equality

Negative stereotypes still shroud “feminism”

In January, Manitoba celebrated the 100-year anniversary of becoming the first province to extend the franchise to women. In light of such a milestone in Manitoban history, it is worthwhile to reflect on how far women have come in terms of equality.

There are arguments to be made on both sides of the debate. On one hand, it has been shown time and time again that there is a gender wage gap. According to a UN report, women employed in the same profession, and with the same experience, make 24 per cent less than what men make.


Bill 18 divisive at legislature

Manitoba’s anti-bullying bill (Bill 18) has caused a debate within the province of Manitoba that is dividing, rather than uniting, citizens. Hearings discussing the bill…



Equal pay for equal work

It is no secret that there is a wage discrepancy between men and women who perform the same tasks and have the same jobs, both…


Local News Briefs

Funds announced for U of M ag research Over $700,000 in funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CsomethingFI) will be allocated to three researchers…