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Tag: International Women’s Day

Defence leadership marks International Women’s Day 2019

– This past International Women’s Day, Defence Team members were treated to a powerful line-up of speakers through celebrations held in Ottawa. Deputy Minister of National Defence, Jody Thomas, and Vice Chief of the Defence Staff, Lieutenant-General Paul Wynnyk, joined Commodore Rebecca Patterson, Defence Champion for Women, in setting an upbeat tone for the day’s events.

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Veteran women celebrate International Women’s Day with high tea and stories of courage

– The International Women’s Day High Tea held at the Perley and Rideau Veteran’s Health Centre in Ottawa honoured the veteran women of World War II and the Korean War, and featured gifts of flowers and chocolates, coffee, sandwiches and of course, a high tea service.

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The Deputy Minister’s Vlog: International Women’s Day

– International Women’s Day matters, but I emphasize all the time that it’s not about one day of the year, it’s about every day of the year.

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Canada remembers women in the Canadian Armed Forces

– Canadian women have played an important role in our country’s military efforts over the years, overcoming many barriers to serve in uniform as nurses and in an expanding variety of other roles. This service continues today, with women now serving in all Canadian Forces trades.

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DT News: March 8th is International Women’s Day and we welcome the first interim Fighter Jets in Cold Lake

– The Defence Women’s Advisory Organization recently invited Deputy Minister Jody Thomas to speak about women at Defence.

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