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An Interview with Carla Ciccone #Prochoice #Metoo

Thank you to Carla Ciccone for joining us today. Carla Ciccone is a writer and editor and has written articles for numerous North American publications. In 2013, Carla tried to warn women about Jian Ghomeshi. Today she shares stories about abortion, violence against women and being believed. Continue reading

An Interview with Hillary Elliot #16days #EndVAW

Today's interview with Hilary Elliott of Grandmothers Advocacy Network (GRAN) in Ottawa. Now retired from a career in post-secondary education, she is on the Leadership Team of the Grandmothers Advocacy Network (GRAN). One of her most memorable times was traveling to Kenya and Uganda in January 2011 doing volunteer work with GIVE International. Continue reading

We Need to Talk About Financial Abuse

As I was sitting in the doctor’s office, scratching the acne scars on my face, a woman sat next to me. She took out a brand new makeup kit and started redoing her makeup. A weird thought came to my mind. When was the last time I bought new makeup for myself?  Continue reading

An interview with Kelli Kieley and Cara Benjamin-Pace #refugees

Thank you to both Kelli Kieley and Cara Benjamin-Pace for joining us today to talk about Shway Shway: A film about a delicious project arising out of the Syrian migration crisis - is almost finished and needs your help. We've cooked up incentives that provide an opportunity to enjoy yummy, heart-filled Syrian cooking that help the Newcomer Kitchen project and Syrian families involved. Continue reading

An interview with Tasha Hubbard #SixtiesScoop

Thank you to our guest today, Tasha Hubbard. Tasha is a writer, filmmaker, and an assistant professor at the University of Saskatchewan’s Department of English. She is from Peepeekisis First Nation in Treaty Four Territory and is the mother of a ten-year-old son. Continue reading

An interview with Karen Scian and Che Marville #AllIn

Let's talk about women in politics. Thank you to our guests Karen Scian and Che Marville to sharing their experiences and advice on this topic! They are #allin! Continue reading

A Letter to My Ex-Husband

Dear Ex-Husband, I'm writing to you today to let you know that you've won. You've asserted the perfect amount of power and intimidation to remind me I have the option of walking away from our marriage with nothing. Guess what? You’re in luck. I have made my choice. Continue reading

Interview with Farheen Khan #muslimsactually

Thank you for our recent podcast guest, Farheen Khan. Farheen Khan is the author of two books that focus on gender-based islamophobia, abuse, healing, and self-love. She is a motivational speaker and continues to speak and write for magazines and blog sites and appear in mainstream and ethnic media to speak about women's issues and Islamophobia among other topics.  Continue reading

Don't Call Bill 62 Feminism

I moved to Canada when I was fifteen. Going from waking up every morning feeling homesick and claustrophobic to feeling like Canada is as "home" as it gets was a long journey. We brought six bars of soap with us from Pakistan. I'd close my eyes and smell that soap and sigh every morning for the first few weeks because it reminded me of home.  Continue reading

An interview with Aimée Morrison #MeToo

Thank you to our guest Aimée Morrison, Associate Professor at the University of Waterloo. Aimée Morrison, professor in the department of English at the University of Waterloo, shares her thoughts issues about violence against women and the hashtag #Metoo. Continue reading