The backlash against feminism aims to preserve the ‘manosphere’


Suzanne Moore: This pre-emptive strike against equality comes from a rightwing establishment that needs it pointing out to them that women haven't wonSource: http://www.theguardian.comSuzanne Moore: Those in power are legislating away women's rights at work, making sure women are not promoted, maintaining a status quo in which half the population are silent and invisible. Internet trolls … Continue reading The backlash against feminism aims to preserve the ‘manosphere’

Kent is a voice against intolerance


Ever since I can remember, my sister has broken every mould. The youngest child, with five years between her and my younger brother, she was always surprising.Before she even started school, my father had an offer he couldn’t refuse—at the end of the world, or so it seemed—in Fort McMurray. We were uprooted and transplanted. … Continue reading Kent is a voice against intolerance

Everyday sexism is the toughest battle, but one worth fighting


Women should not be denied representation, sold into slavery or prevented from voting simply because of their gender. These are examples of issues involving basic human rights that most of us would not dream of challenging. There is a Universal Declaration of Human Rights to settle most of these fundamental questions. This, of course, does not … Continue reading Everyday sexism is the toughest battle, but one worth fighting

Manning launches Conservative re-election strategy by attacking Harper


With top conservative thinkers meeting this week in Ottawa, it is the ideal time to officially launch the Conservative Party of Canada election strategy. So it may have come as a bit of a surprise to see the elder statesman of prairie conservatism, the populist and provocative Preston Manning come out swinging against the Prime … Continue reading Manning launches Conservative re-election strategy by attacking Harper

Summer Jobs at the City: Communications Assistant


We are hiring a summer student! This person will be working 50% with me and 50% with my colleague Miriam in Strategic Services. The posting closes FEBRUARY 18, 2014: Basic Job Information Posting Title: Communications Assistant Business Unit/Section: Community Services & Protective Services/Service Delivery Location: 205 - 8 Avenue S.E. Union/Position: CUPE Local 38/Temporary Student … Continue reading Summer Jobs at the City: Communications Assistant

PR fills the void left by shrinking newsrooms – The Vancouver Observer


See on Scoop.it - Swing your communication The Vancouver Observer PR fills the void left by shrinking newsrooms The Vancouver Observer "You would go into these hearings and there would be more PR people representing these big players than there were reporters, sometimes by a factor of two...Jody MacPherson's insight:The rise of citizen journalism is … Continue reading PR fills the void left by shrinking newsrooms – The Vancouver Observer