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National Film Board of Canada is streaming important feminism film “Status Quo” free for the next three days

Last month Karen Cho’s new documentary, Status Quo: The Unfinished Business of Feminism in Canada, was screened at Bloor Docs Cinema. But if you missed it, don’t worry! The National Film Board of Canada is streaming Status Quo free of charge for the next three days (March 8 to 10). The streaming coincides with International Women’s Day (today! Happy day!) and is a part… Read More »

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Commemorate International Women’s Day by checking out Ilene Sova’s haunting Missing Women art project

Tomorrow is International Women’s Day — a day for us to both celebrate how far women have come and mourn what women before us have sacrificed. One way to do both is by checking out artist Ilene Sova‘s The Missing Women Project, which is being shown at the Creative Blueprint Gallery (376 Bathurst St.) until March 19. In this… Read More »

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We celebrate International Women's Day by revisiting some of the most inspiring women we've featured in our Her Career profiles

Happy International Women’s Day! But “Happy” doesn’t quite seem like the right greeting. “Stay strong, stay inspired, keep fighting” seems somewhat more appropriate in a time when it can be easy to forget that, for every freedom we enjoy, an equally powerful sense of oppression exists for women both near and far. Whatever being a… Read More »

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CUSO-VSO hosts a photography exhibit in the Distillery District to celebrate International Women's Day

International volunteer organization CUSO is hosting a photography exhibit to celebrate International Women’s Day. Three volunteers, photographer Miguel Hortiguela and journalists Maureen Littlejohn and Giselle Portenier, recently visited volunteer programs in Bolivia, Ethiopia and Honduras. They returned with images and stories capturing the trials faced by women in these countries, and the strength they embody… Read More »

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Kitchen Sisters celebrates International Women's Day with a gourmet dining experience to benefit Sistering at Mildred's Temple Kitchen

Kitchen Sisters  is an amazing event to benefit Sistering, an organization that has been supporting underhoused, homeless, and low-income women in Toronto since 1981. Food is a huge part of what Sistering does—last year they served over 130,000 meals. The Kitchen Sisters evening consists of a four-course gourmet meal, with elements prepared by a group of… Read More »

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