No Apology For Heroism: Linda Sarsour

The Social Planning Council of Winnipeg (SPCW) evolved into an organization dedicated to equity, social justice and change. SPCW marked its centenary with “Sorry Not Sorry: Unapologetically Working for Social Justice,” a panel discussion on…

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Experts Say More Concrete Action Needed for Women’s Education, Sexual Rights

On International Women’s Day, equal rights experts say that cabinet gender equality, a prime minister who calls himself a feminist and social media campaigns such as #HeForShe help in the fight for women’s rights in…

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Women’s Organizers Hopeful Under Trudeau Leadership

Women’s rights advocates are looking for influential Canadian female figures to join a national women’s coalition to raise awareness about women’s issues and get more government funding.  On Mar. 5, the third day of the…

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Our Male Chauvinist Culture

Canada’s government will shortly introduce a bill intended to further discourage “barbaric cultural practices,” such as polygamy, forced marriages, and “honour” killings. I suspect that this bill will be supported by the vast majority of…

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