Canadian Women's Foundation - Hayden

Q&A: Keynote Speaker Denise Donlon Wants You to Find Your Power

Denise Donlon sits on a window ledge.

Back in 1985, when MuchMusic asked a young music promoter named Denise Donlon to jump on board as a host and producer, she grappled with serious self-doubt. “The last thing I’d ever imagined was seeing myself on television,” she wrote in her memoir, Fearless as Possible (Under the Circumstances). “TV personalities were perfectly groomed, self-possessed, […]

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Go Girls! on the Meaning of Mentorship

Girls from Friendship Club sit around a table.

Mentorship is give and take: Younger girls have a valuable opportunity to connect with a trusted older peer, while mentors get to practice their leadership skills and become role models. Both get to learn from the time spent together. We asked a mentor and a mentee from fill us in on what their mentorship looks […]

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Domestic Violence Goes to Work

Woman walks down the hall

This post was originally published on . Pamela is a member of the Canada’s landscape has been strewn with domestic violence homicides this year, with the number of women killed already than it usually is for the entire year. And, it must be remembered, the number of women killed is only the tip of the […]

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Q&A: Ivy Knight on #MeToo in the Food and Beverage Industry

Ivy Knight sits cross-legged.

Photo by Ksenija Hotic Ivy Knight loves the restaurant industry, both in spite of and because of its rowdy reputation. She spent ten years working as a line cook before leaving the kitchen to become a food writer. We spoke to her about her career, kitchen culture, and the industry response to #MeToo. How did […]

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