News & Events

Annual Valentines Fundraiser – February 11

An Elegant Evening of Fine Dining & Silent Auction

The Miracle of Matrimony: 50 Years – How Did That Happen?

Speakers: Joe & Maxine Leslie
Saturday, Feb. 11th
5:00 pm – Cocktails
6:00 pm – Dinner

Italian Cultural Centre (Google Map)
14230 133 Avenue, Edmonton

Tickets: $65 per person ($60 before January 15, 2023)

For tickets and information:

In support of West Plains Foundation: West Plains Foundation provides programs that bring a new dimension to everyday life. Emporwering women of all ages & backgrounds to fully develop their potential and realize their inherent worth & dignity.


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Building Confidence – Keys to Avoiding Imposter Syndrome – February 21

Join our conversation with Madam Justice Fenlon as we discuss tools & practices to gaining self confidence and cultivating identity.

Tuesday, Feb. 21st
6:00 pm – Wine & Cheese
6:30 pm – Talk, Q+A

Eighth Avenue Place
Conference Centres ABC
525 8th Avenue SW, Calgary

Admission: $20


An event organized by Women in Business, an initiative of West Plains Foundation. Ticket sales go to support the activities of West Plains Foundation.

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Lauri Ann Fenlon

Lauri Ann Fenlon

Supreme Court Justice, BC Court of Appeal

Justice Lauri Ann Fenlon was appointed to the B.C. Supreme Court in 2008, and to the BC Court of Appeal and the Court of Appeal for Yukon in 2015. She grew up in Thunder Bay, Ontario, attended Queen’s University, and then moved west, obtaining her law degree from the University of Victoria in 1983. Justice Fenlon clerked for the Supreme Court of Canada in 1983-84 and was admitted to the British Columbia Bar in 1985. She articled and practiced civil litigation with what is now Fasken Martineau DuMoulin from 1984 until her appointment to the bench. Justice Fenlon has been a presenter and is now co-chair of the New Federally Appointed Judges program. She is past President of the Justice Education Society and an instructor in the UBC Law Faculty’s Advanced Trial Advocacy course.

Festival of Crèches – December 2-3

Bring your family to view magnificent Nativity Scenes from around the world accompanied by live seasonal music.

Friday, Dec. 2nd – 7-9pm
Saturday, Dec. 3rd – 9am-4:30pm

St. Anthony’s Catholic Parish Hall
5340 4 Street SW, Calgary

  • Christmas baking for the whole family
  • Nativity ornaments for sale
  • Beautiful nativity-themed products to be raffled off

$20/family, $5 single

All proceeds go to West Plains Foundation.

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Many of those who have attended our volunteer-led events have been enriched not just by the variety of topics that were presented but also by the friendships made.