We are not ready to put away their protest signs just yet...are you?
On January 21, 2017, tens of thousands of Canadians took to the streets from coast to coast, and in Washington, D.C., joining together to defend women’s equality and other causes. We know there are events across the country that women and allies need to know about. Our mission is to inspire, unite and lead the charge for the advancement of women across Canada. Any time women gather with a collective intention, it's a powerful thing. Let's see this happen across Canada!
Women's March Victoria acknowledges that we are gathering on the unceded territory of the Lekwungen speaking peoples. We acknowledge that the Songhees and Esquimalt nations have stewarded these lands and waters since time immemorial. We live, work, and play on Lekwungen and Saanich territories. These peoples have never stopped stewarding the land, and we all have a better quality of life due to the work they’ve done and continue to do.
This year we will gather at the BC Legislature Building at 11am have an Indigenous acknowledgement ceremony at 11:20am and then meet the organizing team of Women's March Victoria. Together we will march to Centennial Square at 11:45am, where we will meet grassroots organizers from our communities.
This is a trans-inclusive event. All genders welcome!
Stay tuned for more updates before Jan. 19, 2019.
Please see our official statement on "pussy hats" and red scarfs here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1SspjbV-BPiobe_3XaUvvGXvEc0KXOSVCiEZD3SL7Iko/edit?usp=sharing
We want to acknowledge the traditional territory of the Anishnaabek Nation: the People of the Three Fires known as
Ojibwe, Odawa, and Pottawatomie Nations. And further give thanks to the Chippewas of Saugeen, and the Chippewas of Nawash, now known as the Saugeen Ojibway Nation, as the traditional keepers of this land.
It's time to march again. And this time, we're coming back with an agenda.
On January 19, 2019, we march in Owen Sound and in cities across the globe. The #WomensWave is coming, and we’re sweeping the world forward with us.
WE MARCH AGAIN- in solidarity with women across the globe we march for a brighter future!
Please save the date for Saturday, January 19th and join us in downtown Woodstock as we march for equality, to end violence against women, missing and murdered indigenous women, end the pay gap, women and human rights, and much more!
There is still plenty of work to be done and if we thought 2018 was a loud year for women- we ain't seen nothing yet!
All allies are welcome!
“I hate to hear you talk about all women as if they were fine ladies instead of rational creatures. None of us want to be in calm waters all our lives.”
- Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 11:00 AM
- Nelson City Hall in Nelson, BC, Canada
IN 2019, ON JANUARY 19TH, WE MARCH AGAIN!
Who we are: We are women from Nelson, affiliated with Women's March Canada, who recognize that there is no true peace, freedom, or inclusion without equality for all. Our guiding principals are as follows; Women’s rights are human rights, regardless of a woman’s race, ethnicity, religion, immigration status, sexual identity, gender expression, economic status, age or disability. We practice empathy with the intent to learn about the intersecting identities of each other.
What we are marching for: We all have different reasons for marching and we look forward to hearing from you all! This years #womenswave is focusing on ending violence against women, a crime that continues to affect woman across the globe. We are also interested in the protection of reproductive rights, LGBTQIA rights, equal pay, civil rights, disability rights, immigrant rights, Indigenous people’s rights, environmental justice, and affordable child care, among other things. We march for our rights in Nelson but also in Canada and even globally.
Who can come: This event is open to everyone, regardless of gender. We understand that, in order for women to truly have equality in this world, everyone must get involved!
Women from all over the world will be marching together on this day. Let's show our support for one another, lift each other up, and MAKE SOME NOISE! Please feel free to make banners, posters & signs to show your support! The more the better!
RISE SISTERS!11:00-11:30Meet At City Hall. Opening Circle to Begin11:30-12:30March from City Hall down Vernon St to Hendryx St to Baker St to Ward St and back to City Hall12:30-14:00Rally
Women's March Canada - Fraser Valley would like to acknowledge that Fraser Valley is on the traditional territory of the Sto:lo people. We keep this acknowledgement at the forefront of our march.
The Ann Davis Transition Society, in partnership with the University of the Fraser Valley, Wilma House and the Fraser Valley Labour Council invites you to save the date – January 19, 2019, for a day of action by joining our march in the Fraser Valley.
WE MARCH AGAIN ~ in solidarity with women and human rights groups from across the world we will be marching again to show that the progress made in 2017 and 2018 was not enough. There is still so much work to do to protect and advance the rights of women, and the rights of all vulnerable citizens in our country.
The Women’s Wave is coming!
January 19, 2019! Save the date!
It’s time to March again.
The Edmonton Women's March is organized by March On Canada. The newly forming Women's March Canada Edmonton chapter will be attending and marching with you! Women's March Canada: Edmonton Chapter gathering spot TBA
For up to date information, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/2852141164811930/
- Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 02:00 PM
- Meet at BaseCamp and March down Marine to the square, then screen film at the Patricia Theatre in Powell River, British Columbia, Canada
- 18 people are going
Powell River Women’s Marches Planning Group presents a community march followed by a free screening of Kim O’Bamsawin’s searing documentary Quiet Killing, a film about the systemic failures of colonialism and racism that contribute to the unsolved and uncounted crimes against missing and murdered Indigenous women. Prior to the film, there will be spoken word performances.
Join us in Powell River as we march to continue to bring attention to the 'Me Too' movement and work toward ending systemic violence against women and girls.
Saturday, January 19, 2019
Muster at BaseCamp on Marine, make posters for march
March from BaseCamp to square at Willingdon/Alberni,
meet in a circle, give meditation for missing and murdered women, the theme of this year’s march
Car pool to The Patricia Theatre
Patricia Theatre: Spoken word performances
Screening of Quiet Killing (76 minutes)
Admission to the film Quiet Killing is free, with donations to Grace Transition House gratefully received.
If you would like to knit a pink ‘pussy’ hat, Great Balls of Wool is offering a 25% discount on supplies. You can find the pattern online such as https://www.studioknitsf.com/knit-pussy-hat/
Women's March Canada - Thunder Bay would like to acknowledge that Thunder Bay is on the traditional territory of the Métis and Anishinabek peoples. We keep this acknowledgment at the forefront of our march and thank the Métis and Anishinabek peoples for allowing us to gather.
Women’s organizations in Thunder Bay with the organizers of last year’s Women’s March invite you to save the date for a timely conversation about women’s issues and practical tools for community organizing and lobbying in Thunder Bay.
- Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 01:00 PM
- Library Steps Salt Spring Island, BC in Salt Spring Island, BC, Canada
The Salt Spring contingent for the global Women's March occurring on Coast Salish unceded territory, is on Sunday, January 20th 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm. We meet outside the library steps once again.
Salt Spring walks mindfully in empowered, silent solidarity with our global Community. This is an INCLUSIVE walk, and EVERYONE who supports women's rights are welcome.
The purpose of this *non-violent*, *inclusive* and *intersectional* protest is to take a stand for and support women’s rights -- the rights of ALL women -- with women from all races, all religious communities, all political affiliations, cis or transgender and all sexual orientations. Violence, whether from or against the right-wing, left-wing, centre or independents, is not welcome and will not be condoned.
We'll meet at the library at 1 pm for speakers and music, walk thru Ganges and come back to the library for one last song and then some FUN.
We'll have placards or make & bring your own. Weather permitting please bring drums to remind us of our courageous and compassionate hearts.
**SPIRIT AND ETHOS OF LOCAL MARCHES**
This is an INCLUSIVE, INTERSECTIONAL march, and EVERYONE, around the world, who supports women's rights are welcome. We are committed to intersectional feminism and inclusion:
- Women & Girls & Femmes & GNC & GF
- Men & Boys
- People of Color
- LGBTQI+ Community
- Individuals with disabilities
- ALL religious communities
- Climate Change Advocates
- Anyone else who wants to come out in support!
Though this event was sparked by Trump’s election to the White House, it has taken a life of its own. It is a loving response to the hate-inciting, divisive, discriminatory attitudes, messages and actions that have been perpetuated for too long. To date, there is no country in the world that has yet achieved gender equality, but that does not mean we should give up striving towards it. We are, in fact, closing the gap.
No longer tolerating any discrimination or victimization of women or any violation of women's rights, whether through words, actions or policies, the #Metoo movement has opened things wide up for discussion and reflection.
Our hard-won rights will not be stopped in our pursuit of intersectional, substantive equality!
"Equal enough" is NOT enough!
We hope to see our brothers, fathers, sons, husbands and other male allies marching with us -- women’s rights are human rights!
PLEASE spread the word everywhere!
COME CELEBRATE OUR MARCH WITH HER WEEKEND!
by HER Creative TO
To end of the weekend, we’re having an evening to celebrate & put on WOMEN in various arts industries. HER was created from the frustrations and hardships of women who are often taken advantage of, mistreated and under-appreciated in their industry. HER is an event that will highlight the voices & stories of the many FEMALE talents our city has to offer.
* This is NOT a women only weekend event - it is meant to bring together EVERYONE in support and appreciation of women – a weekend to celebrate HER.
JANUARY 20 - TOGETHER WE CELEBRATE HER.
HER Creative TO's #CelebrateHER -
Love Child Social @ 5:00PM-11:00PM
- LIVE DJ
- ARTISAN MARKET from local businesses run, owned and/or operated by Women
- PANEL on Women in the Arts
ALL TALENT & VENDORS TBA
WE ARE NOT CHARGING FOR THIS EVENT!! However, PLEASE RSVP to confirm your attendance as space will be limited.
We are also accepting individual donations to help fund this and future HER events! PWYC (Pay what you can!), no donation is too big or too small and all is appreciated by the HER Creative team :) With all donations, an RSVP will be made to your name for our January 20 event.