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Drupal 8 Content Management Platform Released Today

New Drupal 8 CMS

Drupal.org announced its latest version of its open source content management system.  This latest version has many significant new features including responsive admin themes, improved frameworks for faster development, multilingual support and much more.  Please see the Drupal site for more information here.

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Microsoft OneDrive cuts free online storage, hikes prices

The Associated Press announced that Microsoft is making changes to their online storage options.  They are limiting their free storage and charging for extra storage sooner than before.  Microsoft's Office 365 is removing the unlimited storage option, but is still offering a substantial 1 terabyte of data.

Not-for-Profit Finance Leadership Day

The Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (CPA Ontario) are presenting a Not-for-Profit Finance Leadership Day, designed specifically for executive directors, finance managers and not-for-profit board members on Thursday, November 12, 2015. The last day to register is Friday, November 6th!

Winnipeg Event: An Evening with Epic

What: An Evening with Epic

When: Thursday, November 5, 2015

Where: Viscount Gort Hotel in Winnipeg

Details: This event is the primary fundraiser for Epic Opportunities and the Epic Opportunities Foundation, which provide support to people with intellectual disabilities to live and work independently in the community.  Entertainment for this year’s event will be provided by award-winning comedian Leland Klassen.

Ontario Nonprofit Network: Nonprofit Driven 2015

PeaceWorks is thrilled to be one of the sponsors of the Ontario Nonprofit Network's Conference: Nonprofit Driven: Seizing Opportunities on Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Seizing Opportunities will focus our collective energy on the province-wide topics that are affecting nonprofit work right now - and we’ll look at what’s coming on the horizon. We are excited to learn about what’s happening in communities, in government and in the labour market that’s affecting Ontario nonprofits and charities. 

The Gathering in Manitoba

Registration is now open for The Gathering in Manitoba!

Date: Friday, October 23, 2015 from 8am - 4:30pm

Cost: Pay-what-you-can

Theme: “Connecting the Dots” – encouraging people to see the connections between various social challenges and solutions to deepen their understanding of community renewal and social justice.

Parenting Education Resource Fair

KW Counselling Services is presenting a FREE Parenting Education Resource Fair with guest speaker Alyson Schafer on Thursday, 22 October 2015 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT) at the CIGI Campus - 67 Erb Street West.  For more details, please visit this link.

 

WordPress Malware Campaign

Common website technologies like WordPress are periodically subject to attacks such as this one posted below. PeaceWorks offers plans for scheduled website maintenance to help our clients stay safe as much as possible. If at any time you notice unusual behavior on your site, or are interested in discussing our maintenance plans, feel free to contact us.

Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP)

What do the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP) changes look like?

Premier Kathleen Wynne, Minister of Finance Charles Sousa, and Associate Minister of Finance Mitzie Hunter announced further details on the roll-out of the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP). ONN participated in the press conference and a technical briefing with Ministry of Finance staff where we learned some key information affecting our sector:  https://www.ontario.ca/page/orpp-ontario-retirement-pension-plan

Farmers' Feast Manitoba

What: Seventh Annual Farmers’ Feast
When: Thursday, September 10th, 2015
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Website: http://www.farmersfeastmanitoba.com/

If you are in the Winnipeg area, consider attending this fantastic Farmers' Feast and raise money to support food programs for children and youth in Winnipeg's North End!

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