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These Girl Guides show you’re never too young to stand up for human rights

No matter who you are or where you live, we’re all entitled to human rights. That’s what Girl Guides in Winnipeg would tell you on Human Rights Day (December 10) and every day. With a trip to the Canadian Museum … Continue reading

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Pamela Rice: Why Feminism Is Not a Dirty Word

Nesta Ashworth is the kind of hero that girls today would have no problem relating to. In the early 1900s, she saved her pocket money to buy an axe and build a fort in the woods with her friends. When … Continue reading

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A Careful Eye on Gender Messaging

Over my past 8 years as a Unit Guider, I’ve taken my girls to a variety of events, outings, and sleepovers – horseback riding, snowshoeing, wilderness camping, heritage villages, wood working workshops, ceramics making, and many more. A common thread, … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t There More Women in Politics?

With Christy Clark’s swearing in as the B.C. Premier this week, Canada now has three women at the helm from coast-to-coast-to-coast. (Clark joins Newfoundland and Labrador’s Kathy Dunderdale and Nunavut’s Eva Aariak.) But should we be excited to have a whopping … Continue reading

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