OPIRG Carleton's Wednesday Weekly is your newsletter portal to social justice events and Working Group activities on campus and in the community.
OPIRG Carleton Bursary Deadline Extension
Wed, Mar 25 @ OPIRG-Carleton
OPIRG-Carleton is accepting applications for the Terry Cottam Research Bursary for Graduate Students, Undergraduate Research Bursary and International Student Bursary. Applications will be accepted until March 25th 2015 at 3:30pm. Bursary recipients will be recognized at the Annual General Meeting on April 1st in Dunton Tower 2203 at 6:30pm. Applications at the OPIRG office or online at opirgcarleton.org.
March 25 @ http://babyetienne.com/
Please consider making a donation to the family of Monika Thakker and Pierre Blais, PIRG alumni parents of Étienne who has a rare, life threatening genetic condition called Severe Combined Immune Deficiency, or by taking part in the work-a-day for baby Étienne on March 25th 2015. Donations can be made through http://babyetienne.com/. Please join the facebook event at :https://www.facebook.com/events/721078901346275/721078908012941/and share your messages of support for Étienne and his parents.
Panel: Save Door to Door Mail Delivery
Wed, Mar 25, 6 PM, @ 2203 Dunton Tower, Carleton
Wed, Mar 25, 7 PM @ Jack Purcell Community Centre
A discussion and workshop on the future of local food in Ottawa.
Thurs, Mar 26, 4:30 PM @ Pink Triangle Services
A post-secondary meet-up.
The Hunting Ground, Sexual Violence on Campus
Thurs, Mar 26, 5 PM @ FTX 147, UOttawa
Film & Talk.
Social Research in the 21st Century
Fri, Mar 27, 8 AM-4 PM @ 2017 Dunton Tower, Carleton
Conferece - Social Research in the 21st Century: Challenges & Opportunities
Fri, Mar 27, 12 PM @ Library Tunnel Junction, Carleton
Please bring a reusable food container and spoon to the serving. Volunteers Needed!! firstname.lastname@example.org
White Allies Needed for Healing Rage Ottawa Conference
Mar 28-30 @ Heron Road Community Centre
The end of March harks the coming of Noojimo' Annish Wenjigdaazod Kitchi-Sippi (NAWK) a conference organized by and for local Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (POC) to promote healing for oppressed communities. The conference, whose title translates to English as "to heal the reason why we are angry," is free to all Black, Indigenous, and POC. Outlined below are a few ways we, as white allies, can compliment this healing initiative.
1) Make/ donate food (help feed conference participants)
2) Financial contributions (help keep the conference free)
3) Door prize donations (help create some excitement)
4) Taxiing (help conference participants get around)
Idle No More Protest
Sat, Mar 28, 11 AM @ Parliament Hill
Idle No More Ontario Against Bill C-51.
Mon, Mar 30, 4 PM @ Carleton Atrium
Tuition Fees are Too Damn High! We are going to make sure that Carleton administration know that students and workers on this campus are ready to mobilize against rising tuition fees! Come out to the Atrium from 2-4 on Monday to make your sign. The rally will kick off at 4 with some amazing speakers before marching around campus!
OPIRG Winter Colloquium Featuring Bonita Lawrence and Zainab Amadahy
Mon, Mar 30, 6 PM @ 302 Azrieli Theatre, Carleton
Surviving and Thriving in Colonial Canada. Free and Open to All.
OPIRG ROOTS RADIO
Next show: Tues, Mar 31, 12 Noon @ 93.1 CKCU FM / www.ckcufm.com (every 2nd Tuesday). Now recruiting new hosts!! Contact: email@example.com.
Film: 52 Tuesdays
Tues, Mar 31, 6 PM @ GSA Lounge
OPIRG Carleton AGM
Wed, Apr 1, 5:30 PM @ Rm 2203 Dunton Tower, Carleton.
OPIRG Carleton Annual General Meeting with Election of Board of Directors
5:30pm - Doors and snacks
6-8pm - AGM
8-9pm - Volunteer Appreciation and Social
** Nominations Open: March 11th, 2015
• Nominations packages will be available on the OPIRG-Carleton website (www.opirgcarleton.org) and in the OPIRG office, 326 UniCentre.
**Nominations Close: March 25th 2015 – one week prior to elections
Panel: Refugee Health Care & the Law
Tues, Apr 7, 5 PM @ The Aulde Dubliner, 62 William St
As the constitutional challenge to the 2012 refugee health care cuts makes its way to the Federal Court of Appeal this spring, we invite you to come hear from the experts and join the conversation at this Café Scientifique, “Taking it to Court: Refugee Health Care & the Law”. Light snacks and soft drinks will be provided; cash bar available. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
This event is presented by the University of Ottawa’s: Refugee Hub; Centre for Health Law, Ethics & Policy; and Human Rights Research and Education Centre.
The Leveller Vol. 7, No. 6 release
Bill C-51’s Chilling Effect / Local Drop-in Centres Under Attack / End Immigration Detention / CUPE TA Strike / Editorial: The Burgeoning Culture of Fear / Migrant Workers / Beyond Policing / Les Sans-Culottes / Feature: Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women /Exporting Terrorism / Book Reviews / Niqab Debate / Fertility and Raising Seeds