Winnipeg Citizens' Coalition

March 05, 2010 15:38 ET

Winnipeg Citizens' Coalition hosts Citizens Matter! Workshop

Next step in preparing for upcoming municipal election.

Attention: Assignment Editor, City Editor, Education Editor, News Editor, Government/Political Affairs Editor WINNIPEG, MANITOBA, PRESS RELEASE--(Marketwire - March 5, 2010) - The Winnipeg Citizens' Coalition will be hosting a free workshop on March 10 at 7p.m. at the Collège universitaire de Saint-Boniface.

The Columbia Institute will facilitate the Citizens Matter! Workshop and will focus on ways to raise awareness for the upcoming municipal election in the fall.

"This is the next step in engaging the citizens of Winnipeg, together we can make a change at city hall" said Coalition co-chair Shaun Loney. "The Columbia Institute is a first-class organization and has helped other communities across Canada have a council that is more responsive to the needs of the citizenry. We're proud that they want to come and share their experiences with us."

"It's important that the citizens of Winnipeg get involved in the next election. Not even one-third voted last time, and we need to change that" stated Coaltion co-chair Bobbi Éthier.

The workshop is free to the public but you should RSVP before the March 10 date to make sure there are adequate resources.

Citizens Matter! Workshop
When: March 10 at p.m.
Where: Collège universitaire de Saint-Boniface, 200, avenue de la Cathédrale, Winnipeg, Room 2322
RSVP: David Jacks at

For more information please contact Winnipeg Citizens' Coalition co-chairs Shaun Loney or Bobbi Éthier.
/For further information: Shaun Loney
Bobbi Éthier

Contact Information

  • Shaun Loney & Bobbi Éthier, Co-Chairs
    Primary Phone: 204-479-7216
    Secondary Phone: 204-299-6406