CFUW BC Council

CFUW BC AGM & COnference Making Waves. May 3-5, 2024.

Come join us! CFUW Nanaimo is hosting the CFUW BC Council AGM and Conference “Making Waves” from May 3-5, 2024 in Nanaimo, BC.  Updates will be added to our CFUW BC 2024 AGM & Council webpage

For The Record: SPring 2024 Issue


Read CFUW BC Council's Spring 2024 issue of For The Record.

CFUW BC & National policY

In July 2023, CFUW passed national resolutions addressing Canada's immigration detention, maternal death prevention, and, international trade agreements. In May 2023, CFUW BC clubs adopted 3 new BC policy resolutions on: protecting peatlands, the right to clotheslines, and ensuring safe social housing.  

Update & restore Home Services foR Seniors

Join our webinar on April 24 at 10 am PT. Cohosted by CFUW BC Council and CFUW Victoria & Saanich Peninsula. Register in advance for this meeting.

Our Speaker, Andrew Longhurst, MA, is a political economist, health policy researcher, and PhD candidate in the Geography Department at Simon Fraser University. He publishes regularly as a research associate with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, and is a frequent commentator on health care issues, including seniors' care, wait times, financing, and system reform. His research and commentaries have appeared in the Canadian Journal on Aging, Globe and Mail, Policy Options, Toronto Star, The Tyee, and on CBC's The National


Social Housing in BC

Read CFUW North Vancouver's information sheet on:  Social Housing in BC: Transparency and Accountability for BC Housing and its partners. It is one of 3 BC policy advocacy resolutions that CFUW BC passed in May 2023. See presentation slides from the February 2024 webinar in Advocacy.

Use these materials to guide your club advocacy and help you take action! CFUW National's 2023 Fall Advocacy Package (PDF) has resolution backgrounders and take action tips and the advocacy webpage has downloadable template advocacy letters for these 3 new national advocacy policies:

CFUW Letter on the War and Humanitarian Crisis in Israel and Gaza

On October 27, 2023, CFUW National sent a letter on the war and humanitarian crisis in Israel and Gaza to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, as well as Ministers Mélanie Joly, Ahmed Hussen, Bill Blair, and Marci Ien, and Canadian Ambassador to the United Nations Robert Rae.

At CFUW BC Council 2023 Conference, Women Lead the Way!

In May 2023, CFUW BC clubs met in Vancouver, BC at Hycroft to celebrate the many ways that Women Lead the Way!  See photos and more from our 2023 AGM & Conference

CFUW BC members work to promote gender equality and empower women and girls locally and globally. BC Council connects clubs across BC. Contact us.

CFUW BC promotes lifelong learning and education, policy resolutions and advocacy, fun and friendship, community engagement, scholarships and more.

Membership Matters (shows hands raised)

CFUW BC has 21 active clubs across 3 regions. Members can access local, provincial, national and international education, advocacy and networking events. Learn more. Contact your nearest club.