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The Women of #ELXN42: Badass Babes Who Rocked the Boat
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The Women of #ELXN42: Badass Babes Who Rocked the Boat

Happy election day, Canada! Get out and vote! And if you’re stuck waiting in long lines at the polls, here’s some great reading material about the women who shaped the 2015 federation election campaign. The candidates, pundits, strategists, advocates and journalists who made headlines, shaping our political landscape. Catch up with our Women of #elxn42! … Continue reading

Feminist Killjoy: Mocking Niqabs by Mummering at Polls is Not Funny
Politics

Feminist Killjoy: Mocking Niqabs by Mummering at Polls is Not Funny

Call me a feminist killjoy, but the emerging trend of Canadians turning up at polls wearing clown masks and potato sacks on their heads is… distressing. It’s a trend that’s cropped up in Quebec and Newfoundland, with vastly different motives, but arguably with similar, perplexing results. In Newfoundland, the trend is intended to be supportive … Continue reading