Meetings are held monthly September to May, and include guest speaker presentations.
Topics are diverse, current, educational and thought-provoking.
2020-2021 Speaker Progam
Due to COVID-19, all meetings will be held via Zoom until further notice.
7:00 Chat Time; 7:30 Business Meeting: 8:00 Speaker
September 15, 2020 - Via Zoom
Overview of the plans for the remainder of 2020. Opportunities to learn about the interest groups activities.
October 20, 2020 - Via Zoom
Speaker: Richard Haldenby – Architecture in Waterloo Region.
Rick is a Professor at University of Waterloo (Architecture). He will be speaking about the architecture in the Kitchener-Waterloo, particularly in the core areas.
November 17, 2020 - Via Zoom
Speaker: Debora VanNijnatten –Crafting Natural Climate Strategy. Debora is a Professor in the Department of Political Science and North American Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University.
The Costs and (yes!) Benefits of the COVID Crisis for Canadian Climate Change
December 8, 2020 - Via Zoom
Musical Event - Silvia Dee and the Boyfriends
January 19, 2021 - Via Zoom
Speaker: Gary Bruce, Professor at the University of Waterloo (History).
Gary’s topic for the evening is ‘Does History Repeat itself? Germany’s Far Right – In a Historical Perspective
February 16, 2021 - Via Zoom
Speaker: Dr. Stephanie DeWitte-Orr
Viruses and Vaccines: what we know about the coronavirus that has turned our lives upside down
March 16, 2021 - Via Zoom
Resolutions: Discussion of proposals for provincial and national CFUW policy and advocacy
April 20, 2021 - Via Zoom
Speaker: Heather Thompson from Halton Home Share Program
Link to YouTube presentation
May 18, 2021 - AGM - via Zoom
Speaker: Dr Kenneth McLaughlin –From Rural Community to High Tech Metropolis