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To March, or not to March

I saw an article yesterday with the headline “Don’t join this year’s Women’s March unless you’re good with anti-Semitism.” I support the self-determination of every woman to weigh in and decide whether the Women’s March is right for them, including the vibrant conversation about the place of Jews in this project. Continue reading

Abortion 101 for Trolls

The following may or may not make sense as a beautifully written essay but I've thrown these paragraphs here for easy access for the arguments that individuals, let's call them trolls, who try to engage us with online. I'm sort of getting tired of trying to educate and reply to their "yeah but..." methods of argument. Am sort of wishing I had kept my textbook from my Logic 101 philosophy course in university. So if you see a pro-life troll on the internet, please just direct them to this post. Continue reading

We don't need to just survive anymore...

Swipe Wrong - a thought on how women represent themselves as leaders in N.A. There is a current female comedian who we shall call “Sally” from now on who is one of my favourite TV personalities, she’s made me laugh in the worst of times and cry in the best of times.  Continue reading

Re-framing Experience with #metoo: Many Voices Add to Our Strength

One of the most important and controversial aspects of the #metoo movement is centered around women’s experiences of consent – or lack thereof - sex within the context of a date. These situations have been perceived, by some, as a grey area of the #metoo movement. Continue reading

An Interview with Shannon Skinner

In this episode of our Inspiring Women podcast, we welcome Shannon Skinner, an award-winning broadcaster, speaker, author and travel journalist. Shannon is the host/creator of http://ExtraordinaryWomenTV.com, a television and online show for women about getting our dreams into action – and living extraordinary lives.  Continue reading

Dear Pope, Please shut up. The Women and Children Need Respite From the Patriarchy

The Pope compared the act of abortion to hiring a hit-man and of course, it makes international headlines. I didn’t need a fight for abortion rights this soon, I am still recovering from the Kavanaugh hangover. Continue reading

An Interview with Martha van Berkel #SEO

In this episode of our Inspiring Women podcast, we welcome Martha van Berkel, the co-founder of Schema App. Schema App helps digital marketers embrace the SEO strategy called Schema Markup, while wow'ing their team and customers with data they can make decisions with. Continue reading

How Change Happens

Let's talk about the use of power and where power comes from...how it starts. It starts with recognizing the power you have within. It's the moment when we see we have rights and that we have a voice to use speak up for those rights. We need to strategically use our voices. Continue reading

An Interview with Tanya Hayles #BlackMoms

So excited to talk with Tanya Hayes, founder of Black Moms Connection. What started with 20 mothers in the Greater Toronto Area, has grown to over 10,000 members worldwide, with mothers as far as Japan, Kenya and the Caribbean. Every day, Black women from all walks of life and each corner of the globe, share, network and connect. Continue reading

An Interview with Sarah Leamon

Thank you to Sarah Leamon, criminal defence lawyer, for joining us for this episode of our podcast. Vancouver criminal lawyer Sarah Leamon is a practicing lawyer in British Columbia and Alberta. She is a member of both the Law Society of British Columbia and the Law Society of Alberta. In addition to her work in Vancouver and the B.C. Lower Mainland, Sarah has also dealt with criminal cases in Alberta. Continue reading