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The CFUW Saanich Peninsula would like to thank the many sponsors we had for our recent MAMA MIA! Fashion Show for All Ages, tea & silent auction.

Through your generous support we have raised a substantial amount of funds to give to the Individualized Learning Centre, School District # 63, Saanich & the new “Moms and Mentors” program to start this Fall.

THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU
Ardmore Golf Course

Jenny’s Oasis Esthetics & Spa

Joanna Vander Vlugt, Artist  

Kiddin’ Around

Shoppers Drug Mart

Sidney Lifestyle Markets

Curves

Sidney Panorama Recreation Centre

Epicure

Janet’s Teas

Fickle Fig Farm Market

Home Hardware, Sidney

CFUW SP Club Members

Sea Cider

Fireside Grill

Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea

Flying Fish Winery

Sidney Natural Foods

Capital Iron

Sweet Talk and Lace

Pharmasave, Broadmead

Suzanne’s and Jenny’s, Sidney

Island Blue

Sidney Professional Dry Cleaners

Tanner’s Books

Thrifty Foods, Sidney



Funds raised by our club support high school and post-secondary scholarships through the Education Trust Fund of CFUW Saanich Peninsula

CFUW Saanich Peninsula is a member of the Canadian Federation of University Women, who welcome all women interested in making a difference in their local and international communities.

CFUW Saanich Peninsula  is a non-partisan, voluntary, self-funded organization with over 100 CFUW clubs, located in every province across Canada.

Since its founding in 1919, CFUW has been working to improve the status of women, and to promote human rights, public education, social justice, and peace.

CFUW member clubs award close to $1 million in scholarships, bursaries, awards, and fellowships to help women and girls pursue post-secondary education each year.

CFUW holds special status with the United Nations (ECOSOC), Education Committee of the Canadian Commission for UNESCO. CFUW regularly sends a delegation to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women.

Learn more about women making a difference nationally at cfuw.org .

We are women from many fields, in all stages of life, who find fellowship in contributing to their community while being a lifelong learner.

The total disbursements from our Saanich Peninsula CFUW club for the 2016-17 year was $8,500. This amount included $4000 in scholarships to the secondary schools (students completing high school at Parkland, Stellys, Claremont, and the Individual Learning Centre), $1,300 to the Carl and Audrey Mawby University of Victoria scholarship, $1900 to the Camosun College Endowment awards and $1300 to the Camosun College First Nations scholarships.

We are an organization that collaboratively develops policy to speak with a common voice in support of opportunities for women and children.

Below are two resolutions that were presented at the National AGM this year.  These Resolutions were overwhelmingly passed by the membership, allowing the CFUW National to continue to advocate to the various levels of government.

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Resolutions Passed at the 2017 National AGM

The Right to Safe, Clean, Accessible and Affordable Drinking Water and Sanitation on First Nations Reserves in Canada

Resolved, that the Canadian Federation of University Women urges the Federal, Provincial and Territorial governments of Canada to work collaboratively and expeditiously with First Nations to secure access to safe, clean, accessible and affordable drinking water and sanitation for all residents of all First Nations Reserves and Communities; and Resolved, that the Canadian Federation of University Women urges the Federal, Provincial and Territorial governments to work collaboratively with First Nations to develop inclusive national water standards as well as five-year and ten-year plans of action to ensure the funds allocated are adequate and utilized for sustainable solutions, including appropriate training and certification of Reserve and Community residents to ensure regular monitoring and maintenance.

Universal Pharmacare

Resolved, that the Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) urges the federal, provincial and territorial governments of Canada to work collaboratively to deliver Universal Pharmacare, a publicly funded and financially sustainable drug plan that would cover medically necessary prescription drugs for all Canadians, regardless of their ability to pay.

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