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LEFT COAST EVENTS - Victoria & Islands - October 4th, 2004 PDF Print E-mail
Justice News
Tuesday, 05 October 2004 02:26
1. About Missile 'Defence' - discussion - Oct 4th
2. Engineers Without Borders - discussion - Oct 4th
3. Movie Monday - People Say I'm Crazy - Oct 4th
4. Mel Hurtig's National Book Tour - Oct 5th
5. Wednesday Night Peace Vigils - Oct 6th
6. Sustain UVic - meetings - Oct 6th, 16th, 27th
7. Talking Tables - Oct 7th, 21st
8. Media Skills Workshop - Oct 8th
9. Tree of Life - human sculpture - Oct 9th
10. African Children's Choir - Oct 9th
11. Two Musical Events - Oct 9th
12. Sierra Club Nature Outing - Oct 10th
13. Stop Violence Against Women - Amnesty Int'l Mtg - Oct 12th
14. Greater Victoria Seniors - health issues - Oct 13th
15. Video Awareness Night - Sooke - Oct 13th
16. National Anti-Racism of Canada Focus Group - Oct 16th
17. Buffy St. Marie, & Art Napoleon - concert - Nov 5th
18. Women's History Month Events
19. Sustain UVic News
20. Cycling Workshops
21. Gettin' Higher Choir Community Events
22. Vancouver Island Vegetarian Association News
23. Island Bluegrass Newsletter
24. Honeygirl in Concert
25. EcoNews Excerpts
26. Public Meetings on the Canada Pension Plan
27. Status of Women Canada's Call for Proposals

contributions, considerations, concerns:


* From: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Victoria Peace Coalition Meeting Scheduled for Oct 5 has been postponed to Tuesday, October 12 so that members can attend Mel Hurtig's talk.


Wouldn't it be interesting if the whole world could weigh in on the upcoming US election? Check out this informal poll: http://www.betavote.com/
Current tally (Sept 28): 24,406 voted for Bush (13 %) and 160,560 voted for Kerry (86 %)


* From: Nadhia Sutara < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >
Cafe Spirituality: Open discussions and sharing on a broad range of spiritual topics. Bring your suggestions. Bring your questions. Wednesdays at 7 pm at James Bay Coffee and Books, 143 Menzies (opposite Thrifty's). By donation or buy a coffee. For more information call 360-0052.


* From: Kealey Pringle < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >


AIDS Awareness Week is in the week preceding World AIDS Day - held every December 1. On this day, communities around the world honour and commemorate those lost to AIDS and those who continue to live with the effects of HIV/AIDS. World AIDS Day is also used to mark the achievements made, and the work still to be done, in the fight against HIV/AIDS. If you want more info, please let me know.

Kealey Pringle
Communications and Research Officer
AIDS Vancouver Island
250-384-2366
1601 Blanshard St., Victoria BC V8W 2J5
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it www.avi.org


* Thanks to Ginger and Jan who brought to my attention an error in last week's LC e-news quote. I looked up Franklin Roosevelt's birth and death years, and published Theodore Roosevelt's information instead. FDR was around from 1882-1945. I suppose we can never be absolutely sure that people really said the words attributed to them, however here's my correction:


"I have seen war. I have seen war on land and sea. I have seen blood running from the wounded. I have seen the dead in the mud. I have seen cities destroyed. I have seen children starving. I have seen the agony of mothers and wives. I hate war."


Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945)


* From: Rafah today < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >


Please see Rafa today and forward to your friends, government, and all your people and let them know about what is happining here. please visit : www.rafahtoday.org


* Posted by: rycroft on http://pej.org


New study confirms ships will soon top air polluters in region.
Information: Ivan Bulic, SPEC (Society Promoting Environmental Conservation)
604-736-7732, http://www.spec.bc.ca/


* From: "Dorothy Cutting" < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >


Here's the article by Naomi Klein, online at last. Please pass it on.
http://www.harpers.org/BaghdadYearZero.html


* From: Nadhia Sutara < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >


From Thursday September 30 2004, all visitors to the United States will be
electronically face-scanned and fingerprinted at the US border.


A comprehensive flow-chart showing the workings of US-VISIT is also
available at
http://www.privacyinternational.org/issues/terrorism/rpt/usvisit-diagram.pdf


* Jon Elmer and activist Valerie Zink share their experiences of daily life on the ground in the occupied Palestinian territories. Bombings, incursions, curfews, shootings, detentions, closures, and harassment are all part of the routine of life for Palestinians, and for the foreign reporters and witnesses living among them.
http://www.fromoccupiedpalestine.org


* From Chris Cook


laura flanders
http://www.commondreams.org/views04/0928-10.htm


Research into timber workers' exposure to PCP Monday, 6 September 2004, 1:00 pm Press Release: New Zealand Government
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0409/S00110.htm


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Canadians were right to stay out of Iraq - what a mess! But now Paul Martin
wants us to join George W. Bush's costly and dangerous missile defence
scheme. I've sent a message to the Prime Minister urging him to keep Canada out of
"Star Wars." I hope you will too at http://www.ceasefire.ca .


* From: "punditman" < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >

Punditman presents guest columnist Richard Neville, Australian prominent
social commentator and best-selling author:

President Bush Speaks to the United Nations (what he really meant):
http://punditman.com/


* From: "Bob Wilson" < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >


Fight Back Conference (Oct 14-17th, James Bay Community Centre) registration forms. While this conference is open to all members of the provincial fight back movement, we are limited to 120 delegates. Please mention your interests for coming, what issues are important to you and a little bit about the group you represent. Please let us know if you can billet a Coalition Fightback Conference delegate. Info: http://www.communities-solidarity.org


Economic "Miracle" Requires More Than Belief in Gord
By bill tieleman
Political Connections
http://www.straight.com/archives.cfm?page=2&id=30&pos=1


* From: "Food News" < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >


Editor's Note: Chemicals produced through industrial processing including plastics and pesticides are building up in our environment and in the food chain. Endocrine disruptors, as they are known, are feminizing some species thereby potentially risking reproductive capacity. This crucial link between food and the environment is substantiated by research but has thus far not invoked an urgent response.


Boys will be girls - eventually
Extinction threat rises as creatures ingest 'gender-bending' chemicals from plastics and pesticides
Mark Townsend Sunday July 18 2004 The Observer
To see this story with its related links on the The Observer site, go to http://www.observer.co.uk


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Paul Hovan is sending you this email to invite you to check out The Tyee.ca - feisty online news and views for BC and beyond. http://media.whatcounts.com/onenw_Tyee/subscribe.htm


I'm asking you to check out this online news source for BC which I have been publishing for about a year now. It prints what the mainstream media often refuses to or chooses to ignore and I figured you'd enjoy the read. This online paper has been tremendously well received and acclaimed but needs more subscribers to keep future funding secure. So I'm asking you to subscribe (it's free)and you will receive the "paper" by email every Monday. If you can think of anyone else who would like to receive this "newspaper" let me know or forward a link to them. Thanks for your help Paul Hovan


* From: Phil N Rossner < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >


Conspiracy theory..... or based on fact??
http://pixla.px.cz/pentagon.swf


A new video.... HIJACKING CATASTROPHE.... 9/11, FEAR & THE SELLING OF THE AMERICAN EMPIRE
Click on "VIEW CLIPS" when the page opens: http://hijackingcatastrophe.org/


* From: "S&D Thompson" < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >

Under the U.S. PATRIOT Act, enacted after the terrorist attacks of September
11, any U.S. person, business, or organization can be forced to disclose
information, including large databases of information, to U.S. intelligence
agencies based simply on the suspicion of some link to "terrorism". Although
the Act can't be applied to Canadian-owned corporations, a Canadian
affiliate of a U.S. corporation could be served with the Act.


Take Action Now to Protect Health Information Privacy in Alberta!
http://www.vivelecanada.ca/formletters/index.php/20040916190821261


* From: The Dominion < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >

The Dominion is a long term project to establish a new national newspaper in Canada, accountable only to its readers and to the truth. We rely on readers to keep it growing. Consider making a donation. Read more: http://dominionpaper.ca/build/


* From: Straight Goods < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >


A Straight Goods Bulletin from Canada's independent on-line source of news, analysis, information and fun. http://www.straightgoods.com


New articles this week:
HOME $WEET HOME, by Linda McQuaig. Guess which subsidy survived cuts: social housing for those who can't afford to buy, or capital gains exemption for homeowners who sell?
http://www.straightgoods.ca/ViewFeature3.cfm?REF=775


* From: Max Yas < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >
http://www.brainwashstudios.com/php/flash.php?action=view&id=20
A VEGETARIAN RHAPSODY, WHICH YOU MAY ENJOY, IS PROVIDED ON ABOVE ADDRESS.


* From: "johannes deviet" < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >
Please visit our Web site: http://www.gamblingwatch.ca


* From: "Julius Fisher" < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >

"Safe Workplaces" LEAS ( Labour Environmental Alliance Society ) special #3 0f 8

Featuring LEAS directors Mae Burrows and Ana Rahmat ( Hospital Employees' Union).
Hosted by David Chudnovsky with Mae Burrows.
ALSO, a short report from last Saturday's Take Back the Night protest in Vancouver.

This program webcast @ http://www.workingtv.com/leas.html
Want on this list? Reply with "subscribe" in the Subject line.

* From: "ted" < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >


Hear Ralph Nader speak on CNN
http://victoria.indymedia.org/news/2004/09/31065.php

* From: Catriona Campbell < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >


Could you please put a note in for us at the James Bay Community Project- adult size costumes for sale at the Community Closet- 435 Simcoe St. in James Bay. Oct. 15-30, Mon- Sat. 10-4.30.


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Women's Charity Audit Handbook has recently been completed by Victoria Status of Women Action Group. The Handbook examines the problems that women face at frontline charities such as racism and harassment and includes recommendations, a literature review, analysis, a guide for charity donors, and questionnaire that women charity users can use as a tool to create change. The goal was not to fix charities, but to reduce the harm to women who are forced to use charities in the short term, while working on long term solutions to poverty such as advocating for a Guaranteed Livable Income. The complete handbook is on SWAG's website www.pacificcoast.net/~swag.


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1. ABOUT MISSILE 'DEFENCE'


Dr. Michael Byers, expert in international law and vocal opponent of the missile defence program speaking on


Missile Defence: Back to the Cold War


Monday October 4
at 7 pm
University of Victoria
Human Social Development Bldg Room A240


Free!


Dr. Byers is an excellent and interesting speaker. He is a prof at UBC's Liu Centre.


Please announce this in your classes or write it on the chalkboard before class!

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2. ENGINEERS WITHOUT BORDERS


If you've ever thought of coming to an EWB meeting before...but haven't...
If you wanted to come last week...but didn't...
If you only come to one EWB meeting all year...make it...

THIS ONE!

Why you ask?

Well, George Roter, the Co-founder of EWB Canada and Sohpia Wong, the Education Director are coming to talk to YOU about how YOU can make change in our world.

If you want to know about International Development and the various roles that it plays in our world today...

If you have any unanswered questions about EWB, or just wanna know what its all about...directly from the source,

NOW is your chance.

Mark it on your Calendars...yes, pull out that agenda, dust it off and write on OCTOBER 4, "7:00pm HICKMAN (CIT) RM 110 HOW I CAN CHANGE THE WORLD"


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3. MOVIE MONDAY


Monday Oct 4 6:30 PEOPLE SAY I'M CRAZY
again, by popular request, and a fit for MENTAL ILLNESS AWARENESS WEEK Oct 4-10
- a co-presentation with BCSS Victoria Branch -


"a mind is a terrible thing to lose
- this is the story of how I got mine back" John Cadigan


The real life story of an artist's 10 year struggle with schizophrenia. This
film shows a different side of schizophrenia from recent Hollywood presentations.
Here a typical young man, seriously ill, tackles the long haul, the setbacks, the
small triumphs with an amazingly supportive family and therapist. An honest
and moving film. That family includes a sister who is a documentary
filmmaker and encouraged him to keep a video diary of his journey.
We'll present a 20min Q&A update with John and Katie Cadigan video'd this
May at the Frames of Mind Festival in Vancouver.


84min + 20min PG13 see www.peoplesayimcrazy.org


6:30 pm
Eric Martin Pavilion,
Jubilee Hospital (Fort & Richmond)
At the Eric Martin Pavilion Theatre 1900 block of Fort Street Kitty corner to Safeway and Starbucks


by donation


More info - 595-FLIC or http://www.islandnet.com/mm


Thanksgiving Day Monday Oct 11 6:30 ELLING
Norway's highest grossing film of all time is a winning Odd Couple comedy with an interesting twist: Felix and Oscar's Norse counterparts are both outpatients at a state-run mental health facility. Off-beat, charming, funny, the film deftly manages to avoid many of the usual condescending stereotypes while bringing home the importance of a safe and independent housing and a supporting community. Something to consider on Thanksgiving day! R subtitled
* See Suday event http://www.cinematheque.bc.ca/MayJune04/FramesofMindFestival.html

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4. MEL HURTIG'S NATIONAL BOOK TOOR


Rushing to Armageddon

Come and hear best-selling author, Mel Hurtig, talk about Paul Martin's
secret commitment to George W. Bush's weaponizing of space, and help to show
that Canadians do care deeply about this issue.

Vancouver Book Launch and Speech:

Monday, October 4th 7:30p.m.
Canadian Memorial United Church Centre for Peace
15th and Burrard, Vancouver
(the event will be held in the church)

Victoria Book Launch and Speech

Tuesday, October 5th at 7:30 PM
Alix Goolden Hall, 907 Pandora Ave, Victoria.

Tickets on sale at Bolen Books or at the door ($5).
Contact Bolen Books for more information. Phone 595-4232.

From: "Jillian Skeet" < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >

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Read the Peace, Earth & Justice News - http://pej.org
Subscriptions . Information . Links . Toolkit - http://pej.ca
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5. WEDNESDAY NIGHT PEACE VIGILS

Your special invitation:

Wednesday Night Peace Vigil begins 4th year

7:00 - 8:00 pm October 6th


Bring a candle and join us on the 3rd anniversary of Canada bombing Afghanistan.

IMAGINE: NO MORE WAR * HONOUR THE DEAD WITH PEACE
WAR NEVER AGAIN

From: "Jane P. Brett" < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >


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6. SUSTAIN UVIC

Next Campus Planning Committee Meeting Oct 6th:


Last Friday, September 17th, the new Facilities Development and Sustainability Sub-Committee met for the first time, and discussed timelines and priorities for campus development. Stay tuned for a more detailed update on what was discussed.


Info on the next Campus Planning Committee meeting:


Date: October 6th 04
Time: 1 - 3 p.m.
Location: University Centre room A180


* To volunteer with the UVSP, please contact Nathan Popp at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , 721-7355. There's always a need for dedicated people to carry out on-the-ground projects!


Cycling Road Skills Course!

Get out of your vehicle and on to a bicycle!

The University of Victoria is proud to host free Cycling Road Skills Courses for students, faculty and staff.

Improve your skills riding in traffic and gain confidence on the road by taking this free hands-on workshop. Courses will be held FOR THE LAST TIME ON October 16th in the David Strong Building, room C124 from 8:45am - 4:30pm.


To register go to www.biketoworkvictoria.ca/courses/courses.html. Places fill up quickly so register soon!

UVic Cyclist Visibility Campaign!


Greetings!


This fall, the University of Victoria is working on a cyclist visibility campaign in time for daylight savings.


We will be setting up 2 cycling stations on campus from 4-6:30pm on Monday October 25 and Wednesday October 27, 2004.


These stations will offer cyclists a warm cup of cider, goodies to munch on and tips on how to stay well illuminated during the darker months. There will be free reflector tape, MEC safety vests for sale, discount coupons for lights at local bike shops, and of course, draw prizes!


Anyone who is interested in volunteering at the stations is welcome to contact me for more details.


Happy Cycling!


Sarah Webb
Sustainability Coordinator
University of Victoria
472-5011
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To change your subscription options, view list
information and archives, visit this list's Web page:
http://lists.onenw.org/lists/info/sustainuvic


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7. TALKING TABLES


for sharing stories


Join us first and third Thursdays
(October 7th, 21st)


Admission - cafe purchase at


Poundmaker Coffee
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
1501 Haultain at Belmont


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8. MEDIA SKILLS WORKSHOP


I am writing to invite members of your organization to a full day media skills workshop for people working on immigrant and refugee issues.


October 8 from 9am to 4 pm.
Fernwood Community Association, 1923 Fernwood Rd


The workshop is free of charge, but please bring your own lunch! Please forward this to anyone involved in refugee & immigrant rights work that you think may like to attend.


At a meeting last summer at the ICA focussed on the Canadian Council on Refugees media plan, many people expressed frustration at the lack of positive coverage of refugee and immigrant rights. It was decided to organize this workshop so we, as groups, can develop a media strategy for improving media presence about our issues.


The workshop will be facilitated by Stacy Chappel from VIPIRG and Jay Spark, who is an ICA volunteer and a retired journalist with loads of newsroom experience. We will also have help from Jim Ruktowski in the afternoon. Jim is a communications professional and prepares thousands of media releases annually for the NDP caucus,


Workshop Structure


This will be a hands on media skills workshop, and attendees will leave with a media release prepared and a media strategy developed for the week of the Canadian Council on Refugees AGM meeting in Victoria, November 18-20. The skills learned will be applicable to other events and campaigns.


In the morning, we will go over basic media information, and then we will work in teams through the media strategy /story building process to develop media plans. Participants will receive a package of handouts for use in the meeting, but also for future use in developing media strategy.


We will discuss specific barriers and struggles that immigrant and refugee groups face in dealing with the media, and strategies for dealing with them.


In the afternoon, Jim, will work with the media releases we have developed to give feedback and help us fine tune our plan. We have asked him to pretend we have just been hired to work on his communications team and he is reviewing our first work. (Don?t worry, he is a nice boss).


Finally, we will plot out our strategy and make plans for the CCR meeting as groups that will be involved. We will decide how we can implement our strategy.


And we will discuss whether there are ways we can work together to have an ongoing media strategizing process.


If you are interested in attending, please register by email or call Stacy at 472-4558 and leave a message. In email or by phone, please include your name, phone number and the organization you work with. Space is limited to 25 people.


Looking forward to seeing you there!
Stacy


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9. TREE OF LIFE CELEBRATION


Have you ever wanted to be a work of art?


Join me on October 9th! I'll be joining in a massive expression of musical performance and art on Vancouver Island. On Saturday, October 9, I will be joining hundreds of individuals on public land at the site of both magnificent ancient forests and recent clearcuts to celebrate life, build community and bear witness for the land. This is a free and non-commercial event. Visit www.treeoflifecelebration.org to submit a participation pledge and join us.


On site, you can join Victoria's Gettin' Higher Choir in song and artist Spectral Q to create a "living sculpture" of the Tree of Life. The result will be entirely a creation of its participants, expressing gratitude for the life-giving treasures of our forest ecosystems in British Columbia and around the world. Visit www.spectralq.com for examples of other aerial art projects.


If you'd like to join me, and participate in this amazing once-in-a-lifetime event, please visit www.treeoflifecelebration.org. Without a ticket, a space on the bus and lunch is not guaranteed. If you have any questions, call Cassbreea Savage or Ken Wu at 250-388-9292 or Sharon Smith at 415-398-4404 x310.


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10. AFRICAN CHILDREN'S CHOIR


There are two upcoming events to mark on your calendar:


We will be hosting an evening with the African Children's Choir on Saturday, October 9th at St. Saviours Anglican Church 310 Henry St. their performance will be followed by more performances from other cultural groups in the community.


We are in need of billets on Friday October the 8th and Saturday October 9th for the choir.


Their requirements are: traditional families ( no same sex or unmarried couples) and the ability to house 1 adult and 2 or 3 children together (foamies or shared beds for the children are okay). Also we will serve them dinner before their performance on Saturday night so we need contributors to a potluck meal.

thank-you for your assistance,
Me-Kon


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11. TWO MUSICAL EVENTS

Laughing Butterfly Productions presents....

"Making Love To Silence"
Chilean Instrumentalist Andres Condon and German Singer Navino Szimath perform their Spiritually sensuous World repertoire at


The Church of Truth, Oct 9
@ 8:00 PM


Tickets $13 @ The Door, Info/advance tics $11@ 477-1164

I feel this will be a lovely evening similar in vibration to the Rumi nights.

I just walked the land around the Yurt @ Corunum with Andres and Navino, the musicians performing at the afore mentioned, before dinner and they are so excited and happy to be playing in Victoria again.

As a man often immersed in gentle songs and music, this concert is a must hear for those listening for the Sacred in live performance.

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Yes, it's official and what many of you have been waiting for, ta da...
Laughing Butterfly Productions presents...Giving Thanks A Dance ....


taking place @ 7:30 on Oct 9 @ The Church of Truth.


$9
A social evening of highly danceable World Beats and rocking Tribal Rhythms by the infamous DJ Dancing Wolf.

Any questions for either event 477-1164 or E-ply to Victor Van Buskirk

Gentle Fall To You All

Victor
dansingwolf@shaw,ca


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12. SIERRA CLUB NATURE OUTING

WILDERNESS WALK at Gowlland Tod on


Sunday, October 10
at 10am to 2pm.


Go wild in Gowlland Tod with naturalist Glenn Milbury. He will lead you to
scenic vistas, beautiful rocky headlands, through mixed bird life and
cougar habitat. Learn how this amazing piece of wilderness was
protected. Meet at Caleb Pike homestead on Millstream Road.
Bring hiking boots for some steep climbs, rain gear and lunch.
Please leave pets at home.
Free.

Wildly interactive events!
Every second Sunday.
Everyone welcome!

Contact Nikko at 386-5255 x241 for more details!
www.sierraclub.ca/bc

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13. STOP VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN


Public Meeting
Amnesty International Group 27 (Victoria)

Amnesty International has launched a worldwide campaign seeking to prevent the systematic abuses of womens' rights that still frequently occur everywhere. The Victoria group is holding a public meeting that provides information about the issue and ways to help.

12 October 2004,
19:30 to 21:00
1831 Fern St.

For More Information:
Website: http://www.wraytimes.com/group27/newsletter.html
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Group 27 phone (Bob) (250) 361 4874


Amnesty International Group 27 (Victoria) is looking for someone (preferably with experience) who would be responsible for publicizing the group's public events.

This person should be familiar with or be willing to learn about the mandate of Amnesty International as well as the manner in which this human rights organization tries to fulfill it.

Further, the group would appreciate it if the person would attend the monthly planning meeting (- there is a hiatus from end of June to beginning of September -) and, if unable to come, submit a report.

If you are interested, please contact:

Amnesty International Group 27
PO BOX 5217 Stn. B.
Victoria, BC V8R 6N4
Tel / FAX: 361 4874
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www.wraytimes.com/group27.html

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14. GREATER VICTORIA SENIORS


Dale Perkins of Cadboro United Church will speak about health issues experiences on


October 13/04
at the BCGEU, 2992 Douglas Street to Greater Victoria Seniors (OAPO)
from 2-4 pm.


Refreshments. Info 360-1068.


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15. OCTOBER AWARENESS VIDEO NIGHT - Sooke


Painful Deceptions


Wednesday October 13
7 p.m. Edward Milne Community School
6218 Sooke Rd., Sooke.


This documentary from April, 2004 provides an in-depth analysis of discrepancies in the September 11 official story.


Free.

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16. NATIONAL ANTI-RACISM COUNCIL OF CANADA FOCUS GROUP


The National Anti-Racism Council of Canada (NARCC) would like to invite you to become a participant in a Focus Group that we have organized for later this month in Victoria !!

DATE - Saturday - October 16, 2004
TIME - 9 am - noon
PLACE - BCGEU auditorium - 2994 Douglas St.

As a participant in the 12-15 person Focus Group you will play a key role in helping to identify the needs and issues with respect to racism/racialization on the island - and in Canada generally - from your unique perspective !

Facilitated by Mary-Woo Sims ( former BC Human Rights Chief Commissioner ) and Michael Kerr ( Co-coordinator - NARCC ) the Focus Group will also review and critique the various anti-racism/anti-racialization materials, resources, strategies and approaches that have been developed, adopted and utilized locally as well as further afield in working for the change that is needed.

The longer-term outcome of this process is the development of the most useful and relevant anti-racism/anti-racialization analysis and action tools and resources - which will help each of us and other community-based groups and individuals do our advocacy work more effectively - as well as contribute to the NARCC network's putting together of an Annual Report Card on Racism in Canada.


Please confirm your participation ASAP by e-mail : This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it - to help us plan for refreshments and so on !!

215 Spadina Avenue, Suite #122, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2C7
Tel : (416) 979-3909
Web-site : http://www.narcc.ca


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17. BUFFY ST. MARIE, AND ART NAPOLEON

Art Napoleon, a Cree singer-songwriter from the Treaty 8 Territory of
northeast BC currently living in Victoria,will be opening for the legendary
Buffy St.Marie, november 5th at the Alix Goolden Hall.

Napoleon, who has opened for St.Marie on a few occasions, combines
hair-raising traditional chanting with tribal folk, a brand of music he
refers to as "red-roots". Sharing his witfull, trickster-like humor along
with stories of his people,his community and cross-cultural reflections,
Napoleon's shows are as educational as they are entertaining.

Art's music can be heard on CBC radio, university stations accross Canada,
or as part of the recently released community compilation CD, It Came Out of
Fernwood. His first full-length CD Outta the Woods is available locally at
A&B Sound.

Art is an avid supporter and practitioner of community development and
cultural preservation and has recently helped Camosun College to design an
Aboriginal community-based enterprise training program. The new program
promotes a value-based,environmentally responsible approach to economic
development. Check out his music website at: www.artnapoleon.com

It's Cree nite at the Alix Goolden! Tickets for the Buffy concert are
available at Lyle's Place or McPherson box office.

art napoleon
first nations development officer
camosun college
e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
phone: 250-370-3125


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18. WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH EVENTS

October is Canadian Women's History Month. National theme: Yes! We are Persons!
75th Anniversary of the Persons Case. Info:swc-cfc.gc.ca/dates/whm/index_e.html

Sun Oc 10, 2p.m. Emily Carr Tour at Ross Bay Cemetery by Old Cemetery Society.Meet
at Bagga Pasta,Fairfield Plaza.598-8870; This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Public $5;
members $2

Thurs Oc 14, 7:30 p.m., Alison Acker & Betty Brightwell introduce Off Our Rockers,
a history of the Raging Grannies, Esquimalt Public Library, 1235 Esquimalt Rd.

Fri Oc 15, Sat Oc 16, Women's History Network of B.C.: Exploring Ideas about
Women Home & Place in B.C. History. Mary Winspear Centre, SANSCHA Hall, Sidney.
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; www.members.shaw.ca/whnbc

Sun Oc. 17, 2p.m., Women's History at Holy Trinity Churchyard,1319 Mills Rd,
at West SaanichRd.,N. Sidney.Meet there.Same cost as above.

Mon Oc 18, 12 noon, Victoria Council of Women with Claudia Lewis, First Baptist
Church, Quadra & N. Park. Public welcome.Lillian, 642-5379; Denelda, 385-0238

Thurs Oc 21 7 a.m., Persons Day Breakfast at Princess Mary Restaurant, $30.
Proceeds to LEAF. Speaker, and silent auction by women's movement artists. Ramona
383-2356. ramona@woodwardand company.com

Sun Oc 24, 2 p.m., Women's History at Ross Bay Cemetery withYvonne Van Ruskenveld
of Old Cemetery Soc.See Oc 10 for info

Thurs. Oc. 28, 7:30 p.m. Victoria Historical Society presents Cathy Converse
on "The Remarkable World of Frances Barkley", James Bay New Horizons, 234 Menzies.Pam
477-3924, or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Public welcome

Ongoing: A Woman's Place: Art & the Role of Women in the Cultural Formation
of Victoria, 1850-1920, Maltwood Gallery, U-Vic, until January.

Thanks, everyone.For info or errors, Lyn Gough, Canadian Women's History Month
Committee; e-mail as above or 475-1893


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20. CYCLING WORKSHOPS

Do your new cyclists need a confidence boost? Tell them about our 1-day
Traffic Skills Cycling Course. Thanks to funding from the CRD Traffic
Safety Commission and the University of Victoria, we are offering more FREE
courses this fall.

Participants report a huge increase in confidence and awareness of safety
issues after taking the course. Even experienced commuter cyclists discover
there is a lot they don't know.

Please visit our website at
http://www.biketoworkvictoria.ca/courses/courses.html for dates and
detailed course information or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


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21. GETTIN' HIGHER CHOIR COMMUNITY EVENTS


4 MINUTE FITNESS Oct. 5

Keith Jeffery will once again be presenting 4 Minute Fitness in Victoria at the Pearkes Recreation Center, Tuesday, October 5 at 7 pm.

4 Minute Fitness is a very effective mind body wellness technique, but has even greater benefits for singers.We combine powerful secrets from tai chi, yoga, qi gong, meditation and deep breathing with modern mind and motivational techniques, then do them simultaneously, rather than one a time.

It is gentle, perfect for all ages and can be done standing or sitting.

The cost is $19.97. Register at 475-5400

For 4 Minute Fitness details, click here.
http://www.4minutefitness.com/

Submitted by: Shivon Robinsong, GHC & HNC Director


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APPRECIATION GAME Oct 10
(Topic: Personal Power)

Do you like:
~ lively, juicy, free-flowing conversations?
~ exchanging ideas with others about the choices that life has to offer us?
~ expanding your life view by seeing things through other peoples eyes?

If so...you are invited to play the Appreciation Game!

For more information please visit http://www.crucible.ca/ag or call Bill at 920-4160.
(Please note: You don't have to sign-up on the site to accept this open invitation to members of our choir community but you are welcome to do so).

Location:
77 Gorge Road West, (at Wascana across from Wings Restaurant, follow the signs from the gate)

Date & Times:
Sunday Oct. 10th
Arrival & Intro...7:00
Game.............7:30
Social/mixer.....9:00 +

Entry: $7.50 per player (includes snacks, coffee, tea and spring water)

Submitted by: Bill Hanson, GHC Bass, etc.

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22. VANCOUVER ISLAND VEGETARIAN ASSOCIATION


The Vancouver Island Vegetarian Association (VIVA) - the 'main' veggie group in the city, we organize monthly potlucks, publish an informative quarterly newsletter and organize info tables and events. www.IslandVeg.com
The Animal Rights Kollective (ARK II) - Victoria's Animal Rights organization, we mainly organize demonstrations and information tables. www.IslandVeg.com/liberate
The 'Ethics' Co-Op - brand new! A soon-to-be buying collective with only vegan items, mostly organic, and as much local as we can get. More info soon! www.IslandVeg.com/coop
UVic Vegan Association (UVA) - sort of like a combined VIVA and ARK II, and up at UVic. www.IslandVeg.com/uvic
VIVA-Raw - a newish support group for people interested in vegan raw foods! Visit the site for more info, and sign up to our email list for discussion and news on upcoming potlucks! www.IslandVeg.com/VIVA-Raw
UVic Student Animal Legal Defense Fund Club (SALDF) - a club on the campus focusing on helping animals through the law, and a new addition to our list of pro-veggie groups! We will be having a meeting this Wednesday at 12 noon. Contact Shannon for more info, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Three events are planned for the immediate future:


* Thu, Oct 14th - VIVA Vegan Potluck
* Fri, Oct 22nd - Ember Swift in town! We'll likely have an info at the show!


* Every Sunday - 3pm, free, hot, vegetarian food provided by Food Not Bombs at Harris Green, Pandora & Vancouver, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 383-5144 (#1940) if you'd like to help out.


Additional Activities:


DISCUSSION CIRCLES
If you are interested in attending please contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Once we have a list of people interested we will decide as a group (by email) when would be a good date and time to meet.


Vegan Co-op Update
If you want to know more about what the co-op is all about, go to www.islandveg.com/coop or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


Have a great week!


- Dave


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23. THE ISLAND BLUEGRASS NEWSLETTER


Calendar Updates


Pacific Bluegrass and Heritage Society presents:

The Reedy Buzzards Monday, October 4, 2004 8:00 pm
In Concert at the ANZA Club 3 West 8th Ave, Vancouver, BC
Members $12.00. Non-members $15.00
http://www.pacificbluegrass.bc.ca

David Grier and Mike Compton will appear in Stayton Oregon
on October 14, Lagrande Oregon on October 15, and in Eugene
on October 17. I will post all the details within a few
days. FMI This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Ken Cartwright

Regular Performances in Victoria, BC


Whittall, Curran and Klassen - Acoustic Music (Variety)

Every Tuesday, 9:30 - 12:30 PM
Darcy's Pub - Wharf Street next to Bastion Square - No cover Charge

The StillHouse Gang - Acoustic & light Bluegrass Music

Every 1st and 3rd Friday of the month - 7:00 to 9:00 PM - No Cover Charge
The Blethering Place Tea Room - 2250 Oak Bay Avenue (250) 598-1413

Band Info: Molly Newman (250) 384-9046

Bluegrass North

The first issue of Canada's national magazine Bluegrass North is in circulation!
www.bluegrassnorthmagazine.com


108 Cabin Fever Bluegrass Workshop - March 2005


The Hills Health Ranch
PO Box 26, 108 Mile Ranch, BC, Canada V0K 2Z0
Ph: 1-800-668-2233 or Fax: 1-250-791-6384 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or http://www.thehillshealthranch.com/html/bluegrass_workshop.html


WILKESBORO, NC: Ticket sales for MerleFest 2005 will begin on Tuesday, November 9, 2004 at 2:00 PM EST. Wilkes Community College will present MerleFest 2005, the 18th annual festival in celebration of the music of the late Merle Watson and his father Doc Watson, on its campus in Wilkesboro, NC on April 28 - May 1, 2005. 800-343-7857, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , or www.merlefest.org


Steve Kaufman is returning to Dusty Strings in Seattle October 15 and 16 for his two-day, all-level, intensive flat-picking workshop! If you are interested in finding out more, please call Dusty Strings at 206-634-1662.


The James King Band, Sunday October 17th 7:PM
Alberta Street Public House (1035 NE Alberta St in Portland - 503 284 7665)
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it include your phone# and how many people,
A 21 & over non-smoking event

Gillian Welch and David Rawlings in New Zealand

Auckland: Thu 18th November - Wellington: Sun 21st November

The WBS has block bookings for both venues. Tickets will cost $51-00 each, are NOT subject to a booking fee, and will be good seats.

THIS OFFER IS LIMITED, AND CLOSES THURSDAY MORNING 30TH SEPTEMBER AT 10AM.

Andrew Bicknell - President, Wellington Bluegrass Society
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24. HONEYGIRL IN CONCERT

Howdy folks!

Honeygirl continues its rampage after a summer of fun. We played all
over BC this summer; highlights were the Sooke festival, Valdy & Bill
Henderson, up on stage with us for a head swaying version of knocking on
heavens door.

We also had a lot of fun headlining the Little Lulu festival on the back
of flat bed truck on Lesquiti Island. We camped in a teepee together
after the show! It was a very organic experience.

We recently recorded some tracks with David Essig at Watershed Studios.
We'll be releasing our first album "Suck it up Princess" in the fall.

Here are our upcoming shows!!!

Some are bluegrass, some are folk, and some are lose your brains
dancing!

Honeygirl upcoming shows:

The Good Brothers
with opening guests... The Ecclestons & Honeygirl
Thursday, Oct. 7th, 2004
Central Bar & Grill, 708 View St.


250-361-1700 Tickets: $18 Showtime: 8:00pm
www.thegoodbrothers.com
www.theecclestons.com
www.honeygirl.ca

Saturday Oct 9th 2004
Lucky Bar
With: M.E. Smith 8pm
Honeygirl full band 9-10:30pm


Cover $5


www.honeygirl.ca


ut of interest...
Honeygirl loves chocolate and has discovered a great new way to help endangered spices, and the environment.


These are some great points I found on the endangered species/chocolate website.

Be Involved - eat good chocolate... and read! http://www.chocolatebar.com

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25. ECONEWS EXCERPTS

All month: CRD Parks outings and explorations, for all ages. 478-3344 http://www.crd.bc.ca/parks

Every Tuesday, 7pm. Video Series: Storytellers of Earth, with Guide Judy Schachtel. $30. Glenairley Centre, 6040 E. Sooke Rd, 642 3546, http://www.centreforearthandspirit.org

Every Friday, 9pm: NOW magazine with Bill Moyers, KCTS TV, Channel 7

Every Sat, 1:30pm: Tour of Merve Wilkinson?s Wildwood Forest, Ladysmith. Jay, 250-245-5540
Directions - http://www.ecoforestry.ca/WildwoodMap.htm

Every Sun, 3pm. Free vegetarian food at Pandora (Harris Green) between Open Door and McDonalds This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Mon 1-2, Winds of Change. Mon 5-6, Gorilla Radio. Fri, 9-10am The Real News.
CFUV 101.9FM./104.3 http://cfuv.uvic.ca/word.html

Neighbourhood Plastics Recycling: see http://www.pacificmobiledepots.com for schedules

Mon 4 to Fri 8 International Walk to School Week. Children in 3 countries, in 550 BC elementary and middle schools, and 60 South Island schools, will be taking part. For details contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , and http://www.waytogo.icbc.bc.ca.

Mon 4, 7pm Missile Defence: Keeping Canada Out. Dr. Michael Byers (UBCs Liu Centre), expert on international law and US-Canada relations, on missile defence and Canada. UVic Human Social Dev?t A240 VIPIRG. By donation

Tue 5, 7pm Open Cinema presents ?Helen?s War: Portrait of a Dissident?. Award-winning Canadian/Australian co-production follows Dr Helen Caldicott, firebrand anti-nuclear campaigner, celebrated author and Nobel Peace Prize nominee as she embarks on an explosive crusade through post 9/11 USA. Physicians For Global Survival members Allan Connolly and Mary-Wynne Ashford will lead the post-screening discussion. Hermann?s Jazz Club, 753 View Street. 388-9166 $5 donation

Tue 5, 7:30pm Mel Hurtig, speaking on his new book ?Rushing to Armageddon.? The shocking truth about Canada, missile defence and star wars. Alix Goolden Performance Hall, 907 Pandora Ave. Sponsored by Bolen Books. $5

Wed 6, 7:30pm Dream your dream and build it too! Elke Cole, Cobworks. There is a growing desire for healthy, sustainable ways to build beautiful spaces. Includes a slide show to inspire dreams of home and discussion on alternative buildings: strawbale, cob, and related methods. Healthy, Wealthy, Wise Workshops for Sustainable Living. Cedar Hill Rec. $20. 595-7121


Sat 9, 8am-8pm "Tree of Life Celebration" - field trip to the ancient rainforest to create a human art sculpture in a clearcut. Free. See http://www.treeoflifecelebration.org for information or to register. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 415-720-0080 for questions.

Sun 10, 8:30am VNHS Migrants on Jocelyn Hill. Rick Schortinghuis (652-3326) shares his knowledge of the Gowlland Range on this walk in search of songbirds and raptors. Wear sturdy footwear and bring a lunch. Be prepared for a 4 to 5 hour hike. Meet at the Lone Tree Hill parking lot, Millstream Road.

Sun 10, 10am-2pm Sierra Club Wilderness Walk. Go wild in Gowlland Tod with naturalist Glenn Milbury. He will lead you to scenic vistas, beautiful rocky headlands, through mixed bird life and cougar habitat. Learn how this amazing piece of wilderness was protected. Meet at Caleb Pike homestead on Millstream Road. Bring hiking boots, raingear, water and lunch. Free. Donations welcome.


Sun 10, 1pm CRD Cedar Grove Trail Hike Galloping Goose Regional Trail. Meet parking lot off Gillespie Road.

Mon 11, 10am CRD Parks 10 km Elk/Beaver Lake Turkey Trek. Bring lunch, water, sturdy hiking shoes. Meet kiosk main Beaver Lake parking lot.

EcoNews, 395 Conway Rd, Victoria, B.C. V9E 2B9 Tel/Fax (250) 881-1304
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
http://www.earthfuture.com/econews
Deadline for November issue: October 24th.


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26. PUBLIC MEETINGS ON THE CANADA PENSION PLAN

Ask why they invest in many of the world's top war industries!


The CPP Investment Board (CPPIB) is about to hold a series of public
meetings across Canada. The stated purpose of these meetings includes
providing "members of the public with the opportunity to ask questions
about our policies, operations and future plans."


CPP Investments in War Industries
The Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade (COAT) has published details on CPP
investments in war industries. COAT's website contains research published
in issue 52 of Press for Conversion! Check the link below for details
about CPP investments in major contractors that manufacture dozens of major
weapons delivery systems (warplanes, battle tanks, artillery, warships,
etc.), as well as dozens of the major weapons that they "deliver." COAT
research found that at least three dozen of the major weapons systems used
in the current Iraq war were manufactured by corporations in which our CPP
retirment funds are invested:
http://coat.openconcept.ca/


The Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade's online petition to "Stop Canada
Pension Plan Investments in War" now has over 3,000 signatories. (If you
haven't already done so, please sign now.) The list of signatories and
their comments can be viewed here:
http://coat.openconcept.ca/signed.php3#namelist


Dates and locations of CPP Public Meetings
Here is a link to the CPPIB web page that lists the dates, times and
locations of the 9 meetings (in 9 provinces) between September 13 and
October 21.
http://www.cppib.ca/info/meetings/index.html


Please consider attending a meeting and encouraging others to do likewise.


Alert the media:
Be sure to notify the media that you'll be at the meeting to ask questions
about the unethical investment practises of the CPPIB. Even if you can't
attend one of these meetings let the media know what you think about our
government using our retirment funds to invest in many of the world's
biggest war profiteers.


Yours sincerely
Richard Sanders
Coordinator, Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade
Editor, Press for Conversion! magazine.


P.S.
By the way, the latest issue of our quarterly magazine is hot off the
press! This issue (#54) is called:
"All in the Family: The apple does not fall far from the BUSH."


This 50-page issue focuses entirely on the Bush family and, in particular,
its well-documented but little-known links to fascism. For instance
Prescott Bush and George Herbert Walker (the current president's
grandfather and great grandfather) coordinated US investments in Nazi
Germany, profited from slave labour at Auschwitz and then helped launder
Nazi loot in the U.S. This family fortune was what launched the two
Georges into the oil business and helped finance their political careers.


Here's a link for more info. on this latest issue. (You can also order
copies of this latest issue on Bush (or our back issues, including #52, on
CPP investments in war industries):
http://members.rogers.com/roots53/Bush.html


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27. STATUS OF WOMEN CANADA'S CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Dear Colleague:

I am writing to announce Status of Women Canada's Policy Research Fund (PRF)
Call for Proposals Fall 2004. We are seeking proposals for research projects on the following themes:

1. Violence and Control; and
2. Social Security Review: Ten Years Later

In keeping with the guiding principles of the PRF, a wide range of researchers are eligible to submit proposals. Please refer to section 4.1, Researcher Eligibility, in attached call for proposals.

Researchers whose proposals are selected for funding will be offered a research contract (not a grant), which will be signed by the individual researcher(s) or their non-governmental organization. University-based researchers are urged to read the section on researcher eligibility with respect to the signing of the contract.

Research projects that can be completed within one calendar year are encouraged. However, longer-term, multi-year projects will also be considered, as appropriate.

This call for proposals will be posted on our web site at http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca/funding/prfcfp_e.html. For more information on the Policy Research Fund, visit our Web Site: http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca/funding/prf_e.html.

[Information referred to on the website includes:
themes for Fall 2004
criteria for eligibility
criteria for evaluation of proposals
selection process
budget guidelines
instructions for submitting proposals.]

Should you require any additional information regarding the call for proposals, please e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; or call (613) 995-3995 for financial and administrative information, or (613) 947-0078 for information on the research questions or content of the call for proposals.

Please send your proposal to:

Research Directorate
Status of Women Canada
123 Slater Street, 10th Floor
Ottawa, ON K1P 1H9
Fax: (613) 957-3359
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Proposals must be received no later than December 3, 2004.

Please feel free to share this information with any groups or individuals who may be interested.

Thank you for your interest in Status of Women Canada's Policy Research Fund.


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