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There isn’t enough space in this magazine to discuss all of those issues. It is up to all of us to consider historical injustices, prejudices, archaic thinking and to do our best not only to teach our children how to be safe and protect themselves. However, we must also teach our children about personal responsibility for their actions toward others, that violence is wrong, and that sexual contact, without clear and unequivocal consent, is a crime. We want to get to a time when women, girls, men and boys ought to be able to live their lives, have fun, go places and interact with others without expecting to be raped.

Bernice R. Bowley is a lawyer and senior litigation partner at Fillmore Riley LLP. She is one of the lawyers retained by the Province of Manitoba as Independent Counsel for victims of sexual assault, both minors and adults, to advise them as they go through the criminal prosecution process. She can be reached at (204) 957-8353 or bbowley@fillmoreriley.com.

St Paul’s High School is excited to unveil its 28th Annual Fashion

Show in support of the Magis Fund. Come enjoy an exciting evening featuring a fabulous “Great Gatsby” themed fashion show, delicious dinner and a chance to win incredible prizes.

The Fashion Show will kick off with the Class of 2014 students hitting the runway, accompanied by models from Panache Modeling Agency and featuring apparel from Winnipeg’s finest clothing stores. The annual Fashion Show generates much needed funds for the Magis Fund. The Magis Fund provides financial assistance to students who cannot otherwise afford to fully participate as they would like in school life at St Paul’s. Band instrument rentals, sports equipment, tutors, school trips, school attire and graduation costs are some of the many areas to which the Magis Fund allocates financial assistance. Through your attendance and support of the Fashion Show you help make a deserving student’s St Paul’s experience even better.

Thursday, April 24, 2014 Reception 5:00 p.m. – Dinner 7:00 p.m. Victoria Inn Hotel & Convention Centre, 1808 Wellington Ave. Tickets: $75 each (Individual tickets or tables of 10 available) Purchase Tickets Online at: https://www.stpauls.mb.ca/events/fashion_show

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