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Art Auction Debrief
A huge thank you to everyone who volunteered in the planning and running of Art Auction! Tomorrow's meeting will be an opportunity for us to do some Monitoring and Evaluation on the event, and brainstorm ideas for how we can make it even better for next year, so bring your thinking caps!
As usual, our planning meeting is happening at 5:30 tomorrow in SEB 2094, and Member Learning will be Thursday at 5:30 in UCC 65!
Latest on twitter
EWBWestern: Hey Mustangs! Run to End Poverty is in 9 days! Top finishers get THE PURPLE SHIRT Fri 25 Sep 2015 10:09:19 AM EDT
EWBWestern: It's Fair Trade Campus Week!! Look for us around campus and ask us about our Fair Trade initiatives this year- we have chocolate! Tue 22 Sep 2015 02:09:25 AM EDT
uwoewb #DidYouKnow that children make up nearly 50% of people living in extreme poverty? If you want think that Canada should focus on making extreme poverty a larger part of the conversation and put #PoliticsAside then http://takeaction.ewb.ca/
10 things you didn't know about extreme poverty
They're all about kids. Sun 28 Jun 2015 12:37:17 PM EDT
uwoewb Bono sat down today to talk with leaders from NDP, Liberal and Conservative parties to advocate in the fight against global poverty and putting #PoliticsAside. Watch the update from CTV News.
Bono thanks Canadians for foreign aid contributions
U2 frontman Bono has arrived in Ottawa for meetings with Stephen Harper, as well as the prime minister's Liberal and NDP rivals. Tue 16 Jun 2015 03:45:14 AM EDT
uwoewb EWB is concerned about the information presented in today's article from the Ottawa Citizen and what this means for Canada's role in the post-2015 development agenda.
The decline in the Government of Canada's contribution to ODA points to a troubling trend. This, despite 2015 polling data that shows the majority of Canadians not only believe it's important to improve health, education and economic opportunity for the world's poorest people, but that doing so is our moral obligation as Canadians.
EWB would like to see Canada reverse this trend and increase our investment in global poverty reduction with an eye towards the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals.
Tories have "no plans" to match poverty aid vow inside Canada
Internal documents suggest the Conservative government has been saying one thing but planning to do another when it comes to fighting poverty at home and abroad. Canada’s record on international de... Mon 15 Jun 2015 02:10:51 AM EDT