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How Paulette Senior Is Leading A National Gender Equality Movement

With the rise of the #MeToo and Time’s Up movements, as well as the global women’s marches taking place all over the world, the spotlight on women’s rights and gender equality has taken front stage. However, even in Canada, we still have a long way to go to achieve equality for all women – not just for some.

Cycle Awareness

Mine, yours, ours - it was always a topic I felt confident discussing openly, in an attempt to charge through the stigmas surrounding a more public discussion of menstruation.Despite how comfortable and confident I feel about my own experiences, I still feel the pressure to “fake it” in many environments and situations

No, Moms, The Gender Pay Gap Is Not On Us

That’s one of the enduring myths about the disparity between male and female earnings — that it primarily results from women’s choices to structure their careers around having children. Or because they choose careers in less lucrative fields than men.

Ameera Ladak: Forecast Analyst & Founder of Surviving By Living

Four years ago I launched a personal blog about mental health, which has reached over 25,000 people in over 85 countries, and since then I’ve worked on two mental health conferences, piloted a university fundraiser, started two awareness and advocacy initiatives, and made countless speeches and presentations

How Mama Made It: The Maternity-Wear Subscription Service We Needed

Not a fashionista by any stretch of the imagination, but I prefer well-made clothing that can sustain long-term wear and usage to fast-fashion that falls apart and ends up in landfills. I decided to purchase a few quality maternity pieces from a maternity boutique store online and I was horrified by how much it cost.

5 Mistakes Your Gynecologist Wants You To Stop Making

You're probably pretty picky when it comes to choosing your gynecologist. You likely want a gyno that's knowledgeable, attentive, and that you don't feel awkward around. Well, this might come as a surprise - your doctor has a wish list of his or her own, too.

Q&A with Erica Campbell: Building A Feminist Community Through Beer

I’ve kept my head down and worked really hard. I think that’s key to success in any industry, but especially in the craft beer industry because it’s so small and entrepreneurial. You just have to really grind for many years to prove yourself, and as a woman you have to do that even more.

Josie Dye: Canadian Radio and Television Personality

Maybe you know she’s a Canadian radio and television personality. Perhaps you know her as the one who forgot the words to our national anthem at a lacrosse game. Or both. Either way, here’s the one thing you need to know for sure: she’s an incredibly fearless woman.

Meet Chelsea Russell: Multi Dimensional Creative

I was never really sure how I wanted to creatively express my ideas but I knew that doing it through art was very important to me. I always loved to sing and people always encouraged me to do it.  So that was the first avenue, paired with my instrument being the piano music was definitely a medium of expression for me.

Sherren Lee: Taiwanese Canadian Film Director

She was named as one of The Hollywood Reporter’s 2018 Canada’s Rising Stars and her latest short film ‘The Things You Think I'm Thinking’ has won multiple awards including the Grand Jury Award for Best International Narrative Short Film at Outfest 2018

Stay Warm AF With Eco Friendly Winter Gear

Frank and Oak’s new line of jackets are made with recycled wool and recycled Thinsulate. Their outerwear is cruelty-free and their jackets and coats don’t use feathers for insulation.  

How To Improve Your Time Management (And Actually Conquer Your To-Do List)

Going to bed late, waking up early, skipping sleep, multitasking, basically burning the candles at both ends and still, the to-do list grew stubborn and continued to grow in length. I was always in a state of stress as my tasks weren’t being completed, I became distracted and I failed to complete the assigned tasks

A Moment with Cara Delevingne at the Teen Vogue Summit

We recently had the chance to sit in on a discussion with Cara and five other formidable people changing the name of the activism game at the Teen Vogue Summit in Los Angeles, California. The theme of the Teen Vogue Summit was all about celebrating and shining a spotlight on the change-makers.

What Documentarian Trish Dolman Learned From Eight Months in a Dispensary

The Canada In A Day director continues her commitment to telling outsider stories with Bud Empire. The reality show, which premiered on History Canada on Tuesday, follows Bob Kay and his family as they run Kelowna, B.C.-based dispensary Be Kind.

5 Hard and Fast Rules of Sustainable and Ethical Fashion

FRANC is built on the fundamentals of designing and producing ethical and sustainable fashion, they help form our values that go beyond the design and production that are equally as important.  We can't speak for everyone, but for us, at FRANC we have 5 hard and fast rules, the things we value most that keep us on the ethical and sustainable road without waver.