women in politics

Sheila North Wilson, right, grand chief of Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak, speaks to media as Derek Nepinak, grand chief of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs, listens in after RCMP announced at a press conference in Winnipeg, March 18, 2016. More than a year after North unsuccessfully ran to lead one of Manitoba’s largest First Nations political organizations, the Cree leader and journalist is ready to try again. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods

‘Pushed to the back’: First Nations women under-represented as chiefs in Canada

Between 15 and 18 per cent of chiefs have been women Canada-wide for the past 15 years

 

The shirts sell for $45, with 30 per cent of proceeds from each sale going to Battered Women’s Support Services in Vancouver. (Madame Premier/Sarah Elder-Chamanara)

Canadian company launches ‘hysterical’ T-Shirt to combat health officials’ use of word

A partnership with Tamara Taggart will see women broadcast the word on a T-shirt or tote bag

 

Women in office in the Cowichan Valley were celebrated at the International Women’s Day event in Duncan on Saturday, March 7, 2020. (Kelsey McLean/Black Press)

International Women’s Day marked in Cowichan

There were also moments of remembrance and calls to action.

  • Mar 9, 2020

 

VIDEO: Elizabeth Warren makes SNL cameo after dropping out of Democratic race

VIDEO: Elizabeth Warren makes SNL cameo after dropping out of Democratic race

Warren made fun of how she was portrayed during campaign

VIDEO: Elizabeth Warren makes SNL cameo after dropping out of Democratic race
International Women’s Day rally in Cowichan celebrates female politicians

International Women’s Day rally in Cowichan celebrates female politicians

Fourth annual women’s festival jam packed with events

International Women’s Day rally in Cowichan celebrates female politicians
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