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Canadian Federation of University Women Windsor presents “Federal Election Candidates Meeting”

September 17, 2019

Windsor, ON – The Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) Windsor will be presenting a Candidates Meeting in advance of the Federal Election on Wednesday October 2nd from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at the Windsor Public Library – Central Branch in the Fred Israel Auditorium

The meeting will focus on four (4) main topics: Jobs and Economic Growth, The Environment, Social Benefits and Our Aging Population. The panel will be moderated by local lawyer Tamara Stomp. All parties with candidates in Windsor-Essex have been invited to participate.

The Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) Windsor ( with 20
members in Windsor and Essex County, is a member of Ontario Council of CFUW. The club is also a member of CFUW National a non-partisan, voluntary, self-funded, bilingual and non-governmental organization of women in 112 Clubs across Canada that works to improve the status of women and girls, education, peace, justice and human rights. CFUW holds special consultative status at the United Nations (ECOSOC) and belongs to the Sectoral Committee on Education of the Canadian Commission for UNESCO. CFUW is the largest of 67 national affiliates of the Graduate Women International (GWI).

For more information on this event, please visit the CFUW Windsor website or Facebook page.

Windsor Mayoral Candidates Meeting

SEPTEMBER 18, 2018
CFUW Windsor Hosts Municipal Mayoral Debate

Windsor, ON. – The Windsor Chapter of the Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) will host a Mayoral Debate at 7 pm on Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018 in the Great Lakes Room at the WFCU Centre in advance of the October 22nd Municipal Elections.

The debate will feature each of the candidates: Drew Dilkens, Frank Dyck, Tom Hensel, Ernie Lamont, and Matt Marchand.

CFUW is a voluntary, non-profit, self-funded, non-partisan, non-governmental organization of close to 10,000 graduate women, students and Associate Members in 112 Clubs in Canada who advocate for equality for women and girls. CFUW seeks to improve access to education for women, for peace, justice, human rights and to support programs that improve the environment. CFUW has special consultative status with the United Nations. CFUW serves on the Sectoral Committee on Education of the Canadian Sub-Commission to UNESCO. CFUW is the largest affiliate of the 79 member International Federation of University Women (IFUW) see

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CFUW National Mentorship Pilot Program – Extension until October 19 to Register

CFUW has a mandate to support lifelong learning for women. In particular, CFUW’s policies:

  • Promote high standards of public education in Canada, advanced study and research by women, and sound concept of life-long learning.
  • Advocate for the advancement of the status of women, human rights and the common good locally, nationally and internationally.
  • Promote cooperation, networking, support and understanding among women.
  • Encourage and enable women to apply their knowledge and skills in leadership and decision-making in all aspects of the political, social, cultural, educational and scientific fields.

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