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Join us in our discussion of gender issues. Divergent opinions are welcome, but please be aware of our comments policy when posting.

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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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Be Kind to Yourself

WAVE’s Dunia Nur provides insight on self-care when volunteering and advocating in the community. The importance of structure and routine, honouring your emotional and intellectual labour, and why it’s OK to say no are some of the topics she covers from her own personal experiences.

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Election 2017

Why Should You Vote?

WAVE Member Elyssa Teslyk believes that no matter who you are, your background or your experiences, your vote matters. Here’s why.

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