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Sign up to Learn: AESES Education Seminars

Interested in participating in this fall’s education seminars? Fill out the online registration form and submit it to the AESES Office (via interdepartmental mail), along with your payment, prior to the October 16th deadline. We’ve got a wonderful bunch of learning opportunities on offer:

Cardio Kickboxing – Thursday, October 24.  7:00-8:00pm. Free for AESES/$10 for non-AESES. Rev up your cardio and endurance while you skip, kick and punch to the music, creating a fitter and more self-confident you! No experience is required for this full body, non-contact workout. Let off some steam in the process. (20 participants maximum)

1919 Winnipeg General Strike Bus Tour – Saturday, October 26.  1:00-4:00pm. $5 for AESES and non-AESES. This bus tour, hosted by AESES, will take in some of the key historical sites and landmarks that were important to the strike and labour movement in 1919, following a route from Winnipeg’s North End, through the Exchange district, and ending at the site of Bloody Saturday. The narrated tour will re-tell strike events, explain where they occurred, highlight former social and economic conditions that led to the strike, and share stories about key personalities involved. (36 participants maximum/AESES members can register and be accompanied by one non-AESES guest each)

Royal Canadian Mint Tour – Saturday, October 26.  1:30-2:15pm. Free for AESES/$10 for non-AESES. The Royal Canadian Mint produces some of the world’s most stunning collectible coins, crafted from original designs by Canadian artists.  This interactive guided tour will feature a behind-the-scenes looks at the Mint’s state-of-the-art facilities and displays. Imagine seeing all that money (behind reinforced glass). (20 participants maximum)

Can My Employer Do That? – Monday, November 4. 5:15-6:45pm. UM Bannatyne / Thursday, November 7. 5:15-6:45pm. UM Ft. Garry / Wednesday, November 27. 5:15-6:45pm. UW. Free. AESES’ very own Labour Relations Officer (Lorne Hilton) and Member Services Officer (Colleen Thompson) will lead the discussion on  frequently encountered situations at work, including Employer Rights, Sick Leave, and Leave/Time Off Requests. Knowing your rights and the Employer’s rights can help you clarify these situations. (No limit to participants)

East Indian Cuisine: Soup and Chutney – Sunday, November 10.  3:00-5:00pm. $20 for AESES/$30 for non-AESES. This cooking demonstration will see participants learning to make a tomato-based Sweet n’ Sour Chutney and a Lentil Soup, using the harvest of a Winnipeg garden, or grocery shelves. These same recipes will warm you right up in the coming months. (12 participants maximum)

Paint Your Own Pottery – Wednesday, November 13.  6:30-8:30pm. $5 for AESES/$15 for non-AESES. Create your own work of art, using one of the many samples as inspiration or totally go with your own ideas. It’s a simple 3-step process: choose your piece, create your design, and paint away! All ceramics, materials, paints and glazes are provided. (20 participants maximum)

Seminars are intended for signed AESES members and their significant others. All sessions are filled, based on when registrations and payments are received by the AESES Office. If you are not yet signed (or aren’t sure), but are interested in attending, contact the AESES Office and we can have you fill out a membership form if needed.

Did you know

AESES is affiliated with the Confederation of Canadian Unions (CCU).

AESES' Charter Meeting was held in December of 1972.

We offer bursaries for AESES dependents at both universities.

Anyone can attend a Board meeting by calling the AESES Business Office prior to the meeting and confirming their attendance.

AESES requires new volunteers for various committees. Please contact the Business Office if you are an AESES member interested in joining one of our committees.