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)

18
SEP
2021

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Webinar: International Day of Peace: Celebrations across Generations

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Year Published: 2021

Link to Recording: Click here to watch (coming soon

Description:  

9&11
SEP
2021

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CFUW's Strategic Plan

Length: 

Year Published: 2021

Link to Recording: Click here to watch (coming soon

Description:   The Town halls was an opportunity for members to discuss and provide input on the pillars of the strategic plan, CFUW’s aspirations for the future and the Federation’s contribution to national change. Two townhalls, September 9 & 11, were conducted to accommodate CFUW members schedules. 

8
SEP
2021

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CFUW Oakville: 100 Debates on the Environment

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Year Published: 2021

Link to Recording: Click here to watch (coming soon

Description:  Be a part of the federal election 2021 candidates' views on environmental issues and more during this virtual debate for the Oakville Riding. For more information on 100 Debates on the Environment  click here

26
JUN
2021

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CFUW Annual General Meeting & Convention

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Year Published: 2021

Link to Recording: Click here to watch (coming soon

Description:  CFUW Annual General Meeting and Policy Session will be held on June 25 and 26, 2021. Click here for information about this event.

There are additional workshops and webinars that will be offered in May and June which will be listed on this Events page separately. For a full list of these in addition to the AGM information click here

26
JUN
2021

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CFUW Charitable Trust Virtual Brunch

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Year Published: 2021

Link to Recording: Click here to watch (coming soon

Description:  Speaker: Priye Iworima CFUW 1989 École Polytechnique Commemorative (Ph.D.) Awardee 2019 for research in Biomedical Engineering at UBC. Title: Cell replacement therapy as a potential treatment for diabetes using differentiated stem cells. See Advisory 2 (page 4) for presentation abstract.

25
JUN
2021

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CFUW Annual General Meeting & Convention

Length: 

Year Published: 2021

Link to Recording: Click here to watch (coming soon

Description:  CFUW Annual General Meeting and Policy Session will be held on June 25 and 26, 2021. Click here for information about this event.

There are additional workshops and webinars that will be offered in May and June which will be listed on this Events page separately. For a full list of these in addition to the AGM information click here

24
JUN
2021

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CFUW Evening of Awards, Entertainment and Conversation

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Year Published: 2021

Link to Recording: Click here to watch (coming soon

Description: An evening of Awards, Entertainment and Conversation.

23
JUN
2021

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GWI Membership Town Hall

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Year Published: 2021

Link to Recording: Click here to watch (coming soon

Description: The GWI Board will deliver a brief presentation about GWI and then open the floor for questions, answers and discussion.

21
JUN
2021

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CFUW Indigenous Peoples Workshop

Length: 1 hour 14 minutes

Year Published: 2021

Link to Recording: Click here to watch 

Description: Presenter: CFUW Stratford

One of a series of workshops & webinars being offered prior to the CFUW national annual general meeting. recording ; slides ; resources ; Resilience Art Kit

19
JUN
2021

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CFUW St Catharines Virtual Garden Tour 6/19-7/11 

Length: not recorded/short clips below

Year Published: 2021

Link to Recording: not recorded but links to short clips about the event below

Description: CFUW Orillia Homes Tour went virtual! This popular event supports young women pursuing post-secondary education.  Full information can be found by clicking here. Promo video: click here. Niagara TV: click here. Welcome - click here.

19
JUN
2021

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CFUW Reading Financial Statements and this Year’s Budget

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Year Published: 2021

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

Description: Presenters Bev Rhodes, VP Finance, and Christine Tworo, Finance Committee Member. One of a series of workshops & webinars being offered prior to the CFUW national annual general meeting. Click here to view slides. Click here to view Q&A doc.

14
JUN
2021

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CFUW International Advocacy Workshop with Focus on What Clubs are doing

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Year Published: 2021

Link to Recording: Click here to watch

Description: Presenter various clubs conducting international advocacy.

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

09
JUN
2021

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CFUW Technology Workshop

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Year Published: 2021

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

Description: Presenter: Amy Macleod and Rachel Deneault.

One of a series of workshops & webinars being offered prior to the CFUW national annual general meeting. recording (coming soon) ; slides

07
JUN
2021

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CFUW International Relations Panel Presentation

Length: 1 hour 30 minutes

Year Published: 2021

Link to Recording: Click here to watch

Description: We  heard from 4 experts on international development initiatives that focus on gender equality and the rights of women & girls from around the world. Speakers included: Meghan Watkinson, Director of the Feminist International Assistance Policy, Global Affairs ; Gloria Novovic, Policy Lead at Cooperation Canada ; Bill Fairbairn, Latin America Program Manager at Inter Pares ; Beth Woroniuk, Policy Lead at the Equality Fund.

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 

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

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Year Published: 2021

Link to Recording: 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 Recording: 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. recording (coming soon) ; slides

19
MAY
2021

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CFUW Resolutions Proposers and Amenders Workshop

Length: 

Year Published: 2021

Link to Recording: 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

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Year Published: 2021

Link to Recording: 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 Recording: 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

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Year Published: 2021

Link to Recording: 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 Recording: 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 Recording: 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?".