Ensuring Women’s Equality Is Front and Centre

By UWCV Blog

We’re a proud supporter of West Coast LEAF and often work alongside them in ensuring women’s equality is front and centre in our province. BC’s new government gives us an opportunity to “chart a new path” and advocate for “critical improvements and systemic change, including on those policies and issues that most…

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UWCV Elects New President Wendy Orvig

By UWCV Blog

The University Women’s Club of Vancouver is pleased to welcome Wendy Orvig as the new Club President. An accountant and current Director of Finance at Bard on the Beach, Wendy is the Club’s 63rd  President and will serve in her new role for a two-year term. Wendy joined the UWCV in 2008…

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Honouring Education at Hycroft

By UWCV Blog

Earlier this year our Trust Fund for Education (TFE) came together with local academics, students, and other UWCV members to honour our bursary and scholarship recipients from 2015 and 2016. This treasured biennial tradition allows us to not only celebrate the many achievements of the young women and men we support,…

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UWCV Resolution passed at CFUW BC Council AGM

By UWCV Blog

UWCV Club members are celebrating this week after receiving news that our proposed Resolution, BC Youth Aging out of Foster Care, was passed at the 2016 CFUW BC Council AGM with an approval rate of 96%. The University Women’s Club of Vancouver will be working with the CFUW BC Council…

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The 2016 Federal Budget: CFUW Responds

By UWCV Blog

The Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) recently released a response to the Government’s 2016 Budget. They carefully analyzed the Budget to see how the Government’s investments, or lack of, will impact the lives of Canadian women and the issues that both they and The University Women’s Club of Vancouver…

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Hycroft: Who is the Lady in the White Dress?

By UWCV Blog

Hycroft  has been the scene of many stories over its lifetime – mostly of the interesting non-spooky kind.  Built from 1909 – 1911 by wealthy entrepreneur Alexander Duncan McRae and his wife Blaunche, to be one of Vancouver’s prestige locations, it was their family home from 1911 – 1941, donated…

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