Winnipeg HRC Minutes (Nov 2011)

Winnipeg Human Rights Committee
Minutes | Nov 14, 2011 | Topic: Business Meeting

Darlene McClure, Chris Gagne, Marc Danis, Vimbai Dune, Gus Mardli, Natasha Mohammed
Regrets: **

Meeting Called to order @ 17h05 by Chris Gagne (acting chair)
• Agenda – no item added
• October minutes approved
• EE related events and news

History of Employment Equity in the Public Service and the Public Service Commission of Canada

PSAC Mental Health at Work – Why it matters. Committee discussed possibility of bringing a speaker in, no suggestion recorded. 

Accommodating Mental Health in the workplace – tool for union representation

November 20, Transgender Day of Remembrance – CLC Guide

“Two-Spirits” Film Screening in Honour of Transgender Day of Remembrance. Friday, November 18 • 7 – 10 pm 2M70, University of Winnipeg (515 Portage Avenue)
7th Annual Winnipeg Transgender Day of Remembrance (WTDOR) Sunday, November 20th, 3 – 5 p.m., Crossways in Common (222 Furby)

Dec 3, International Day of Person’s with Disability

MEEPA – Brother Gus Mardli reported on Steven Hammond event, and passed out info on next event, as well as application for membership. Committee discussed purchase of corporate membership, no decision recorded.

• Stephan Hammond summary.pdf, see page 5 of 11
• MEEPA brochure .pdf
PSAC Survey, attendees encouraged to speed the word re: this survey
• Seasonal Celebration will be held on Dec 14, 3:00-6:00 pm
Committee voted to contribute $150.00 to event, motion: chair, second: Vimbai
Committee voted to contribute $500 to labour tree, motion: chair, second: Vimbai
Committee discussed diversifying community affiliations.
• Outstanding business
Committee contributed $50 toward Jocelyn’s retirement event.