Dec 6 Not So Silent Vigil Halifax

Tuesday, December 6 at 6 PM – 9 PM December 6, 2016 marks 27 years since the 1989 murder of 14 women at L’Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal. Join us for a candlelit vigil outside the front entrance of the Halifax Central Library to be followed by food, performances, and speakers in the Paul O’Regan Hall. … Read more

The Bank of Canada wants help to put “iconic” Canadian woman on its next series of banknotes.

Attention Canada: The Bank of Canada wants your help in choosing an “iconic” Canadian woman to put on its next series of banknotes. And forget astronaut Roberta Bondar, Anne of Green Gables and politician Ellen Fairclough, the first female federal cabinet minister, who died in 2004. Nominees must be dead at least 25 years and … Read more

South Shore Transition House Executive Director Job Posting

South Shore Transition House Association is seeking an energetic Executive Director to oversee programs and services that increase independence, promote self sufficiency and empower women and children who are survivors of domestic violence. Education A Baccalaureate degree in social sciences or related field; or a combination of education and significant* and recent* *experience in a … Read more

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Pamela Gerhardt Endowment Fund Awards First Bursary

On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the Transition House Association of Nova Scotia is pleased to announce that the first Education Bursary from the Pamela Gerhardt Endowment Fund has been awarded. From her Obituary: “Pamela Gerhardt died on March 27, 2012, with her family by her side, in the Palliative … Read more