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Toronto Raging Grannies step up against Bill C-51

Thousands of Canadians across Canada joined in public protests against the new security bill, Bill C-51 on Saturday, March 14. The measures proposed in Bill C-51 would afford CSIS and the police considerably extended powers of arrest, detention and surveillance.  Although presented as necessary to fight terrorism, these measures are a threat against the personal […]

My hat

An entertaining evening can always be found when Debbie Marks of Marks In Time hosts her “Show and Tell” events to try to instil in the rest of us the importance of telling our stories. Visit to learn more about the creative and more permanent ways Debbie encourages us to do this. I have […]

Make It Happen for International Women’s Day

One excellent way to celebrate International Women’s Day this year is by attending the Make It Happen event in support of the Women and Children’s Shelter of Barrie. When         Monday March 9, 2015, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.                      (doors open at 5:30 p.m.) Where […]

Barrie City Hall proclaims March 8 – 15 as International Women’s Day / Week

The Barrie And District Raging Grannies and Amnesty International Barrie Action Circle jointly made an formal request to Barrie City Council to proclaim March 8 – 15 as International Women’s Day / Week.  Click this link to see this proclamation on the Barrie City Hall website.  

Join the discussion on activism – and more

Here’s an interesting event well worth attending.  As part of Social Work Week, the Laurentian University Social Work Association is holding a seminar at the Barrie Georgian College Campus. When:        Wednesday, March 4, 2015, 6 – 9 p.m. Where:       Room K229A, K Building, Georgian College Campus Theme:       […]