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International Women’s Day

February 14, 2017

On March 8, the world marks International Women’s Day. This day celebrates women’s social, economic, cultural and political achievements while also reminding one another of the work still left to reach true gender parity.

Building off the extraordinary activism in response to the election of Donald Trump and the hateful acts his election inspired, International Women’s Day has chosen the theme Stop the hate, unite the fight, build the resistance!

Events are being held in many communities throughout Ontario on or around March 8. The Society is aware of the following events.

Toronto: IWD rally and march, March 11, 2017, 11AM, Medical Sciences Auditorium, 1 Kings College Circle. Indoor rally begins at 11AM, march departs at 1PM.

Peel: IWD celebration and brunch, March 5, 2017, 11AM, Galaxy Grand Convention Centre, 200 Advance Blvd. (north entrance), Brampton. Featuring keynote speaker, MPP Peggy Sattler. Tickets: $40, contact Gogi Bhandal to reserve yours at

#BeBoldForChange, Peel Committee Against Women Abuse, March 8, 2017, Sagan Convention Centre, 7180 Edwards Blvd, Mississauga, 5:30-9:00PM. Tickets available at

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