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Navigating The Provincial Election

Navigating It

It can seem intimidating to navigate the policies and platforms of the various parties vying for your vote in this election. WAVE member Tanya Edison shares her journey of learning about the coming choices to be made.

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A Primer on Privilege

A Primer on Privilege

Guest blogger Hannah Tighe gives an excellent breakdown of what privilege is, as well as how you can identify it and work to dismantle it.

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Sandra’s Favourite Kids Books

The Women’s Advocacy Voice of Edmonton meets at City Hall on the third Tuesday of every month. In many ways, it’s a regular committee of council with agenda items, and motions, and guest speakers. In some ways, we do things a little differently. Every meeting, WAVE Chair Sandra Woitas reads us a story. Sandra is

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Muriel Stanley Venne: Human Rights Defender

The Women’s Leadership Award was established by the Women’s Initiative in 2017 as part of our vision to create a city full of opportunities for women’s voices, intelligence, wisdom and leadership to shine. The award is given to someone who exemplifies the qualities of service, vision, and commitment to improving the realities of many. This

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“LIFE SHRINKS OR EXPANDS IN PROPORTION TO ONE’S COURAGE.”
– ANAIS NIN