The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) wants to offer our condolences to the families and communities whose children were found recently. When we heard the news, we were shaken by the incredible loss to the communities and to this country.
The Niagara Folk Arts Multicultural Centre is shocked and horrified and demands justice after learning about the planned and premediated act of murder against a Muslim family in London, Ontario who were out for a walk on Sunday evening.
The report by the Canadian Femicide Observatory for Justice and Accountability found that, in 2020, 160 women and girls were killed in Canada. April was the deadliest month for women and girls in Canada, according to the report, with a total of 26 victims.
2020 UNiTE Campaign Theme: "Orange the World: Fund, Respond, Prevent, Collect!" The UN System’s 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence activities, from 25 November to 10 December, will take [...]
This is part one in a series looking at women in politics and what the landscape is like for them in Niagara. From online trolls to misogyny around the council, attempts are sometimes made to minimize the voice of women. This is an opportunity for them to have #HerSay.
By Heather McGregor Before the pandemic began, one out of five children in Toronto grew up in poverty. Six months later, the situation is dramatically worse. The temporary relief measures introduced [...]
Statement of Solidarity and Call to Action together with Black Communities across Canada and North America by Niagara Folk Arts Multicultural Centre We stand together with Black Communities in Canada [...]