Social Issues Readings | March 2018
Every Woman's Place for Support, Connections and Community.
Indigenous Perspectives

Beyond 94 - A new CBC project to provide up-to-date reports on the Truth and Reconciliation's 94 calls to action. 

Blame Canada's history for low rates of cancer screening among Indigenous women, doctor says

Budgeting for Equity (Women's Centre blog) 
If budgets are about the choices governments must make with limited resources, no budget is gender neutral, and every budget is a feminist issue.

Women's Centre Events   

Wednesday April 4th, 6-8 pm
For this social issues discussion, we will explore the migration experiences of women who enter Canada as temporary workers, specifically those who come to work as caregivers for children. This discussion will focus on the lived experience of these migrants and their experiences living and working in Canada. Facilitators include Nellie from Migrante, and Hamilet, a woman with lived experience in the caregiver program.

Wednesday April 18th, 6-8pm
Ever wonder if there were more environmentally sustainable menstrual product options? Interested in trying out a new DIY project? Come and learn about alternative menstrual products, the impact menstrual products can have on the environment, and try your hand at sewing your very own reusable menstrual pad to take home!

Social Issues Discussion: Women in the Justice System
Wednesday May 2, 6-8pm
Save the Date!

Child minding is available for Wednesday workshops for children between 19 months and 12 years old. Please e-mail to save your child's spot.

Community Events
Workshop Series - April 1, 8 & 15 
Attend one, two or all three of the workshops 
Join us for a series of engaging workshops designed to connect neighbours, create better public spaces, and improve your neighbourhood through creative approaches.

Tuesday April 17th, 7-9pm 
As part of the Neighbourhood Change Research Partnership (NCRP), researchers will present three different projects related to income inequality: secondary suites, the widening income gap, and social inclusion. 
Our Vision: Women Supporting Communities, Communities Supporting Women.