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Will boys always be boys? Not if we teach them proper boundaries

Around the world, boys are taught that aggression towards females is OK — it’s not, and must not be accepted

Reading Time: 3 minutes I was at the beach and there was a family on either side of me. On my left was a father and his four boys. On my right was a father and his four girls. The four girls played quietly doing make believe and building sand castles. Their father listened to music and watched for […] Read more

Dianne Finstad hosts the Women Talk panel. Left to right: Sandy Hansen-Wolff, Elysia Vandenhurk, 
Natasha Vandenhurk, Leona Dargis and Jennifer Christie. 

A ‘celebration’ of women in agriculture

About 560 women — two-thirds of them farmers — attended the Advancing Women conference

Reading Time: 3 minutes They came from every province in Canada and five American states. They cheered, laughed, cried, tweeted, talked and networked. About 560 women — two-thirds of them farmers — filled the banquet halls of the Hyatt Regency Hotel at the Advancing Women conference at the end of March. Now in its third year, the two-day conference […] Read more