Wednesday Weekly Oct. 1

OPIRG Carleton's Wednesday Weekly is your newsletter portal to social justice events and Working Group activities on campus and in the community.

Call-out for Volunteers: Sunny Drake returns to Carleton!

Thurs-Fri, Oct. 9-10 @Carleton University
Get involved with organizing efforts to bring Sunny Drake back to Carleton for a workshop on Oct. 9 and performance on Oct. 10. Contact gsrc@cusaonline.cafor more information on how to get involved. More information on each event below.

Don't let the City of Ottawa "rezone" unceded Algonquin territory

Deadline Wed., Oct. 1 @ 4pm.
Chaudière Falls & Islands sacred site – Proposed condominium rezoning hearing, City of Ottawa. Details:

PHONE & FAX JAM ACTION in support of Deepan Budlakoti

Wed., Oct 1 - Fri., Oct 3 @ Anywhere with phone/fax

BOOK LAUNCH: The Cuban Revolution and it's Relationship with Canada and the United States

Wed., Oct 1, 7 PM @ Octopus Books, 251 Bank

BOOKS LAUNCH: Globetrotting or Global Citizenship?

Thurs., Oct 2, 7 PM @ Octopus Books, 251 Bank

Disability Arts Night

Fri., Oct 3, 7 PM @ Cafe Nostalgica
There is no protest like art, for the final event of #InaccessibileUOttawa Week join the Centre for Students with Disabilities as we celebrate disability arts and culture.

Ceremony & Feast

Sun., Oct. 5, 5 PM @ Victoria Island *Asinabka

Grieving, Healing, Honouring Ceremony & Feast for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Two-Spirit People. Hosted by Families of Sisters in Spirit and the Native Youth Sexual Health Network.

Trigger Warning Protest

Mon., Oct 6, 11:45 AM @ Parliament Hill
Counter-protest Ottawa Against Abortion's Choice Chain.

NOII Ottawa New Member's Meeting

Mon., Oct 6, 6:30 PM @ UCU Rm 207, UOttawa

The Leveller Story Mtg

Wed., Oct. 8, 5:30 PM @ the Daily Grind Cafe
Join the Leveller for a story meeting to plan the next issue. Come and pitch an idea or be assigned an article. Not interested in writing? Come anyways! There are numerous ways to become involved in producing independent media on your campus and in your community. More at

CUSAM General Meeting

Wed., Oct. 8, 6 PM @ GSA Lounge (6th flr UC)
Get involved with OPIRG Working Group Carleton University Students Action Movement to discuss organizing against rising tuition fees. 
Don't forget to join our Facebook group. 
Twitter: @CUStudentAction

Accountability in Personal Relationships Workshop w/ Sunny Drake

Thurs., Oct 9, 6:30 PM @ GSRC (427 UC)
A workshop exploring concepts of harm, different models of accountability and practical skills for making amends when we cause harm (big and small) to friends, lovers, family, workmates and others. We look at reasons why we are not accountable - including a lack of understanding of privilege and power, defensiveness, being attached to being the "good ally" e.g. "good anti-racist white people" or "good feminist men" and how our thinking is shaped by policing and prison mentalities. Includes practical hands-on skills for being accountable.

X by Sunny Drake

Fri., Oct 10, 7 PM @ Residence Commons Rm 270
Stunning stop motion animation, whimsical puppets, and sharp live performance meld in this fast-paced one-man show. X is a magical, humorous and honest look at addiction, grounded in but not limited to LGBTQ experiences. Free performance hosted by the Gender and Sexuality Centre. Fully accessible.


Next show: Tues., Oct 14, 12 Noon @ 93.1 CKCU FM / (every 2nd Tuesday)

Posted on October 1, 2014 .