women in politics

Kelowna-Mission MLA Renee Merrifield. (Contributed)

Gender no deterrent for Kelowna businesswoman, MLA

“He looked at me, and he said, ‘You’ll never be as good of a developer as I am.’” — Renee Merrifield

 

Kelowna-Mission MLA Renee Merrifield. (Contributed)

Gender no deterrent for Kelowna businesswoman, MLA

“He looked at me, and he said, ‘You’ll never be as good of a developer as I am.’” — Renee Merrifield

 

The shirts sell for $45, with 30 per cent of proceeds from each sale going to Battered Women’s Support Services in Vancouver. (Madame Premier/Sarah Elder-Chamanara)

Canadian company launches ‘hysterical’ T-Shirt to combat health officials’ use of word

A partnership with Tamara Taggart will see women broadcast the word on a T-shirt or tote bag

The shirts sell for $45, with 30 per cent of proceeds from each sale going to Battered Women’s Support Services in Vancouver. (Madame Premier/Sarah Elder-Chamanara)
Cori Derickson performed a dance to honour women’s nurturing nature, which is similar to water. (Twila Amato - Black Press Media)

Peachland hosts first annual International Women’s Day tea and bannock celebration

The day honoured women and their leadership in water protection

Cori Derickson performed a dance to honour women’s nurturing nature, which is similar to water. (Twila Amato - Black Press Media)
VIDEO: Elizabeth Warren makes SNL cameo after dropping out of Democratic race

VIDEO: Elizabeth Warren makes SNL cameo after dropping out of Democratic race

Warren made fun of how she was portrayed during campaign

VIDEO: Elizabeth Warren makes SNL cameo after dropping out of Democratic race
Exhibit highlighting Okanagan women launches in Kelowna

Exhibit highlighting Okanagan women launches in Kelowna

The Empowered Project celebrates leaders and change-makers

Exhibit highlighting Okanagan women launches in Kelowna
Paige Hilland with the SAFE Society MC’s the early celebration of International Women’s Day at the Shuswap Pie Company on March 5. When thanking everyone for their support, she said it’s important to continue to mark the day and to ask important questions about equality. She closed with the saying: “Here’s to strong women. May we know them, may we be them, may we raise them.” (Martha Wickett - Salmon Arm Observer)

Salmon Arm celebrates International Women’s Day

The night was hosted by the SAFE Society and the Shuswap Pie Company

Paige Hilland with the SAFE Society MC’s the early celebration of International Women’s Day at the Shuswap Pie Company on March 5. When thanking everyone for their support, she said it’s important to continue to mark the day and to ask important questions about equality. She closed with the saying: “Here’s to strong women. May we know them, may we be them, may we raise them.” (Martha Wickett - Salmon Arm Observer)
Cindy Derkaz and Don Derby hold a pledge poster to show their support during the SAFE Society’s annual celebration of International Women’s Day in 2019 at the Shuswap Pie Company. (File photo)                                Cindy Derkaz and Don Derby hold a pledge poster to show their support during the SAFE Society’s annual celebration of International Women’s Day in 2019 at the Shuswap Pie Company. (File photo)

Help celebrate women’s achievements in the Shuswap and the world

International Women’s Day officially on March 8, Salmon Arm event set for March 5

Cindy Derkaz and Don Derby hold a pledge poster to show their support during the SAFE Society’s annual celebration of International Women’s Day in 2019 at the Shuswap Pie Company. (File photo)                                Cindy Derkaz and Don Derby hold a pledge poster to show their support during the SAFE Society’s annual celebration of International Women’s Day in 2019 at the Shuswap Pie Company. (File photo)