Wildfires and Gender

The Northwest Territories evacuation order for Yellowknife and British Columbia’s declared provincewide state of emergency are the latest additions to Canada’s record-breaking reports on wildfire devastation. With over 13.4 million hectares of land burned, the severity of Canadian wildfires is undoubtedly a result of climate change. Rising greenhouse gas emissions and global temperatures have led […]

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Creating a Season of Support

This post was written by Carole Carpot-Lacassagne, Basic Needs Coordinator at the Women’s Centre At the Women’s Centre almost 52% of the women in our community are experiencing poverty. This constant struggle to find food and shelter, to pay bills, and ultimately to maintain dignity affects women and their families all year round. But the

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