The Ottawa Women's Canadian Club

Garth Hampson

RCMP S/SGT. Garth Hampson (Ret) For over 38 years, Ret. S/Sgt.Garth Hampson has led the anthems at the OWCC meetings with his magnificent baritone voice….now he’s retiring.  Born in the prairies, always engaged in his community and trained in voice music, he was enticed by a genuine call of the NORTH to join the RCMP. …

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Dress For Success – Clothing Swap

Dress For Success – Clothing Swap Saturday, November 25th – 11:30 am to 4:00 pm Queensview Cafe (170-2650 Queensview Drive, Ottawa) Drop Off – Friday, November 24th from 3:00 to 7:00 pm at the Cafe, gently used women’s apparel like clothing, purses, shoes, etc., For items you bring you will receive tickets to use toward …

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A Tribute to Teresa Elizabeth Smith: Celebrating a Legacy of Generosity and Service

In 2019, The OWCC was endowed with a substantial sum of money by the estate of Teresa Elizabeth Smith, a long time member of the OWCC. These monies were turned over to Carleton University who matched most of the funds, thus creating a significant bursary known as the Teresa Elizabeth Smith Bursary. This bursary provides students entering …

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The OWCC Young Canadian Program

The OWCC Young Canadian Program Something NEW!!!!! Since 1978, The Ottawa Women’s Canadian Club has recognized Senior high school students from the Ottawa and surrounding area high schools; invited them to our luncheons as guests with the intent of getting them familiar with the aims and objectives of the OWCC and Canadian issues… all with …

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Magnetic Name Tags for Sale

As a new initiative for the OWCC we are launching personalized name tags. They will feature the Ottawa Women’s Canadian Club coat of arms and club name. We hope that this will be a timeless keepsake and can facilitate even more stimulating conversations among attendees. You can find name tags available for purchased on the …

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Thank you Jeannie Smith

Thank you Jeannie Smith A note of thanks goes out to Jeannie Smith who has played the piano for a number of years for the OWCC at the Château Laurier, where we had our luncheons. She entertained us prior to meals and also accompanied Garth Hampson with his rendition of O’Canada. We wish you well …

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Thank You Rowena!!!!!

Do you know the history of the Ottawa Women’s Canadian Club?…a little…a lot…or nothing??? If you have a copy of The OWCC History book written by Rowena Cooper, you can catch up on the past 110 years. It proves a most interesting read, catching you up on the Ottawa past and the involvement of the …

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Welcome to our New Website!

On behalf of the Board of Directors, we are pleased to officially launch our new website!  The Covid-19 virus has proven to us that the time was right to turn to technology for help in tracking our membership, purchasing luncheon tickets and tours, and staying informed about all the news of the Club.  As a …

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OWCC Helping to Protect The Planet

In September 2019, the OWCC heard from Chantal Plamondon and Jay Sinha on Life Without Plastic.  We were all struck by the multitude of ways in which we are knowingly and unknowingly damaging the planet using products containing large and small plastic particles. One year later, we thought we would continue this theme of protecting our planet …

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