International Women’s Day Marches

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Join the celebrations marking International Women’s Day in your community. Here is a list of events happening around the country this year.



March 10, 2019 - 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

Cosmopolitan Music Society 8426 Gateway Blvd NW, T6E 4B4

Rally, march and cultural forum            

Hosted by Unifor Local 54a

Rally indoors, march on Whyte Ave, followed by refreshments and cultural performances. RSVP here.



March 8, 2019, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

City Room at City Hall,  1 Sir Winston Churchill Square

For more information, click here.



March 8, 2019 - 6:30 p.m.

Select Restaurant Best Indian Food, 10018 106 St NW, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 1G1

International Women's Day Dinner and Discussion.

Tickets are $ 10; no one will be turned away due to lack of funds. RSVP here.


British Columbia


March 9, 2019 - 11:00 a.m.

Charles Hoey Park – the train station

Cowichan Valley International Women’s Day Rally and Festival



March 8, 2019 - 3:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Council Chambers at City Hall

Art, poetry, music, conversations, performance arts, drumming

The Annual Bridges International Women’s Day Luncheon is a fundraiser that supports the Bridges for Women programs. These programs focus on ending the cycle of violence, poverty and isolation for women in Victoria and BC, by providing healing, education and employment programs. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.




March 7, 2019 - 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

1376 Grant Ave., Main Floor

This is a free event, featuring drumming courtesy of Mama Bear Clan, and guest speaker, MLA Nahanni Fontaine. Donations of feminine hygiene products will go to North Point Douglas Women’s Resource Centre.


Newfoundland and Labrador         

St. John's

March 3, 2019 - 11:00 a.m.

Holiday Inn, 5 Navigator Ave, A1A 0R5

Bread and Roses Brunch

Ticket required.


Nova Scotia


March 8, 2019 - 8:00 a.m.

63 Otter Lake Court, B3S 1M1

Breakfast and Morning of Sisterhood Solidarity

Hosted by Unifor Halifax Office - RSVP is required!



March 9, 2019 - 10:00 a.m.

4 High Street, B2A 2A4

Breakfast and morning of Sisterhood Solidarity

Hosted by Unifor Sydney Office - RSVP is required!




March 9, 2019 - 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

600 Wabanaki Drive, (Local 1106 Union Hall), N2C 2K4

Social/breakfast brunch

Hosted by Unifor Local 1106, RSVP is required.



March 10, 2019 - 10:00 (social) 12 noon (lunch)

Unifor Local 222 Union Hall, 1425 Phillip Murray Ave, L1J 8L4

Social and lunch

Ticket required. Hosted by Unifor Local 222



March 8, 2019 - 5:30 p.m.

Seeds of Change at Emmanuel United Church, 534 George Street North, K9H 3S2

IWD Annual Community Gathering

Hosted by the Kawartha World Issues Centre (KWIC)



March 8, 2019 - 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. 

Caruso Club Sudbury, 385 Haig Street, P3C 1C5

Angels on the Rock

Ticket required. Hosted by Sudbury Women's Centre



March 9, 2019 – 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

25 Cecil Street, M5T 1N1

Mary Spratt IWD Breakfast

Hosted by United Steel Workers - Toronto Area Council



March 9, 2019 - 11:00 a.m. (Rally), 1pm (March)

OISE auditorium, 252 Bloor St W, M5S 1V6

Rally and march

Hosted by the Toronto International Women's Day Committee



March 1, 2019 – 6:00 p.m.            

1855 Turner Road, N8W 3K2

Celebrating Women's Movement - Dinner and Draw

Ticket required. Hosted by Unifor Locals 200 and 444




March 8, 2019 -  7:45 am

Montreal Courthouse, 1 Notre-Dame Street East, Montreal, H2Y 1B6

As part of International Women's Day, the Quebec Women's Federation is organizing a rally on Friday, March 8 to denounce the abuses and inequalities that women face in our society. It's a date!

Please do not bring Unifor flags. Sign up here.




March 20, 2019 - 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Hudson's Canadian Tap House, 401 21st St E, S7K 0C5     

3rd Annual Tampon Tuesday Event and Collection Drive               

Hosted by Unifor Local 1-S

For more information, click here.