It’s a great day to be a woman and celebrate who you are. The rest of the world is celebrating, so go for it.
There are 155 events across Canada celebrating women.
While there are still many parts of the world that have not achieved equality and the fight goes on, there is also much to celebrate in other parts of the globe.
In Canada we could still do more, but I feel very fortunate to be a woman in this country.
International Women’s Day started with a rally when 15,000 women marched through New York City demanding shorter hours, better pay and voting rights. We’ve achieved what these women marched for but in some places women are still paid less than men for doing the same work.
Today, I’d like to hear about the woman in your life. Why is she special?