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  • Sep 7 2015

    Labour Day March and Picnic

    Meet at Memorial Park Monday, September 7th

    Starts at 1:00 pm

     

     

    Marching to Portage Avenue, then West to Vimy Ridge Park, where the Labour Day Picnic will be taking place!

    Posters for the March and Free Picnic are attached, please share widely!

  • Sep 12 2015

    Shoalidarity Walk

    Noon, til 2:00 pm.starting at the Manitoba Leg. ending at Stephen Juba Park.


    Since 1919, the water Winnipeggers have enjoyed for generations has come from the territory of Shoal Lake 40 First Nation, a community that has been under a boil-water advisory for the last 18 years. 

    You can see more here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1060777467274237/

    Since 1919, the water Winnipeggers have enjoyed for generations has come from the territory of Shoal Lake 40 First Nation, a community that has been under a boil-water advisory for the last 18 years.

    Shouldn’t the people who help provide Winnipeg’s water get to enjoy it too?

    We think so, which is why we're organizing a Winnipeg Water Walk! We want to draw attention to this century-old injustice, and to raise awareness about "Freedom Road," an all-weather access road that SL40 believes is the solution to its situation.

    To build Freedom Road will cost $30 million. Both the City and the Province of Manitoba support the road project, and have each committed matching funds: the only hold-out is Ottawa, which refuses to invest the final $10 million.

    So join us on September 12th at 12:00 pm to show your 'Shoalidarity'!

    EVENT DETAILS:

    Where It Starts: Behind the Manitoba Legislative Building (at the fountain)

    Where It Ends: Waterfront Drive (Stephen Juba Park)

    What to Wear: Blue -- the colour of water!

    What to Bring: Something that shows how you use Shoal Lake water in your daily life. A sprinkler, a showerhead, a kettle, get creative! We also encourage women -- traditionally the water carriers in many cultures throughout the world -- to carry Shoal Lake water on the walk!

    What Else to Bring: Sunscreen, water to drink and anything else you may need along the walk :) Signs are always encouraged!

    Where to Learn More: http://HonourTheSource.ca/

    Who to Contact with Questions: waterwinnipeg2015@gmail.com

    **Please share this event with your friends & stay tuned for further details!** 


  • Sep 12 2015

    11th Annual Sherbrook Street Festival

    Starts at noon and the street is closed to traffic all day!!

    The biggest community event in West Broadway happens on Sherbrook Street between Wolseley and Westminster Avenue the first Saturday after the September Long Weekend!

    The festival is a great way to remind people both within and outside the community of all of the wonderful talent, business and spirit West Broadway has to offer. The poster is attached so please print it and put it up and forward it to all your contacts!!!

    Boasting two music stages, offering all day and evening music by fantastic local bands and musicians, a merchant village, tons of fun stuff for kids, and so much more!

    -featuring-
    Live bands
    Children's performers
    Beer garden by The Handsome Daughter 
    Cocktails by The Tallest Poppy
    Activities for kids
    Food
    Vendor village


    MAIN STAGE:

    The Reverend Rambler
    The Catamounts
    Carly Dow & The Whole Dam Band
    JD & The Sunshine Band
    Patrick Alexandre & The Reservoir Tips Blues Band
    The Madtrappers
    The Backhomes (Victoria BC)
    A La Mode
    Animal Teeth

  • Sep 13 2015

    ScotiaBank Aids Walk for Life

    Hosted by Nine Circles Community Health Centre

    11:30am - 3:00pm

    Starts at Central Park (400 Cumberland)

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  • Aug 18 2015

    To Give Away!!

    The SPCW has office furniture to give away!

    First come first serve, so please let me know if you are interested in any of the items bleow. They are not at our office but we can make arrangements for you to take a look!


    2 - metal four drawer letter size filing cabinets
    2 - standing double door metal shelving units
    6 - rolling office chairs
    19- various stationary office chairs
    6 - dividers (brown/wood trim)
    6 - clear plastic desk mats 
    2 - desks (one metal, one wood)
    tons of empty 2 and 3 inch binders
    1 - 6x14 wooden board table (this we would like to sell and are open to offers)


    Thanks
    Pam Resource Coordinator
    info@spcw.mb.ca or 204-943-2561

  • Jul 1 2015

    Just a reminder that we haved moved.

    Just a reminder that we have moved!

    Our new office is located at 432 Ellice Avenue.

    All contact information is the same.

     

    Please feel free to come down and take a look at the new office if you are in the area!

  • Sep 23 2015

    Annual General Meeting

    AGM Invitation

    September 23, 2015  6:30-9pm

    3rd Floor-303 Portage Avenue


    Join us as we review the year of Eco-Network activities toward building environmental awareness and education and see what our programs have been up to.
    Mingle with other members and learn more about what's happening in Manitoba's environmental community.

    There will be positions open on the Board of Directors for both member groups and members at large for those individuals who are able to dedicate their time and skills to supporting the Manitoba Eco-Network. Please consider nominating someone from your organization or joining us as a member at large. More details to be announced closer to the meeting. 

    Please contact Curt Belton for more info at 204-947-6511 or curtb@mbeconetwork.org.

       

  • Sep 25 2015

    Ndinawemaaganag Endaawaad Inc. 2015 AGM

    The Board and Staff at Ndinawe would like to invite you to our 2015 AGM this September 25th

    12:00PM – 2:00PM


    Ndinawe’s Youth Resource Centre (472 Selkirk Ave.)

     

    Ndinawe would like to share the success of the communities new 24/3 Drop-in program with our partners and supporters. We will have a community Bar-b-q and youth art show sale throughout the event as well as the opportunity to be involved through a new exciting sponsorship model for supporting the youth through their most high risk and vulnerable times. 

  • Oct 5 2015

    WE WIL: Women empowering women into leadership

     

    Training Program

    WE-WIL is a program designed to empower women to become leaders in their communities. Sessions explore themes such as exclusion, power, privilege and oppression.

    WE-WIL is also a prerequisite to apply for our paid mentorship program, which will hire new mentors to work at WCWRC starting January 2016.

     

    application 

    poster

  • Oct 25 2015

    Volunteers Needed

    By giving just a few hours of your time to the Winnipeg Street Census, you will be taking action toward increasing our understanding of the extent and nature of homelessness in our city.

     

    Please share widely with friends, family and colleagues. And sign-up to volunteer online at http://streetcensuswpg.ca/index.php/about-street-census-2015-3/

  • Sep 10 2015

    Poverty Advocacy Training

    Be a voice for those living in poverty, become an advocate.

    Thursday afternoons 12:30 - 3:30 

    Starting Sept 10 and running through to Dec 17, 2015

    Location: 432B Ellice Ave, cost is $100.00

    Please refer to the attached poster for more information and share it others who maybe interested!

  • Oct 5 2015

    SafeTALK (Suicide Alertness for Everyone)

    SafeTALK (Suicide Alertness for Everyone) is a 3 hour workshop, please read on to find out what you can learn and when the workshop is available.  This is a free workshop.

     

    During the workshop you will learn: To be Suicide Alert Helpers, to be aware that opportunities to help a person with thoughts, of suicide are sometimes missed, dismissed, and avoided and also learn to use the TALK steps (Tell, Ask, Listen and KeepSafe)

      

    2015/2016 SESSION CHOICES:
    ( first come basis, maximum 20 per session)
     October 5th, 2015 - 1:00 pm- 4:00 pm
     November 2nd, 2015, - 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
     January 19th, 2016 – 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
     February 23rd, 2016 – 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
     March 17th, 2016 – 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
     April 21st, 2016 – 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
     May 12th, 2016 – 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
     June 7th, 2016 – 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

     

    Poster and Registration forms are attached, please share widely with those you think might benefit!

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