[for the background to this issue, see this post from late September (which includes the full text of the letter we sent).
They didn’t publish the whole thing. Inter alia, they left out this line:
It relies on racist tropes about the dangers of Jane and Finch, sexist ignorance of the true nature of women’s vulnerability to sexual assault and elitist disregard for everything outside the zones of the 1%.
Toronto Life is still under threat of action by York, though, so who knows what More >
When you need inspiration and courage or reminding that age is nothing but a number, or if you have been already been captivated by Malala, please take a look at the work of Shannen Koostachin, a Mushkegowuk Innanu from Attawapiskat, Ontario.
Listen to them tell you in their voices what they dream of (click Malala’s picture for a CBC Radio interview with her, watch the video of Shannen speaking at a news conference in Toronto, 2008 – she must be 13 or 14 in the video).
Learn more about Shannen, who died More >
Maybe it is true that we should never meet our heroes, – or maybe we need to be our own heroes. Have a look at this great piece by Amna Quereshi, recent Ottawa Law grad, in the Toronto Star. I can’t say that I was at all surprised or any further disappointed by former Justice Claire L’Heureux-Dubé’s position on the Quebec Charter of Values, but I think that Amna’s piece exposes some of the reasons that we could be surprised. I’m glad Amna had a chance to meet the judge, and to revise More >
@JillFilipovic 18 Sep In the @munkdebate feminist universe, all the men are obsolete and all the women are white. http://www.munkdebates.com/debates/the-end-of-men …
@MacleansMag 19 Sep Canada rejects UN rights panel call for review of violence on aboriginal women http://ow.ly/p0U9S #cdnpoliCases
UK Judge Rules Defendant Must Remove Niqab to Testify | Dressing Constitutionally for @robsonconlaw analysis & precis http://bit.ly/19ey8cY
New in print [NIP] : Choudhury on #Governance #Feminism & #Afghan #Women http://flip.it/fVHJ9
Sep Fascinating and splendid. @PaulbernalUK mix of law, levity & analysis: Disney princesses, on-line identity & privacy http://paulbernal.wordpress.com/2013/09/17/online-privacy-and-identity-and-disney-princesses/ …
Not so Academic
@rgay 13 Sep Today at The More >
Roundup of Stories from Twitter (jobs, calls, the new Charter of Values etc) for Non Twitter people: Part I
@OsgoodeIFLS 18 Sep Queen’s plans to expand law school enrolment http://bit.ly/19cyGjr a revenue move, not an A2J move. “options” for #public #lawschools
Ryan Dunch @DunchinYEG 16h Impact of Alberta post-secondary cuts felt across the province http://www.cautbulletin.ca/en_article.asp?ArticleID=3690#.UkDFHpUb-bI.twitter … #abpse #ableg #highered
RT @PHughesLCO: About the forthcoming Call for Project Proposal: Law Commission of Ontario http://www.lco-cdo.org/en#.UjdZFhOEKTM.twitter …
Canadian Journal of Women and the Law: call for submissions http://www.slsa.ac.uk/news#CJWL
@UBCLaw is hiring two (2!) tenure track positions. Home of @FemLegalStudies . #law Details: http://www.law.ubc.ca/files/pdf/faculty/jobs/2013/Law_Gen_Fac_Search_2013_FINAL.pdf
work with loads of fab people. home of @feministsatlaw RT @SLSA_UK: Four posts at Kent Law More >