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I Do Not Belong in the Kitchen

It may seem like an outdated narrative, but the idea that a woman’s place is in the kitchen continues to permeate today’s society. Even in 2018, it seems women are expected to live in the shadows. While men continue to define the cosmos and attain positions that place them at the top of the pyramid, a woman’s job is to still bind the wounds, stir the soup, and bear the children because to some, women are incompetent for any job other than caring for their families. Continue reading

Happy Mother's Day, You're Fired!

In 1979 the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that pregnancy discrimination was not gender discrimination. It took a decade for the Court to correct this position. Continue reading

Are We Forcing Older Feminists into Retirement?

Arriving at the Mount Carmel Spiritual Centre in Niagara Falls this past January for a self-imposed writing retreat, I assumed I’d be among legions of women hungry for peace and quiet, unstructured time to recharge and remember who we were minus partners, kids, jobs and laundry. Continue reading

An Interview with Monika Jaroszonek #FierceFounders

Thank you to our guest Monika Jaroszonek, CEO + Co-founder at RATIO.CITY for joining us! Monika was awarded $100,000 at the Communitech Fierce Founders Bootcamp Pitch Competition. Continue reading

An Interview with Maryam Monsef #womeninpolitics

Thank you to the Honourable Maryam Monsef for joining us today! Maryam Monsef, PC MP is an Afghan Canadian politician. She was elected to represent the riding of Peterborough—Kawartha as a Liberal member the House of Commons of Canada in 2015. Continue reading

An Interview with Paulina Cameron #WomenRAISE

Thank you to our guest Paulina Cameron, a professor, feminist and a mom. Paulina is the author of "Canada 150 Women" and is the Regional Director for BC, Alberta and Yukon for futurpreneur. Continue reading

Statement from Women's March Canada in response to the recent attendance of a Women’s March US board member at a Farrakhan speech

We at Women's March Canada deeply condemn statements from any persons that seek to divide with hatred or discrimination, including Louis Farrakhan, who has no association with Women's March Canada, or our team. We cannot and will not allow anti-semitic, homophobic, transphobic or misogynistic language to be a part of our dialogue. Continue reading

An Interview with Cassie Myers #MarchForOurLives

Thank you to our guest Cassie Myers, co-founder of SheLeads. Cassie, is a creator and innovator passionate about applying technology to solve complex social issues. Currently completing degree in Conflict Studies and Business at the University of Waterloo. Dedicated to inspiring the next generation of female leaders.  Continue reading

Pornography is Sexual Violence Against Women

As an educator in creativity and visual culture, I introduce my students to strategies through which to analyse visual material. We discuss the commodification and sexualisation of women in advertising, the male gaze, beauty culture, and the many ways consumerism attempts to convince women we are somehow inadequate for the world we live in. Continue reading

An interview with Gillian Smith #WomeninPolitics

Welcome to the Women’s March Canada podcast. Making the equality of women in Canada the new norm.  This episode's guest is Gillian Smith. Gillian is recognized as a transformational leader across the not-for-profit, private and public sectors. She is currently pursuing elected office as the candidate for the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario in the Toronto riding of University-Rosedale. Continue reading