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    September 2nd, 2014

    Mama Cutsworth draws her dream bicycle in anticipation for #OWeek2014!


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  • Bike Lab's ElectionCycle

    August 29th, 2014


    UWSA Bike Lab’s ElectionCycle to provide candidates platform to discuss their vision for active transportation

    UW RELEASE – 2014/127

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE –Friday, August 29, 2014

    WINNIPEG, MB – Media outlets are advised of an upcoming opportunity to ride along with candidates in the upcoming civic election, and hear their opinions on active transportation. The idea is to experience what the downtown commuter cyclist experiences during the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA) Bike Lab’s ElectionCycle – Accessing UWinnipeg and Downtown.

    Mayoral candidates Judy Wasycylia-Leis and Robert Falcon Ouellette will join candidate for Daniel Mac city councillor Keith Bellamy and University of Winnipeg President Dr. Annette Trimbee for the ride. Other confirmed attendees include members of the cycling community and representatives of the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ, West Broadway Community Organization and the Spence Neighbourhood Association. All involved will take part in a 45 minute casual bike ride, followed by a 30 minute gathering where candidates can share their positions on active transportation.

    Media are invited to attend both the ride and the discussion on September 4, 2014.


    • 11:00 am    Ride prep: participants arrive, sign waivers and review cycling safety measures
    • 11:30 am    Ride leaves from the UWSA Bike Lab
    • 12:15 pm    Ride returns to UWSA Bike Lab for discussion on observations and issues

    The UWSA Bike Lab is a volunteer and student run community bike shop specializing in cycling education and advocacy.

    Please contact or for more information.


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  • UWSA #OWeek 2014 Video #3

    August 28th, 2014

    ATLAAS takes over the UWSA office to give Lee and Rorie a break!


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  • Capital Meeting

    August 28th, 2014

    The September Capital Meeting will be on Thursday, Sept. 19 at 9:15 a.m.

    The agenda and location will be announced soon.

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