WCC News

2022 Year in Review

2022 marked a year of further expansion and evolution for the Writers Collective of Canada (WCC). Shelley Lepp, WCC Co-Executive Director, said: “In 2022, WCC responded to unprecedented demand for our program and grew by 30% while protecting our vision, mission, and values; maintaining the integrity…

2022 Year of Leadership

The year 2022 marked a new phase of expansion and growth for the Writers Collective of Canada (WCC). We are becoming recognized as a leader in arts-health on several fronts, including for the impact of our program. Other areas of leadership include: Fundraising: We increased our…

Job Opportunity – Ottawa Chapter Lead

The Chapter Lead (Part-time, $18/h) – Ottawa is a champion of networking and building bridges. This individual will serve as the main connection between WCC’s Ottawa Chapter and WCC National Office. Their role is to promote the organization and support its growth. A critical member of…

Who is We: Voices Across the Divides

May 12-14, Toronto Harbourfront Theatre & May 14 Livestream Writers Collective of Canada and Art of Time Ensemble are presenting a first-of-its-kind show called Who Is We: Voices Across The Divides. The multi-disciplinary theatre experience explores the transformative and healing powers of writing as championed by the work of…

Whisper in the Wind by Westwind Evening

“It is with a heavy heart that I announce the sudden passing of Westwind Evening, a woman of resilience and courage.  One of the first writers with the WCC almost a decade ago and an integral part of our organization throughout those years both as facilitator…

Words from our community: Spoken Word Café & Peel Chapter update

Spoken Word Café dazzles with diverse readings and dance by Janet Creery Readers from all eight Ottawa-based WCC workshops celebrated their work in a virtual Spoken Word Café on September 21, which included 50 attendees and a dance performance.  Westwind Evening, who is a facilitator from…
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