Afghanistan’s running women: The racers who made a statement in the world’s most secret marathon

For Canada’s Marathon Man, Martin Parnell, it was the best time to record his worst time. For almost seven long, gruelling hours, he had coaxed, pushed and encouraged a young Afghan woman to complete the 42-kilometre regulation distance that made up the world’s most secret marathon. When the pair crossed the finish line with only… Continue reading

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Every woman needs a purse – CAPS Ottawa

This year CAPS Ottawa will be supporting the “Project Purse”, a charity campaign that was started in Ottawa in 2015 by Tanya O’Connor. She started ‘Project Purse’ to help homeless women across the city. At CAPS Ottawa we want to collect 50 purses to donate to St. Joe’s Women’s Centre. Suggested items to include in… Continue reading

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