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The office is open until Tuesday, December 21 at 3:00 p.m., when the West Island Women’s Centre will close for the holiday break. The office will re-open on Wednesday, January 5, 2022 and most courses will begin the week of January 10th. Our online course participants will receive their login details during the week prior to the start of classes. For our in-person courses, if there is a need to move them online, we will be ready to do so. For any urgent inquiries, please email womenscentre@wiwc.ca. For all other inquiries, we will respond once the office is open on January 5th. We wish you a safe and relaxing holiday!

Participate in our Seniors’ Social Hour on Fridays

Are you, or a senior in your life, in need of some social contact this fall? We are very pleased to have a Senior Social Hour every Friday at 1pm at the West Island Women's Centre. It will start on Friday, September 25th. All physical distancing measures will be in place, with the group meeting outside as much as possible. This activity is free and anyone interested can register with Nadia at outreach@wiwc.ca or by calling 514-781-8529.Come join us for informal discussions, a chance to meet others in similar situations, and a relaxed atmosphere that is safe. Register today!

Become a Member Online

Join by March 6th, 2020, to be eligible to pre-register for the Spring 2020 session!

Free seminar: Laughter Wellness

In this workshop you will learn about the incredible benefits laughter has on the mind and body. You will be guided through warm-up exercises and during the workout will alternate between laughter exercises, rhythmic clapping, and deep breathing exercises. They are designed to simulate laughter in a group setting with eye contact, childlike playfulness allowing for real, contagious hearty laughter to flow from the body. Throughout the exercises, positive energy builds and positive feelings emerge. Come and experience this very fun and interactive workshop in a safe space that allows you to feel more joyful and connected! Come dressed in comforta...

Separation – Women’s Wealth and Wisdom Seminar Part 2

January 29, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Ravit Rose, Mother, Divorce Broker, Divorce Coach and Author of Unwanted Nasty Divorces: One passionate mother's quiet revolution of discovery. How to end the struggle of divorce and survive the journey. Part II - Dr Gagnon will talk about strategies towards Financial Independence and how Financial Health affect our Lifestyle Choices Please register for the seminar and childcare by calling the office at  514-695-8529, or by e-mailing womenscentre@wiwc.ca

2nd Annual Spring Bazaar

Saturday, April 28
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Registration is open to rent tables at the Bazaar! Please contact Judy at events@wiwc.ca or call the office 514-695-8529.

The Auction Item List is Here!

Here is the list of items and their donors for our November 10th Silent Auction! This list will be updated as more items come in.  Buy your tickets at the door for $15.00 New this year, our door prizes include a free course at the WIWC! Win your next course for free just by coming along to the auction!   Category Name Company Item Children Funky Toys & Co. A selection of Lego items Funky Toys & Co. A selection of Lego items Funky Toys & Co. A selection of toys Funky Toys & Co. A selection of toys Funky Toys & Co. A selection of toys Funky Toys & Co. NHL ...

Information for West Island Resources Available Online!

  Visit the new West Island Resources Facebook group to see what resources are available on the West Island for you and your family and, alternatively, add your own resource!

Cerebral Palsy Guidance

Cerebral Palsy Guidance was created to provide answers and assistance to parents of a child with cerebral palsy. Our goal is to reach as many members of the cerebral palsy community as possible, building up a network of support, as well as providing necessary assistance. We cover cerebral palsy from all angles–from symptoms, causes, and treatment, to daily living information, such as communication and transitioning to adulthood articles.

West Island Lakers Basketball

The West Island Lakers Basketball Association (WILBA) is a non-profit organization which was started in the 1960’s. WILBA is committed in doing what is right for the players. Membership has grown to over 900 members, starting at pre-novice, 6 years of age, up through juvenile,18 years of age (house league). A girls league was started in 1999. Coaches and assistant coaches receive training through clinics. The referees and minor official staff are developed from within the organization. The association offers an excellent house league as well as a competitive intercity program. The house league season starts in October and goes through till the ...

Pointe-Claire Block Parents

We are proud to announce the re-establishment of Block Parents in our community, thanks to the initiative of one parent planting a seed and watching it grow into public interest on the West Island and, finally, into community groups. In Pointe-Claire, we started as a few parents interested in developing and maintaining our small-town feel of community while dealing with a larger-city population. Seeing as knowing thy neighbour is not always that easy, particularly when there are 31 000 of them, we had to look to other ways we could bring the community together to create a safe and pleasant environment for the people of Pointe-Claire. By bringing ...

Game afternoon!

Hey come and join us for a fun afternoon this year!

Please join us for the Polytechnique Vigil

Please join the West Island Women’s Centre and St Columba-by-the-Lake Church for our 25th Anniversary  December 6 Vigil for the victims of the Polytechnique massacre and all victims of violence.   Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 10 a.m. St. Columba-by-the-Lake Church 11 Rodney Avenue, Pointe-Claire   Reflection by Ann Papayoti Musical Performances by Kerry-Anne Kutz and Friends   All are Welcome