News from Northwestern Ontario Women's Centre

The Northwestern Ontario Women's Centre is a non-profit, community based, feminist organization. Their mission is to create and advocate for safe and supportive environments so that women can fully engage in their lives and communities.

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June 28: Family Mediation in the Context of Violence

When: Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Where: Waverly Library Auditorium, 285 Red River Rd., Thunder Bay

This community information session is FREE and open to ALL – but please reserve a seat.

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June 16, 2017

May 11: Information session on Steps to Justice, Thunder Bay

When: Thursday, May 11, 2017, 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Where: Waverly Library Auditorium, 285 Red River Rd., Thunder Bay

This information session features Rebecca Stulberg, Steps to Justice project manager, and is intended for service providers and community advocates. Reservations required.

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April 26, 2017

May 4: Indigenous Peoples' Court in Thunder Bay

When: Thursday, May 4, 2017, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: Italian Cultural Centre, 132 Algoma St S., Thunder Bay, ON P7B 3B7

The topic of this presentation is, "Indigenous Peoples' Court in Thunder Bay: How a new approach to the Criminal Justice System could improve outcomes for women & their families."

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April 19, 2017

January 30: Information session on Harassment in the Workplace, Thunder Bay

When: Monday, January 30, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: Waverly Library Auditorium,  285 Red River Rd., Thunder Bay

The Northwestern Ontario Women's Centre invites you to their information session, Harassment in the Workplace, Bill 132, Ontario's Sexual Violence and Harassment Legislation.

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January 17, 2017

December 12: Access to housing in the context of domestic violence

When: Monday, December 12, 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Where: Waverly Library Auditorium,  285 Red River Rd., Thunder Bay

RSVP to reserve a seat: 345-7802 or goodfoodbox@tbaytel.net

The purpose of this session is to discuss the Special Priority Policy (SPP) and the new Portable Housing Benefit (PHB) as it applies to women leaving abusive partners.

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November 30, 2016

November 7 & November 21: Legal Options After Sexual Assault, Thunder Bay

When: Part I: Monday, November 7, 2016, 9:30 a.m. - noon; Part II: Monday, November 21, 2016, 9 a.m. - noon

Where: Elevate NWO, 102-106 Cumberland St. N., Thunder Bay

Reservations: (807) 345-7802 or goodfoodbox@tbaytel.net

The Northwestern Ontario Women's Centre in Thunder Bay invites you to their free information session for service providers and women in the community.

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October 27, 2016

May 3: The Criminalization of Women

When: Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: Waverly Library Auditorium, 285 Red River Rd., Thunder Bay

The Northwestern Ontario Women's Centre invites you to an upcoming community information session to recognize Elizabeth Fry Week 2016.

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April 19, 2016

April 27: Information session on Protection Orders

When: Wednesday, April 27, 2016, 2 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Where: Italian Cultural Centre, 132 Algoma St S., Thunder Bay

The Northwestern Ontario Women's Centre invites you to an upcoming community information session on Protection Orders: Staying Safe when Dealing with Violence or Harassment.

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April 14, 2016

February 25: Device safety 101: Safety Information for Women to Prevent Electronic Harassment

When: Thursday, February 25, 2016, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: Thunder Bay, exact location will be given upon registration

This session is for women who are being harassed by way of their electronic devices, or people working with women who are being harassed.

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February 17, 2016

December 8: The Canada Child Tax Benefit & The Ontario Child Benefit (CCTB & OCB), Thunder Bay

When: Tuesday December 8, 2015 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Where: Waverly Auditorium (inside Waverly Library), 285 Red River Rd., Thunder Bay

Reservations & information: (807) 345-7802, goodfoodbox@tbaytel.net, or stop by the Northwestern Ontario Women's Centre, 184 Camelot St., Thunder Bay

The Northwestern Ontario Women's Centre invites you to a free community information session on the Canada Child Tax Benefit & the Ontario Child Benefit, presented by Kinna-aweya Legal Clinic.

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November 25, 2015

November 5: Information Session on Topic of Women Charged with Domestic Violence

When: Thursday, November 5, 2015, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. (Sign-in/Coffee 12:45-1 p.m.)

Where: Waverly Auditorium (inside Waverly Library), 285 Red River Rd., Thunder Bay

This Thunder Bay event is a free information session open to all members of the community.

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October 28, 2015

June 24: Information Session on Custody and Access, Thunder Bay

When: Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Where: Waverly Community Auditorium, inside Waverly Library, 285 Red River Rd., Thunder Bay

To reserve a seat or for more information: (807) 345-7802 or e-mail: goodfoodbox@tbaytel.net or come by the Northwestern Ontario Women's Centre at 184 Camelot St.

Discussion will include what the laws are that govern custody and access, what the impact is of intimate partner violence on custody and access, and more. 

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June 11, 2015

June 9: Free Community Information Session on Forced Marriage, Thunder Bay

When: Tuesday, June 9, 2015, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. ET

Where: Italian Cultural Centre, 132 Algoma St. S., Thunder Bay

Reservations and information: (807) 345-7802 or e-mail: nwcentre@tbaytel.net or come by the Northwestern Ontario Women's Centre at 184 Camelot St., Thunder Bay

The South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario and the Northwestern Ontario Women's Centre would like to invite you to a FREE community information session on the topic of FORCED MARRIAGE.

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May 29, 2015

April 16: Facing Eviction, a free community information clinic, Thunder Bay

When: Thursday, April 16, 2015, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: Waverly Community Auditorium (inside Waverly Resource Library), 285 Red River Rd., Thunder Bay

Registration and information: To reserve a seat or for more information, contact the NOWC at (807) 345-7802 or nwcentre@tbaytel.net

The Northwestern Ontario Women's Centre invites you to their next community information clinic, Facing Eviction.

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April 02, 2015

March 12: Spousal Support and the Division of Assets & Debts

When: Thursday, March 12, 2015, 1-3 p.m.

Where: Waverly Community Auditorium (inside Waverly Resource Library 285 Red River Rd.), Thunder Bay

Contact: To reserve a seat or for more information, contact the NOWC at (807) 345-7802 or nwcentre@tbaytel.net

The Northwestern Ontario Women's Centre in Thunder Bay invites you to a free community information clinic on Spousal Support and the Division of Assets & Debts.

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March 02, 2015

January 30: Introduction to Thunder Bay Women's Court Watch Program

Location: Lakehead Labour Centre, 929 Fort William Rd., Thunder Bay

Date & Time: Friday, January 30th, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

To reserve a seat or for more information: (807) 345-7802 or nwcentre@tbaytel.net or come by the Northwestern Ontario Women's Centre at 184 Camelot St.

This information session/training day will be helpful for criminal court & social workers, legal advocates, court & correction volunteers, as well as  any interested students or members of the community.

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January 15, 2015