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Women of #ELXN42: Up for Debate
Politics / Social issues

Women of #ELXN42: Up for Debate

Elle Beaver brings you profiles of the women who are shaping the 2015 federal election (#elxn42), the pundits, spin-doctors, journalists and activists who are making headlines, shaping our political landscape and who are vying for YOUR vote! In this edition, we focus on Up for Debate, the coalition of organizations that fought for an electoral … Continue reading

UPDATE | #StopStealingOurKids: Métis Artist Christi Belcourt Again Takes to Twitter
Politics / Social issues

UPDATE | #StopStealingOurKids: Métis Artist Christi Belcourt Again Takes to Twitter

Last week, Métis artist and activist Christi Belcourt took Twitter by storm with #StopStealingOurKids, an impassioned plea that called attention to how foster care has become the new residential schools. Earlier today, Belcourt again took to Twitter, lauding the efforts of Cora Morgan and Kyra Wilson, both First Nations family advocates and asking for help … Continue reading

International Day of the Girl: Canadian Teens Usher in Sexual Consent Culture
Relationships / Sex / Social issues

International Day of the Girl: Canadian Teens Usher in Sexual Consent Culture

They are three young women rocking Canadian feminism, eagerly taking the movement into its next wave: besties and change-makers Lia Valente and Tessa Hill who are remaking the Ontario Sex-Ed curriculum; and badass social organizer Alexi Halket, founder of Crop Top Day, which defied high school dress codes that corner girls into the role of … Continue reading

Canadian Olympic Committee’s President Resigns, Realizes Showing up at Meetings in Boxers “Questionable”
Sports

Canadian Olympic Committee’s President Resigns, Realizes Showing up at Meetings in Boxers “Questionable”

It’s all in a night’s work for CBC’s Adrienne Arsenault, who Saturday morning took middle-of-the-night calls from sources informing her that Marcel Aubut, the president of the Canadian Olympic Committee (aptly acronymed ‘COC’) will be resigning after sexual harassment complaints against him were withdrawn.  Continue reading