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Category: Women’s poverty

Gender Pay Gap Means That Student Debt Most Affects Female Post-Grads

The soaring cost of post-secondary is well-known and is generally understood as one of the central reasons students are now having to take out more and more student loans. Less discussed, however, is the way in which women are disadvantaged in this increasingly unforgiving economic environment.

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EntrepreNorth: 3 Ways to Celebrate Innovation this Indigenous History Month

A woman is touched on the head with branches.

EntrepreNorth is calling on you to ensure that your project design and management is inclusive of Indigenous peoples. This means involving Indigenous participation in all aspects of the project. If and when possible, incorporate on-the-land activities and appropriate ceremony. 

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Shannen’s Dream: 4 Ways to Work Towards Equity in Education this National Indigenous History Month

Shannen Koostachen

Shannen Koostachin wanted all First Nations kids to attend safe and comfortable schools and receive culturally-relevant education. Today, we’re calling for the same.

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What Racialized Mothers Like Me Really Need

Paulette Senior laughs, sitting down

Forget that myth of natural motherhood. It’s a deliberate process. And in Canada, it’s especially tough for racialized mothers and caregivers like me, including Indigenous mothers and mothers of colour.

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