Ottawa protestors condemn U.S. abortion decision and note concerns about access to the procedure in Canada
Protestors gathered in downtown Ottawa on Friday afternoon denouncing the U.S. Supreme court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.
Rising costs, slow pace of affordable housing development paint a dire picture in Ottawa
Ottawa’s housing crisis continues to escalate as housing prices rise and the impacts of COVID-19 cause dangerous lasting effects on residents.
Ottawa’s Gwen Madiba one of 10 recognized as L’Oréal Paris Canadian ‘Women of Worth’
Ottawa’s Gwen Madiba is honoured by L’Oreal, with a Canadian Women of Worth award
Breast cancer awareness efforts shouldn’t be limited to one month, say advocates
Breast cancer awareness month takes place every October with the goal of raising awareness and funds for a disease that affects one in eight Canadian women.
Kanata martial arts academy fights violence against women by promoting self-defence skills
One in three women have been abused in their lifetime, according to the UN. This number typically increases in times of crisis, including the COVID-19 pandemic.
Period partners provide necessities, supplement provincial programming
Period product drives in Ottawa run by grassroots organizations such as Period Packs aim to supplement government programs.
Time to speak up: Advocates say women need to push loudly to battle bias in Canadian health care
Women share their experiences with gender bias in the Canadian healthcare system.
Beware of ‘pinkwashing’: Why a breast cancer awareness campaign leaves this survivor boiling mad
That cute little pink ribbon finds itself on countless products, from flowers, to chocolates, to household products. It floats around everywhere and sometimes I feel like I can’t escape it.
Netflix series Maid a rare example of media offerings that capture complexities of intimate partner violence, experts say
Experts say Netflix’s new limited series, Maid, captures complexities and offers new perspective on intimate partner violence in the media.