On this episode, we talk to Dr. Zubia Mumtaz, associate professor at the School of Public Health, University of Alberta, about understanding maternal health in a global context and the difficulties of measuring poverty around the world.
It’s American Thanksgiving. Something to think about.
Here’s some past posts we have done on it:
Also another great article on Rabble. “Sexism, ableism and other anti-choice claims: What you need to know about Motion 408”
From the Canadian Press – A federal court judge is expected to rule today on whether two unions can seek a judicial review of the decision to grant temporary foreign worker permits to a northern B.C. coal mine.
Events Coming Up in Edmonton:
More exciting things! TEDx Talks Edmonton Women – The Space Between is happening Dec 1 all day. You can get your tickets here!
Check out the screening of the Who Cares Documentary, premiering at the Metro Cinema on Tuesday Nov 27. Facebook event located here.
There will be a filming of Miss Representation at the Alberta Art Gallery on Thursday Nov. 29. Check it our on Facebook here.
There will also be another screening on Thursday Nov 29, of Entitled Exposure :: What I Love About Being Queer. Also on Facebook.
- Highly disturbing transphobic ad campaign in the National Post.
- CUPE and Judy Rebick both pay tribute to Nancy Riche.
- Women in IT are looking for more women to join their ranks and address the gender gap and labour shortage in the field.