March 12, 2013
On Friday, March 8, Dora Robinson, Anne Bradstreet and Executive Board Member Mary Cory, all members of OPSEU"s Provincial Women’s Committee, commemorated International Women’s day by selling Manomin Canadian wild rice at OPSEU Head Office.
All proceeds will go to the Fort Albany Women’s Shelter which operates a Fort Albany First Nation emergency shelter for women and their children.
Manomin Canadian Wild Rice is organically grown, freshly harvested and processed by the Ojibway of Wabigoon. Kagiwiosa Manomin, an Ojibway owned and operated cooperative is located at Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation in Northwestern Ontario.