Program for 2020-2021

General meetings for the first few months will take place on Zoom on Tuesdays at 1 pm.
When we are able to meet in-person we will do so at Bells Corners United Church, 3955 Old Richmond Rd from 1 – 3 pm.

September 8, 2020
Registration Meeting – $100 membership dues for the year. Cheques made out to ‘CFUW Nepean’ can be sent to Dolores Dufresne, 119 Dalecroft Cres., Nepean, ON K2G 5V8.
James Powell of the Historical Society of Ottawa will discuss D’Arcy McGee’s murder and his apparent assassin, Patrick Whelan.

October 6 1:00 pm – Club Meeting
A Zoom invitation will be sent to club members.

October 6 2:30pm – Special Event
Dr. Wendy Cukier, co-founder of the Coalition for Gun Control, author of The Global Gun Epidemic and a Professor at Ryerson University in Toronto, will talk about gun control in Canada. CFUW has advocated for gun control since 1990 and on May 7th 2020 our national president issued a press release supporting the Federal Assault Weapons Ban.
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All CFUW members across Canada are invited to join.

CFUW Nepean Fall Scholarship Fundraiser Luncheon and Silent Auction.
Cancelled due to COVID-19

November 3
Chloe Halpenny, vice-chair Basic Income Canada Youth Network. The Pandemic has brought to light that a Basic Income for everyone should be available so that all Canadians have a living wage amount to pay for food and shelter.

December 1
CFUW Nepean Holiday Celebration.
Wearing holiday hats and outfits we play Trivial Pursuit run by Julia Riddick from Amica Westboro Park Retirement Home. Feel free to set up groups in people’s homes (socially distanced, of course) and have your own Holiday Cheer while playing the game.

January 12, 2021
The Elizabeth Fry Society will discuss factors that contribute to the criminalization of women and should incarceration of women be abolished

February 2
JulieDianne Brydon of the British Isles Family History Society will tell us about Maud Lampman, the first woman appointed to work on Parliament Hill.

March 2
Resolutions Discussion.
Dianne Dodd, author of Our 100 Years: The Canadian Federation of University Women, will discuss the celebration of 100 years of women’s contributions.

April 6
CFUW Nepean Spring Scholarship Luncheon Fundraiser special event. Guests are welcome.
Anne Alper will discuss the Stephen Lewis Foundation which is helping turn the tide against HIV and Aids in Africa using dedicated programs that support grandmothers, girls and women and those infected or affected.
Location and meeting details TBD pending COVID-19 restrictions.
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May 4
Annual General Meeting
Dr Kathleen E. Conlan, Research Scientist from the Museum of Nature, will present The Magic of Polar Life in the Antartic and Artic.
Location and meeting details TBD pending COVID-19 restrictions.