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  • Oct 7 2015

    Take Back the Night

    Communities Unite! Take Back the Night!

    Wednesday Oct 7th, 6:30 pm

    Magnus Eliason Rec Centre, 430 Langside Street 

    The 2015 TBTN Planning Committee would like to present our updated 2015 Take Back the Night poster in both English and French - now with social media links! 

    We also wanted to announce that Elder Mae Louise Campbell has agreed to open the march with a blessing, and singer-songwriter Wanda Wilson will be entertaining us at the MERC after the march! 

    Feel free to download and print the poster yourselves. If that is not possible, email with "posters" in the subject line to let us know how many you would like in English and/or French.  They can be picked up at the front desk of Klinic at 870 Portage, or if necessary we can arrange for a drop-off. 

  • Oct 7 2015

    Eat Think Vote

    6:00 - 8:30pm

    NorWest Co-op Community Food Centre

    103 - 61 Tyndall Avenue

    Join us for a free community meal and meet the federal election candidates from your riding of Winnipeg North.

    Learn about how food and poverty are important election issues and find out what candidates have to say about reducing hunger in Canada. The poster for this event is attached, please share it widely!

    Please RSVP to  Adriana Brydon

    or call 204-795-5921


  • Oct 8 2015

    THIS ELECTION MATTERS TO WOMEN 2015 Federal Election Forum

    University of Winnipeg Lockhart Hall 1L11
    October 8, 2015 Time 7:00 - 9:00 pm
    Doors Open at 6:30 pm


    Motivated by the notable lack of conversation or debate on key issues affecting Canadian women in the federal election dialogue, the Council of Women of Winnipeg (CWW) and the Provincial Council of Women of Manitoba (PCWM) are co-­‐hosting a federal election forum on Thursday, October 8th, at 7:00pm at Lockhart Hall 1L11, University of Winnipeg. Moderated by Joan Grace, Associate Professor in the Department of Politics, University of Winnipeg, the election forum, titled This Election Matters to Women, will see Community Leaders, Activists, and Experts leading a discussion on four key women’s issues.

    Come prepared to discuss with community experts and Federal Election Candidates:
    Murdered & Missing Women
    Diane Redsky, Executive Director, Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre

    Immigration & Refugee Policy
    Ariana Yaftali, Community Activist

    Women in Leadership
    Jen Zoratti, Winnipeg Free Press Columnist

    Gender Wage Gap
    Speaker Soon to be Confirmed

    Poster and Media Release are attached, please share with your networks!

  • Oct 8 2015

    Vote for the Environment

    Rebuilding environmental laws for a just and sustainable Canada

    7:00 pm Eckhardt Gramatte Hall

    University of Winnipeg, 515 Portage Ave

    The attached poster has all of the details please share it widely!

    Or for more information please go to



  • 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

  • Sep 19 2015

    Conversation Circles

    FREE english conversation circles for people who are learning English and want to improve their speaking and listening skills.

    This program is for both men and women.


    Saturdays  from 10:00 am - 12:00 noon, Sept 19 to Nov 7.


    Please contact Damien to register- 204-774-8975 ext 225 or


    Poster is attached please share it with your networks

  • 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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