The Ottawa Women's Canadian Club

Our Events

The Ottawa Women's Canadian Club is pleased to announce our upcoming events.


Featuring a guest speaker at each event, OWCC luncheons are the perfect excuse to gather with friends to enjoy a 3 course lunch.


Members and guests are given the opportunity to travel within Ontario and Quebec to explore historic sites, restaurants, and shops.

Upcoming Luncheons

More engaging speakers will soon be joining guests for a fabulous lunch. Get your tickets now.

  • True North Rising

    Speaker: His Excellency Whit Fraser

    Whit is a former CBC News reporter, who covered the changing North from colonial rule to enshrining indigenous people’s rights in Canada’s Constitution and the creation of Nunavut. He has been the Chairman of the Canadian Polar Commission and later, Executive Director of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, the national Inuit organization, and is the husband of Canada’s Governor General, Mary Simon. You are encouraged to read his award-winning and bestselling memoir, True North Rising and his novel, Cold Edge of Heaven.

    $ 70.00 Add to cart
  • Women’s Work: The First 20 Years of the WCHSO (Women’s Canadian Historical Society of Ottawa)

    Speaker: Connie Wren-Gunn

    Connie is an Ottawa-based historian and a Director with Know History Inc., Canada’s leading historical services firm. She completed an MA in History at Carleton University and wrote her thesis on the first 30 years of the Women’s Canadian Historical Society of Ottawa (WCHSO) and the women who founded and managed it. One of these women was Adeline Foster (see photo inset), a founding member of the OWCC.

    This luncheon will feature a Victorian Tea. Please wear your fascinator, hat or any other accessory which will put you in the mood for this event.

    $ 85.00 Add to cart
  • Summer Social – Accessory & Book Exchange

    Featuring: author Peter Pigott

    Peter Pigott, author of ‘See Jane Fly‘, a story of women in aviation, of femininity and feminism will also be with us. His book will be on sale for $20 (cash only).

    We will have a book and accessory exchange. No cash required. Bring your gently used books and accessories to give them a new life in a new home.

    Come and have some social time with your fellow OWCC members and enjoy a fully catered BBQ. Casual seating with acess to the terrace. Buffet style BBQ lunch menu.

    $ 70.00 Add to cart

Upcoming Tours

Join us for our next adventure to one of Canada's beautiful locations and make new friends along the way.

Past Events

The Ottawa Women's Canadian Club has hosted hundreds of luncheons throughout its many years of existence. We are honoured to have met these former speakers who have inspired our members with their talent, experience, and enthusiasm.