Past Events Recorded/OnDemand & MOOCs

(CFUW & GWI events in black text/white background; non-CFUW events in green, these relate to the mission of CFUW)
Massive Open Online Courses: these are online courses you can take at any time, for free, on a large variety of subjects, given by universities and organizations around the world - browse here 
    • University of Alberta MOOCs that you may be interested in:

      • Course: Indigenous Canada (University of Alberta free online course). More details click here

      • Course: In Science Literacy (University of Alberta free online course). More details click here

      • Course: Introduction to the Arctic - Climate (University of Alberta free online course). More details click here

  • COURSE in CLIMATE CHANGE: December 12th was the 5th anniversary of the Paris Agreement on climate change. Parties to this UN agreement commit to limiting global temperature increases to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels. But action so far is not promising for us to achieve this goal. Check out this “Climate Change Crash Course​”  for a refresher on the causes of climate change, the urgent need for government action and climate justice, carbon budgets, feedback loops & more!

Recording & On Demand Videos 2022 (farther back? 20212020)

8
MAR
2022

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CFUW Cambridge's 10th Annual International Women's Day Breakfast

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Year Published: 2022

Link to Recording: May have been recorded, if so link coming soon

Description:  Guest Speaker Dr Winnie Lee, the Interim chief of Staff at Cambridge Memorial Hospital and a a practicing Radiologist. Sharing her journey during her career.

7
MAR
2022

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International Women's Day with the AWCM

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Year Published: 2022

Link to Recording: recorded, link coming soon

Description:  CFUW co-sponsored the Afghan Women's Centre of Montreal virtual conference. We heard from expert guest speakers and witnesses currently living in Afghanistan to learn more about Afghan women's rights and access to education in Afghanistan. This event had translation available in English, French, and Dari.

4
MAR
2022

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Famous 5 Foundation Pink Tea: speaker Governor General of Canada

Length: 72 minutes

Year Published: 2022

Description:  Governor General Mary Simon spoke about her role and priorities, and how we can work together to affect meaningful change. Her Excellency The Right Honourable Mary May Simon was sworn in on July 26, 2021, as Canada’s first Indigenous Governor General. She is the 30th Governor General since Confederation.

28
FEB
2022

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CFUW Webinar: Marketing Success Panel (Feb 26&28)

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Year Published: 2022

Link to Recording: ( recorded, link coming soon

Description:  CFUW Membership Committee hosted this panel presentation and discussion to assist CFUW clubs communicate and market themselves. Panel shared communication and marketing experiences of their clubs in their communities. Panelists represented five regions of CFUW: Grace Hollett – CFUW St. John’s, Linda Sestock – Montreal Lakeshore UWC, Anne Marie Devine – CFUW Aurora/New Market, Amy MacLeod – CFUW Edmonton, Carol Elder or Lia Van Wassenaar – CFUW Nanaimo

26
FEB
2022

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CFUW Lethbridge & District: Dr. Daren Heyland

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Year Published: 2022

Link to Recording: May have been recorded, if so link coming soon

Description:  (Shared with CFUW AB members) Dr. Daren Heyland, Professor of Medicine at Queen’s University in Kingston will be talking to us about “To live well and to die well, you need to plan well” on Saturday, February 26, 2022 at 12:00 noon via Zoom.  Dr. Heyland’s planning guide: https://planwellguide.com/

21
FEB
2022

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Indigenous Perspectives on Improving Education: on the Path to Reconciliation

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Year Published: 2022

Description:  Sponsored by the CFUW Indigenous Peoples' Sub-Committee, join a webinar on Tuesday, February 22 from 6:30 to 8pm EST on Zoom to learn from those who are working to build authentic Indigenous education in Canada.

27
JAN
2022

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Safe Exit & Resettlement in Canada: Unfinished Business in Afghanistan (CFUW Webinar)

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Year Published: 2022

Description:  Webinar to discuss the August evacuation of Afghanistan, Canada’s progress with the acceptance and resettlement of vulnerable Afghans through the special humanitarian program, and the perspectives of service-delivery organizations who have been working tirelessly since August to ensure the safe evacuation and resettlement of vulnerable Afghans in Canada. Speakers include: Ambassador of Afghanistan to Canada; Executive Director of the Afghan Women’s Centre Montreal, a representative from Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan; a representative from the Veterans Transition Network; & more

26
JAN
2022

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CFUW Halifax presents: #Welcome to Canada

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Year Published: 2022

Link to Recording: May have been recorded, if so link coming soon

Description:  Welcome to Canada – An Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch Canada campaign to get Canada on the path to abolishing immigration detention. Hanna, a consultant in the Disabilities Rights Division of Human Rights Watch will discuss both the report and the #Welcome to Canada Campaign with us. 

25
JAN
2022

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CFUW Kanata: A Conversation between Elizabeth Hay and Alan Neal

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Year Published: 2022

Link to Recording: May have been recorded, if so link coming soon

Description:  The discussion with Elizabeth Hay’s memoir All Things Consoled about the emotionally charged events surrounding the last few years of her parents’ lives; but you can expect much more. During recent decades, Alan’s and Elizabeth’s career paths have crossed periodically, so they share insights and experiences that bring a personal flavour to this online rendezvous. Both are accomplished writers and speakers.

19
JAN
2022

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Webinar: Ungendering Technology: Women Retooling the Masculine Sphere

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Year Published: 2022

Link to Recording: May have been recorded, if so link coming soon

Description:  "What do [CFUW] National Board members do and would I want to do it?" Webinars, the same webinar given on January 19 and 22, 2022. 

19
JAN
2022

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Senior Management with author Martha Vowles

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Year Published: 2022

Link to Recording: May have been recorded, if so link coming soon

Description:  CFUW Moncton hosted this webinar. A conversation with writer and retired speech language pathologist Martha Vowles, author of Senior Management: Parenting My Parents, who shares an intimate look inot the world of elder care in Canada. 

11
JAN
2022

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Webinar: Ungendering Technology: Women Retooling the Masculine Sphere

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Year Published: 2022

Link to Recording: May have been recorded, if so link coming soon

Description:  CFUW St. John's for Dr. Carol Haddad's talk "Ungendering Technology; Women Retooling the Masculine Sphere". 

10
JAN
2022

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Webinar: International Day of Peace: Celebrations across Generations

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Year Published: 2022

Link to Recording: Click here to watch (coming soon

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