Welcome

 

Welcome to the CFUW North Bay website.  By using the links at the top of the page, you can find information about and links to international, national and provincial organizations and publications (About CFUW), as well as information about our North Bay club, founded in 1941.  The club celebrated its 75th anniversary in 2016.  For details of the celebrations, click here.  Last year CFUW celebrated its 100th anniversary.

Winter Notes

Our next meeting on March 18 will be at Cementation at 5:30 p.m. This is our potluck and resolutions meeting.

To read the six resolutions from various clubs that we will be voting on at our March meeting, please click here.

Click here for information about Join Me on the Bridge and other International Women’s Day Events (March 5 to 9).  More information will be added as it becomes available.

For more information about this year’s CFUW International Women’s fundraising project and the reason for our Loonie/Toonie collections, click here.

To read Brenda Robertson’s report of her trip to the UN as a CFUW delegate to the UN Commission on the Status of Women and to view her photos, click here.

To read about the history of CFUW and learn about its heroines, click here..

For more photos of our Christmas social and fall/winter meetings, click here.

For photos of last year’s meetings and events,  click here.

To read our newsletters, click here.

To send a message to our club, email cfuwnorthbay@gmail.com

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Top photo: our February guest Kaneez Merali with Matt Brunette, Kaarina Tulisalo, and Kristen Ferguson.  Bottom photo:  Brenda Robertson with the winners of some of our scholarships at the February 5 reception at Nipissing Unniversity for award winners: Jacqueline Cottrell, recipient for Faculty of Arts and Science award; Tracy Ashfield, recipient for Faculty of Applied and Professional Studies award; and Melissa Corrente, recipient for 100th Anniversary Scholarship for a PhD student.

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Our Purpose

  • The pursuit of knowledge


  • The promotion of education


  • The improvement of the status of women and human rights


Activities

  • Monthly general meetings


  • Interest groups, which meet monthly in members’ homes


  • Active participation in public affairs


  • The pursuit of knowledge


  • The promotion of education

                                                                                                                                                                   

  • The improvement of the status of women and human rights


Activities

  • Monthly general meetings


  • Interest groups, which meet monthly in members’ homes


  • Active participation in public affairs


Action

  • Awarding scholarships and bursaries for women students in North Bay (click here for details)


  • Lobbying both federal and provincial governments about our policies on education, the status of women, human rights, and the quality of life


  • Researching issues of concern to members and preparing resolutions for consideration at the CFUW National Annual General Meeting


  • Supporting the Transition House and two schools in Tanzania


  • Participating as a club in community events (for more details check the information listed under Community Service)


To learn more about CFUW North Bay’s activities, click on the Community Service tab at the top of this page.  

To read our constitution, click here.  

To read detailed job descriptions of members holding executive positions mentioned in the constitution, click here. 

To read our annual reports, click here.