Education | Action | Advocacy
Women Helping Women for a Better Future
CFUW Ontario Council AGM
May 13, 2023
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Registration Reminder
Registration is open for the
2023 virtual AGM

Saturday, May 13, 2023
  • Business Meeting: 8:30 am to 10:30 am
  • Awards & Anniversaries 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Registration is a 2-step process. Please answer all the questions on the registration form. Second, complete the Assignment of Delegate form for your Club and forward to the OC AGM Credentials Chair and to your designated voting delegate.
Please note that, in order to vote at the AGM, each Club needs to complete an Assignment of Delegate form.

AGM Documents
Get all the info and register online at CFUW Ontario Council 2023 AGM.

All voting delegates are encouraged to attend a training session before the AGM. These sessions will give you the opportunity to practice logging in and using the electronic voting system. You will be able to complete two or three practice votes during your training session.

You may choose from one of these session times:
  • Wednesday May 10th, 7:00 pm Eastern
  • Thursday May 11th, 10:00 am Eastern

Register for your preferred training session time here.

The 2023 Carolyn Day Award for Environmental Action
We’re excited to announce that the winning club of the The Carolyn Day Award for Environmental Action will receive $500.00 to honour their work.

This award is created in honour of Carolyn Day, CFUW Ontario Council Environment Policy Advisor from 2000 until her death in 2018, who wrote more than 40 briefs and letters, attended many meetings on our behalf, and was even called by government on some occasions.
Tell us about your work to support the environment - locally, provincially, nationally and internationally.
You may download an application form from the OC website here. Complete the application and e-mail it to [email protected]. Applications must be submitted on or before April 19, 2023.

Carolyn Day Award recipients will be recognized for their work at the AGM on May 13, 2023.
Recognizing Membership Successes!
Win $300 for your Club!
The OC Membership Challenge is back! Your Club could win $300 for Recruitment or $300 for Retention. It’s simple to enter. You just need to answer 5 questions for recruitment and/or 5 questions for retention, in 250 words or less for each category. The 5 questions are:

For recruitment of new members:
  • What was your single most effective strategy?
  • How did it work?
  • How did you measure your success?
  • What would you do differently?
  • Have you tried this before?

For retention of new, recent and long-term members?
  • What is your primary strategy?
  • How did you measure your success?
  • What are the results of engaging new members?
  • Would you do anything differently?
  • Why is it successful?

Download the Membership Challenge brochure and follow the instructions to submit your Club’s application! Applications must be submitted on or before April 19, 2023.
Club News & Events!
CFUW Toronto Area Clubs - International Women’s Day Event: On March 8th, 78 women who are members and friends of six Toronto area CFUW Clubs, gathered to hear Dr. Diane Saxe speak about Women and their role in the Climate. As a respected environmental lawyer with experience at the provincial, corporate and national levels, Dr. Saxe was able to provide a perspective on the seriousness of the issues. Read more about this event here.
CFUW Southport – International Women’s Day: CFUW Southport celebrated International Women’s Day 2023 on March 8th with a Lunch & Learn meeting at Walker House, Southhampton. Members were invited to wear purple, the official colour of IWD 23 to the meeting. The event featured many fun and interesting activities to celebrate the accomplishments of women. Read more about their event here.
CFUW Kitchener-Waterloo April 21st and 22nd
The 56th Annual Giant Used Book Sale!
Click here to get all the details!
CFUW Renfrew Annual Used Book Sale!
April 28th & 29th!
Click here to get all the details!
CFUW Burlington Author's Night with Elizabeth Hay on May 3rd @ 7pm

CFUW Burlington and Different Drummer Books will be your hosts. In-person tickets are $25; to reserve an in-person ticket contact A Different Drummer. Live streaming tickets are available for $12; to purchase visit CFUW Burlington. For all the details please click here.
CFUW Aurora/Newmarket's Annual House & Garden Tour June 11th 10am to 4pm

The tour is taking place on June 11th, but ticket sales are now open, and there’s an early bird draw for 5 prizes on Mother’s Day for those who buy tickets before May 7! Tickets are $40. To learn more or to purchase tickets go to the HGT Box Office.
Women Helping Women
Our vision for Ontario Council can be summed up in the following key words: 
Education. Action. Advocacy.
May 13
CFUW Ontario Council 2023 AGM