Run Sheila Run

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 prime minister. […]

The Dearth of a Nation

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 includes Memories Have […]

Narrating the Nation of Palestine

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, includes her recent […]

Funny Girl Elvira Kurt

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 cafe, when […]