Highlights / feminism

International, Politics, Society

The Canadian who exposed the Holodomor

Holodomor – derivation of “moryty holodom” to kill by starvation Rhea Clyman was her name, a ground breaking woman in so many historic ways, yet few have heard of her, few remember. Self-taught and absolutely daring, this young Canadian woman» 

Society

Proudly feminist prime minister calls for action

Saying equality is a core Canadian value, Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took the occasion of International Women’s Day to advocate for gender equality and feminism. In an editorial in the Globe and Mail newspaper, Trudeau said he was deeply» 

Arts and Entertainment, Society

Art or pornography? It’s in the eye of the beholder

A piece of artwork currently on display in the lobby of an Ontario government office is raising some eyebrows..and concerns. The particular piece is called Sacred Circle VI, by French-Canadian artist Rosalie Maheux. It’s on display in the John B» 

Politics, Society

‘Status Quo? The Unfinished Business of Feminism in Canada’

Documentary filmmaker Karen Cho’s exploration of feminism and the changing rights and conditions of women in Canada in her film Status Quo? The Unfinished Business of Feminism in Canada, evokes tears, anger and hope. The archival footage of the 1967»