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Canadian Federation of University Women Victoria  
http://www.cfuwvictoria.org/

The Club, now known as CFUW Victoria, was founded in 1908 as the University Women’s Club of Victoria. In 1919 this Club was one of five founding members of the Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW). That same year CFUW became a founding member of the International Federation of University Women (IFUW). The Canadian Federation of University Women Victoria(CFUWV), is a voluntary, non partisan, non-profit, self-funded club of more than 250 members who meet together for learning, enjoyment, friendship and fun. We are active in supporting higher education for women and in advocating for women’s rights.

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Montreal Council of Women  
http://www.mcw-cfm.org/index.html

Founded in 1893, the Montreal Council of Women / Le Conseil des femmes de Montréal (MCW/CFM) is a non-partisan coalition of over seventy organizations and more than seventy individuals in and around Montreal working to improve conditions and quality of life for women, their families and society. Through study, discussion and action, MCW members inform themselves and those in their communities with a view to achieve these goals. Organizations and individual women with similar objectives are invited to join us. Meetings are held on the first Thursday of the month.

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Canadian Women and Geography Study Group  
http://www.umanitoba.ca/environment/envirogeog/CWAG/contact.htm

CWAG aims to provide a forum for people interested in issues of access, equity, and the well-being of women in geography and for those whose research is linked to questions of gender as they relate to relations of class, race/ethnicity, sexuality, nationality, and ability. CWAG particularly encourages student membership and participation in CWAG activities, including conference sessions, social events, newsletter contributions, and other opportunities.

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Lesbian Mothers Support Society
Alberta Metis Women's Association  
http://www.metiswomen.ca/home/affiliates/alberta.htm

Alberta Métis Women's Association is a founding member of the Métis National Council of Women,Inc., which is a national autonmous Métis women's organization.  Alberta Métis Women Association seeks to assist in educating and empowering Métis women, in rurual and urban communities throughout Alberta.

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YWCA of St. Catherines  
http://www.ywcaniagararegion.ca/page/home
University Women's Club of South Delta
YWCA of Kitchener-Waterloo  
http://www.ywcakw.on.ca/

Since 1905, YWCA Kitchener-Waterloo has provided essential programs for women and children. Today, we provide programs in the areas of childcare, youth recreation, emergency and supportive housing for women, and prison-based counseling, speaking out on issues that affect women and families.

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Herizons  
http://www.herizons.ca/home

HERIZONS is a quarterly Canadian feminist magazine that delivers the inside scoop on the Canadian women's movement: activism, the environment, health, policy issues and legal cases affecting women. Herizons serves up feminist satire and plenty of news at a glance. Canada’s largest feminist magazine is a unique hybrid of non-profit business, feminist publishing and advocacy journalism. Herizons is published in Winnipeg and distributed in every part of Canada. The magazine's talented, insightful contributors and its content span the country and the world.

 

Officially, Herizons' statement of purpose is: to publish an inspiring feminist magazine that fosters a state of wellness that enriches women’s lives; expands the boundaries of feminism; builds awareness of current issues as they affect women, and broadens the influence of feminist principles. Herizons aims to reflect a philosophy that is diverse, and one that is relevant to women’s daily lives.

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Elizabeth Fry Society of Peterborough  
http://www.efryptbo.org/index.html

The Elizabeth Fry Society of Peterborough is committed to advocating and providing services for all criminalized and imprisoned women, as well as those at risk of coming into conflict with the law.

 

We recognize the rights of women to dignity and respect in all aspects of their involvement with the criminal justice system. We are committed to working with other agencies and all levels of government with similar principles and objectives.

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