Community Volunteer Income Tax Program

Low-income individuals and families can have their income taxes prepared for free. Our volunteer tax preparer, Rakhi Gupta, will be in our office (608 Broadway) from 11am to 3pm on Wednesdays from March 26 to April 30, 2014 to either receive a completed Drop-Off Sheet (click here) for processing or to sit down with participants and prepare the filing.

If you have any questions about this program or your eligibility please give us a call at 204.774.7201, or stop by our office for a printed copy of the forms.

 

Farmers Meet and Greet!

Farmer Meet and Greet

 

Do you know where your food comes from or how it is produced? On March 27th, from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at the Broadway Neighbourhood Centre (185 Young), Dig In Manitoba, Food Matters, and the Good Food Club will be hosting the second annual Farmers Meet and Greet. This is an opportunity to meet local farmers and learn about what they do on their farms.

Check out the Facebook page for more information.

 

 

Free Public Lecture With Vandana Shiva

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On March 29th at 7:30pm at the North Centennial Community Centre (90 Sinclair Street), Vandana Shiva will be giving a free public lecture on Earth Democracy and Seed Sovereignty.

Earth Democracy is the world-view that we as humans can be part of a healthy planet, but we must take action to protect peace and swaraj (sovereignty) for all living beings:
Let us learn about our right to water, our right to seed and to food, and our right to life.

See the Facebook page for more information and for a listing of live stream locations.

 

 

2014 Spring Clean-Up!

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Planning for this year’s Annual Spring Clean-Up is under way! The clean-up is expected to take place after the snow melts in late April or early May. Keep your eyes open for more information!

 

 

Small Grants Applications

WBCO’s Small Grants applications are available for 2014 and can be found here. If you are part of a group or organization that is interested in undertaking a small project to enhance the strength and cohesion of the community, please consider applying.

The application deadlines have changed from previous years due to a change in our funding scheduling. The new deadlines are as follows:

  • Monday March 17th                  groups informed by April 3rd
  • Monday June 16th                        groups informed by July 3rd
  • Monday September 15th            groups informed by October 2nd

For more information, please see the Small Grants page. If you have any further questions, please contact our office at (204)774-7201.