm and 3:30 Pm EST
Tickets $25
The Drama:
Women Vote Indirect A play by Joan Conrod:
A new look at the Fathers of Confederation as viewed by the women in their lives
The Dessert:
Afternoon Tea
Register here : https://cfuw-ottawa.org/event-2771943
University Women’s Club Vancouver (UWCV) International Women’s Day Making the case for Women’s Equality: Reframing a Hyper-Sexualized and Pornographic Culture March 8, 2018 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM PST
1489 McRae Avenue, Vancouver
Join us for an engaging panel discussion with International Anti-Human Trafficking Advocate Cathy Peters, REEDExecutive Director Mary-Lee Bouma, and YWCA Metro Vancouver Culture Shift Project Lead Lori Boland as we make the case for women’s equality by reframing a hyper-sexualized and pornographic culture.
$25+tax – UWCV Members
$30+tax – Non-Members
Tickets Event Page: https://www.uwcvancouver.ca/event/international-womens-day-2/
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2046516642259021/
CFUW Yorkton in collaboration with the East Central Newcomer Welcome Centre International Women’s Day: Women Facing and Embracing the Many Challenges of Immigration March 1st, 2018 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
East Central Newcomer Welcome Centre
Unit H, 132 Broadway St. W., Yorkton
Iryna Matsiuk from the International Labour Centre will discuss the following topics:
Parents and Grandparents Sponsorship
Visitor Visa – Super Visa for Parents
Bringing Family Members to Canada (Spouse & Children)
Student Visa
Temporary Resident Visa (Work Permit & Post Grad Work Permit)
Express Entry
SINP (Saskatchewan work experience/ job offer)
Email us at ecnwcinfo@ecnwc.ca or call at 306-783-2777 for registration and more information. This session is for women only. Pre-registration is required.
CFUW Yorkton Poster
CFUW North Bay The Gift of Reading March 7th, 2018 CFUW North Bay members will celebrate International Women’s Day by hosting the 19th”Gift of Reading”. This year Members will visit the kindergarten class at Woodlands Public School. Each child will receive a “Keeper Book” donated by Club members.
The Gift of Reading program was established in 2000 by Doris Toswell in celebration of International Women’s Day.
For more information contact Kaarina Tulisalo (705-752-2404 or ekt_86hotmail.com)
CFUW North Bay Join Me on the Bridge March 2nd, 2018 11:00 AM
Gathering at Holy Name Church and Rally on the West Ferris Bridge
CFUW North Bay, in partnership with the Aids Committee of North Bay and Area, will host the 6th annual “Join Me On the Bridge” rally event in recognition of International Women’s Day. Join us to stand with women around the world for peace and equality. For more information contact Kaarina Tulisalo (705-752-2404 or ekt_86hotmail.com)
CFUW National Office and a group of local, national and international organizations such as Amnesty international, Inter Pares, Planned Parenthood Ottawa. Hashtags & Beyond: 10 Years of Honouring Local Feminists – International Women’s Day 2018 March 8, 2018 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Horticulture Building-Lansdowne Park, 1525 Princess Patricia Way, Ottawa
Join us on March 8, 2018 for Ottawa’s biggest International Women’s Day celebration, featuring the annual Femmy Awards ceremony honouring local feminist change-makers, an activist fair, powerful arts performances, great food and drink, AND a dance party !

Free admission, Free Child care on site!

CFUW Guelph and University of Guelph’s College of Social and Applied Human Sciences Bridging the Gap: Exploring municipal policy through a gendered lens CFUW Guelph
March 8, 2018 12:15 to 1:00 PM
Basement, St. George’s Anglican Church, 99 Woolwich Street, Guelph
A community panel that explores municipal policy through a gendered lens CFUW Guelph Poster
CFUW Guelph and partners IWD – Women on the Bridge March 8 1:00pm to 1:30 PM
Heffernan Bridge, Guelph
Join us on the Bridge Unite. Dance. #PressforChange CFUW Guelph Poster
CFUW Cowichan Valley CFUW Cowichan’s IWD Fundraising Luncheon March 8, 2018
Central Library Branch
Luncheon followed by a panel discussion on the Evolving Role of Professional Women Over the Past 35 years in the Field of Education, Law and Politics with Janis Johnson – Educator/Administrator Saanich District Alix Reid – Lawyer, Ridgway & Company Law, Duncan Jean Crowder – former NDP MP for Cowichan-Nanaimo Tickets $35 (purchased in advance). Contact Sheila Service at sershe@shaw.ca CFUW Cowichan Valley Poster
CFUW Halifax IWD – Evening Reception March 8, 2018
Central Library Branch
Come celebrate the contributions of women’s organizations in Halifax! This gathering will unite people from different women’s organizations to talk about what they have done in Halifax, why they became involved, their impact and their plans for the future.
CFUW Salt Spring Women on the March Screening 2:00 to 4:00 PM
SS Library, Program Room
CFUW Parksville-Qualicum #PressforProgress: Josie Osborne, Mayor, District of Tofino: Why we need more women in government and How do we get them there? March 8 7-9 pm
Seaside Auditorium, Parksville Community Conference Centre
Opening with First Nations Storytelling: “The Little Mice and The Douglas Fir”
Featured displays:
Photographs of Oceanside (Parksville-Qualicum) women in government;
paintings by Peggy Burkosky, artist and entrepreneur, included in the recent publication Sylvia Taylor, Beckoned By The Sea: Women at Work on the Cascadia Coast, Heritage House, 2017. (see BC Book World, Autumn 2017, p 22-23)
CFUW Parksville-Qualicum Poster
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