Toronto 2011 Weekend to End Women’s Cancers

For the 2nd year in a row I walked in the Weekend to End Women’s Cancer walk. Last year I did the full 2 day 60 km journey. This year we did the 1 day 35km walk (because seriously my feet still have not healed from last year). Last year I blogged about the environmental impacts of the walk. I am happy to say that there were a few improvements this year!

Yves Rocher Foundation’s Women of the Earth Awards

Women who act deserve to be rewarded. The Yves Rocher Foundation’s Women of the Earth Awards honour “eco-citizen women,” who are often unknown but who fight daily to preserve the environment. During the four years of the Canadian awards 40,000 euros have been bestowed to women protecting the environment. From coast to coast, be it…

International Women’s Day – March 8th

International Women’s Day (IWD), originally called International Working Women’s Day, is marked on March 8 every year. In different regions the focus of the celebrations ranges from general celebration of respect, appreciation and love towards women to a celebration for women’s economic, political and social achievements.