Food service industry’s disconcerting glass ceiling

Gender equality in restaurant management makes strategic sense - how else do you fully understand markets and see new opportunities?

Food service industry’s disconcerting glass ceilingHALIFAX, N.S. June 17, 2016/ Troy Media/ - Gender imbalance within its leadership ranks is holding back Canada's restaurant industry. Restaurant Brands International Inc., the Canadian-based parent company of Burger King and Tim Hortons, was recently criticized by a Canadian investment fund for having an all-male board. The board's response? To carry on with its business without any changes, thus missing…

Young women leading the way for change

Young women are at the frontlines of some of the most significant social movements of our time

Young women leading the way for change[popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/2016/03/young-women-leading-way-change/" height="1000" width="1000" scrollbars="1"]Download[/popup] this column on young women and today's [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/feminism/" height="1000" width="1000" scrollbars="1"]feminism[/popup] [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/terms-and-conditions-of-use/" height="800" width="600" scrollbars="1"]Terms and conditions of use[/popup] By Saman Ahsan Executive Director and Myriam Zaidi National Network Coordinator Girls Action Foundation MONTREAL, Que. March 16, 2016/ Troy Media/ - On February 5th, one of the most…

Alberta’s gender guidelines override parents’ right to choose

Notley government strips parents of the right to “choose the kind of education that shall be given to their children”

Alberta’s gender guidelines override parents’ right to choose//  gender guidelines gender guidelines [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/2016/01/albertas-gender-guidelines-override-parents-right-to-choose/" height="800" width="800" scrollbars="0"]Download[/popup] this column ongender guidelines and the [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/rachel-notley/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Notely government[/popup] [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/terms-and-conditions-of-use/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Terms and conditions of use[/popup] CALGARY OUT CALGARY, Alta. Jan 25, 2016/ Troy Media/ - Calgary Catholic Bishop Fred Henry has been called “anti-gay, anti-transgender, and anti-LGBTQ” by an…

Was the Afghan mission worth it?

Yes, because life in Afghanistan is infinitely better today than it was under Taliban rule

Was the Afghan mission worth it?VANCOUVER, BC, Mar 17, 2014/ Troy Media/ - Was it worth it? As Canada’s mission in Afghanistan comes to an end, that question is most often asked from the perspective of Canadian self-interest. We look at the number of dead and the cost in taxpayer dollars and conclude that this was an expensive mission in…

Women are making the desert bloom

Often even a small action can make a significant difference

Women are making the desert bloomTRAIL, BC, Mar 13, 2014/ Troy Media/ - In recognition of this year’s International Women’s Day, I attended two events. Though the character of both differed, they shared a common element: women around the globe are a force for change in their communities and in the world. From the macro to the micro level, women…

Canada’s justice system still fails mothers and children

For too long violence against women and the confinement of mothers have gone uncontested and it is children who suffer

Canada’s justice system still fails mothers and childrenVANCOUVER, BC, Mar 7, 2014/ Troy Media/ - Ivonne Hernandez has a family court appearance scheduled for March 8th, International Women’s day, a stark reminder of the ways in which incarceration and immigration systems in Canada can silence women, and by default, their children. The Mexican mother who lived in Montreal fled a violent husband,…

At Sochi, Canadian women really did own the podium

If there were an all-female Olympics, Canada would have placed first in the medal count

At Sochi, Canadian women really did own the podiumCALGARY, AB, Mar 3, 2014/ Troy Media/ - In honour of International Women’s Day March 8, it seems fitting we turn our attention to our female Olympians, who performed so wonderfully well at Sochi, and made all of us back in Canada exceptionally proud. How well did they do? Very well. If there were an…
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