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  • Where We Have Been Lately
    November 29, 2017
      November 30, 2107 Neil Cohen will be speaking at the Manitoba Federation of Labour Executive Council meeting.   November 25, 2107 CUHC executive director Neil Cohen was a panelist at the 35th anniversary of the Public Interest Law Centre of Legal Aid Manitoba on November 25, 2017.   November 14, 2017 MFL Heath & Safety Conference...
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  • Speaking with Students
    July 9, 2018
    June 13th - 14th, 2018 Sandra Guevara-Holguin and Neil Cohen spoke to Inner City Social Work students about the current EIA and EI challenges. To learn more about the program, click here.
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  • Manitoba Federation of Labour Convention
    July 9, 2018
    May 24th - 26th, 2018 Neil Cohen addressed over 500 delegates at this year's MFL Convention. CUHC also had an information table to provide useful material to attendees.
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  • MCAT Conference & Accessing Justice Conference
    May 22, 2018
      CUHC Executive Director Neil Cohen was a panelist in a mock appeal at this year's MCAT Conference May 7, 2018.   Neil Cohen was also a panelist at the Accessing Justice Conference held May 9-11, 2018 at the University of Winnipeg.
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  • Day of Mourning Walk
    May 7, 2018
    CUHC joined many at the Day of Mourning Walk and attended the memorial service and special groundbreaking ceremony for the new Workers' Memorial at Memorial Park.
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  • Action Committee in Ottawa
    April 23, 2018
    CUHC Executive Director Neil Cohen attended the annual forum in Ottawa April 17-18, 2018 representing the Law Society of Manitoba.
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  • Law Day Winnipeg- April 15, 2018
    April 9, 2018
    Above: Amy McGowan (Intake & Administrative Assistant), Anastasiia Delikatna (U of M Labour Studies Student), and Melissa Shurvell (Advocate) participated in Sunday's Law Day.   ****Come and visit us at the Law Courts Open House on April 15, 2018! Where: Winnipeg Law Courts - 408 York Avenue When: 12pm-3:30pm Visit exhibits and displays, sit...
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  • Our AGM was a success!
    March 27, 2018
    Thank you to all who joined us at our 2018 Annual General Meeting. Thank you to MFL President Kevin Rebeck and Winnipeg Labour Council President Basia Sokal committee co-chairs of the 100th Anniversary Winnipeg General Strike who outlined the plans for next year's historic event.
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  • Social Work Week
    March 23, 2018
    CUHC participated in Social Work Week and joined many other agencies at the HSC Community Partners Fair.
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  • CUHC's Spark Match - Stephen Pitre
    March 12, 2018
      Spark (a service of Canadian CED Network) matches organizations working on critical issues in our city with people wanting to donate their professional skills for social good. CUHC was matched with Stephen Pitre, principal consultant at P.O.E.M. Consulting Services. Stephen assisted us by reviewing our IT and data collection systems...
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  • You're invited to our upcoming AGM - March 22nd, 2018.
    February 8, 2018
    Click here for AGM poster Join us for lunch at our upcoming Annual General Meeting!   March 22nd, 2018 Room 2C-275 Broadway, Winnipeg 12pm-1pm.   Speakers Kevin Rebeck and Basia Sokal committee co-chairs of the 100th Anniversary Winnipeg General Strike will outline plans for next year's historic event. Please RSVP to amcgowan@cuhc.mb.ca or 204-942-6556.  
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  • E.I. News - Change to Special Benefits
    November 15, 2017
    The Vanier Institute of the Family has put together a PowerPoint presentation on the E.I. Special Benefits: http://vanierinstitute.ca/content-webinar-ei-special-benefits-november-2017/
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  • Why Canada needs progressive reforms in employment insurance
    October 27, 2017
    Andrew Jackson Special to The Globe and Mail 24 hours ago October 26, 2017 Andrew Jackson is adjunct research professor in the Institute of Political Economy at Carleton University, and senior policy adviser to the Broadbent Institute. Employment Insurance flies beneath the political radar much of the time, but remains an important...
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  • EI Roundtable
    October 20, 2017
    CUHC executive director Neil Cohen attended an EI roundtable discussion in Toronto October 20, 2017. Over thirty representatives from business, labour, post secondary institutions, community organizations and social policy think tanks attended the meeting to discuss EI reform. The event was organized by the Atkinson Foundation, Mowat Centre, and...
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  • CUHC Executive Director Appointed to Family Law Reform Advisory Committee
    October 19, 2017
    MANITOBA COMMITS TO SIGNIFICANT FAMILY LAW REFORM WITH A FOCUS ON WELLNESS FOR FAMILIES – – – Advisory Committee Chaired by Allan Fineblit, Expert in Dispute Resolution and Former Long-time CEO of Law Society of Manitoba: Minister The Manitoba government is committing to reform the current family law system in Manitoba in...
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  • Save the Date!
    October 18, 2017
    CUHC executive director Neil Cohen will participate on a panel to discuss two EI Charter Challenges Community Unemployed Help Centre brought to PILC. Join us for an evening of building relationships, affirming rights and protecting the environment.
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