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Women

Sunday’s Almost-All-Candidates Meeting in the West End

The moderator explained that the missing candidate had a last-minute conflict. So they went on without her.

Canada to host FIFA Women's World Cup

Vancouver may get another shot at hosting a big sporting event with the Women's World Cup.

All new world for women in business

We are a part of the next generation of emerging leaders that, in a few years time, will take the reins in molding the world around us.

Sister Watch town halls continue at Carnegie

Pungent incense filled the air at the Carnegie Theatre on Main and Hastings Streets, as the Vancouver Police Department hosted a third town hall at the Carnegie Community Centre on Friday....

The King’s Speech, The Tourist, Black Swan, Trigger and Enter the Void

England’s King George VI had to struggle against a stuttering handicap. Now Colin Firth gives an award-worthy portrayal in The King’s Speech. (read more)

Four hip hijabis talk about their relationship to the headscarf and fashion

Wearing a headscarf doesn't make you a fashion bore, these young Vancouver women say.

UBC women's basketball games are more thrilling than men's

Lying on my back in a loft in Colorado last Christmas, I was in a foul mood. Across from me, my younger cousins were playing a card game. Occasionally, I'd open my eyes, but mostly I just silently...

Anti-hate crime rally creates hope in the community

Rain didn’t deter hundreds of people from gathering outside Vancouver City Hall on a stormy Saturday night to rally against hate crime. Mayor Gregor Robertson joined a diverse crowd of speakers and...

Booker Prize nominee Emma Donoghue speaks Wednesday night at the Vancouver Writers Festival

I catch Irish-Canadian author and Booker Prize nominee Emma Donoghue for a phone interview shortly after she gets to her hotel on Granville Island. We have about 30 minutes.