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New Fact Sheet Series!

The Impacts of Economic Restructuring on Diverse Women in Canada’s North series bri…

Community Vitality Index Launched in Happy Valley-Goose Bay!

On Thursday June 12, in Happy Valley - Goose Bay FemNorthNet researcher Leah Levac launched the Community Vitality Index (CVI), a comprehensive tool for tracking women's wellbeing in Happy Valley - Goose Bay over time.…

NEW! Fact Sheet!

In recognition of May as Emergency Preparedness Month in Canada, FemNorthNet has launched a new fact sheet: “Emergency and Disaster Planning in the North.” Check it out to learn about why emergency and disaster planning are so important in the North, what unique challenges are faced in Northern contexts, and how an intersectional approach to planning can help cre…


Call for Contributions!

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Calling ALL young Canadian women between the ages of 15-29!

What’s on your mind? What challenges do you feel feminists face today? What’s bugging you? Do you have an analysis, personal story, comment or rant that you want to share with others? Something you want to discuss related to popular culture, work, relationships, body image or anything else? We want to know!

The Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women ( is calling for contributions to our new publication, The Feminist Word, showcasing the stories, point of views and opinions of diverse young Canadian women from coast to coast to coast. This electronic CRIAW publication will be widely distributed and available online. We plan to publish 3 issues a year.

The contribution must be free from all forms of discrimination (non-sexist, non-racist, non-homophobic, etc.) Written contributions should be under 700 words for individual authors or up to 1 400 words for collaborative pieces.

If art is more your thing, we are looking for artistic contributions for every issue!

Speak up!  We want to hear from you!

This call is open to ANYONE and EVERYONE who identifies as a young woman between the ages of 15 and 29. Please send your contributions by email to before December 14, 2014 at 11:59 pm Eastern Time. 


Gender Justice for All! / Pour la justice de genre !

CRIAW is pleased to launch its new research initiative, Gender Justice for All! / Pour la justice de genre ! 




Friday, September 19, 2014; 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. EDT / Vendredi le 19 septembre 2014; 19 h - 20 h 30 HAE
377 Bank Street, Ottawa, Ontario
(1st floor Boardroom, CUPW office – 1er étage; sale de réunion, bureau du STTP)
Special guest / Invitée spéciale : Lise Martin
Conference call information to join the AGM will be available after registration at: 
Information pour joindre la réunion par appel conférence disponible après inscription au :
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