S. Vancouver Island District

Cedar WI

Branch President : Connie G.
E-Mail : conniegrinnell@shaw.ca
Address : 1644 Cedar Road, Cedar, BC
Phone :250-245-4016

Meeting Time: 2:30 pm on first Monday of each month

  • We man the community table at the Cedar Farmers Market where we sell baking
  • Raise money for bursary to student graduating from Cedar Secondary School
  • Donate to Summer Camp Program at Cedar Schools. Host the Annual Black Barry Tea.
  • Support the Cedar Yellow Point Artisan Tour, Haven Society, Food Bank

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Cobble Hill WI

Branch President : Jeannie M.
E-Mail : mbaird@telus.net
Address : changes monthly
Phone : 250-743-4727

Meeting Time: 3550 Watson Avenue, Cobble Hill – 12:00 pm on the 2nd Wednesday of every month

Members are involved in different organizations plus represent the Women’s Institute by volunteering at community functions in particular the Seniors Lunch attended by 100 local seniors twice a month. We are a small group, we support each other and share information on local activities


Colwood WI

Branch President : Linda T.
E-Mail : townsends@shaw.ca
Address : 2219 Sooke Road, Victoria

Phone : 250-478-6697

Meeting Time: 1:00 pm

Our Women’s Institute is involved with contributing to local school programs be it sports, library or other requirements that we are able to help with. We have fundraisers through the year so that we are able to support our major charities, both near and afar. We are endeavoring to develop an evening program as well to encourage working women to participate. It is in the beginning stages, but at this point we are meeting the 2nd Thursday of each month up to May at 7:20 at the same address. Time will tell if this arrangement will be beneficial


Langford WI

Branch President :
E-Mail : langfordwomensinstitute@gmail.com
Address :
Phone : Tammy 1-250-478-8981

Meeting Time: 2nd Tuesday’s
@ 1:00 pm-General Meeting & 3rd Tuesday’s @ 1:00 pm-Craft Meetings

  • We inspire, encourage and support women and children in our community!


Royal Oak WI

Branch President :  Jean M.
E-Mail : myers.j1946@gmail.com
Address :4516 West Saanich Road, Victoria, BC
Phone :

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Somenos WI

Branch President : Jan H.
E-Mail : bjhardie@shaw.ca  lrdavis5@shaw.ca
Address : Duncan
Phone : 250-746-4389/250-748-3316

Meeting Time: 1:00 pm – 2nd Wednesday of the month

  • We support local agriculture – use locally sourced food when catering.  Gives monetary awards to 4-H and judge at local Exhibition
  • Support a local family at Christmas
  • Present 2 – $500.00 Bursaries to Secondary Graduates
  • Participate in Remembrance Day Ceremony
  • Have guest speakers from our community


Salt Spring WI

Branch President : Pam B.
E-Mail : thestinkyfarm@yahoo.ca
Address : 2143 Fulford Ganges Road, Salt Spring Island
Phone : 250-653-4619

Meeting Time: 3rd Friday of each month at 1:30 pm

We operate a pie booth at our local Fall Fair and at Applefest, selling whole pies and pies by the slice for these events. All pies are home made, but making pies is not a prerequisite for joining our group and sharing in the friendship. On average we make and sell over 600 pies at these two events with proceeds being donated to local charities and a yearly bursary is given to a highshcool student. We keep abreast of current issues in the community and help out on a need basis

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Shirley WI

Branch President : Fiona M..
E-Mail : shirleywi@shaw.ca
Address : Shirley Community Hall, 2795 Sheringham Point Road
Phone :

Meeting Time: 10:30 am to 12:00 pm – September to June – every 2nd Wednesday of the month

Active in Shirley BC since 1924, our members span all ages. Our focus is on fundraising for charity, exploring educational and business opportunities for rural women, and preserving traditional crafts and homesteading skills. In addition to meeting on the second Wednesday each month, we hold workshops to learn new skills, participate in local craft sales and host a country market for 10 to 12 Sundays each summer

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