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International Women's Day 2018

Mar 8, 2018 - 12:00 AM

Never underestimate the power of women.  Each and every day, the women of Unifor are building and resisting in the streets, at the ballot box, and at the bargaining table. Activism makes a difference. When we work collectively, across our diversities, we are a force that makes change.

Below you will find events happening around the country in celebration of International Women’s Day:

British Columbia


International Women's Day Dinner - Women on the Waterfront

March 8, 5:15 pm Tickets required


3 Generations 6 Words

March 8, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Tickets required


Bread and Roses Festival

Thursday, March 8, 3:30 PM to 7:00 PM

Bring your art, dance, poetry and music in honour & celebration for International Women’s Day


Edmonton Jean Forest Leadership Academy Luncheon

Thursday, March 8th, 2018

Polish Hall  12:30PM - 1:30PM

$45 Each or $400 for a table of 10


Tampon Tuesday

Tuesday, March 20 5:30—7:30 p.m.

Tampon Tuesday® is a registered trademark held by Bell Media. It is an event that brings people together in a community for an evening of socializing, educating and supporting women who are less fortunate or in crisis.

Donation drop-off locations: United Way of Saskatoon and Area – 100 506 25th Street East, Saskatoon


Wine and Cheese

March 8, 7 p.m.

1376 Grant Avenue

Guest Speaker MLA Bernadette Smith



Waterloo Regional International Women’s Day Celebration Brunch

Saturday March 3 at 11: 00am

Unifor Local 1106 Union Hall, 600 Wabanaki Dr., Kitchener

International Women’s Day Unifor Local 79-M

Wednesday, March 7,11:00am to 4:00pm

Hanso Haus, 6650 Hurontario Street, Mississauga


Hashtags & Beyond 10 Years of Honouring Local Feminists

Thursday, March 8 at 6:00pm

Horticulture Building, Lansdowne, ON 1525 Princess Patricia Way
Free Admission

Peel Region

2018 International Women’s Day Celebration Brunch

Sunday, March 4, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Doors open at 10:00 am

Brunch will be served promptly at 11:30 am

Galaxy Grand Convention Centre

200 Advance Blvd., Brampton, ON, L6T 4V4


International Women’s Day Unifor Local 79-M

Thursday, March 8 from noon to 8pm

Baton Rouge, 520 Progress Avenue, Scarborough


Rally and March

Saturday March 3 Rally at 11:00 a.m. and March at 1:00 p.m.

University of Toronto OISE Building (252 Bloor Street West)

Justice for Tina Fontaine

Saturday March 3 at 2:00 p.m.

Nathan Phillips Square (100 Queen St. West)


Sisters Doin’ It For Themselves: Histories of Women’s Unions

Tuesday March 6, 7:30 p.m.

Steelworkers’ Hall, 25 Cecil St.


International Women’s Day with Peggy Nash (video conference)

Monday, March 5 at 6:30pm to 9:30pm

Unifor Regional Office – 2345 Central Ave. Windsor

New Brunswick


Women's Equality Branch Open House

Thursday March 8, 2018 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm

551 King St. Suite A. ​ Fredricton


25th anniversary celebrations for the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for​ Family Violence Research (MMFC).

March 8. 2018 at 10:30am

MMFC (678 Windsor St.) on UNB’s Fredericton campus