Wednesday is International Women’s Day, and events are planned in Antigonish to celebrate the progress toward equality for women. Events have been happening all week to highlight the importance of women and to achieve equal opportunity in all aspects of their lives.
Wyanne Sandler works at the Antigonish Women’s Resource Centre. Sandler has also been one of the organizers for the events taking place for International Women’s week here in Antigonish. The theme for this year is creative resilience, a point that is more important now than ever:
Today, many businesses are stepping up to show appreciation on International Women’s day by offering free coffee and food. A march is also planned for today at noon and will start at the entrance to the Coady Institute. Other events this week include a panel discussion tomorrow night at Dennis Hall and activities on Friday and Saturday.