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WORKSHOP: Cyber Bullying – Lac La Biche & Cold Lake

WORKSHOP: Cyber Bullying - Lac La Biche & Cold Lake

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Government announces new measures to benefit victims of crime

Minister of Justice Highlights Justice Priorities From Throne Speech

Little Warriors Stewards of Children Prevention Workshops

Little Warriors Stewards of Children Prevention Workshop

Learn how to help prevent child sexual abuse NOW! The Portage College
Public Legal Education Program is hosting the Stewards of Children Prevention workshop. This three hour workshop educates adults how to help prevent, recognize and react to child sexual abuse.
Who should attend this workshop? EVERYONE who interacts with children. 1 in
3 girls and 1 in 6 boys will be sexually abused before their 18th birthday; 95% of them will know their perpetrator.

Can you imagine the impact on society if child sexual abuse was prevented before it happened? Adults leave the workshop feeling informed and empowered.

Sessions being offered in Lac La Biche and Bonnyville:

March 25, 2013
1:00 -4:00 P.M.
Portage College Lac La Biche Campus McGrane Theatre

 March 26, 2013
1:00 -4:00 P.M.
Portage College Bonnyville Campus (Room # 141)


Fee: $20 per person.

Register online at   or by calling 1.888.440.1343

Each participant receives a manual and certificate. Please note, the Alberta
College of Social Workers (ACSW) has approved the Stewards of Children
program with 3 Category A Credits.

Cold Lake – Family Violence Awareness Month Sessions

In recognition of Family Violence Month, you are invited to join us for these Public Legal Education sessions:

November 28, 2012
Portage College (Room 2320)
Cold Lake Alberta

10:00 – 12:00 p.m. Session: Family Violence and the Law
Presenter: David Zimmerman, Program Coordinator
Cold Lake Victim Service Unit

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Session: Dating Violence
The difference between healthy, unhealthy and Abusive behaviors in dating relationships
Presenter: Kim Schmidtz, Family Service Coordinator
Cold Lake FCSS

1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Session: The Better Way Program
A presentation on the Program offered in Cold Lake for both men and women who want to make improvements their relationship.
Presenter: Brenda Zimmerman, Addictions Counsellor

To register for one or more sessions, or for more information please call or text Belva Cardinal at 780-238-7477 or by email at You can register online at

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Circles of Learning Day – June 22



We will be planning a similar event for the fall.

Portage College & Community Partners Present:

Circles of Learning Day – In honour of Seniors’ Week & National Aboriginal Day in June, please join us for a day dedicated to enhancing our Circles of Understanding in Education, Justice, Health and Culture

June 22, 2011 — 9:30 am – 4:30 pm — Portage College, Lac La Biche


Please download our Circles Brochure & Registration Form here.

Event Poster is available for download here.

NEW- Register online via our EVENTBRITE listing.

National Victims of Crime Awareness Week -Justice Through Education Talks (Lac la Biche)

In honour of “National Victims of Crime Awareness Week”, we invite you to attend the following Justice Through Education TalksRead more

Victims of Crime & Criminal Process (St. Paul)

In Honour of “Victims of Crime Awareness Week” please join us on April 19th, 2011 for a Public Legal Education Seminar: Victims of Crime & Criminal Process (Please note, this session orginally scheduled fo April 5th. Date has changed to April 19th) Read more

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