Gender and Equality in the Workplace

In the early 1900’s, women were classically depicted as the keepers of hearth and home.  Only 20% of women were “gainful workers” including 5% of married women. Over the last century, stigma attached to paid work for women changed.  New technologies required clerical workers – jobs that seemed to be clean and safe.  High school… Read more »

Manitoba 150 Women Trailblazers recipient – Dr. June James, WICC Alumna

On Jan. 28, 2021 the Nellie McClung Foundation introduced the 150 Manitoba Women Trailblazer Awards to salute the contributions that Manitoba women have made to social justice, arts, sports, politics, education, community activities, and promoting democracy while developing this great province. The awards honour Nellie McClung’s trailblazing spirit by recognizing these incredible women leaders, so many of… Read more »

Honour 150 in Manitoba – Diane Dwarka, WICC Past President

Honour 150, presented by Canada Life, recognized 150 people from across  Manitoba who stood out for their role in making Manitoba such an amazing province. Nominated by people in their own communities in 2020, Diane Dwarka – Past President WICC Board, was one of 150 individuals selected for the province’s 150th-anniversary honour.  Congratulations Diane! Please read… Read more »

Webinar Series Better Conversations #5: Women Supporting Women

Webinar Series Better Conversations #5: Women Supporting Women Our special guest for this month’s webinar is Caroline Miller. Caroline Miller is a speaker, educator, and author of six best-selling books. Caroline’s work has been featured in hundreds of magazines, newspapers and other media around the world including BBC World News, The New York Times, The… Read more »

Community TV Broadcast of the World Day of Prayer 2021

Ontario Local TV Community Channels: Network Area Day/Time Eastlink Community TV All Ontario Friday, March 5th at 8:30 am and 4 pm Rogers Community Local Channel Grand River Area which includes Elora, Paris, Fergus, Brantford, Caledonia, Waterloo, Cayuga, Cambridge, and Kitchener Friday, March 5th at 8:30 am and 5:00 pm Rogers Community Local Channel Owen… Read more »

One-Hour World Day of Prayer Service Available on Video

 Click here for the Bilingual Service Booklet. The YouTube version of the service video, above, cannot be downloaded.  If you wish to download the video, please log in as a Service Coordinator and go to the Resources > Videos tab.  Click here for instructions to log in as a Service Coordinator. This one hour… Read more »

Chocolate Coconut Mug Cake Recipe

1 egg 1 tablespoon milk, almond milk or coconut milk 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, melted butter or melted margarine ¼ teaspoon vanilla ¼ cup all-purpose flour (or ¼ cup gluten free ‘flour’) ¼ cup sugar 3 tablespoons cocoa powder (cocoa is grown in Vanuatu) ¼ teaspoon baking powder ⅟16 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons coconut In a large mug, thoroughly beat the… Read more »

Vanuatu Children’s Program World Day of Prayer 2021

World Day of Prayer Prepared by the WDP Committee of Vanuatu 2021 “Build on a Strong Foundation” Children’s Program   Arts & crafts ideas: Woven paper basket, table placemat or ball. Let the children decorate their home tables for World Day of Prayer with colorful woven placemats in the colors of the Vanuatu flag. The… Read more »

This Is Our Solid Foundation

The following are excerpts from a January 2021 letter written by Rosangela Oliveria, World Day of Prayer International Committee (WDPIC) Executive Director. We greet the New Year with busy WDP hands in supporting the most vulnerable to the COVID-19 pandemic in our communities. We feel empowered by the collective hope to build together the foundation for… Read more »