Are you ready to stand #WithMalala?

Are you ready to stand #WithMalala?

I was invited to the TIFF 2015 premiere of He Named Me Malala directed by Davis Guggenheim. In the invitation email it said, “We believe your dedication to human rights reflects Malala’s and the film’s efforts in bringing awareness to human rights issues around the world.” Who? Me? My only thought after reading this email […]

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Three Issues That Women Should Care About In This Federal Election

Three Issues That Women Should Care About In This Federal Election

It’s five weeks to Election Day, in what is being called a potentially historic federal election. For the first time in Canadian history, three parties are vying for power and much can happen in the next few weeks. We have heard much talk about the economy, but here are three issues that we, as women, […]

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#Elxn42: Let’s talk about women.

#Elxn42: Let’s talk about women.

Wondering what Up for Debate is and why they are pushing our leaders to address women’s issues? Here are some answers: 1. What is the Up for Debate campaign? Up for Debate is a campaign calling on all federal political parties to make meaningful commitments to change women’s lives for the better, at home and […]

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Changing Employment Laws Can Help Close the Gender Pay Gap

Changing Employment Laws Can Help Close the Gender Pay Gap

The Ontario government is currently conducting two workplace-related consultations: one on employment law and the other on the gender wage gap. And although these consultations are being organized separately, the two issues are intimately related. It is a sad fact that women – and racialized women in particular – are more likely to be minimum […]

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