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International Women’s Day: Press for Progress 02 March 2018

International Women's Day: Press for Progress

Maclean’s covers offered two a visual representation of what the pay gap looks like for men and women.  In Canada, the pay equity gap can [...]

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Calling for change: Tina Fontaine 23 February 2018

Calling for change: Tina Fontaine

More than 1,200 Indigenous women and girls have gone missing or been murdered in Canada. This number represents the number of women and girls [...]

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Healthy Relationships 09 February 2018

Healthy Relationships

We’ve all heard about this mythical unicorn known as a healthy relationship, it is the gold standard by which we must hold every relationship [...]

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