The third Women's Forum, hosted by MP Niki Ashton, will be taking place in Ottawa on October 30th. Women from across the country will gather in person and online to work on building the feminist agenda.
Register on the conference website here.
Set yourself a reminder to follow live, by registering below!
Catch up on some of the highlights from 2013 here, and replay the full live blog here. You can also tune in to some of the incredible speakers from 2013, includeing Erin Marie Konsmo, Nora Loreto, Catherine Voyer-Leger, Jarrah Hodge, and last year's Panel on Inequality and on the Politics of Advocacy.
It was during the 2012 Women's Forum that the "Binders full of women" controversy emerged on Twitter, based on a comment made by Mitt Romney. When then Canadian Minister for the Status of Women, Rona Ambrose, chose to joke about Romney's comments rather than attend the forum, twitter went wild. See our Storify of how it all played out here. Replay the full live blog from 2012 here.
See you October 30th!
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