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  • Feb 5 2015

    A BASIC INCOME FOR CANADA AND MANITOBA SYMPOSIUM

    WHY NOT?

    HANLEY HALL - ST. PAUL’S COLLEGE
    UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA
    Free Event - Registration Required

    Register here (https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/basic-income-symposium-registration-15276227608)

     

    FEATURED SPEAKER: JURGEN DE WISPELAERE
    PRESENTATIONS

    Jurgen De Wispelaere is a Fellow at the Institute for Health and Social Policy at McGill University, Montreal
    Canada. He is a founding editor of the journal Basic Income Studies, co-editor of three books, and author of
    dozens of peer-reviewed articles. His research interests span the philosophical aspects of social policy and
    institutional design, including unconditional basic income, disability policy, adoption policy, and health.


    Symposium will also include presentations by academic and community researchers who are working on Basic Income and related aspects of economic security:
    NICOLE BEASSE, FACULTY OF LAW, UM
    EVELYN FORGET, DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY HEALTH SCIENCES, UM
    SID FRANKEL, FACULTY OF SOCIAL WORK, UM
    JIM MULVALE, FACULTY OF SOCIAL WORK, UM
    GREGG OLSEN, DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY, UM
    WAYNE SIMPSON, DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS, UM
    HARVEY STEVENS, DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS, UM
    JAMES WILSON, TREATY COMMISSIONER FOR MANITOBA
    This symposium is open to faculty members, students, and members of the community
    at no charge. Lunch will also be included.

    Please share the attached poster!!!

  • Feb 6 2015

    BASIC INCOME MANITOBA NETWORK

    YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO AN OPEN MEETING TO DISCUSS THE POSSIBILITY OF A BASIC INCOME FOR ALL IN MANITOBA, AND PERHAPS MORE BROADLY IN CANADA.

    2:30 p.m.
    Winnipeg Harvest, Asper Learning and Friendship


    Basic income can serve many purposes, and it can play a major role in the reduction of poverty and economic inequality. Since Sept. 2014, meetings have been held of a new group called the Basic Income Manitoba Network, affiliated with the Basic Income Canada Network.


    We want to broaden and deepen the discussion of the need for, and feasibility of, a basic or guaranteed income. It is clear that our current approach to poverty reduction and ensuring economic security for all is not working.


    A resource person at this meeting will be Jurgen De Wispelaere of McGill University in Montreal. Jurgen has worked with Basic Income networks in various countries, and does research on political strategies for working towards basic income.


    So please join for this discussion of a better approach to economic security.


    Parking lot located immediately west and on the opposite side of the street, beside the Jamaican Centre.


    Winnipeg Transit - Take the No. 19 Red River College via Notre Dame to Ingersoll stop.


    For further information, please contact:


    Donald Benham
    Email: donald.benham@winnipegharvest.org
    Phone: 204-982-3675


    Sid Frankel
    Email: sid.frankel@umanitoba.ca Phone: 204-474-9706
    Friday, February 6, 2015
    2:30 p.m.
    Winnipeg Harvest, Asper Learning and Friendship

  • Mar 7 2015

    REEL GREEN

     

    More information and tickets at www.mbeconetwork.org 

     

     

  • Jan 22 2015

    BETTER FATHERING: A fathering issues series for men.

     This series is for men who are in a fathering role and are interested in becoming more nurturing and wish to explore constructive ways of increasing their parenting skills and involvement with their children

    Sessions are held at:  Kateri Parish – 794 Ellice Avenue (Side Entrance on Home Street)

     

     

     

    Registration:

     Men are registered on the first evening they arrive. Referral information is requested but not necessary.

      Men can refer themselves

     

    Sessions:

     

    Fall, Winter, each 12 weeks

    And, a Spring session of 8 weeks

    Each session is two (2) hours 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

    Sessions are held at794 Ellice Avenue(side door)

    There is no charge for these sessions at794 Ellice Avenue

     

    Child Care:

     

    Qualified Child Care is available during the sessions for Fathers who need this service in order to attend

     

     

    Confidentiality:

     

    All information is CONFIDENTIAL

    The  participants will receive a certificate and letter of Attendance

    The facilitators will not give information as to content of the sessions to any persons, even with authority

     

     

     

    For any other information

    Call Paul Molloy at (204) 782-7987

    Or e-mail better_fathering @mts.net

     

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