All posts in Women

March 31, 2019, by Sophie M. Lavoie

Fifty people all backgrounds came together to learn about and discuss experiences of women of colour in Canada. The New Brunswick Immigrant Women’s Association (NBIWA) invited the Fredericton community to […]

Anti-69: Is Canada really a “Just Society”?

March 29, 2019, by Susan O'Donnell

1969. Those who were there remember an exciting time. Pierre Elliot Trudeau (PET) had become leader of his party two years earlier. His leadership acc ...

NB Common Front for Social Justice mourns the loss of Linda Mccaustlin

March 5, 2019, by NB Common Front for Social Justice

Linda Mccaustlin, an anti-poverty activist in New Brunswick, died on March 3, 2019. She was elected co-chair of the New Brunswick Common Front for the ...

Sackville community and student leaders share experiences at Mount Allison

January 24, 2019, by Hannah Ehler

The Mount Allison Leads Committee, in partnership with Student Affairs and the Mount Allison Students’ Union, hosted the first-ever Sackville Commun ...

  • Women’s March participants take NB’s streets
    January 20, 2019, by Sophie M. Lavoie

    Hundreds of women and allies heeded to the call of the Women’s March on January 19, 2019 in Fredericton and Saint John to call for their rights despite the frigid […]

  • Women’s March Fredericton takes a stand for equality
    January 20, 2019, by NB Coalition for Pay Equity

    More than 100 participants took to the streets for the 3rd Annual Women’s March in downtown Fredericton on Saturday to raise their voices in support of gender equality in New […]

  • UNB professor reveals the hidden curriculum
    January 16, 2019, by Sophie M. Lavoie

    Education was “a tool for social transformation and community survival” for many women educators of colour. An enthusiastic group of one hundred people attended a lecture by Dr. Funké Aladejebi […]

  • Montreal Massacre more relevant than ever
    December 7, 2018, by Maggie Forsythe

    Editor’s Note: A version of this text was originally given as a keynote speech by Maggie Forsythe during the UNB Day of Remembrance Ceremony hosted by the UNB Diversity in Engineering […]