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2021-23

Good Neighbours Active Living Centre AGM

2021-06-23 @ 11:00 am5:00 pm

For the first time ever, Good Neighbours will hold its Annual General Meeting (AGM), scheduled for Wednesday, June 23 at 11:00 am, by a telephone town hall. They need a minimum of 40 members to conduct business and encourage you to participate. You can register at programs@gnalc.ca, or by calling Jessica, the Program Coordinator, at 204-669-1710, ext. 222. Please register by Monday, June 14, as they need to know the size of the group to set up the town hall.…

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Youth Workshop – Podcasting 101

2021-06-24 @ 10:00 am12:00 pm

This event is being supported by the Collaborative Leadership Initiative (CLI). The CLI is a reconciliation initiative between Chiefs from the Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) and Mayors and Reeves from the Winnipeg Metropolitan Region (WMR) and the South Basin Mayors and Reeves (SBMR). Since 2017, CLI leaders have been working through a process of reconciliation facilitated by the Centre of Indigenous Environmental Resources (CIER). The leaders identified protection of clean water, waste management, increasing economic opportunities and good jobs as…

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Fraud and Cyber Fraud: What It Is, How It Happens, and How To Protect Yourself

2021-06-24 @ 3:00 pm4:00 pm

Fort Garry Women's Resource Centre (FGWRC) is hosting a Zoom workshop on Fraud and Cyber Fraud presented by Laurie Cox and Brittanie Corona, Leadership team at RBC Pembina and Oakenwald. Nearly half of Canadians have fallen victim to fraud. This session will take you through the different types of fraud, how it happens, and how you can protect yourself. They will speak to the common fraud tactics to keep you informed and help you spot fraud before it happens. Pre-registration…

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Organizing with Sara: Kitchens & Pantries

2021-06-24 @ 6:00 pm7:00 pm

Fort Garry Women's Resource Centre (FGWR) is hosting a Zoom workshop presented by Sara Verwymeren of Three Pines Organizing. This one-hour class will teach you how to put your kitchen and pantry in order. They will discuss systems, products, and tips to make your kitchen a space you love. Come prepared with your questions for their Q&A at the end of class. Your class includes: - lesson outline - goal and progress worksheet - detailed pantry plan - simple task…

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Online Drop-In Tuesdays

2021-06-29 @ 11:00 am12:00 pm

Fort Garry Women's Resource Centre hosts a Zoom drop-in session every Tuesday morning. This is a safe space to connect with other women, talk with staff, and get information and referrals. Tuesdays on Zoom 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Register by calling (204) 477-1123 or by emailing info@fgwrc.ca. Alternatively, you can join each Tuesday morning via the link posted on their Facebook page - no registration required. Sign up for as many or as few sessions as you would like.

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2021-06

Coping with Covid Check-In

2021-07-06 @ 12:30 pm1:30 pm

Join an open conversation on Zoom about COVID-19. This is a safe and respectful space to share with other women your thoughts, concerns, challenges, and questions regarding Covid. Pre-registration is required by calling (204) 477-1123 or by emailing info@gfwrc.ca. Space is limited at this women-only event.

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Basic Budgeting

2021-07-14 @ 1:00 pm2:00 pm

Fort Garry Women's Resource Centre is hosting Assiniboine Credit Union (ACU) for a Zoom seminar on Basic Budgeting. Join ACU's Each One Teach One Financial Literacy Trainers Amanda Gilchrist and Elizabeth Hernandez as they present the right advice to help people in our community live comfortably while they save to achieve their dreams. Space is limited. Pre-registration for this women-only event is required by calling (204) 477-1123.

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Gimli Film Festival – Exploring Manitoban Jewish Stories of Identity and History

2021-07-152021-07-25

From now until July 25, catch Ma Nishma Manitoba?, a documentary on Jewish Manitobans streaming as part of the Gimli Film Festival and Manitoba 150 events. A number of our River Heights - Fort Garry residents are featured, including Rabbi Allan Finkel from Temple Shalom. For more information on the film and to select viewing times, please visit Ma Nishma Manitoba?.

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Self Esteem & Body Image

2021-07-22 @ 10:00 am12:00 pm

Fort Garry Women's Resource Centre hosts Rebecca Trudeau (YMCA-YWCA of Winnipeg, Mental Health Services) in a Zoom discussion around self esteem and body image. Most or nearly all women feel ashamed of their bodies or have at one point in time. Join Rebecca to learn and practice coping skills to improve your ongoing personal relationship with your body and shift from a self-defeating struggle to an experience of self-acceptance, appreciation, and enjoyment. Space is limited. Pre-registration to this women-only event…

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Legal Consultation Clinic

2021-07-22 @ 10:00 am12:00 pm

Fort Garry Women's Resource Centre is hosting a free legal consultation clinic for women who have legal questions or concerns in the area of: - Family Law - Poverty Law (issues relating to social assistance, MPI, pension benefits, housings, and WCB claims) - Human rights and equality rights - Employment law, including wrongful dismissal - Personal injury - Other general litigation matters Scheduled appointments will be facilitated as a Zoom or telephone call. The legal consultation clinic is designed only…

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