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Historical CUFF Delegate List

Historical Listing of CUFF Delegates


Year
Delegate
From
Con
LocationCan








vention1981
Michael Hall
Edmonton
Torque 2
Toronto.?1988
Taral Wayne
Toronto
Keycon 5
Winnipeg.81989
Robert Runte
Edmonton
Pinekone 2
Ottawa.91990
Paul Valcour
Nepean
Conversion 7
Calgary.101992
Linda Ross-Mansfield
Winnipeg
Wilfcon
Kitchener.121996
Rene Walling
Montreal
Conversion 13
Calgary.161997
R. Graeme Cameron
Vancouver
Primedia
Toronto.171998
Lloyd & Yvonne Penney
Toronto
Con*cept98
Montreal.181999
Garth Spencer
Vancouver
InCONsequential II
Fredericton.192000
Sherry Neufeld
Saskatoon
Toronto Trek 2000
Toronto.202001
Murray Moore
Mississauga
VCON 26
Vancouver.212002
Colin Hinz
Toronto

CUFF Delegate for 2019

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The CUFF Administrator is pleased to announce the Canadian fan selectors have chosen Fran Skene to be the 2019 Canadian Unity Fan Fund Delegate
representing western Canada to the
CanCon Canvention in Ottawa October 18-20, 2019   https://can-con.org/
Fran Received widespread support among participating fans and nominations from the following Canadian Fans:

Eastern Canada: Murray Moore, Lloyd Penney, Yvonne Penny

Western Canada: Graeme Cameron, LeAmber Kensley, Garth Spencer

Fran Skene has been active in SF fandom, in Canada and internationally, since the 1970's. Her fannish credits include publishing fanzines and organizing a number of conventions. She was the Fan Guest of Honor at four conventions between 1978 and 1988. In consultation with other Canadian fans she helped move the Canventions into their current form, at the same time turning the CUFF race from a one-off to a mostly yearly event. For the last three decades she's helped raise money for CUFF through her infamous Turke…

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Captured from http://fanac.org/fan_funds/cufflist.html WINNERS OF THE CANADIAN UNITY FAN FUND (Information through 1996 drafted by Garth Spencer, Vancouver, B.C., July 1996) The Canadian Unity Fan Fund was conceived about 1981 as a means to better acquaint Eastern and Western Canadian fans with each other. The point about CUFF is that this country (Canada, I mean) is regionalized enough that a Canadian Unity Fan Fund actually makes sense here; but I think there has been a recurring problem raising the profile of this fanactivity. 1981 Mike Hall of Edmonton received a total $50 to attend Torque 2 in Toronto. Bio: Michael Hall was an active member of ESFCAS when he travelled to Toronto on the award, and visited Torque, a small fannish convention. He was also a fanzine fan, and helped Robert Runte produce New Canadian Fandom between 1981 and 1983. His own fanzine, Laid, was a sort of National Enquirer parody of fannish newszines - "All lies as long as they were close to the truth", as…