Saskatoon Regional Women’s Committee Meeting Minutes (May 19, 2022)

Attendance: Tasha Felix, Gloria Pfeifer, Louise Mardell, Lisa Leuty, Nicole White (Guest), Aliya Jiwa, Kelsey Oram

              Meeting held by Zoom

  • Land Acknowledgment and Harassment Statement
    • Acknowledged
  • Review minutes of last meeting and accept
    • Minutes reviewed and accepted
  • Review Agenda and accept
    • Reviewed and accepted
  • Presentation by Nicole White
  • Financial Report – Tasha
    • Bank balance – Same as last meeting ($65.14)
    • Waiting to start receiving bank balances from PSAC office
  • Presentation by Moontime Sisters
    • Started the organization after a CBC news story in 2017 after learning girls were missing school because of lack of access to menstrual products.
    • 100% volunteer run, project of True North Aid
    • Permanent collection points in Saskatoon – D’lish off Broadway, and the Body Shop in the Centre Mall
  • Kelsey wondered if the committee would be interested in walking in Pride, June 18th with the Saskatoon and District Area Council.
  • Louise suggests we should reach out to Sherry Hunt for ideas and to talk about what’s happening in other committees across the prairies.  Carm Chan would also be good to include (from Edmonton).
  • Next meetings with suggested topics:
    • September 22, 2022 at 5pm – Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and girls presentation and walk
    • November 17, 2022 at 5pm – Open to suggestions, perhaps the Saskatoon Mother’s Centre
  • Meeting Adjourned at 6:06pm