Working together empowers communities.

In the second half of the 1970s Ottawa women came together to create an institution that would allow women to open bank accounts in their own names.

Working together empowered individuals.

This is the story of women who worked to create the Ottawa Women’s Credit Union and about the Antigonish movement that inspired them.

Storytellers: Ruth Stewart-Verger and Donna Stewart

Songs by Maura Volante

Cost: $15 with a cash bar

Location: 251 Bank Street, 2nd Floor