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100 Years in Photo’s
Women of Distinction
Ishbel Marjorbanks Gordon – Lady Aberdeen
Forum – Climate Change: We All Have a Role to Play 11/09/19
Ed Smith, St. Catharines representative on the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority (NPCA) Board of Directors, discusses Climate Change and the role we all have to play.
Sue Corcoran, NDCW Environment Convenor, thanks Ed Smith.
AGM DINNER April 2019
Gracia Janes, NDCW President
Guest Speaker, Wendy Sturgeon, Executive Director of the Niagara Chapter- Native Women Inc.
Guest Speaker, Jennifer Dockstader, Executive Director of the Fort Erie Native Friendship Centre
Irene Newton, NDCW Treasurer
Jennifer Dockstader, Gracia Janes, Wendy Sturgeon
Forum – The Opioid Crisis in Niagara: What’s Being Done 13/02/19
Talia Storm, Manager of StreetWorks Services at Positive Living Niagara
Forum – The Opioid Crisis in Niagara: What is Being Done?
Forum – Precarious Work 09/01/19
NDCW Public Forum on Precarious Work
Guest Speakers: Lori Kleinsmith, Bridges Community Health Centre; Karrie Porter, Coordinator of Start Me Up Niagara & St. Catharines City Councillor; Dr. Jeff Boggs, Brock University.
NDCW Membership Luncheon 12/12/18
2018 NDCW Membership Luncheon
Forum: Is Niagara Ready for Legal Cannabis? 14/11/18
NDCW President Gracia Janes introduces our panel.
Diana Teng, Niagara Regional Public Health
Professor Bill MacDonald, Niagara College
Professor Patrick Robson, Niagara College
Niagara District Council of Women’s public forum, “Is Niagara Ready for Legal Cannabis?”
Protecting the Great Lakes with John Jackson 10/10/18
Great Lakes Expert and former President of Great Lakes United, John Jackson with NDCW President Gracia Janes
Women in Niagara Politics – 2018 Candidates Forum 12/09/18
Debbie Zimmerman, Moderator
Mayor Sandra Easton, Mayor candidate for Lincoln
Dinah Lilia Monsour, Mayor candidate for Niagara Falls
Betty Disero, Mayor candidate for Niagara on the Lake
Joann Chechalk, Mayor candidate for West Lincoln
Panel of Mayor Candidates
Great community interest in the NDCW’s Women in Niagara Politics Forum
Joan Christensen, Regional candidate for Fort Erie
Diana Huson, Regional candidate for Pelham
Leanna Villella, Regional candidate for Welland
Haley Bateman, Regional candidate for St. Catharines
Sandie Bellows, Regional candidate for St. Catharines
Laura Ip, Regional candidate for St. Catharines
Mary Margaret Murphy, Regional candidate for St. Catharines
Emily Beth Spanton, Regional candidate for St. Catharines
Anne Angelone, Regional candidate for Niagara Falls
Barbara Greenwood, Regional candidate for Niagara Falls
Selina Volpatti, Regional candidate for Niagara Falls
100th Anniversary Commemorative Tree Planting 27/04/18
Members of NDCW, family and friends at Malcolmson Eco-Park.
Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the NDCW, a tree is planted to commemorate the Council’s first President Mary Malcolmson.
Gracia Janes talks about Mary Malcolmson, the first President of our Council of Women. Malcolmson Eco-Park is named after her.
Mary Potter talks about the Sassafrass Tree.
Caroline Rigby shares her family memories.
Dr. Sam Malcolmson shares his family memories.
Councillor Carlos Garcia
Councillor Sandie Bellows, Gracia Janes, John Potter and Mary Potter
Irene Newton, Dr. Sam Malcolmson, Councillor Carlos Garcia, Sue Corcoran and Caroline Rigby
Gracia Janes, Dr. Sam Malcolmson, Caroline Rigby and Mary Potter
Sheila Massey, Gracia Janes, Dr. Sam Malcolmson, Councillor Sandie Bellows, Caroline Rigby and Mary Potter
Councillor Carlos Garcia, Gracia Janes, Councillor Sandie Bellows, Caroline Rigby, Councillor Mike Britton and Mary Potter
The commemorative plaque attached to the tree.
100th Anniversary AGM Dinner 11/04/18
100th Anniversary Cake
Irene Bray, Irene Newton and Naheed Qureshi
Gracia Janes, NDCW President
MPP Jim Bradley delivered special congratulations from Ontario Lieutenant Governor Elizabeth Dowdeswell and Premier Kathleen Wynne.
Mayor Walter Sendzik brought congratulations on behalf of the City of St. Catharines.
Sophie Lakis introduced our Past Presidents.
NDCW Past Presidents were honoured with a blue long-stemmed rose.
Installation of the 2018 Board of Directors.
Irene Newton thanks our guest speaker, Marianne Edwards.
Public Forum on Protection of Vulnerable Adults 14/02/18
Our Public Forum on Protection of Vulnerable Adults was well attended.
Guest Speaker, Cindy Forster, MPP for Welland
Guest Speaker, Neal Schoen of Justice Niagara
Questions, answers and discussion with attendees.
NDCW Board Member, Susan Pruyn, thanks our guest speakers.
Public Forum on Homelessness 10/01/18
NDCW President, Gracia Janes, welcomes attendees to our Public Forum on Homelessness.
Gracia Janes introduces the Speaker Panel at our Homelessness Forum.
Guest Speaker, Bob Barkman from Community Care RentSmart
Guest Speaker, A.J. Heafey from Niagara Falls Community Health Centre
Guest Speaker, Rob Cammaert from Bethlehem Place
Guest Speaker, Elisabeth Zimmermann from the St. Catharines YWCA
Our Homelessness Forum was attended by a large number of concerned community members.
Public Forum on Migrant Workers in Niagara & Membership Luncheon 13/12/18
NDCW Board Member, Ann Porter Bonilla, introduces our guest speakers.
Guest Speakers: Rev. Javier Arias, St. Alban’s Anglican Church, Beamsville and Jackie Barrett-Greene, Niagara Migrant Workers Interest Group.
Guest Speaker, Reverend Javier Arias, St. Alban’s Church, Beamsville
NDCW Newsletter Fall 2019
NDCW Newsletter Winter-Spring 2019
NDCW Newsletter – Fall 2018
NCWC Newsletter – Special Edition
Forum: Protection of Vulnerable Adults
Listen Up! It’s Resolution Time!
Large Attendance at Homelessness Forum
January 2018 Newsletter
NDCW Newsletter – Fall 2017
Our New NDCW Website!
We welcome memberships from individuals and
local organizations interested in our community.
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