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Black Rights Activist Viola Desmond to Become First Woman On Canadian $10 Bill

Canadian black rights activist, Viola Desmond, once said, "Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world." Read More »

This Is How Fast Canada Women's Soccer Team Made Olympic History

Within 20 seconds of the match in Rio, Janine Beckie scored the first goal for Canada — the fastest in Olympic men's and women's soccer history. Read More »

Canada Isn't the Only Country Putting More Women in Government

Canada's new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is being praised for appointing women to 50 percent of his Cabinet positions in a historic first for the country. But Canada isn't the first country to appoint more women to government positions. Read More »

Canada's New Feminist Prime Minister Is Shaking Things Up in the Best Way Possible

Newly-appointed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, a self-proclaimed feminist, made great strides for gender equality Wednesday. Read More »