Wednesday Weekly Newsletter February 4

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 Bursaries Announcement
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
The G-Spot Events
General Assembly - Thurs, Feb 5, 6 PM @ OPIRG (326 UC)
Serving - Friday, Feb 6, noon-ish @ Library Tunnel Junction
Serving - Monday, Feb 9, noon-ish @ Library Tunnel Junction
PLEASE, bring your own food container and spoon to help us reduce waste... let's give our planet some love! :) 
If you’d like to help out, give us a shout:
For more info on volunteering at the Collective, go to
TALK: Russell Diabo
Thurs, Feb 5, 6:30 PM @ Rm 4499 Mackenzie Bldg, Carleton
False Accusations, Questionable Forensic Evidence, Wrongful Convictions
Sat, Feb 7, 3 PM @ 2200 River Bldg, Carleton
With guest speakers: Jamie Nelson (wrongfully convicted), Donald Bayne (lawyer representing Hassan Diab), Peter Gose (Hassan Diab Support Committee). Donations to Wrongful Convictions and Injustice Association of Carleton.
Round Dance
Sat, Feb 7, 4:30 PM @ Raven's Nest, Carleton
Everyone welcome!
4:30pm, Pipe Ceremony
5:00pm, Potluck Feast
6:00pm, Round Dance
Mark Valcour Memorial Concert
Sat, Feb 7, 9 PM @ Dominion Tavern
The Leveller Story Meeting
Tues, Feb 10, 6 PM @ 251 Bank St., 2nd flr
Come pitch an article or be assigned a story for the upcoming issue. Writing not your thing? Come anyways! There are many ways to get involved in independent media making.
OPIRG Carleton Info Fair
Wed, Feb 11, 10 AM - 4 PM @ Carleton Atrium
Join OPIRG Carleton and our 12 Working Groups to learn more about and get involved with social justice initiatives on campus and in the community.
WORKSHOP: Healthy Relationships
Thurs, Feb 12, 12 PM @ GSA Lounge, Carleton
Looking for an alternative to the typical Valentine's Day event? Join OPIRG Carleton, the GSA, and CUPE 4600 for a workshop on Healthy Relationships facilitated by Planned Parenthood Ottawa.
CUSAM Winter Meeting
Thurs, Feb 12, 4 PM @ GSA Lounge, Carleton
While the Carleton University Student Action Movement (CUSAM) has been hibernating over the cold winter, much progress has been made. We will be announcing some major victories, and planning our future actions moving forward. All are welcome. Old members and any student who is interested in pushing for more affordable education.
FSIS 5th Annual Day of Justice Feast & Ceremony
Thurs, Feb 12, 6 PM @ Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health
Honouring and Remembering Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Two spirit, Supporting the Living. Families of Sisters in Spirit & The Native Youth Sexual Health Network 
Next show: Tues, Feb 17, 12 Noon @ 93.1 CKCU FM / (every 2nd Tuesday). Now recruiting new hosts!! Contact:
March 5-7, 2015
Canadian Roots Exchange (CRE) is hosting a national youth forum: “Bridging the Gap” from March 5-7, 2015 in Winnipeg, Manitoba! The interactive national youth forum aims to connect youth from across the country and to explore how to bridge the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities in Canada. The forum allows youth (29 and under) to develop leadership skills, gather and dispel stereotypes, and facilitate reconciliation. CRE is inviting interested participants, youth presenters, and sponsors to participate in this national event!
For more information on how to apply and enter a contest to win a sponsored space, please contact or visit the Canadian Roots website:
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 4, 2015 .