Program and grantee events

Webinar: Internet Safety Workshops for Youth

Wed, 2014-11-12 13:00 - 14:00


This webinar will present skills for innovative workshops that address the timely topics of online pornography, internet addiction, sexting, rape culture, and dating relationships in a cyber-world. These workshops were recently created as part of SWOVA's Respectful Relationships program, one of the Canadian Women’s Foundation’s Teen Healthy Relationships Grantees. 


Tue, 2014-04-01 18:00 - Thu, 2014-05-01 20:00

Media Coverage of Sexual Violence on Campus Panel

Tue, 2014-03-04 13:00 - 14:00

Join us for a special panel discussion on media coverage of sexual violence on Canadian campuses, identifying strengths, challenges, hidden stories and promising approaches. Featuring presenters:

Consenting Sexualities: Teens, Social Media and Anti-Violence Activism

Thu, 2013-10-03 12:30 - Fri, 2013-10-04 16:10

Public talks and workshop sessions on teen sexting, consent culture, engaging men, and cyber harassment
Speakers include: Lara Karaian, Elicia Loiselle, Eunice Malchuk Rasmussen, Paloma Ponti and Rowan Hébert, Jeff Perera, Ron Couchman and Shaheen Shariff

At Thomson House: 3650 McTavish, McGill University (downtown campus) Free registration is required.

Invisible Industry: Shedding a light on human trafficking in Canada

Mon, 2013-09-30 18:30 - 21:00

The event will begin with a documentary screening of The Price of Sex. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion on human trafficking in Canada. The panel will include:

Loft 404 - 6:30pm Tickets are $12 and can be purchased at

Stolen Sisters: An Evening with Angel Wolfe

Thu, 2012-06-28 18:00 - 22:00


401 Richmond Street W Toronto

It has been documented that there are over 600 Aboriginal women who have been murdered or have disappeared over the last 20 years in Canada. Aboriginal women experience rates of violence 3.5 times higher than non-Aboriginal women, and young Aboriginal women are five times more likely to die of violence. We are hosting this event to shed light on a national tragedy.

Webinar: Diversity in Youth Programming

Tue, 2012-06-19 14:00 - 16:00

Hosted by: Elicia Loiselle (Project Respect, Victoria Sexual Assault Centre), Centre of Excellence for Youth Engagement

*Please note that this webinar is open to grantees and participants of the teen healthy relationship programming national learning strategy only. All registrants will be screened for relevant credentails.

Girls’ Fund Site Visits

Wed, 2012-04-11 (All day) - Fri, 2012-05-11 (All day)

Site visits are scheduled between Canadian Women’s Foundation staff and shortlisted Girls’ Fund grant applicants.

Girls’ Fund program staff and advisory committee volunteers will visit organizations nationally prior to awarding shortlisted applicants with a 4-year Girls’ Fund Grant. The visits will allow organizations to provide indepth background on their girls program that is seeking the funding. Discussions can include what’s new, successes and challenges.

Women’s Economic Western Skills Institute

Wed, 2012-06-06 (All day) - Fri, 2012-06-08 (All day)


The Institute is by invitation only.

The Canadian Centre for Women’s Economic Development is pleased to present the Western Skills Institute open to grantees and women’s economic development organizations. This professional development event provides staff and board members with training opportunities in organizational and human resource management, effective program practices, new tools and research. Peer learning networks are also developed.  Over five years we plan on involving 300 individuals from 100 organizations.

National Grantee Meeting - Economic Development

Wed, 2012-04-18 (All day) - Fri, 2012-04-20 (All day)


This meeting is by invitation only.

The Economic Development Grantee Meeting will reunite current 4-year grantees from across Canada for 2.5 days to continue training on data collection methods and tools, share program developments and network among sector colleagues.