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Our next meeting this year is February 27th and the speaker is

Dr. Sylvia  Olsen

and her topic is 

Making Poverty: A Short History of Government on-Reserve Housing Programs

Members, potential members and guests are invited to meet old friends and make some new friends 7:00 at Mary Winspear Centre.


Monthly Meetings are held on the 4th Tuesday of most months at the Mary Winspear Centre (unless otherwise indicated*).

Visitors and guests are always welcome at the monthly meetings.

Mary Winspear Centre

2243 Beacon Ave, Sidney, BC V8L 1W9

(250) 656-0275

Mary Winspear



Some of the speakers will be:

March 27, 2018

Restorative Practices, What They Are and    How They Work - Liz Cox

April 24, 2018

Hitchhikers on Marine Debris from the Japanese Tsunami - Dr. Cathryn Clarke Murray

May 23, 2018

Annual General Meeting

The December and May meetings are social gatherings for members only. 

Please see Calendar for further details of specific events:


Funds raised at events support high school and post-secondary scholarships through the Education Trust Fund of CFUW Saanich Peninsula

Previous Speakers This  Year


Welcome Back Dessert Party - New, Prospective and Returning Members (was held September 26 2017)

Growing up on the Peninsula - Norma Sealey (was held October 24 2017)

Youth Suicide Prevention - What We Have Learned -Dr. Kirsteen Moore (was held  November 28, 2017)

The Fascinating World of Brain Research at the University of Victoria -Three UVic Scientists (was held January 23, 2018)



Previous Speakers Last  Year


Courtney Cote  -A Day in the Life of a Coroner ( was held Tuesday September 27 2016)

Danda Humphreys -Tales of Pioneering Women Who Made their Mark in Early Victoria (was held Tuesday October 25 2016)

RCMP Constable Gerald Phipps -Internet Safety (was held Tuesday November 22 2016)

Dawn Woodruff Thrasher -Staging Your Home for Selling -(was held Tuesday January 24 2017)

Isobel MacKenzie -Findings of the Senior’s Advocate  (was held Tuesday February 28 2017)

Lisbie Rae - Victoria Grandmothers for Africa--What do they do?  (was held Tuesday March 28 2017)