We hold monthly business meetings and open public forums which often draw press coverage as our topics explore vital current issues; we develop resolutions and presentations to all levels of government; and our members support a variety of causes.

NDCW Winter Newsletter 2021

Winter 2020 Newsletter

NDCW Newsletter Fall 2019

PCWO Newsletter Fall 2018

National Council of Women of Canada Newsletter


As we celebrate 101 years, the Niagara District Council of Women invites you to join our federation of 26 region-wide community groups as well as our individual members in our work to improve the quality of life for women, families and society in our region, province and country. BECOME A MEMBER.




Due to the COVID 19 restrictions all meetings until at least January 21st will be conducted over the internet on Zoom. We will let you know if this changes.  You are invited to attend our monthly Zoom meetings  by emailing us at: 1niagaracouncilofwomen@gmail.com

For Information please contact Gracia Janes at 905 468 2841 or visit our web site at ndcw.ca


January 20th 2021

Topic: Long term care for seniors. A crisis!

  • What are the longstanding problems?
  • What is the current Covid 19 situation?
  • What actions must be taken?


Carol Dueck, Chair; Niagara 4 Long Term Care Advocacy Committee for Senior Care at Home

Betty Miller,  Retired Registered Nurse & Chair Guardian angels;

Wayne Gates, Member of Provincial Parliament


February 17th 2021

Topic: Raising the Income Floor for those in Precarious Work and Poverty

Speaker: Simon Black, Assist. Professor Department of Labour Studies Brock University


March 17th 2021

Topic: Resolutions


April 21st 2021

Annual General Meeting

 Topic:   Welcoming New Canadians

Speaker:  Citizenship Judge Rochelle Ivri






To empower all women to work together

towards improving the quality of life

for women, families and society

through a forum of member

organizations and individuals.



The Niagara District Council of Women is affiliated with the Provincial Council of Women of Ontario and the National Council of Women of Canada.


  • September 11 Forum - Climate Change: We All Have A Role to Play
  • October 9 Forum - Homelessness in Niagara: Community Solutions
  • November 13 Forum - Anti-Racism, Anti-Oppression and Discrimination
  • November 27 - PCWO Semi-Annual Meeting at Queen's Park
  • December 11 - Membership Luncheon
  • January 8 Forum - Youth Mental Health
  • February 12 Forum - TBA
  • March 11 - Resolutions Debate: NCWC and PCWO Policy Voting
  • April 8 - Annual Dinner Meeting AGM
  • May 13 - Spring Auction & Dessert Party

See our Events Page for details.