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 2021 (click here for 2020)

04
JUN
2021

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CFUW Alberta Movie Night: Borealis

Length: 90 minutes

Year Made: 2020

Link to Film: Click here to watch (coming soon)

Description: Acclaimed director Kevin McMahon travels deep into the heart of the boreal forest to explore the chorus of life in Canada’s iconic wilderness. Borealis offers an immersive portrait of the lifecycles of the forest from the perspective of the plants and animals that live there." 

02
JUN
2021

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CFUW What to Expect at the Convention

Length: 

Year Published: 2021

Link to Film: Click here to watch (coming soon)

Description: Presenter Beth Haynes. 

One of a series of workshops & webinars being offered prior to the CFUW national annual general meeting.

27
MAY
2021

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CFUW Club Leadership 101 Workshop

Length: 

Year Published: 2021

Link to Film: Click here to watch (coming soon)

Description: Presenters Heather Oxman and Barb MacLellan.

One of a series of workshops & webinars being offered prior to the CFUW national annual general meeting.

19
MAY
2021

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CFUW Resolutions Proposers and Amenders Workshop

Length: 

Year Published: 2021

Link to Film: Click here to watch (coming soon)

Description: Presenter Grace Hollett, Chair, Resolutions Committee.

One of a series of workshops & webinars being offered prior to the CFUW national annual general meeting.

18
MAY
2021

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CFUW Articles and Bylaws Proposers and Amenders Workshop

Length: 

Year Published: 2021

Link to Film: Click here to watch (coming soon)

Description: Presenter Judy Gay, Chair, Articles and Bylaws Committee

One of a series of workshops & webinars being offered prior to the CFUW national annual general meeting.

17
MAY
2021

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Caring For and About Older People in Canada: What Really Matters Now?

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Year Published: 2021

Link to Film: Click here to watch (coming soon)

Description: CFUW Edmonton is hosting a presentation by Dr. Donna Wilson, University of Alberta nursing professor. The presentation will feature the most pressing concerns and unmet or under-met needs of older people in Canada today. Dr. Wilson will highlight priorities for action, based on evidence and with policy-timing and policy-success considerations in mind.

17
MAY
2021

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CFUW Proposers and Amenders Town Hall

Length: 

Year Published: 2021

Link to Film: Click here to watch (coming soon)

Description: It will offer separate discussions for clubs included in the GWI dues calculation and for clubs excluded from the GWI dues calculations. 

Background for this Town Hall: click here

One of a series of workshops & webinars being offered prior to the CFUW national annual general meeting..

07
MAY
2021

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CFUW Alberta Movie Night: Never Too Old

Length: 87 minutes

Year Made: 2019

Link to Film: Click here to watch

Description: Olive Bryanton, 81, is working to get a PhD, her thesis study focusing on life as an independent senior in areas that don't feature the services and facilities of a major town or city. 

Click here to read an article about the film (1 minute trailer in the article)  

04
MAY
2021

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CFUW Town Hall: Long-Term Care & Elder Rights

Length: 87 minutes

Year Published: 2021

Link to Film: Click here to watch

Description: Concerned Canadians from across the country taking action on long-term care and elder justice. This public, National Town Hall event featured speakers from BC, NB, NL Offices of the Seniors' Advocate.  

Click here to view CFUW's Long-Term Care and Elder Rights Toolkit

03
MAY
2021

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Flights of Fancy: Prairie Birds

Length: X minutes

Year Published: 2021

Link to Film: Click here to watch (coming soon)

Description: CFUW Calgary presented Dr. Madeline Kalbach, experienced photographer and birder, who gave a photographic and narrative presentation entitled "Flights of Fancy: Prairie Birds".

29
APR
2021

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Long-Term Care Panel: What Now? What Next?

Length: 136 minutes (panel + Q&A)

Year Published: 2021

Link to Film: Click here to watch

Description: To kick off the campaign on Long-Term Care & Elder Rights, this panel of experts oseeks to answer the questions: "Long-Term Care: What Now? What Next?".