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Holiday Closure Reminder

Please note that the West Island Women's Centre will be closed and there are no classes on Friday, April 15th and Monday, April 18th.

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WEST ISLAND WOMEN’S FORUM 2022

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16th AT 7:00 P.M. FREE ON ZOOM REGISTER NOW Join us as we mark International Women’s Day during this engaging and informative webinar. This is an opportunity for our community to come together. We will welcome Wanjira Njenga who will tell the tale of climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. Our other speaker will be Liane Berry, who provides women with a safe housing alternative after completing an addiction treatment program, empowering them to become self-sufficient through learning, leadership, companionship, and service. Both speakers ...

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New Free Course! Employment Connections Workshop

Are you looking to get into the workforce but don’t know where to start? Are you working an unfulfilling job, and dreaming of finding something better? This workshop is for any woman that’s looking for employment, needing help to prepare for interviews, and would like guidance through the job search process. The WIWC Employment Connections Workshop is designed to guide you through the job search process by helping you: Create a dynamic CV and cover letterPractice your interview skillsCreate a Linkedin profile, and explore how to use itFigure out what kind of ...

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WIWC HOLIDAY SCHEDULE

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 ...

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Informations importantes sur nos cours d’hiver

COURS EN PERSONNE À L'INTÉRIEUR :Compte tenu de l'évolution rapide de la situation en termes de santé publique, le conseil d'administration du WIWC a décidé de transférer tous les cours intérieurs en personne du Centre en ligne pour le mois de janvier. Nous réévaluerons la situation à la mi-janvier, dans le but de ramener ces cours en personne dès que possible. Nous confirmerons toutes les informations relatives au zoom en ligne le 6 janvier (lorsque le bureau du Centre rouvrira après les vacances). Tous les participants inscrits auront reçu aujourd'hui un ...

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Important Information about our Winter Session (February Update)

Public Health Guidelines for In-Person Programming: With a return to in-person programming, please make sure that you do not attend your class if you are exhibiting any Covid-related symptoms or you have come into contact with a positive case. Please follow public health guidelines before returning to the Centre.When you enter the Centre and you are moving around the building, please ensure that you are wearing a mask. Specific masking guidelines for each type of programming have been sent to participants before in-person classes begin.Please ensure that you respect ...

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WIWC Holiday Baskets 2021

Thank you for your support! Our Centre is putting together Holiday Baskets for five families in our community this December (through the West Island Assistance Fund and Nourishment for Hope) and we are donating additional items to support women and children with the West Island Mission. We greatly appreciated all your contributions and donations. Thank you for supporting families in our community!

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Registration Now Open! Winter 2022 Session

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REGISTRATION NOW OPEN - CLICK HERE The Winter Session takes place from January 10 to March 21, 2022 (10 weeks).There are no classes February 28th until March 5th  (Spring Break). WINTER 2022 COURSE SCHEDULE AND DESCRIPTIONS Registration begins ONLINE at 9:00 am or in person by appointment. For information about registration procedures, please refer to the Member’s Guide, call the WIWC office at 514-695-8529 or e-mail programming@wiwc.ca.

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WIWC Participant Code of Code

1. GENERAL PROVISIONS 1.1          Participants (both members and non-members) in West Island Women’s Centre activities shall conduct themselves with integrity and respect the Centre’s values of fostering a community for women which is open to all — without regard to age, race, or socio-economic background. 1.2          Participants in West Island Women’s Centre activities shall refrain from unacceptable behaviour including but not limited to: harassment of Centre staff, ...

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Spring 2022 Session

REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED Important information on our upcoming Spring 2022 session: To read the COURSE DESCRIPTIONS, please click here. Spring 2022 courses will be online via Zoom and in person at the Centre.To register for a course, you must be a member. The membership fee from September 2021 to June 2022 is $5.Registration begins on Friday, March 11th at 9 a.m.In-person registration is by appointment only; please email programming@wiwc.ca or call 514- 695-8529.Courses begin Monday, April 11, 2022.There are no classes on Friday, April 15th and Monday April 18th ...

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Spring 2021 Course Schedule

Click here to register Important information on our upcoming Spring 2021 session: Our Spring 2021 courses will take place online, mostly through Zoom.The membership fee for programming from January to June 2021 is $5.Courses begin April 12. There are no classes May 22 and 24. This year some of our fitness and yoga courses, marked below with an asterisk, will be offered in a virtual drop-in class bundle. The price of the bundle is $40 if you register by April 12 and $45 after April 12. Please see the course descriptions for more details.This spring we will offer a ...

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Spring 2021 Course Schedule

Click here to register Important information on our upcoming Spring 2021 session: Our Spring 2021 courses will take place online, mostly through Zoom.The membership fee for programming from January to June 2021 is $5.Courses begin April 12. There are no classes May 22 and 24. This year some of our fitness and yoga courses, marked below with an asterisk, will be offered in a virtual drop-in class bundle. The price of the bundle is $40 if you register by April 12 and $45 after April 12. Please see the course descriptions for more details.This spring we will offer a ...

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Happy Holidays!

The Centre will be closed from December 18th until January 4th. However, you can access our registration platform during this time to sign up in time for your courses. We wish you and your family a safe, relaxing, and enjoyable holiday.  We really look forward to coming all back together in the new year.

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12 Days of Holiday Fun

Each day on Facebook, we will post a new opportunity to discover the wonderful and amazing parts of our lives. For those not on Facebook, we wanted to share with you what we will post each day. Day 1: There are many parks and green spaces around the West Island - send us a photo of your favourite place! Day 2: What's your favourite holiday treat? Send us a photo of what you most enjoy during this season. Day 3: What was your favourite winter activity when you were young? Snow angels, snowmen, discovering holiday lights in your neighbourhood? Share ...

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Last Class Calendar

Our fall 2021 session is ending in the coming weeks. Check the last class calendar to find out when your last class is.

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