NOW Talks with Sally Armstrong

NOW Talks with Sally Armstrong

Original event page can be found here. Join NOW Senior Entertainment editor, author and feminist commentator Susan G. Cole in conversation with the celebrated and accomplished Sally Armstrong. Armstrong is an Amnesty International award winner, a member of the Order of Canada, holder of 7 honourary degrees, a teacher, journalist, human rights activist, and contributor […]

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Happy 25th Anniversary R. v. Morgentaler!

Happy 25th Anniversary R. v. Morgentaler!

Today marks the 25th anniversary of the Supreme Court ruling in favour of Dr. Morgentaler, Dr. Smoling, and Dr. Scott, which granted women’s true personal autonomy. This date holds special weight with me. Not just because I’m a woman, but also because I’m a nurse. One who has spent the bulk of her career as […]

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This, I promise you: I’m committed

This, I promise you: I’m committed

I would not be who I am today if it were not for my 2 older sisters. They were among my first ‘real’ teachers. They made me aware of the power that education possesses in effecting change. As a child I struggled to read, write and be an individual. It was hard being the eccentric […]

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But aren’t we all to blame?

But aren’t we all to blame?

This past month I have gone through varying degrees of shame, outrage, anger & helplessness. I fail to understand how a human being can be so inhumane. How can you treat another person with so much brutality? Jyoti Singh Pandey was raped 5 times, beaten up with an iron rod, stripped, thrown on the road […]

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