We are a proudly Canadian company and a proud feminist company at that!
This week we are celebrating International Women’s Day (March 8) and this Month is Womens History Month. We decided to celebrate this year through awareness and empowerment.
As Canadians, we often see ourselves as ‘progressive’ and ‘inclusive’. In schools growing up we were taught that Canada is a ‘melting pot’ that welcomes everyone and provides fair rights and opportunities for all.
Unfortunately, Canada has had its fair share of inequalities and oppressions that need to be discussed and whose legacies are still impacting women today.
Women in Canada have fought long and hard for their rights and freedoms and although there is still a long way to go International Women’s Day is a good day to look back and celebrate the accomplishments of so many strong and determined women