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What it means to be a farmer and be female

By Katie Ward I am a woman and a farmer in Ontario. It is women around the world who do majority of farming labour, from growing, weeding, harvesting and selling and promoting product. I know I am not alone. Recently I gathered with women farmers and community members (including male farmers and our non-farming allies)…

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Working to help refugees

Today, on World Refugee Day, we celebrate those that are making a difference in the lives of refugees right here at home in Canada and abroad. Have you ever wanted a career in helping newcomers or have you been looking for smaller ways that you can help? Our expert panel below can help you learn…

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Catherine Clark: What Mother’s Day means to me

By Catherine Clark, CARE Canada board member My mother has always been a seminal influence in my life – strong, courageous, intelligent and committed to a better world – she set an example for me from a young age that complacency in the face of injustice was simply not an option. I had the opportunity to…

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You came. You marched. Now what?

By Andrea Crosley, March on Ottawa It was chilly on Parliament Hill this January 20th, 2018, but despite the weather, 8000 or so hardy Ottawans showed up to cheer, to chant, to wave signs, and to march to champion women’s rights. Our human rights. To champion them here in Ottawa, in Canada, and around the…

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