News From OPIRG

OPIRG Board Nominations and Elections!

February 16th, 2017 | News

Are you interested in supporting social and environmental justice work on campus and in the community? OPIRG Guelph is looking for students and community members to join our Board! Positions Available 2 Student Seats (1-Year Term) 1 Student Seat (2-Year Term) 1 Student or Community Seat (2-Year Term) 1 Community Seat (2-Year Term) Important Dates 1 […]

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Tuesday February 28th! Radical Reels Presents: Ninth Floor

February 7th, 2017 | News, Radical Reels

  Tuesday February 28, 6:00 – 8:00 PM Mackinnon (MCKN) 227 February, 1969. Two years after Expo 67 and its sixty-plus national pavilions, public figures were taking turns declaring that Quebec was a fine example of a society open to different cultures from all over the world. And yet, an incident on the Sir George […]

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Thursdsay! Radical Reels presents: Migrant Dreams

February 6th, 2017 | News, Radical Reels

  Thursday February 9, 6:00-8:30pm, location TBA.   MIGRANT DREAMS tells the undertold story of migrant agricultural workers struggling against Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) that treats foreign workers as modern-day indentured labourers. Under the rules of Canada’s migrant labour program, low wage migrants are tied to one employer. Local activist Cathy sets up […]

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Thursday is OPIRG Day in the UC Courtyard!

February 6th, 2017 | News

  There’s always a lot going on at OPIRG, and new things are starting all the time! On Thursday February 9th, from 10am to 4:30pm, stop by and visit us in the UC Courtyard to see what we’re up to. – talk to Action Group members about their work for migrant justice and against the […]

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Wednesday! Info Night: Fossil fuel divestment at U of G, and our Special Action Policy

February 6th, 2017 | News

Wednesday February 8, 5pm U of G Grad Lounge, UC Level 5 (north elevators)   Hello to all Gryphons, and Guelph folks interested in Climate and Social Justice. Fossil Free Guelph is having a information panel session to discuss our upcoming proposal of our Special Action Policy (SAP). Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1825686171024434/ What is the Special Action […]

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