Meeting Minutes for Dec 12, 2022
Attendees: Nicole Papineau, Mona Simcoe, Faye Kingyens, Tracy Thor – PSAC Rep/Technical Advisor
Call to Order: Meeting opened at 7:05 by Mona
In this region we live and work on Treaty One land, in the traditional territory of the Annishinaabe, Cree, Oji-Cree and Dakota peoples and in the heart of the Metis Nation.
PSAC Statement on Harassment – acknowledged as printed -Tracy Thor designated recipient
Introductions: “Holiday Excitement”
Members gave highlights to their upcoming days to Christmas and what they are celebrating.
Adoption of Agenda:
Motion to adopt agenda as circulated. Motion Faye/Nicole
Adoption of Minutes:
Minutes of Sep 12 adopted as circulated. Motion Nicole/Faye
Minutes of Oct 18 adopted as circulated. Motion Faye/Nicole
Minutes of Nov 21 adopted as corrected spelling to menstruation. Motion Mona/Nicole
Cheque written to Nicole for Bear Clan Walk and Halloween Event $316.16
Cheque written to Nicole for Mama Clan Feminine Hygiene Products $206.31
Cheque written to Nicole for MFL Dec 6 Luncheon $300.00
Ending Balance $1507.76
Outstanding item North Point Douglas Hamper Top Up $300.00
Outstanding item West Central Women’s Winter Wear top up with cash donation received to the WRWC of $30.00
Outstanding Item International Women’s Day purchase of PSAC Café Justicia coffee as a means of promoting this fair trade++ with grassroots and indigenous rights and the SJF to donate to women’s shelter $100
Motion to adopt Treasurer’s verbal report. Motion Faye/Nicole
MAWS -Political Action Letter campaign
Survivor’s Hope -Political Action Letter campaign
It is the intent of the WRWC to complete this letter writing campaign in Spring 2023. Mona will draft the two letters. We will send them to the MLA’s and MP’s as appropriate with the number of PSAC members in each riding to be included in the letter. WRWC Members and Area Council will also be asked to address each letter and send individually as well.
Mar – Outstanding Item International Women’s Day purchase of PSAC Café Justicia coffee as a means of promoting this fair trade++ with grassroots and indigenous rights and the SJF to donate to women’s shelter Budget $100 – Nicole
Dec – North Point Douglas Women’s Centre Hamper Top Up Budget $300 – Nicole
Dec – West Central Women’s Resource Centre – Winter Wear Drive collection of new and gently used donations plus $30 cash donation received for top up – Nicole
MOVED TO 2023
Date to be Determined – Non-Violent Physical Crisis Intervention Budget $710 – Mona
Secretarial note: Original Date planned falls on Louis Riel Day (Family Day)
16 Days of Action – Advent Calendar – Mona
This was received by members using the email tree and then daily posted to the WRWC facebook page.
There was participation and a good reminder of the reason why we do this 16 Days of action.
Facebook Group – PSAC Winnipeg Regional Women’s Committee
Round Table –
Budget – Faye and Mona will work on the Budget and Annual Report to be ready for AGM in Jan.
AGM Hybrid Meeting – Discussion on the 23 Jan 23 AGM as Hybrid meeting.
Start time was discussed and agreed to hold a supper meeting at 5:30pm in the PSAC board room.
Nicole will order food using a small business rather than a corporation.
Mona will get Tracy the Agenda to be sent out before Christmas Break.
RSVP for the event.
Sympathies – Jim Carr’s passing at age 71 from cancer on 12 Dec 22 Liberal MP of Winnipeg South Centre.
Sympathies – William Alexander Blaikie passed away Sep 24, 2022 NDP MP for Elmwood-Transcona.
Next Meeting Date
Annual General Meeting Jan 23, 2023
Elections – Chair/Vice Chair/Treasurer/Secretary
Annual Report 2022
Budget Approval 2023