Wednesday Weekly Newsletter Feb 25

OPIRG Carleton's Wednesday Weekly is your newsletter portal to social justice events and Working Group activities on campus and in the community.
Volunteer Meeting: Cinema Politica Carleton
Wed, Feb 25, 6 PM @ Roosters, Carleton
Meet the Carleton Cinema Politica team and learn more about how you can get involved. Find us by looking for the Cinema Politica sign.
Break the Silence
Thurs, Feb 26, 12:30 PM @ Rm 302 Southam, Carleton
#BeenRapedNeverReported campaign with Sue Montgomery.
CUSAM Meeting
Thurs, Feb 26, 4 PM @ GSA Boardroom, Carleton
Carleton University Student Action Movement.
Fem(me) Talk
Thurs, Feb 26, 5 PM @ BECAMPS, Carleton
Darker Shades of Kink: Race, Gender, Sexuality, and Kink. 
PANEL/Discussion: Genetically Modified Food
Thurs, Feb 26, 7 PM @Rm 4342 Mackenzie Bldg, Carleton 
Economic Innovation or Destructive Transformation? With views from multiple fields on what genetically modified food means for our communities: Researcher Irena Knezevic and local farmers George Wright and Chris Kelly-Bisson. Presented by Carleton Food Collective.
* The Garden Spot is looking for more volunteers to cook, serve, and clean up. The G-Spot is also looking for visual artists to paint and musicians to perform mini concerts at our lunch servings. Contact: *
FILM: Pariah
Thurs, Feb 26, 7:30 PM @ BECAMPS, Carleton
Coffeehouse: Consent
Thurs, Feb 26, 5 PM @ Roosters, Carleton
Peoples Gathering: MMIW
Fri, Feb 27, 9 AM-5 PM @ Residence Commons, Carleton
The Peoples’ Gathering is in response to the great interest generated around the National Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) Roundtable with the Federal, Provincial and Territorial Governments and National Aboriginal Organizations (NAOs).
Roots Exchange Fundraiser/Talent Show
Fri, Feb 27, 6 PM @ Bronson Centre
Canadian Roots Exchange to BC. The goal of the exchange is to build bridges between Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth, to learn from one another and to better understand the stories, cultures, histories and realities of our communities. 10$/plate, 6$/plate for seniors and children.
Pipe Ceremony
Fri, Feb 27, 7 PM @ McNabb Community Centre for Aboriginal Health
Walking With Our Sisters. This Community Pipe Ceremony will take place on the same date as the National Roundtable Discussions on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW).
Open Meeting: IPSMO
Sat, Feb 28, 2 PM @ McNabb Community Centre
The IPSM Ottawa is a local, grassroots indigenous solidarity collective that supports indigenous struggles for justice and decolonization.
Aboriginal Arts Conference
Sun, Feb 29, 9 AM-4:30 PM @ Rm 5050 Minto Centre, Carleton
New Sun Conference on Aboriginal Arts: Life Lived Like a Story. Registration: Students/seniors $45; non-students $80 (HST included). Includes a gourmet luncheon of Native cuisine and the Digging Roots band in concert/ To register, call 613-520-2600, ext. 4035, or e-mail
Next show: Tues, Mar 3, 12 Noon @ 93.1 CKCU FM / (every 2nd Tuesday). Now recruiting new hosts!! Contact:
Talk: Sperm Donation
Tues, Mar 3, 12 PM @ Rm B454 Loeb, Carleton
Sperm Donation in Ontario: An Empirical Study. Angela Cameron.
The Right to Have Rights: Statelessness, Citizenship and Belonging
Thurs, Mar 12, 6:30 PM @ 2017 Dunton Tower, Carleton
Justice 4 Deepan presents Join us with Alex Neve, Daiva Stasiulis and Yavar Hameed to discuss the various problems and complications that arise when thinking about legal status and access to rights. TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE:
OPIRG Carleton Bursaries Deadline
Due Thurs, Mar 12, 3:30 PM @ 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 12th 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
OPIRG Volunteer Recruitment: Media Relations
OPIRG Carleton is currently recruiting Media Relations volunteers to help us with our rebranding efforts on campus. If you have media-related skills related to film, graphic design, web design, photography, writing, outreach, or wish to learn some of these skills, please get in touch at

Posted on February 25, 2015 .