The 2015 Elle Beaver List of Canadian Women of the Year
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The 2015 Elle Beaver List of Canadian Women of the Year

They are the Canadian women who inspired us to do better, aspire to greater things, reminded us of our humanity, our frailties and our failures.  They are women who made headlines, made us laugh, broke the Internet, broke our hearts and made us think.  Elle Beaver brings you its list of some of the women … Continue reading

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

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

Stephen Harper and the ‘moral panic’ over the niqab and women’s Charter rights
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Stephen Harper and the ‘moral panic’ over the niqab and women’s Charter rights

Last week, Prime Minister Stephen “Ethnic Costume” Harper stirred the political pot when he announced the government’s intentions to challenge the decision of a federal court which asserted that Zunera Ishaq had the right to take her citizenship oath as a new Canadian while wearing the niqab, the Islamic veil which covers the hair and … Continue reading