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CFUW Joins Every Voter Counts Alliance

Ottawa - September 1, 2016, during their campaign, the Liberal Party promised that 2015 would be the last election using the First Past the Post System. CFUW has been a strong advocate for change in the electoral system for many years. At the CFUW AGM in June of this year, CFUW members voted in support of a resolution on Proportional Representation. You can read our Brief on Electoral Reform here.

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Announcing five new CFUW Member Discounts

Learn more about each new discount on products from: Lenovo, Avis, Budget, Intercall, and Novexco. The Canadian Federation of University Women is proud to bring you valuable discounts on products and services you need. If you need any assistance in accessing this information or how to get these discounts contact Elizabeth Whyte, Member Services Coordinator, at cfuwgen@rogers.com or by telephone at 1-888-220-9606.

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CFUW Submits Brief to SOW Committee on Violence against Women

Earlier this year the Status of Women Committee announced that they would be pursuing a study on Violence against Young Women and Girls in Canada. The Committee invited members of the public, civil society and other organizations to submit written briefs on one issue chosen from the options they outlined. As an organization built on advocating for the improved status of women and girls, CFUW instantly took interest. As our members care deeply about violence against women, the focus of our report was on violence faced by women on university and college campuses. You can read our submission here.

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