In a time when the status of women is being fought for internationally, and celebrated more than ever, International Women's Day is the perfect outlet to make your voice heard. If you're looking for a way to celebrate this year, the team at Bentall Kennedy Residential Services has a list of some inspiring International Women's Day events for you to check out across Canada.

 

Toronto

 

Join the Toronto International Women's Day Rally on March 8th, at 11 a.m. at 1 King's College Circle (U of T Medical Sciences Building). Show your support for women and gender equality by marching in downtown Toronto. The rally begins at 11 a.m., followed by the march at 1 p.m. The theme is simple, strong and powerful: "Stop the hate, unite the fight, build the resistance." For more info, check out this website. This event is only a 12 minute walk from LuCliff Place Apartments (77 Gerrard Street West).

 

Victoria- Saanich

 

If you're in the Victoria area, attend the Bridges for Women Luncheon on March 8th at the First United Metropolitan United Church (932 Balmoral). Prepared by both participants and volunteers, this luncheon will focus on the power of story, and the theme of hope. Find strength and unity in personal stories of suffering and success witnessed by local women in Victoria. This event is a 12 minute drive from Fraser Tolmie Apartments (1701 Cedar Hill Cross Road).

 

Langley

 

If you're in the Langley, BC area, check out In Celebration of International Women's Day on March 4th, 2017 at Newlands Golf & Country Club (21025 48th Ave) from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. This lovely event includes a lunch, a Silent Auction, a Women of Distinction Award Ceremony and a Keynote Presentation from Dean Rohrs. This event is roughly a 20 minute drive from The Village at Thunderbird Centre (20159 88 Avenue), but the view is well worth the trip.

 

Calgary

 

YW is the largest and oldest women's organization in Calgary. Join them for YW Celebrate on Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 between 5:00 pm and 7:00 pm. Their annual cocktail event is sure to be a lot of fun,  and offers a great opportunity to connect with empowered women in Calgary. The location for this event has not yet been set, check back here for more details closer to the event date.

 

We hope you are able to attend one of these International Women's Day events in Canada. The Bentall Kennedy Residential Services blog team hopes you take some time to reflect on the wonderful women in your life and all that they've done. For more information about Bentall Kennedy properties in your city, please visit our website.