Turnout was high for the Women March On Toronto rally Saturday afternoon, despite an extreme cold warning. The annual rally began at noon in Nathan Phillips Square, with speakers including Ward 13, Toronto Centre councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam and Indigenous musician Tanya Tagaq giving short speeches about the need for women’s unity both in Toronto and nationwide. The march then proceeded to Queen’s Park, concluding at 3 p.m.
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Watch as Ryersonian TV’s Robyn Bell and Jenna Campbell talk to Meghan Forbes, a freelance writer, about how she thinks the Women’s March could be even more inclusive going forward.
In a packed auditorium on the Saturday before International Women’s Day (IWD), Judy Vashti Persad, a member of the IWD organizing committee, let out a rallying cry to the hundreds…