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Upcoming Events

Friday, September 23rd, 2017 // 8pm – 1am
The Pyramid Cabaret // 176 Fort St.

Tickets on sale through Eventbrite.

$20/Advance or $25/Door

$10/Subsidized Ticket
***Note – Subsidized tickets will not be available at the door.

// MUSIC // LIVE ART // GRAND PRIZE RAFFLE // SOCIAL FOOD // 18+

Get your tickets before they sell out! DJ Mama Cutsworth & special guests will host a feminist-inspired dance party combined with prominent local artists doing live-on-location art. All proceeds going to Women’s Health Clinic.

 

We are currently looking for sponsorships – click here for more info!

Past Events

Annual General Meeting

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017
Radisson Hotel Downtown (288 Portage Avenue)
12 – 2 pm (registration is from 11:30 – noon). 

For 35+ years, Women’s Health Clinic has persisted in providing health services, education and advocacy from a distinctly feminist perspective. We have worked hard to influence how the healthcare system views women’s issues. Guided by women-centred analysis and evidence-based care, we have a strong history of resisting against the mainstream to ensure that clients have choices available to them and advocating the importance of putting women at the centre when planning and providing care.

Join us for lunch for our Annual General Meeting and acknowledge 35+ years of resistance and persistence by Women’s Health Clinic.

Registration is from 11:30 – noon. *If you have dietary restrictions, there is a spot to indicate them when you are purchasing your ticket.

Keynote Speaker – Jan Currie

Jan Currie is a past Women’s Health Clinic board member and former Chair of WHC’s Community Relations Committee. Jan is currently a Healthcare Consultant and was appointed Chair of the Manitoba Institute for Patient Safety in January, 2013. Her previous positions include Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer of the WRHA and Executive Director of Deer Lodge Centre. Jan has held administrative positions in various facilities in Winnipeg and Ontario.

Jan is active in professional and community activities, recently serving on the Manitoba Health Research Council and the Red River College Nursing Programs Advisory Committee (chair). Jan has received a number of awards including the College of Registered Nurses Lifetime Achievement Award and the Canadian Nurses Association Centennial Award.


Laugh More, Give More by CarMa Events

In support of Women’s Health Clinic and Fort Garry Women’s Resource Centre

 

 Monday, May 15th • 7 – 11 pm
Qualico Family Centre • 330 Assiniboine Park Dr

Women’s Health Clinic is honoured to have been chosen to be a co-beneficiary of a third-party event called Laugh More, Give More hosted by CarMa Events. The proceeds of the event will be shared with the Fort Garry Women’s Resource Centre.

The event is a comedy cocktail party, and includes appetizers and wine. Enjoy a night of giving back and laughter highlighting four local female comedians – Megan Riley, Heather Witherden, Angie St. Mars and Ashley Burdett. It will leave you smiling the rest of the week! Click here to view their bios.

Online tickets are available for $75 and at the door for $85. The event sold out last year so if you don’t want to miss this special night, please get your tickets in advance by clicking here.


Wednesday, March 8, 2017 • 7 – 10 pm
Qualico Family Centre • 330 Assiniboine Park Dr

Join us for a night of fine wine and gourmet appetizers made by some of Winnipeg’s most talented female chefs.

Featured chefs to be announced shortly.

 

Tickets are $100 and only available online at http://bit.ly/womenwinefood 

 


For any of our 35th Anniversary related events please click here.

 

Women’s Health Clinic  – 35th REUNION

Spoken Word & Dance Party w/ Mama Cutsworth

Friday, September 23rd, 2016
Marlborough Hotel – Skyview Ballroom – 331 Smith Street
7:30pm Doors // 8pm Spoken Word // 9pm Dance Party35th anniversary poster legal print

This is the reunion you actually want to go to… whether you have ties to Women’s Health Clinic or not, come help us celebrate 35 years of feminist awesomeness!

Join us as we celebrate reproductive choice with spoken word performances. Then we kick off the party with sets by WHC staff and alumni, followed by the fabulous Mama Cutsworth as she takes us on a feminist musical journey through the last 35 years.

Open to everyone. All ages and all genders welcome. Join the Facebook event here.

You can purchase tickets online here.
(Tickets are also available at WHC Graham – 419 Graham Ave. – 3rd Floor Reception)

$20/Advance or $25/Door

$10/Subsidized Ticket
***Note – Subsidized tickets will not be available at the door.

Download the poster here.


Raise your Voice – End Violence Against Indigenous Women & Girls

raise your voiceJoin us for an afternoon of sharing knowledge with important voices in research, policy and community-led initiatives addressing the epidemic of violence against Indigenous women.

Hosted by Women’s Health Clinic, the panel discussion features:

Dr. Maryanne Pearce, social scientist and groundbreaking researcher into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls

Bernadette Smith, sister of missing person Claudette Osborne, advocate for families and organizer of Drag the Red

Nahanni Fontaine, Special Advisor on Aboriginal Women’s Issues to the Manitoba government

This is a free event. All are welcome! (donations gratefully accepted)

Click here to see the Facebook event page.

 

Poster graphic design by Krishna Lalbiharie as adapted from original artwork by Indigenous artist, activist and journalist Angela Sterritt. It depicts an image of Lorelei Williams, as captured by her cousin, Farah Williams, at a MMIWG-themed street theatre action in Vancouver in 2012. Lorelei’s t-shirt features an image of her cousin, Tanya Holyk (23), who was murdered by Robert Pickton in 1996. Lorelei also bears a striking resemblance to her Auntie, Belinda Williams, who has been missing since 1977.

 

 


Pro Voice for Choice – sharing abortion experiences through spoken word

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SPOKEN WORD | MUSIC | DANCING | DOOR PRIZES

The Good Will  625 Portage Avenue

Doors open 7:30 pm

Performance 8-9:30 pm

DJ dance party 9:30 pm

Tickets:

General Admission: $15

Low Income: $10 at the door

Can’t attend? Make a donation!

Buy tickets online, in person at 419 Graham Avenue, or at the door.


 Raise Your Voice – Strengthen Your Community

Update: June 2015 This campaign has ended. Thank you for your support!

More than 4,400 women and transgender individuals have gone missing or been murdered in Canada since 1946. We are honouring their lives by posting each of their names in the display windows at our  Graham Ave WHC-POSTCARD-NEW-DRAFT-FINAL english (front)clinic.

We’ve also launched a postcard campaign, Raise Your Voice, Strengthen Your Community, to encourage the federal government to pursue community engagement, education and awareness, funding for accessible programs that work, and the creation of a national strategy built on current research and existing reports, like the one compiled by the Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC).

Drop by the 3rd floor at 419 Graham to pick up a postcard. Mail it and send a message to the Canadian government to help stop gender-based abuse and violence.


February 1-7th, 2015 is National Eating Disorder Awareness Week

The University of Winnipeg Health & Wellness Peer Educators host a: Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2015

FREE Health and Wellness Forum

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015
6:30 – 8:30 pm

Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall | 3rd floor of Centennial Hall

Open to the general public – all are welcome!

Learn about the signs and symptoms of eating disorders, treatment and support options, and how you can help.

Featuring speakers from the Provincial Eating Disorder Prevention & Recovery Program:

Lisa Naylor, Counsellor

Lindsey Mazur, Registered Dietitan

WHC’s General Counselling Program presents:

Getting to Know Yourself group counselling workshops

The Fall/Winter 2014 workshops series begins with Understanding Emotions on Monday, October 27th from 6:30 – 8 pm at the Birth Centre.

Workshops are free. All are welcome. Registration preferred; drop-ins are welcome.  To register, please call 204-947-2422, ext. 204 or email sharon@womenhealthclinic.org

Click the link to see the Getting to Know Yourself – Fall 2014 workshop poster.