• Women at Home
    and Women
    at Work

    Have you ever wondered what goes through someone’s mind when they are asked the dreaded cocktail hour..

    read more

  • A Just World?

    I was raped. It was no urban legend. No deranged stranger jumped out of a dark alley to attack me on my way home from bible study...

    read more

  • Wellness and You

    Work gets in the way, family gets in the way, volunteer commitments get in the way, and occasionally the television and sofa get in the way too...

    read more

Panty Raid

It has recently come to my attention that some women coordinate their bras and panties. And they don't just match colours, they buy the sets together...

read more

Florence Booth House, Victoria

Located in the downtown core, Florence Booth House was opened in 2000 with the intent of being a temporary shelter for that winter. In February of this year, we celebrated our 7th anniversary, proving the need is still very real...

read more

Champagne with Potato Chips?

You really can drink wine with just about anything, according to a new web site devoted to food and wine pairings. Zinfandel with your Tex-Mex? Not a problem. A little Chardonnay with your fried chicken take-out? Delicious. Pinot Noir and wild boar? Why not, says Natalie MacLean...

read more

News & Events

Eating Between the Lines: Health and Literacy (Connections for Canadians)

42% of Canadians struggle with basic reading and writing. The International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS) (1995;2003) shows strong links among literacy skills, employment and poverty, and thus health...

read more

 

Think Before You Go Pink

The Breast Cancer Action (BCA) group wants consumers to think about how much money is actually going to the “cure” before purchasing something with a little pink ribbon on it...

read more

Do you Fancy Cat Sitting

My ideal holiday involves sun, by a pool, a never-ending supply of chilled diet coke, and a sky-high pile of novels to read while the stresses of home and school evaporate...

read more

Welcome to our website

A Woman At Work - discrimination of mothers in the workplace

We have become blasé in the way we talk about the inequity between men and women in the workplace – the figures seem to role off the tongue all too easily, but it is shocking reading. In addition, a recent report has revealed that women returning to work after having children are the group most discriminated against in the British workforce...


Women & Education: A Hard Won Tradition in Canada

Women have long been a part of the education process in Canada. In the mid-1600s, Marguerite Bourgeoys (who later founded the Congregation of Notre Dame, the first group of uncloistered nuns in North America) was the first school-teacher in Montreal...


The World Around Us

Sunday. While many couples are cuddled on the couch, sipping tea, and watching Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, my partner Dian and I had the fortunate opportunity to attend a performance of The Good Body, a one-woman show written and performed by Eve Ensler. This was her final performance after a week-long run in Toronto and after reading, attending, and being a personal slave to the Vagina Monologues (my ex produced a version of the monologues last year), I knew I had to see what else she was up too...

Experience convenience and effortless car loan approval here at New Car Canada. They are the fastest online auto loan provider in Canada and offers very low interest rates. Apply online using your smartphone or laptop computer and get approved in less than 24 hours!