Blog Archives

Keynote Presentation – The Power of Resistance by Dr. Charlene Senn.

Keynote Presentation – The Power of Resistance: How decades of feminist knowledge and skill led to an effective sexual assault resistance education program for women students by Dr. Charlene Senn. Dr. Charlene Senn, Professor of Psychology & Women’s & Gender

Posted in Uncategorized

MOVING

Posted in Uncategorized

FREE Legal Information Clinic – Major Amendments to the Divorce Act

Join us on Thursday, March 14 from 1 to 3 pm, at the Italian Cultural Centre for a free legal information session. Bill C-78 is the first major legislative amendment to the Divorce and related Acts since 1986. The session

Posted in Uncategorized

International Women’s Day Flag Raising

Join us at City Hall on Monday, March 4 to raise the flag for International Women’s Day. The flag-raising ceremony and city proclamation traditionally open a week of activities and celebrations in honour of IWD which takes place every March

Posted in Uncategorized

Valentine’s Day Walk

February 14, 2019, at noon Join Sharon Johnson at City Hall for the 11th Annual Valentine’s Day Memorial Walk. Following opening prayer and smudge, we will walk north along May Street to the CLE grounds, and finish at the Heritage

Posted in Uncategorized

CRAFTIVISM Feb 7

Join us for a crafternoon featuring Postcards to let Doug Ford and the provincial government know how you feel. You can also bring a yarn project or other craft to work on, and share ideas for yarn bombing and other

Posted in Uncategorized

THE GHOMESHI EFFECT: documentary dance-theatre performance addressing sexual violence

  The Northwestern Ontario Women’s Centre presents: THE GHOMESHI EFFECT, at Magnus Theatre. The Ghomeshi Effect is a powerful Documentary Dance-Theatre Performance that tackles sexual violence in Canada, particularly how it is handled in the legal system, through an edited

Posted in Uncategorized

Women’s Centre Re-locating

Northwestern Ontario Women’s Centre has been located at 184 Camelot Street for 35 years, providing an undaunted feminist and activist presence in the downtown/waterfront area. The building (formerly a Brewer’s Retail Warehouse) has recently been sold, and the Women’s Centre

Posted in Uncategorized

New Resource from ARCC

Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada has designed a new resource to help identify fake clinics or “crisis pregnancy centres” www.arcc-cdac.ca/CPC-study/identify-fake-clinics.pdf    

Posted in Uncategorized

Register now for ART OF RESISTANCE – Jan 18, 19, 20, 2019

Please find detailed info and register by eventbrite: click here! Northwestern Ontario Women’s Centre presents ART OF RESISTANCE a gathering by and for women who have survived sexual violence Inspired by the creative process and digital storytelling of Honouring Our

Posted in Uncategorized