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Run Sheila Run
Kaj Hasselriis
Fall 2003

Twenty years ago, then Fisheries Minister John Crosbie called her "baby " and set off a storm of protest over sexism in politics. Sheila Copps went on to become the first female deputy...

Afua Cooper
The Dearth of a Nation
Sheila Nopper
Summer 2003

In this article, Afua Cooper blows the whistle on Canada's history of slavery and gives a voice to unsung heroes of the past.

Afua Cooper is a poet and writer whose work...

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Narrating the Nation of Palestine
Nuzhat Abbas
Spring 2003

Introduction: Nahla Abdo is an Arab feminist and a professor of sociology at Carleton University. Her work on women and the state in the Middle East, with special focus on Palestinian women,...

Funny Girl Elvira Kurt
Karen X. Tulchinsky
Winter 2003

We 'd barely sat down, Elvira Kurt and I, for double moch-a-cinno lattes (don 't laugh-this is Vancouver, after all and there 's an espresso bar on every corner) at a funky Yaletown...

Herizons Fall 2002
Turbo Chicks: Talkin' 'bout My Generation
Krista Scott-Dixon
Fall 2002

"Third-wave feminism" is a catchy yet contested term for the ideas and activism of young North American women. Lara Karaian, Allyson Mitchell and Lisa Rundle created an anthology that...

Behind the Scenes of Lilith on Top
Angela Heck
Summer 2002

In June 1999, Lynne Stopkewich was preparing to shoot her second feature film, Suspicious River, when she got a call from her partners, Dean English and Jessica Fraser.