Month: June 2017

Letter on the Parkdale Rent Strike

To the Board and Management of Alberta Investment Management Corporation, The Board and Staff of the Ontario Public Interest Research Group (Guelph) contacts you to express our complete and firm support for the Parkdale rent strikers and their demand that MetCap withdraw its applications for above guideline rent increases in Parkdale. We write further to …

State of Control: Canadian Prison and Immigration Systems

    Sunday June 25, 2:30-4:30PM   The Making-Box (43 Cork St. East, Guelph) Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1904309159840641/   This panel will explore the ways in which immigration and prison systems target racialized bodies as a perpetuation of white supremacy within state institutions. We’ll hear about the ways in which the State attacks the minds, bodies and …

July 10 WORKSHOP: Calling In and Resolving Conflict in Activist Communities

Monday July 10, 6-9pm University Centre (UC) room 441, University of Guelph   Anti-oppression work must reside in a framework that is accessible, restorative and sustainable over time and space. This workshop will focus on practical ways to apply an anti-oppressive framework to conflict resolution through an intersectional lens in our everyday lives. We will …

July 6! Monstrous Love: a workshop about relationships for lgbttiqq2s folks

Thursday July 6, 6-9pm University Centre (UC) room 334, University of Guelph   *This workshop will be exclusive to trans-identified and LGBTQ+ folks.* This workshop focuses on intimate relationships of all kinds and the complicated ways they can be affected when those involved struggle with mental health issues. We define and discuss consent as something …