International Women's Day (8 March) is a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. In some places like China, Russia, Vietnam and Bulgaria, International Women's Day is a national holiday.
IWD has been celebrated for more than 100 years. In Toronto, IWD has traditionally been a rally and march, and is organized by a committee of social justice, labour, health and women's rights activists.
Watch LIVE here, or join in person if you are in Toronto!
Saturday, March 7, 2015
Rally, 11:00 AM, OISE Auditorium, 252 Bloor St West
March, 1:00 PM
Fair, 2:00 PM, Ryerson Student Centre, 55 Gould St
CUPE 3903, representing teaching assistants, contract faculty, and research assistants at York, has been negotiating new contracts for its three units, all of whom have been without a contract since August 2014.
Sister Says is a soulful genre-bending pop duo/band based out of Vancouver fronted by siblings Gillian and Robert Thomson. Not your typical soulful jam or singer-songwriter duo, their music pulses with the soul, telling heartbreak tales and stories about the wonderful and ever-changing conundrum that is life. Throughout the years Sister Says has had the opportunity to perform diverse shows that include: The TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival, The Islands Folk Fest in Duncan, The Talking Stick Festival in Vancouver, and at Nathan Phillips Square in Toronto opening for Stars and Blackie and the Rodeo Kings.