Monthly Archives: October 2010

Citizen columnist shares insights

At yesterday’s Informed Opinions workshop for Ottawa-based NGOs, Citizen columnist and editorial writer Kate Heartfield generously took an hour out of her day to share insights into what her paper looks for in op eds. She confirmed much of the … Continue reading

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Timing is Everything

…Well, not maybe not everything, but when it comes to getting an op ed published in the print vehicle of your choice, how much advance warning you’re able to give an editor, and how long the window of relevance will … Continue reading

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Ralph Klein speaks for women?!

Today’s Ottawa Citizen carries a lively and persuasive piece by Equal Voice Executive Director, Nancy Peckford  about one of the factors that keeps women out of politics, quoting none other than former Alberta premier, Ralph Klein. In its efforts to … Continue reading

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Prime Minister Salutes Women’s Power!

OK, let’s put that headline in the category of ones we’d like to see… Unfortunately, it’s missing a six-letter word. As in “former”. Yesterday’s WomensNews service featured an excerpt from a new book by Gloria Feldt, called No Excuses: 9 … Continue reading

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