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Canada's Hayley Wickenheiser honoured as giant of women's hockey retires - Salmon Arm Observer

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 15:25

Canada's Hayley Wickenheiser honoured as giant of women's hockey retires
Salmon Arm Observer
EDMONTON – It was a fitting tribute to one of the best players ever to wear a Canada hockey sweater. Hayley Wickenheiser, who led Canada to four Winter Olympic gold medals and a silver during her distinguished career, was honoured during a special ...

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Women's March on Washington may rival Donald Trump's inauguration in enthusiasm, celebrity power - Globalnews.ca

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 08:38

Globalnews.ca

Women's March on Washington may rival Donald Trump's inauguration in enthusiasm, celebrity power
Globalnews.ca
Gay rights, gun control, immigrant rights, equal pay, reproductive freedom, racial justice, worker rights, climate change, support for vaccinations: They all make the list of progressive causes that are attracting people to the Women's March on ...
London Women Joining March On WashingtonBlackburnNews.com
Millions of women rallying on January 21 might be the 'Trump' card that the women's rights movement needsYourStory.com
St. John's rally will support Women's March on WashingtonThe Telegram
GuelphToday -CNN -Reuters
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Women have many motivations for DC inauguration protest - 680 News

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 04:50

Huffington Post

Women have many motivations for DC inauguration protest
680 News
Gay rights, gun control, immigrant rights, equal pay, reproductive freedom, racial justice, worker rights, climate change, support for vaccinations: They all make the list of progressive causes that are attracting people to the Women's March on ...
Read The Women's March On Washington's Beautifully Intersectional Policy PlatformHuffington Post
Local women march towards equal rights in Washington DCWWLTV.com

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Canada 150: Agnes Deans Cameron, 'the most remarkable woman ... - The Province

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 03:48

The Province

Canada 150: Agnes Deans Cameron, 'the most remarkable woman ...
The Province
To mark Canada's 150th birthday, we are counting down to Canada Day with profiles of 150.

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These Pro-Lifers Are Headed to the Women's March on Washington - The Atlantic

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 23:00

The Atlantic

These Pro-Lifers Are Headed to the Women's March on Washington
The Atlantic
But one week earlier, as many as a few hundred pro-lifers are planning to attend the Women's March on Washington, which has been billed as feminist counterprogramming to the inauguration. ... A small group of marchers associated with the pro-life ...
People Are Arguing Over Whether The Women's March Should Accept Those Against AbortionBuzzFeed News
BREAKING: Anti-Trump Women's March revokes 'partner' status of pro-life feminists, keeps abortion lobby groupsLifesite
'Women's March' Removes Pro-Life Group After Feminist Media UproarNewsBusters (blog)
Patheos (blog) -National Review -Texas Tribune
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Montrealers plan 'sister demo' to support Women's March on Washington - Montreal Gazette

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 13:53

Montreal Gazette

Montrealers plan 'sister demo' to support Women's March on Washington
Montreal Gazette
Organizers of a rally to be held in Montreal on Saturday in solidarity with the Women's March on Washington say the buzz on social media has been loud and they expect Montreal's version of the worldwide action in support of women's rights to be among ...
Unity, equality, pink hats: Women's March on Chicago calls out to thousandsChicago Tribune
How big is Saturday's women's march? Try buying pink yarnKOMO News

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Women's March on Washington: Anti-Trump events planned across ... - Vancouver Sun

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 13:34

Vancouver Sun

Women's March on Washington: Anti-Trump events planned across ...
Vancouver Sun
2000-3000 set to march in Vancouver on Jan. 21 in solidarity with sisters in Washington, D.C., a day after Donald Trump's inauguration.

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Women face heavier burden of criminalizing HIV non-disclosure, advocates say - The Globe and Mail

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 12:50

Women face heavier burden of criminalizing HIV non-disclosure, advocates say
The Globe and Mail
There is a question that Saara Greene says comes up early when she speaks with HIV-positive women: “Would I get charged if I was raped?” Greene, an associate professor of social work at McMaster University, said she and her team of community-based ...

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Women face heavier burden of criminalizing HIV non-disclosure, advocates say - CTV News

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 08:08

CTV News

Women face heavier burden of criminalizing HIV non-disclosure, advocates say
CTV News
The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that the consent someone gives to sexual activity can be considered null and void if a partner fails to disclose, or lies about, his or her HIV status. That can lead to a charge of aggravated ... Advocates say the ...

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Close down Status of Women Canada ... because it's 2017 | Furey ... - Toronto Sun

Sat, 01/14/2017 - 11:46

Toronto Sun

Close down Status of Women Canada ... because it's 2017 | Furey ...
Toronto Sun
It's a curious bit of trivia to note that while Pierre Elliott Trudeau created the Status of Women Canada office, the first three people he appointed to the post were ...

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Canada's U22 women's hockey team opens Nations Cup with 6-2 win over Czechs - The News

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 07:44

Canada's U22 women's hockey team opens Nations Cup with 6-2 win over Czechs
The News
Victoria Bach had a goal and an assist and Jillian Saulnier, Sarah Davis and Lindsay Agnew also scored for Canada. Katerina Bukolska and Tereza Vanisova scored for the Czechs. Emerance Maschmeyer picked up the win in goal for Canada, while Klara ...

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'It's either overt or covert hostility': Why only 2 women made list of 100 highest-paid CEOs - CBC.ca

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 00:00

CBC.ca

'It's either overt or covert hostility': Why only 2 women made list of 100 highest-paid CEOs
CBC.ca
Lost in Tuesday's news that Canada's 100 top-paid CEOs made 193 times what the average worker did in 2015 is the fact only two members of that elite club are women. The lack of diversity reflected in the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives' list ...

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Windsor women join March on Washington for Trump's inauguration - CBC.ca

Tue, 01/03/2017 - 13:33

CBC.ca

Windsor women join March on Washington for Trump's inauguration
CBC.ca
Nearly 60 women from the Windsor region are heading to Washington later this month in solidarity against what they call the beginning of a long attack on women's rights under U.S. president-elect Donald Trump. They chartered a bus and plan to sleep in ...
Windsor Women Will March On Washington TooBlackburnNews.com
National, local women's rights marches planned for Jan. 21Walla Walla Union-Bulletin
Windsorites joining Women's March on WashingtonWindsor Star
CTV News -NJ.com -Politico (blog) -Washington Post
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Waterloo woman dies after falling off mountain while hiking in Italy - CBC.ca

Tue, 01/03/2017 - 13:13

CBC.ca

Waterloo woman dies after falling off mountain while hiking in Italy
CBC.ca
Italian media reports say a 24-year-old Waterloo, Ont., woman has died while hiking in the mountains near the Italian-Austrian border on New Year's Day. Chelsea Rebecca Alvarez was following a mountain path at an altitude of 2,200 metres while out ...

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It's Time for Men to Call Out Manterrupters - Fortune

Tue, 01/03/2017 - 09:41

Fortune

It's Time for Men to Call Out Manterrupters
Fortune
Today's answer to the question, “How can you play a role in advancing workplace equality?” is written by Jeffery Tobias Halter, president of YWomen, author of Why Women: The Leadership Imperative to Advancing Women and Engaging Men, and speaker at the ...

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Women's Rights In Saudi Arabia: Viral Feminist Pop Song Music Video Calls For An End To Men [WATCH] - International Business Times

Tue, 01/03/2017 - 04:39

International Business Times

Women's Rights In Saudi Arabia: Viral Feminist Pop Song Music Video Calls For An End To Men [WATCH]
International Business Times
Saudi Arabian director Majed Al-Esa shook his country's deep-seated patriarchy with the lyrics and video of a newly produced feminist song, “Hwages” or in English, “Concerns.” Posted on YouTube Dec. 23, the video now has almost 2.5 million hits.
Saudi music video on women's rights goes viralCNN
WATCH: 'God, rid us of men' implores viral Saudi feminist songJerusalem Post Israel News
The Saudi Arabian Music Video Featuring Skateboarding Women That's Changing PerceptionsElle UK Magazine
Washington Post -Indiatimes.com
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New senator Kim Pate gives a voice to women in Canada's prisons - The Globe and Mail

Mon, 01/02/2017 - 16:01

New senator Kim Pate gives a voice to women in Canada's prisons
The Globe and Mail
For 35 years, Kim Pate has been the country's most prominent advocate for the hundreds of women locked away in Canada's prisons. It is a numbing world that tests the souls of all who touch it, filled with extremes of bureaucratic apathy and human ...

Opposition women had a good year - Toronto Sun

Mon, 01/02/2017 - 14:47

Toronto Sun

Opposition women had a good year
Toronto Sun
The women of Canada's official Opposition had a very good 2016 — and it had nothing to do with gender balance. Principled leadership came straight from the top. Opposition leader Rona Ambrose set a tone that was respectful and dignified while holding ...

More concussion research needed for women, advocates say - CTV News

Sun, 01/01/2017 - 04:14

CTV News

More concussion research needed for women, advocates say
CTV News
HARTFORD, Conn. -- Katherine Snedaker says she has had 20 concussions, the first three decades ago from a car accident when she was 16. But it wasn't until her son suffered a series of concussions in the sixth grade, around 2008, that she felt ...

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Donald Trump victory sparks global women's rights marches ... - The Guardian

Sat, 12/31/2016 - 10:43

The Guardian

Donald Trump victory sparks global women's rights marches ...
The Guardian
Washington DC and London among 30 cities rallying against 'politics of fear' on day after inauguration.

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