Member Terms

The aim of the club is to provide an atmosphere of friendship and goodwill. Club activities are intended to provide members with enjoyment and useful community information. Activities and luncheons are organized and carried out by members who volunteer their time for the benefit of the Club.

Initial membership is open to women who have lived in Victoria for three years or less. You may attend two luncheons as a paying guest before joining. Activities are open to members only. Club fees are $40.00 per year. The usual length of membership is four years.

Members are required to:

uphold the Constitution (VWNC Constitution, August 2023) and conditions of membership;

pay the annual VWNC membership fee /renewal fee when due;

Members are encouraged to:

participate in lunches and activities as they are interested and able;

welcome new members into the club and help familiarize them with club activities.

serve in a leadership role during the four years of their membership. Our club is successful because of the active involvement of our generous volunteers. We rely on your skills and interests to maintain VWNC’s vibrancy.

Conditions of Membership

By joining the Victoria Women’s Newcomers Club, members agree to the following conditions:

A. Membership

Effective August 2023, the length of membership has been extended to a total of six membership years (September 1 to August 31.)

Membership is limited to six full membership years. Membership will conclude on August 31st following the sixth anniversary of joining and members will then be considered “graduates.”

B. Privacy Policy

Names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses are published in the membership directory on our website , available to all members to view. Photographs of members may also be published. Each member is able to opt out of having her personal information to be published to the membership directory. When membership ceases, the Executive will remove all personal information from the club’s membership directory. The directory of member’s names and contact information is for the private use of members only and shall not be used by VWNC or its members for the purposes outside VWNC business including use for commercial gain, advertising, marketing or distribution to third parties. Membership shall be revoked if any member is found using or supplying the membership list for the purpose of selling or soliciting.

Photos will be taken at VWNC events. It is up to the member to remove herself from a potential or actual photo shoot if she does not want her photo taken or published on the website, the VWNC social network or anywhere the VWNC promotes its activities. Members who take photos at club events for their personal use must honour a member’s request not to make photos available for public view.

C. Liability Waiver

The VWNC is an organization run solely on volunteer involvement and leadership. Members arrange and carry out all Club activities, without remuneration, solely for the benefit of the members. It is a condition of membership that neither the Club nor any member shall be liable to any other member (including their partner/spouse/children/friends/family members/pets) for any damages or injury, however caused, suffered in consequence of taking part in any activity or function arranged or conducted by the Club. I understand and agree that all activities in which I participate are done at my own risk and I accept full responsibility.

Breach of any of the above conditions may result in membership being revoked at the sole discretion of the executive committee. Membership shall be revoked at the discretion of the executive committee if any member found using or supplying the membership list for the purpose of selling or soliciting.

Last updated: July 6, 2023

Website Use

Please read these Terms of Use (“Terms”, “Terms of Use”) carefully before using the website (the “Service”) operated by Victoria Womens Newcomers Club (“us”, “we”, or “our”).

Your access to and use of the Service is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Service.

By accessing or using the Service you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you disagree with any part of the terms then you may not access the Service.


When you create an account with us, you must provide us information that is accurate, complete, and current at all times. Failure to do so constitutes a breach of the Terms, which may result in immediate termination of your account on our Service.

You are responsible for safeguarding the password that you use to access the Service and for any activities or actions under your password, whether your password is with our Service or a third-party service.

You agree not to disclose your password to any third party. You must notify us immediately upon becoming aware of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account.

Intellectual Property

The Service and its original content, features and functionality are and will remain the exclusive property of Victoria Womens Newcomers Club and its licensors.

Links To Other Web Sites

Our Service may contain links to third-party web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by Victoria Womens Newcomers Club.

Victoria Womens Newcomers Club has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party web sites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that Victoria Womens Newcomers Club shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such web sites or services.

We strongly advise you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third-party web sites or services that you visit.


We may terminate or suspend your account immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation if you breach the Terms.

Upon termination, your right to use the Service will immediately cease. If you wish to terminate your account, you may simply discontinue using the Service.

All provisions of the Terms which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.


Your use of the Service is at your sole risk. The Service is provided on an “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” basis. The Service is provided without warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement or course of performance.

Governing Law

These Terms shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of Canada without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

Our failure to enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not be considered a waiver of those rights. If any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable by a court, the remaining provisions of these Terms will remain in effect. These Terms constitute the entire agreement between us regarding our Service, and supersede and replace any prior agreements we might have between us regarding the Service.


We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time. If a revision is material we will try to provide at least 30 days notice prior to any new terms taking effect. What constitutes a material change will be determined at our sole discretion.

By continuing to access or use our Service after those revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised terms. If you do not agree to the new terms, please stop using the Service.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us.