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Families in Canada Conference, 2019. A satellite location in Guelph, Ontario is being co-hosted by the Live Work Well Research Centre at the University of Guelph

Families in Canada Satellite Regional Conference

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#Families in Canada Conference 2019 is a national conference organized by the Vanier Institute of the Family and co-hosted by the Live Work Well Research Centre, University of Guelph.

AIDS Awareness Week 2018: A Night of Red

Join ARCH (HIV/AIDS Resources & Community Health) at 10 Carden, in Guelph, Ontario for the highlight event of AIDS Awareness Week, the Night of Red. Celebrating 30 years of HIV/AIDS activism, healthcare, and advocacy in Guelph, this highly anticipated event seeks to open up wider conversations about HIV and LGBT2QI+ issues, both in our own communities and worldwide.

AIDS Awareness Week 2018: Schedule of Events

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The local Guelph, Ontario HIV/AIDS service and support organization, ARCH (HIV/AIDS Resources & Community Health) has a packed week of special events and outreach during AIDS Awareness Week, which runs from November 24th to December 1st, 2018.
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Indigenous Women's Leadership Conference

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There is a pressing need to build a network of support for Indigenous women to ensure they thrive and create a smooth pathway for others to follow.  In November 2018, Indigenous women from across Canada will come together to connect and share their personal stories of development. They will gather new insights and resources to step forward with confidence as they face their next leadership challenges, knowing they have the support of a powerful group of women and companies backing them up.
Champions for Change Keynote Speaker: Winona Laduke

Champions for Change: Indigenous Education Conference

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CHAMPIONS FOR CHANGE (C4C) is an Indigenous education conference focussed on reciprocity, Indigenous sustainability, and closing knowledge gaps pertaining to Indigenous Peoples in Canada. The conference originated in 2013 and has become an integral part of SNP’s signature education conference series. The theme of this year’s conference is Honouring Connections: Exploring Notions of Indigenous Sustainability.

Treaties Recognition Week: Ontario

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Treaties Recognition Week is the first week of November every year. Treaties Recognition Week was introduced in 2016 to honour the importance of treaties and to help Ontarians learn more about treaty rights and treaty relationships. Ontario is covered by 46 treaties. See a map with the full list.

Lunch & Learn: Julianne Acker-Verney

This is an interactive 90 minute workshop designed to identify and model inclusive practices. Julianne will briefly present the premise, methods, and key findings from her M.A. thesis research entitled Claiming our space: Embedding intersectionality in research with diverse women with disabilities. Julianne will draw from Hankivsky’s 2014 primer on intersectionality, as well as Rosemarie Garland-Thomson’s critical concept of misfitting (2011), to explore how women with disabilities are regularly marginalized and silenced by research.

Strengthening Research Capacity

The Centre for Families, Work and Well-being has developed a new series for faculty and grad students called, Strengthening Research Capacity, and is interested in hosting the first workshop before the summer season. We hope you can join us as we strengthen research capacity and foster networks and opportunities for mentorship.
Barn raising from 1912

19th Century Conflict in Rural Ontario: Retribution or Reconciliation?

The Centre for Families, Work, and Well-being (CFWW) is pleased to announce its first Lunch and Learn for 2018. This series is an opportunity to showcase the research of Centre members and encourage dialogue with the broader community. Everyone is encouraged and welcome to attend. We look forward to seeing you, and thank Dr. Catharine Wilson for presenting at our Lunch and Learn Series. Who  Join the CFWW for a lunch and learn session with Dr. Catharine Wilson, Redelmeier Professor in Rural History at University of Guelph.

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