National Day of Remembrance & Action to
End Violence Against Women 2013
On Friday December 6th please join us to honour and remember those lost on December 6th 1989 in Montreal.
12 noon-1:30 - All are welcome to attend a facilitated discussion about community building to end gender based violence. A light lunch will be served as well as coffee and tea. Support will be available. (600 UC)
4:30-5:15pm - Coffee, tea, and hot chocolate available in the GSA lounge prior to the vigil (600 UC)
5:30pm - Meet in front of the University Centre where a bus will take everyone to the Women's Monument at Minto Park, (Elgin and Gilmour)
6pm - Participate in the December 6th vigil at Minto Park
Following the vigil there will be a bus returning to Carleton.
*If you require an accessible taxi or other forms of accommodation please RSVP by contacting, Maggie Simpson: email@example.com
GSA Advisory on Kitigànensag - GSA Carleton Community Garden
The GSA has prepared an advisory on the garden.
Health Plan Opt-Out Cheques
Refund cheques for those students who opted-out of the Health and/or Dental plans are now available for pickup at the GSA offices on the 6th floor of the UC building. They must be claimed before April 30, 2014.
Announcing the New GSA Family Leave Grant
The new GSA Family Leave Grant is designed to provide financial support for full-time and part-time Masters and PhD students who require academic leave for parental or other family related issues. Only those students that were granted academic leave for parental/family related issues are eligible to apply for the Family Leave Grant. To be considered for the grant, applicants must demonstrate financial need, must not be receiving other forms of leave pay, and show proof of registration for two terms prior to the start of the leave. The GSA Family Leave Grant is for a one-time amount of $1,500.
Forms and more details available on the GSA website.