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Women tweet #MeToo to stand up against sexual harassment, assault Arts & Entertainment,Crime,International,Life

Women all over the world have been standing up for themselves and others by using the hashtag, #MeToo to support victims of sexual abuse and harassment.

This hashtag was created over the allegations against movie producer Harvey Weinstein who caught the world’s attention last week. From 1980 through 2015, it’s been alleged that Weinstein sexual assaulted over 10 women in Hollywood.

IGNITE welcomes Kaitlyn Bristowe, Arlene Dickinson for International Women’s Day IGNITE,Life

Women work hard. Really hard. Which is why it’s important to empower and raise them up as often as possible – and not just on International Women’s Day.

IGNITE held an event Thursday to celebrate women and invited former Bachelor contestant and Bachelorette lead Kaitlyn Bristowe to speak.

She shared what her experience on the show was like, warning the crowd that it’s not what it’s cracked up to be.

“I know it seems glorious to date a bunch of guys on T.V. and wear these beautiful dresses, but it was really stressful. By the end of the show, I lost chunks of hair from stress,” she said. “No friends, no family, no phone. You can’t talk to anybody.”

Sexual assaults still a problem amid declining crime rate, says Statistics Canada News

By Christine Tippett Crime rates are declining in Canada – except for sexual assaults, according to a new report from Statistics Canada. One in five Canadians 15 years and older reported they had been victims of a crime in the last year, down from one in four Canadians ten years earlier. The data was collected

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Female Canadian musicians struggle for respect Arts & Entertainment

That was one conclusion by Vancouver-based music writer Andrea Warner who will release her book We Ought Know: How Four Women Ruled the ‘90s and Changed Canadian Music in April 2015. The book delves into the careers of female Canadian artists who have dominated the music industry.

Humber’s commemoration of the Montreal Massacre Features

By Lucy Sky Saturday marks the Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women and the 25th anniversary of the Montreal Massacre. Humber College held its commemoration of the massacre on Dec. 4 in the main concourse. Lone gunman Marc Lépine killed 14 women and wounded 10 other, all students at the École Polytechnique,

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