The 2020 Mi’K maq Lobster Dispute and Indigenous Food Sovereignty

The 2020 Mi'kmaq Lobster Dispute and Indigenous Food SovereigntyBy Monique Dietvorst During the 2020 Mi'kmaq Lobster Dispute in Nova Scotia Canada, we saw an altercation between angry non-Indigenous…


CAFE Take Two

Subscribe to our new video series, CAFE Take Two, available on YouTube CAFE Take Two is a new video series from the Canadian Association for Equality, an education and social service charity. The…


Webinar: When Men Seek Help

The Canadian Association for Equality has launched an online lecture series aimed at exploring gender and men's issues. This series will present a great opportunity for us to interact with…


Report Released: Correlations Between IPV and Homelessness

An Analysis of the Correlations Between Intimate Partner Violence and Homelessness in a Canadian Urban Centre This research was funded by a Government of Canada research grant from Homelessness…


Premiere Screening: “Erasing Family” Film Exposes Family Court Failures

Premiere Screening: “Erasing Family” Film Exposes Family Court FailuresFull information and tickets at https://erasingfamily.eventbrite.ca A loving parent being erased from the life of his or her…


Media Bias: A Study on Gender-Specific Approaches to Reported Violent Acts

Media Bias: A Study on Gender-Specific Approaches to Reported Violent Acts Authored by Jeiny Ruiz and Angel E. Alvarez Click here for the full Report Introduction Inspired by 1990's Adam Jones…


Touching Videos from our Fathers Day Picnic + A Photo Report from Healthy Families Week

2019 Healthy Fathers. Healthy Families Week A Photo and Video Report Earlier this week we reported on our Charger Foundation Golf Tournament Fundraiser. Now we're excited to share photo highlights…


Report on the 2019 Charger Foundation Golf Tournament Fundraiser

We just completed our third annual Healthy Fathers. Healthy Families Week and it was far and away the most successful to date. Every year we combine Men's Health Week and Fathers Day to celebrate…


Inspiring Stories from Fathering After Separation

Inspiring Stories from our Fathering After Separation or Divorce FacilitatorsThe first story occurred recently when a father was talking about his 5 year old son with Autism. He was mentioning some…


2019 National Conference

Please visit the Official Conference Website Here Featuring Headline Speakers Cassie Jaye, Bettina Arndt, Karen Straughan, Sue-Ann LevyRegistration Now Open. Register with our Early Bird price…


Toronto Radio Ads Seek to Expand MeToo to Include Male Victims

Click here to listen to “Their Day in Court”, a message from the Canadian Association for Equality MEDIA ADVISORY – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Toronto Radio Ads Seek to Expand MeToo to Include Male…


Government of Canada Awards CAFE Grant to Study Male Homelessness and Domestic Abuse

Government of Canada Awards CAFE Grant to Study Male Homelessness and Domestic Abuse First Major Federal Grant Lends Support to Our Government of Alberta Funding Application. But Your Patronship is…


Men’s Health Fair at Warkworth Penitentiary

A report from a volunteer on our participation in the Men's Health Fair at Warkworth Institution. Warkworth Medium Institution : Health Fair Fall 2018 Being screened was fairly quick because staff…


Charger Golf Tournament Raises Landmark $25,000 for Healthy Fathers and Families

MEDIA ADVISORY – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Charger Golf Tournament Raises Landmark $25,000 for Healthy Fathers and Families TORONTO, ON – (August 20, 2018) The first of their kind programs for healthy…


Media Reporting on Men’s Health Focus of Scholarly Article

In a recent issue of Health Promotional Perspectives, an article was published entitled Reports on boys’, youth’s and men’s health in Canadian newspapers: Now what? The authors included our own CAFE…


Policy Questions to Ontario Candidates

CAFE Distributes All-Candidate Policy Questionnaires Ahead of Ontario Election We are excited to announce the distribution of policy questions to the party headquarters and each candidate from the…


Banner Environmental Makes Charitable Donation to Address Gaps in Men’s Health in Calgary

MEDIA ADVISORY - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Banner Environmental Makes Charitable Donation to Address Gaps in Men’s Health in Calgary CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (May 14, 2018) The Canadian Association for…


New Study Confirms Stigmatization of Men in Canadian Society (March 29, 2018)

MEDIA ADVISORY - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New Study Confirms Stigmatization of Men in Canadian Society TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (March 29, 2018) Canadian men face stigma. That was the conclusion of a…


IF NOT NOW, WHEN? Acknowledging Sexual Harassment and Identity Harassment

The Canadian Association for Equality is very excited to share an article recently authored by our advisor Paul Nathanson in response to the #MeToo phenomenon. The article appeared in the journal…


First Shelter for Male Domestic Abuse Victims Will Open in Toronto

MEDIA ADVISORY - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE First Shelter for Male Domestic Abuse Victims Will Open in Toronto TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (March 20, 2018) A capital campaign hosted by prominent men’s issues…


Karen Straughan Tours SW Ontario

#MenToo: Renowned Human Rights Blogger Karen Straughan on Men’s Issue Human Rights Blogger and Fearless Champion for Men and Boys Karen Straughan at all 3 Toronto Universities February 28th to…


Fatherless Boys and Gun Violence

A version of this letter by Paul Nathanson appeared in the New York Times Every article points out that Nikolas Cruz had a very "troubled" background. But most discussions focus on gun control as…


CAFE Statement on #MeToo Campaign

Canadian Association for Equality Statement on Sexual Victimization and the #MeToo Campaign January 24, 2018 The Canadian Association for Equality wishes to ensure that the conversation around…


CAFE Proud to Join Women’s Shelters in Supporting All in Need

On January 3, 2018, the CBC published an opinion piece, “Victims of domestic violence often delay or avoid leaving their abuser due to fears of pets being harmed,” authored by Jessica Scott-Reid.…


Prosecuting Sexual Assault: Should you hear it all? A Toronto Debate Nov 23rd

Prosecuting Sexual Assault: Should you hear it all? Join us for an important and timely debate. For full info and tickets visit https://prosecutingsexualassault.eventbrite.com Thursday, November…


How the Traditional Approach to Domestic Abuse Is Endangering Children

How the Traditional Approach to Domestic Abuse Is Endangering Children Join Karen Woodall, authority on parental alienation and family reunification A FREE EVENT. REGISTER HERE…


Charger Golf Tournament Raises $15,000 in Support of Healthy Fathers and Families

MEDIA ADVISORY – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Charger Golf Tournament Raises $15,000 in Support of Healthy Fathers and Families TORONTO, ON – (September 15, 2017) The Canadian Centre for Men and Families…


First “Men’s Centre” in Ottawa Will Celebrate Grand Opening This Saturday September 9th

MEDIA ADVISORY – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE First “Men’s Centre” in Ottawa Will Celebrate Grand Opening This Saturday September 9th OTTAWA, ON – (September 5, 2017) The Grand Opening of the Canadian…


CBC Checks in for CAFE Position on Sexual Exploitation of Boys

When Courts Lets Off A Woman Who Had Sex with 14 Year Old Boy, CBC News Checked in for CAFE's Response. Click Here for the full article. Justin Trottier, executive director of the Canadian…


Child Soldiers: Whose Responsibility to Protect?

Dr. Carolyn Filteau is Senior Researcher for the Canadian Centre for Men and Families at CAFE.Carolyn has been performing research work for CAFE for the last several months. She has a background in…


Healthy Families Week Photo Round Up

Hi everyone,   During our first annual "Healthy Fathers Make Healthy Families" week, CAFE hosted or participated in seven events in seven days. Below and in a subsequent email are some photos…


CAFE AGM Elects New Board of Directors

CAFE AGM Elects New Board of Directors Thank you to the nearly 50 people who participated in our Annual General Meeting on June 15, 2017. We want to especially acknowledge all candidates in this…


My Presentation to an All Girls Class

I had a great time last week presenting on men's issues to a classroom at the Toronto all girls school Madonna Catholic Secondary School. The invitation came from four students as part of their…


Get CAFE to the International Shared Parenting Conference 2017!

Help Ensure Full Canadian Participation in the International Shared Parenting Conference 2017!The International Shared Parenting Conference in Boston May 29-30 is shaping up to be a landmark event,…


CAFE Adopts New Bilingualism Policy

Canadian Association for Equality Bilingualism Policy Board of Directors Approval Date: May 11, 2017 Given CAFE’s focus on advancing education by providing evidence-based research and balanced…


CAFE Official Participant in BMO’s RUN4HOPE

Phil Johnston, CAFE Vancouver branch director, was joined by his friend Jeridan Kowal to take part in the RUN4HOPE charity run hosted by BMO this past Sunday, May 7th. CAFE was an official…


Bubbles of Love in London, Ontario

April 25th is Parental Alienation Awareness Day, which is commemorated through an annual Bubbles of Love event. Click on the image below for our Bubbles of Love Day Video, from CAFE London,……


CAFE Montreal Event for Indigenous Men

On April 23rd 2017 at 13:00 the Montreal branch of The Canadian Association for Equality (C.A.F.E.) continued The Necktie Campaign at place Émilie-Gamelin in Montreal. To learn more about the…


University of Calgary “Men’s Rights” Film Screening Will Feature Dialogue Between Feminists and MRAs

MEDIA ADVISORY – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE University of Calgary “Men’s Rights” Film Screening Will Feature Dialogue Between Feminists and MRAs CALGARY, AB -- (March 7, 2017) - The Canadian Association…


Book Review: Wrongful Allegations of Sexual and Child Abuse

Book Review: “Wrongful Allegations of Sexual and Child Abuse” by Clary Jaxon, CAFE Volunteer and Advocate for men wrongly accused and wrongly convicted of sex crimes January, 14, 2017 In a…


Men’s issues returns to Ryerson University!

MEN'S MENTAL HEALTH: A SILENT CRISIS       Featuring McGill Psychiatrist Dr. Robert Whitley and his team making the case for a men's health support group at Ryerson University. "Take…


CAFE Montreal Is on the Map!

A huge congratulations to the entire CAFE Montreal team on their landmark event for men's issues awareness Saturday night. The screening of The Red Pill film was extremely well received by the…


The Red Pill: A Review

The Red Pill: A Review Paul Nathanson [2017.01.19] The Red Pill’s title refers to a scene in The Matrix (Wachowski Brothers, 1999). Neo, the protagonist of this science-fiction feature, learns that…


CAFE Day at Parkdale Community Breakfast

Today was CAFE Day at the Parkdale Community Breakfast. Hayden and I represented CAFE and the Canadian Centre for Men and Families by preparing and distributing breakfast to about 60 men of the…


From a female partner of a wrongly convicted man

My thoughts on the Healing Journeys Conference for male victims of abuse I am the female partner of a wrongly convicted man. Men who are victims of trauma believe, as a man, they could have…


CAFE Calls for Open Minded Dialogue in Response to Censorship and Polarization on Canadian Campuses

CAFE Calls for Open Minded Dialogue in Response to Censorship and Polarization on Canadian Campuses Statement issued Monday, November 28, 2016 In recent weeks, Professor Jordan Peterson of the…


CAFE Calgary Hosts First Meetup

CAFE Calgary hosted their first meetup group meeting in October. Here is the presentation provided by Monique Dietvorst. You can follow her on twitter @msdietvorstFuture CAFE Calgary meetups will be…


Services for Men and Families Arrive in Calgary

By Dan McKinnon, CAFE Calgary Director The CAFE Calgary branch has received a donation for a one-day per week office space from the clinic of registered psychologists where I have my practice. The…


Report on Healing Journeys Conference 2016

Second Annual Healing Journeys Conference October 20-21, 2016 The Healing Journeys Conference was a huge success. This is the only Conference in Toronto that focuses on all aspects of men and…


Men’s Services Come to Cabbagetown

On Saturday and Sunday the Canadian Centre for Men and Families tabled for the first time at the Cabbagetown Street Festival which takes place along Parliament Street in Toronto. This was a great…


CAFE First Men’s Charity Authorized to Grant Legal Aid Certificates to Domestic Violence Victims

This is a game changer for male victims of domestic violence. With your support, we just became the first men's charity authorized to provide legal aid certificates to domestic violence victims…


Men’s Health Services at Dundas West Fest

by Scott, a dedicated Canadian Centre for Men and Families volunteer I was proud to volunteer to help represent the Canadian Centre for Men and Families at the Dundas street festival this month. I…


Kirija Balachandran Appointed Summer Intern

Introducing Kirija Balachandran, Our Client Manager and Summer Intern I would like to thank you all for the warm welcome and take this as an opportunity to introduce myself. I am currently working…


CAFE Message of Inclusion in Response to Pride Controversy

MEDIA ADVISORY – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE In response to Toronto Pride - BLM Controversy, CAFE Shares Message of Inclusion TORONTO, ON -- (July 11, 2016) - Pride is a celebration of diversity and…


CAFE Vancouver Holds First AGM

Report by Phil Johnston, CAFE Vancouver President   Vancouver's 2016 Branch AGM was a success. I used it as an opportunity to boost our membership numbers (see Facebook event page) and to…


Golf4MenNFamilies: Our First Annual Charity Golf Tournament a Huge Success

Sun and Fun for a Great Cause! The Canadian Centre for Men and Families's First Annual '9 & Play' Charity Golf Tournament a Tremendous Success The 3rd Annual 9 & Play at The Club at Bond…


The Odyssey for Equality is on the Road Again!

Press Release The Odyssey for Equality is on the Road Again! Following on his successful tours of the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada’s western provinces, Dr. James S. Brown, the…


CAFE Appoints CFO. Meet Michael St. Pierre

CAFE Welcomes Michael St. Pierre as Director of Development & Chief Financial Officer We are so excited to announce the appointment of our first Director of Develop and CFO! Here's a little…


CAFE 2016 AGM Election & Photos

CAFE held an amazing 2016 Annual General Meeting with over 60 people in attendance. Thank you to all those who put their name forward for the Board of Directors. Download our 2015 Year in Review We…


Misandry in the Law: New Research Brief Available

Our Research officer Jola Mecani has just published her Research Brief and Literature Review on Misandry in the Law and Policy. Read the full document.Here are a few of Jola's shocking findings:…


Workers’ National Day of Mourning Calls for Safer Workplace

Watch our Remembrance Ceremony for Workers Who Died on the Job MEDIA ADVISORY – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Men’s Issues Charity Observes Workers’ National Day of Mourning Males are 96.5% of workplace…


DV Researcher Don Dutton Appointed Advisory Fellow

Don Dutton, Ph.D. is a Professor of Psychology at the University of British Columbia. He co-founded a court mandated treatment program for men convicted of wife assault in 1979, the data from which…


Beyond the Gender Dogmas

It All Balances Out: A new gender-neutral gender politics A speaking tour featuring Tim Goldich in Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal Toronto - Thursday, April 21st at 7:00PM Location: Canadian Centre for…


Video Posted: Ghomeshi On Trial: Sexual Assault & the Law

Ghomeshi On Trial: A Panel of Experts Debate Sexual Assault and the Law We must find a way to balance protecting society from sexual assault with the legal rights of the criminally accused. Read…


Necktie Campaign: Include Men and Boys in the National Inquiry Into Missing and Murdered Indigenous People

The CAFE Necktie Campaign -  #IncludeMen:   Help us urge the federal government to include men and boys in the upcoming inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women and girls. Lydia…


UBC Prof Adam Jones Appointed CAFE Advisor

Adam Jones is Professor of Political Science at the University of British Columbia Okanagan. His books include Genocide: A Comprehensive Introduction (3rd edition, 2016), Gender Inclusive: Essays on…


Talks, Interviews, Podcast: New Video Posted

Subscribe to our youtube channel EqualityCanadaTV and check out full length presentations, episodes of our Tea with CAFE podcast, and interviews with men telling their stories. Here's a round up of…


Replacing Misandry: Young & Nathanson at U of T

After ten thousand years of technological and cultural revolutions, have men become obsolete? Or are we on the cusp of a new masculinity revolution? Come find out. Replacing Misandry: March 17th,…


We’re Hiring! Want to Join An Exciting Team?

Are you or someone you know looking to join a unique and growing new organization dedicated to gender equality and the health and well-being of boys, men, fathers and families? The search is on for…


Men in the Media: A 2015 Retrospective of Men and Gender

Men in the Media: A 2015 Retrospective of Men and Gender It's time for CAFE's annual retrospective analysis of last year's news coverage. The following is our Top 12 list of stories that relate to…


Jola on the Harms of Demonizing Men

Jola Mecani is one of our newest volunteers. She recently authored our Research Brief: Misandry in the Media and Pop Culture. Here she explains what prompted her to get involved with our…


Should senators be appointed based on gender?

The following is a reader's comment. Readers comments are posted by way of fostering dialogue and debate, and does not necessarily reflect official CAFE policy This post is in response to a recent…


2015 Charity Auction Photos at the Men’s Centre

Thanks everyone for joining us for an amazing First Year Anniversary Celebration and 2015 Charity Auction at the Canadian Centre for Men and Families


Exciting thhings are happening with CAFE here in Calgary

CAFE Calgary now has an exceptional executive committee comprised of three women and two men and we are busy planning public awareness events for 2016. Funds-raising is going quite well too, thank…


Saudia Arabia Finally Permits Women to Vote

In a promising and entirely overdue new development, women are now permitted to vote and run for public office in Saudi Arabia. This as a positive step in the direction of global gender equality. We…


CAFE Goes Back to School, Receives Warm Reception

CAFE Goes Back to School Last week CAFE presented on men’s issues at the Richmond Hill Green High School's Social Justice Fair. Hundreds of high school students visited, with several expressing…


Men’s Centre First Year Highlights

Thank you to CAFE Marketing and Outreach Director Denise Fong for preparing a video and infographic presenting the Canadian Centre for Men and Families First Year Highlights.    …


Stories from the first year at the Men’s Centre

Real People, Real Struggles, Real Solutions - Stories from the first year at the Canadian Centre for Men and Families Learning the Hard Way - One Man's Ordeal with Domestic Violence


We’re Planning Legal Action Against Police That Refuse to Protect Male Victims

CAFE is Gearing Up for Legal Action Against Police Agencies That Fail Men and Children Are you tired of hearing about police ridiculing male victims of violence or arresting innocent men while…


Toxic Masculinity & Toxic Femininity with Karen Straughan

A Lecture by KAREN STRAUGHAN a.k.a. GIRLWRITESWHAT In this lecture, the concept of "Toxic Masculinity" will be compared to the concept of "Toxic Femininity" by exploring evolutionary psychology and…


Concerning Ontario’s Proposed Sexual Violence Act

Why you should be concerned about Bill 132, Sexual Violence and Harassment Action Plan Act (Supporting Survivors and Challenging Sexual Violence and Harassment), 2015 Queens Park in Ontario is…


New Toronto Billboards Affirm Parental Alienation is Child Abuse

Visit the Parental Alienation and Fatherlessness Campaign Webpage MEDIA ADVISORY - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Denying a Child Their Father is Child Abuse, New Toronto Billboards Affirm TORONTO,…


Healing Journeys Conference Videos Posted

Healing Journeys: Violence and Trauma Conference Focusing on Male Victims October 22-24, 2015 Canadian Centre for Abuse Awareness, MaleSurvivor.org, Gatehouse and Canadian Centre for Men and……


What’s happening to freedom of speech at our Canadian universities?

Here's a link to a recent Maclean's article on the banishing of men's issue's groups on campuses. It appears to make some obviously true points very eloquently.…


Remembrance Day: Men’s Issues Society Participates in U of T Service

The Canadian Association for Equality was honoured to join the University of Toronto Men's Issues Awareness Society to participate in the Remembrance Day service at the University of Toronto. We will…


Healing Journeys Conference Co-Hosts

We took this photo at the conclusion of our amazing Healing Journeys Conference, for male survivors of trauma, domestic violence and sexual abuse. It features reps from all the co-hosting groups.…


Coverage of CAFE in Ottawa Pride

We had a great experience walking in the Ottawa Pride parade this summer. The Ottawa Sun covered our participation here


CAFE Branches Emerge Across Canada

Over the last year CAFE branches have emerged throughout Canada. We'd love to hear from you. Please connect with one of your local chapters! CAFE Ottawa: Leader: David Shackleton Contact…


CAFE Montreal launches

CAFE Montreal has launched. More info coming soon.


CAFE Edmonton Launched

CAFE Edmonton launched. More info coming soon.


CAFE Calgary Launched

CAFE Calgary has been launched. More information coming soon.


Dean Harvey Appointed Advisor for Northern Canada

Dean Harvey has been appointed CAFE Advisor for Northern Canada.  He is a family therapist and educator with experience providing counselling to male survivors of sexual abuse, adolescent mental…


Gene C. Colman Appointed CAFE Advisory Fellow

We are very excited to announce the appointment of prominent family law lawyer Gene C. Colman as the newest Advisory Fellow for the Canadian Association for Equality Gene C. Colman is a leader in…


A House Divided- Inside the Divorce Industry

CAFE is excited to share this information concerning a new documentary that looks inside the Divorce Industry: A House Divided- Inside the Divorce Industry Donate to a new documentary that will…


Cathy Young in Ottawa Today. Watch the trailer

Cathy Young will call for gender equality beyond the gender wars.  Watch the trailer below. Then join us in Ottawa tonight at 7pm for "The Politics of Gender and Victimhood"


SFU Advocacy for Men & Boys launches

The Simon Fraser University Advocacy for Men & Boys (SFUAMB) group is launching with two exciting events in October. This is a special announcement that features brief introductions, a general…


Cathy Young Event Will Proceed Near to U of T Campus

Earlier media advisories: Prominent American Columnist Cathy Young to Address Campus Rape Culture in Toronto and Ottawa (Sept 16, 2015) Men’s Issues Group CAFE Condemns Threats Targeting Feminists…


Media Advisory: Men’s Issues Group CAFE Condemns Threats Targeting Feminists and Women

MEDIA ADVISORY - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Men’s Issues Group CAFE Condemns Threats Targeting Feminists and Women CAFE calls on U of T to Host Townhall Before Cathy Young’s Talk “The Politics of Gender”…


McGill Psychiatrist Rob Whitley Appointed Advisory Fellow

CAFE is excited to announce the appointment of respected McGill Psychiatrist Rob Whitley as our newest Advisory Fellow! He is well known for his research examining bias in media portrayals of men…


Men’s Mental Health Network launches, raising the bar on advocacy for men

We are very pleased to forward notice of a new initiative based out of the US: Men’s Mental Health Network launches, raising the bar on advocacy for men Our Mission Statement and promise: The Men’s…


Participate in research into male gender stereotyping

CAFE is pleased to pass along this request for participants: I am currently conducting qualitative research into the effects of stigma on Canadian males. Participants in this research will be…


How an Innocent Man Can Easily Be Convicted of Sexual Assault in Canada

How an Innocent Man Can Easily Be Convicted of Sexual Assault in Canada Coddling Accusers with Laws Based on Misguided Ideology Starting in 1983 with removing the term ‘rape’ from the criminal code…


How men’s rights groups are distorting the debate about equality: CAFE responds

Leah McLaren: How men’s rights groups are distorting the debate about equality: Ms. McLaren’s article featured in the Globe and Mail entitled, How men’s rights groups are distorting the debate about…


Announcing a New Program for Separated & Divorced Fathers

Announcing a New Program for  Separated & Divorced Fathers The Canadian Centre for Men and Families is launching an exciting new program dedicated to divorced or separated fathers looking…


You’re Invited to Our Exciting August Events!

You're Invited to Our Exciting August Events! 1. Next Presentation: Minority Men Against the Law (Aug 20 @ 7PM) 2. Mindfulness Meditation for Men (Aug 5 or 7, @ 7PM) 3. Men, Masculinity and Gender…


Shenalie Fernando Appointed Chief Operations Officer

Shenalie Fernando Appointed Chief Operations Officer We are very excited to announce that Shenalie Fernando will be joining us over the next 6 weeks to oversee a variety of critical jobs at the…


Assessing the needs of boys and men: We want to hear from you

Introduction The social service needs of adolescent boys and young men have received little attention in the research literature. Consequently, services for members of this population are sparse and…


Toronto Star Ignores Systematic Legal Biases Against Men

Read the Toronto Star's Ontario mom in messy custody case wins in court but still faces battle Anne’s story pales in comparison to the blatant discrimination that thousands of father’s face in the…


Centre for Men Published in Abuse Awareness Magazine

A huge congrats to our Outreach and Communications Director Denise Fong on having her first editorial published in Abuse Awareness Magazine, which is published by the Canadian Centre for Abuse…


Interview with Dr. Tanveer Ahmed, Domestic Violence Heretic

Interview with Dr. Tanveer Ahmed - Domestic Violence Heretic Amhed was ostracized after he pointed out that men can also be victims of abuse and violence


Our Legal Resource Centre Fourth Month Report

Our Legal Resource Centre Fourth Month Report We previously reported about the first month of our Legal Resource Centre. You can find the post here. We are now going on our fourth month and we are…


We’re Hiring! CAFE Summer Job Available Now

We're Hiring! CAFE Summer Job Available NowAre you looking for a summer job working toward gender equality and the health and well-being of boys, men, fathers and families? Review the following call…


CAFE at Pride 2015: Ottawa, York, Peterborough

BREAKING: CAFE WALKS IN OTTAWA PRIDE PARADE!  BREAKING: CAFE MEMBERS WALKS IN PETERBOROUGH PRIDE PARADE!  What an amazing weekend! On Saturday CAFE walked in the Gay Pride parade as part of York…


Fathers Day Picnic this Sunday!

The Canadian Association for Equality is pleased to invite you to the Fathers Are Capable Too annual Fathers Day picnic. We are preparing to welcome FACT to the Canadian Centre for Men and Families…


Canadian Men’s Health Week 2015

Canadian Men's Health Week 2015 The Canadian Association for Equality is a partner agency for the Canadian Men's Health Foundation's Men's Health Week 2015, which is taking place from June 15 - June…


U of T Psychiatry Prof Paul Sandor Appointed CAFE Advisor

Dr. Paul Sandor MD, FRCPC is a Professor of Psychiatry and Wolf Family Chair in Neurodevelopmental Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto, Head of Neuropsychiatric Studies…


CAFE Welcomes Leading Criminal Lawyer Walter Fox as New Advisor

Walter Fox has long been recognized as a leader in criminal law and an influential authority on the subject. In 1971 he helped found the Criminal Lawyers Association in Ontario. For the past 35…


Will You Support Team CAFE in Fathers Day Prostate Cancer Walk/Run?

CAFE Joins Father's Day Prostate Cancer Walk Will you donate or join our team? A Message from our new CAFE President Dr. James S. Brown On Father's Day, June 21, 2015, a CAFE team will be…


Diversity Officer advocates #killallwhitemen

Imagine a scenario where a male university student plans an event and explicitly states that women not attend. Then imagine the same male student starts a Twitter hashtag asking that all white women…


CAFE Inaugurates Ottawa Branch

Media Advisory - For Immediate Release National Men’s Issues Charity CAFE Inaugurates Ottawa Branch Wednesday Advocacy for public policies improving health and welfare of boys and men begins in the…


CAFE Ottawa Inaugural Event & Book Launch

Canadian Association for Equality - Ottawa and Area Branch to Hold Inaugural Event, June 3, 2015 Press Release: National Men’s Issues Charity CAFE Inaugurates Ottawa Branch Wednesday Book Launch for…


Sing-along with James Brown

Dr. James Brown's Odyssey for Equality brings him to the library in Ramara, Ontario to host a sing-along about Jack and his friend Gizmo, while sharing the value of reading with the boys in the…


Our Legal Resource Centre First Month Report

Our Legal Resource Centre First Month Report The Canadian Association for Equality and the Centre for Men has been involved in the creation of a men’s legal resource centre. The legal resource…


Parental Alienation Day 2015 Retrospective

April 25 was Parental Alienation Awareness Day. The overwhelming number of cases of parental alienation involve fathers after the breakdown of a marriage. As we reflect on our consciousness-raising…


Odyssey for Equality Posts 21-25

The Odyssey for Equality Posts #21 - 25 Report by Dr. James Brown My presentation at the community centre in Ramara, Ontario was very successful. Participants indicated that they had enjoyed it and…


Odyssey for Equality: Reports # 16-20

Dr. James Brown's Odyssey to tour the world with meetings and lectures aimed at improving the education of boys continues...Does anyone see a connection? (16) The research shows that children with…


McGill University (Montreal) men’s issues discussion group is emerging

We all need support and encouragement to be aware of what we think, what we say, and what we do. Notice your opinions. If you find yourself becoming aggressive about your opinions, notice that. If…


Letter to Minister of Children and Youth Services: Lack of Services for Men

Thank you to Greg Reilly for sharing his letter to the Honourable Tracy MacCharles, Minister of Children and Youth Services, regarding the lack of shelters for male victims of violence as well as…


How the Press (Mis)Covers Gender: Public talk with National Post Columnist Robyn Urback

How the Press (Mis)Covers Gender  A public talk featuring Robyn Urback, National Post Columnist “…campus rape culture” “…misogynist men’s rights associations” “…the war on women” Robyn has covered…


CAFE Releases 2014’s Top 10 Men’s Issues Stories: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly

Men in the Media: A 2014 Retrospective of Men's Issues  The following is CAFE's Top 10 list of men's issues stories from 2014 compiled from your recommendations. Thank you to everyone who…


The Odyssey for Equality. Reports #11 – 15

Dr. James Brown's Odyssey for Equality for boys in our schools takes him to the UK. Does anyone see a connection? (11) The more parents talk to their children, the faster those children’s…


The Odyssey for Equality: Reports #6-10

The Odyssey for Equality – Phase 2 Does anyone see a connection? (6) Producers of school textbooks have been told that if the book contains pictures, if it is someone solving a problem, answering a…


Why Are so Many Women Raping Boys? Research into female perpetrated sexual violence

Time to change the paradigm on sexual violence. Research compiled by a CAFE member: Why Are so Many Women Raping Boys? Women Need To Be Educated About Sexual Consent, Right Now They Aren’t “43% of…


Final Casting Call for Child Model & TVO The Agenda on Boys in Schools

IMAGINE YOUR CHILD IN OUR NEXT BILLBOARD AD! A great conversation on violence against men was sparked by our first billboard advertisement. CAFE is now busy preparing our next billboard ad and we…


Claim for Elgan-Middlesex Detention Centre, London, ON – 4 – Health and Testimonials

To Johnson, Smith, and the thousands of people they represent                                 Good news! Lawyer Egan…


Responding to GQ’s “Are You Man Enough for the Men’s Rights Movement”

Jeff Sharlet’s article in GQ entitled, Are You Man Enough for the Men's Rights Movement was very disheartening. Here was an opportunity for real men’s issues to receive some well deserved attention.…


Responses to our Domestic Violence Billboard Campaign

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Press Conference Videos Up: Violence Against Men Billboard Campaign

Press Conference Videos Up: Violence Against Men Billboard Campaign Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4


The Consequences of False Rape Allegations

The Consequences of False Rape Allegations A Rolling Stone articled published November 2014 featured a young woman identified as Jackie an 18 year old student at the University of Virginia who…


Vancouver Celebrates Parental Alienation Awareness Day April 25, 2015

“Bubbles of Love” Saturday, April 25, 2015 at Noon Parental Alienation Awareness Day Sponsored by the Canadian Association for Equality Vancouver BranchApril is Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness…


India’s Father’s Rights Wing to Stage Hunger Strike

From a CAFE member: This March 2015 the Father’s Rights Wing of the Save Indian Family organization will be going on a hunger strike. The Father’s Rights Wing is spreading awareness about the…


CAFE’s Justin Trottier Addresses the Niagara Secular Humanists

CAFE Board Member Justin Trottier speaks before the Niagara Secular Humanist Association, discussing the vision for the Canadian Centre for Men and Families, and why men and society must meet each…


Gone girl is a must see for all young men: A review

By a CAFE member GONE GIRL Gone Girl is a must see movie for anyone. The female protagonist gets away with murder by crying abuse and rape. It demonstrates what can and does happen to men everyday…


Can You Help Build a Men’s Issues Society at Ryerson University? Join us Feb 26

Can You Help Build a Men's Issues Society at Ryerson University? The Canadian Association for Equality will be joining with students to sponsor a special presentation and discussion event at…


The Future of Gender Equity: CAFE board rep participates in new online debate

Recently a new online debate forum - the "tete a tete" forum - was established and its opening issue was entitled: "What changes can we make to our social, political and legal institutions to…


Lost Generation Part 14: Ways to deal with PA as an alienated parents

By Kiran Thomas, CAFE Volunteer Parents to understand PAS and tale help from experts to break through PAS. Needs to remain calm since a person who reacts in anger is proving the alienator's point…


Lost Generation Part 13: How to stop/escape Parental Alienation

By Kiran Thomas, CAFE Volunteer Prevention is critical as it is easier to stop children from becoming alienated than it is to undo the alienation once the children have adopted false ideas and…


RIP – Danny Guspie 1958 to 2015 – Church Service Jan 31/15 Details

RIP - Danny Guspie 1958 to 2015 - Church Service Jan 31/15 Details A couple of week ago the Canadian Association for Equality offered its remembrances for Danny Guspie, a fathers rights pioneer and…


Lost Generation Part 12 : War between Fathers and Mothers

By Kiran Thomas, CAFE Volunteer Fathers were attempting to program their children, but they were less likely to be successful because the children were generally more closely bonded with their…


Special accommodations for women in government, university? It’s time for gender equality

Recently MP Sana Hassainia (independent, formerly NDP) argued that female politicians deserve special accommodations, as apparently fathers don't face work-life balance issues "I think it’s…


Send us your top stories about men from 2014 for Our CAFE Retrospective

Men and the News: A CAFE Retrospective Send us your top stories about men from 2014 We need your help! The Canadian Association for Equality is putting together a retrospective analysis of the…


Lost Generation Part 11: Parental Alienation Is child Abuse

By Kiran Thomas, CAFE Volunteer For the child, parental alienation is a serious mental condition, based on a false belief that the alienated parent is a dangerous and unworthy parent. The severe…


Men’s Issues Billboard Ads Coming to Canada: What Should We Put on Them? Your Chance to Influence Public Attitudes

Men's Issues Billboard Ads Coming to Canada: What Should We Put on Them? Your Chance to Influence Public Attitudes We have been given an incredible opportunity to advance public awareness on our…


Calling All Women! This is a direct appeal to all women to help with the cause of men’s issues.

Calling All Women! by an anonymous member and blogger This is a direct appeal to all women to help with the cause of men’s issues. If you are a grandmother, sister, aunt, niece, mother, wife,…


Lost Generation Part 10: Parental Alienation

By Kiran Thomas, CAFE Volunteer Parental alienation is a social dynamic when a child expresses unjustified hatred or unreasonably strong dislike of one parent, making access by the rejected parent…


Cat Calling and Sexual Harassment: CAFE Participates in Panel at U of Guelph

CAFE was invited to participate in a panel on "Cat Calling and Sexual Harassment" on October 28, 2014 at the University of Guelph. The event was organized by the student group "Multi-Disciplinary…


Update: Freedom of Information Request Filed with Legal Aid Ontario for Gender and Domestic Violence Statistics

We have recently filed a request, under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Ontario), to Legal Aid Ontario in order to attain statistics regarding domestic violence in Ontario…


Canadian Association for Equality Mourns the Death of Danny Guspie (1958-2015)

Canadian Association for Equality Mourns the Death of Danny Guspie (1958-2015) It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Danny Guspie. Danny Guspie, founder and executive director of…


VIDEO POSTED: Press conference at the Canadian Centre for Men and Families

The press conference during the Grand Opening Week for the Canadian Centre for Men and Families on November 20, 2014 Short presentations by: Justin Trottier James Brown Eleanor Levine Denise Fong…


Thanks to You Our Year End Fundraising Campaign Exceeded Its Goal!

Thanks to You Our Year End Fundraising Campaign Exceeded Its Goal! Happy New Year from the Canadian Association for Equality and the Canadian Centre for Men and Families. As you know, our goal was to…


Lost Generation Part 9 : Divorce and Child Custody

By Kiran Thomas, CAFE Volunteer In case of Separation or Divorce in a traditional family and the couples cannot decide on the child custody(decision making ability) in Canada, court will decide for…


Dentistry has a far larger ‘boys’ club’ problem: A CAFE member responds

A letter to the editor submitted by CAFE member and volunteer CP McCauley in response to this article in the Globe and Mail: re: Dentistry has a far larger ‘boys’ club’ problem The Dal 13, as adult…


From Advocacy to Action: On Launching the New Canadian Centre for Men and Families

From Advocacy to Action: On Launching the New Canadian Centre for Men and Families Submission by Denise Fong to the Canadian Centre for Abuse Awareness by Denise Fong, Outreach Director, Canadian…


Lost Generation Part 8: Paternity Fraud and Child Support

By Kiran Thomas, CAFE Volunteer Typically in paternity fraud cases, the alleged father has been paying child support for numerous years and he later discovers that he is not the biological father of…


Our Board Member Paulette MacDonald Publishes in Durham News Calling for Support to Non-Custodial Parents

Christmas a sad time for non-custodial parents Oshawa This Week To the editor: It’s that time of year. Christmas, for most people, is a time for family and friends, filled with joy and…


Lost Generation Part 7: Paternity Fraud

By Kiran Thomas, CAFE Volunteer Paternity fraud occurs where the biological mother knows (or has good reason to believe) that the "father" is not really the biological father, yet she chooses to…


CAFE Vancouver hosts special meeting following inaugural public event

We're really pleased that CAFE Vancouver has begun to catalyze a growing group of men and women concerned with the health and well-being of boys, men and fathers in Vancouver. Following their…


Lost Generation Part 6: Fathers and Their Fragile Positions

By Kiran Thomas Are Fathers Necessary? Two years ago, columnist Maureen Dowd of the New York Times drew fire from a variety of people, men and women alike, with her controversial book asking Are Men…


Our Door is Open. How Far We Go To Support Boys & Men Depends on You

Our Door is Open.  How Far We Go To Support Boys & Men Depends on You You did it! Thanks to your support the Canadian Centre for Men and Families opened to the public this month to tremendous…


An exploration of the chivalry hypothesis: McGill researchers explore media misportrayals of men

We were very excited to be contacted by Professor Rob Whitley, member of the faculty of Psychiatry at McGill University. We had referenced his research regarding media misportrayals of men with…


Heard any horror stories from family court? CAFE Advisory Fellow William Spotton on TVO Tonight

Heard any horror stories from family court? The Family Law System can hurt fathers, but it also hurts children and mothers as well. Canadian Association for Equality Advisory Fellow William Spotton…


Lost Generation Part 5: Statistics on father-deprived children

By Kiran Thomas Father-deprived children are: 72% of all teenage murderers. 60% of rapists. 70% of kids incarcerated. Twice as likely to quit school. 11 times more likely to be violent. 3 of 4 teen…


“Men’s Rights Group are a Waste of Time.” And certainly not worth the time to understand before mocking.

by Max von Holtzendorff  Recently CAFE opened the first Canadian Centre for Men and Families.  There have a been a number of articles discussing the opening of the centre in the mainstream media.…


Lost Generation Part 4: Father as a role model in a boy’s life

Fathers are understood as having a unique and essential role to play in a child's development, and boys benefit from a positive male role model as their own sense of identity is developing and they…


Announcing the Launch of the Canadian Centre for Men and Families (CCMF)

Announcing the Launch of the Canadian Centre for Men and Families (CCMF) Read the Media Advisory:  Toronto’s First “Men’s Centre” Opens Mon, Nov 17th Despite Earlier Opposition Canadian Centre for…


CAFE Comes to Vancouver! Inaugural Event Nov 14, 2014 at UBC

The inaugural event for CAFE's Vancouver Branch is Friday, Nov 14! Men as Victims of Domestic Violence Inconvenient truths vs. the Gender Paradigm Evidence contradicts our basic assumption that…


Lost Generation Part 3: Father as a role model in a girl’s life

Traditionally mothers are considered and in fact do have a big influence on daughters and how they evolve as part of society. However it’s interesting to know fathers have an equally great impact on…


A letter to MPs about Corporal Cirillo and Remembrance Day

From Glenn Cheriton, FatherCraft Canada Dear Member of Parliament, As I am sure you are aware, a Canadian soldier was shot and killed while guarding the National War Memorial in Ottawa, October 22,…


New Tea with CAFE Podcast Posted: Cat Calls, Ghomeshi, MGTOW, & the Need 4 Approval

In this episode of Sunday Tea with CAFE, Geoff and Sammy probe the curious phenomenon of Cat Calling, comment on the developing Jian Ghomeshi scandal, and enter into a cursory discussion regarding…


Lost Generation Part 2: Importance of male models in a child’s life

Although 70% of male and female criminals had fatherless childhoods, a child without a father is not doomed to a life of crime and mental disorders. But there is a need for single moms to actively…


The Facts About Suicide and Men in Canada: An Infographic

Check out the Canadian Association for Equality infographic. View the png file below or download the pdf: The Facts on Suicide and Men in Canada CAFE Infographic  


CAFE Director Justin Trottier appears on John Oakley Show discussing Jian Ghomeshi and rape culture

This morning at 9:10am CAFE Director Justin Trottier joined host John Oakley on AM640 to discuss the larger implications of the controversy swirling around Jian Ghomeshi. In particular, he offered…


Celebrate Halloween at the Canadian Centre for Men and Families

Celebrate Halloween at the Canadian Centre for Men and Families The Canadian Association for Equality invites you to join us for Halloween this Friday, October 31st. We'll be hosting a spooky family…


Ontario may be sued for violence in London Detection Centre

 To Masai/Fred, the gentleman at Union who promotes prison libraries September, 2011 A coroner’s jury ruled that Randy Drysdale died as a result of homicide by at least two inmates at Elgin-Middlesex…


Lost Generation: A series on Parental Alienation in Canada – Part 1: Masculinity

As per Wikipedia, Masculinity is a set of attributes, behaviors, and roles generally associated with boys and men. Masculinity is socially constructed, but made up of both socially-defined and…


Lost Generation: A Series on Parental Alienation In Canada

“I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren't trying to teach us. .We are formed by little scraps of wisdom." - Umberto Eco, Foucault's…


Media Alert: Our amazing guest speaker Lynne MacDonell talks sexual exploitation of men on Sun TV at 3:50PM ET

Hi everyone, We had the pleasure of an amazing and insightful talk from therapist and men's support group pioneer Lynne MacDonell last night at the University of Toronto. Despite attempts to impede…


Media Advisory: U of T Event Thursday on Sexual Exploitation of Boys Requires Police Presence

MEDIA ADVISORY – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE U of T Event Thursday on Sexual Exploitation of Boys Requires Police Presence Men’s Issues Events Return to Universities, Often the Scene of Protest TORONTO, ON…


Pride Toronto’s Double Standard: Queers Against Israeli Apartheid, OK; Canadian Association for Equality, Not So Much

In a recent debate hosted by the Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies, Toronto mayoral candidate John Tory gave Toronto citizens a vivid glimpse of what to expect (if he were to be elected…


NEW VENUE! Next Public Event: Violence and Sexual Abuse Against Men, featuring Lynne MacDonell: Oct 9, 7PM, U of T

Read the Media Advisory: U of T Event Thursday on Sexual Exploitation of Boys Requires Police Presence 1 in 6 men have been sexually assaulted. A public talk on the silent epidemic of... Violence and…


CAFE is looking for a data/computer projector & literature display racks

We're looking for the following two items for the Canadian Centre for Men and Families. They need not be exactly identical but as similar as possible. If you have access to either or you know where…


MP Peter Kent’s gender whitewash: “More than 45,000 Canadian men and women gave their lives” in WWII

MP Peter Kent pays tribute to our Second World War Veterans in his media release below and here, which is absolutely praiseworthy. But then notice the line "more than 45,000 Canadian men and women…


CAFE announces The Honourable Roger Gallaway appointed to Advisory Committee

The Canadian Association for Equality is absolutely delighted to announce The Honourable Roger Gallaway has accepted an appointment to our Advisory Committee. Roger has agreed to make a few remarks…


Violence Against Aboriginal Boys and Men Will be Featured in TVO Coverage Tonight Following Joint Efforts by CAFE & Partners

Violence Against Aboriginal Boys and Men Will be Featured in TVO Coverage Tonight Following Joint Efforts by CAFE and Partners A couple of weeks ago CAFE released a media advisory: National Charity…


Canadian Centre for Men and Families Opens Its Doors: Canadian Centre for Men and Families Update #5

Canadian Centre for Men and Families Opens Its Doors Although our official launch event is still several weeks away, the Canadian Centre for Men and Families, Toronto's first "Men's Centre," is now…


Canadian Centre for Men and Families is Opening Soon

The Canadian Association for Equality has succeeded in its Campaign to Establish the Canadian Centre for Men and Families, Toronto's first "Men's Centre." The Centre will be open to the public as…


The Canadian Centre for Men and Families: A Busy Few Weeks

Thanks for following our progress as we build the Canadian Centre for Men and Families, Toronto's first "Men's Centre." Please take a moment to read the status reports we've posted to date. Access…


Success of our Event “Men’s Issues Go Global” Goes National After Protesters Fail to Silence Us

Last week CAFE sponsored a University of Toronto Men's Issues Awareness Society talk: Men’s Issues Awareness Around The World: From Russia to Canada, A Global Comparison Click here for a report on…


Clean Up, Set Up, Build Up: Canadian Centre for Men and Families Update #4

Eleanor and Michael get to work cataloguing and sorting our new library and working through a ton of admin tasks                     Jack, Roni…


Men’s Issues Went Global Tonight at the University of Toronto w/ Another Successful Event!

Thanks everyone who attended tonight's University of Toronto Men's Issues Awareness Society (UTMIA) event, "Men’s Issues Go Global," featuring Igor Serebryany, for your interest, your excellent…


Moving Day(s): Canadian Centre for Men and Families Update #3

After we put out the call for contributions, the response was overwhelming. Over a series of "moving days," occurring during the first 10 days after we signed our lease, we accumulated a high number…


Guest Post: Review of Film “Boyhood” by Paul Coulombe

Boyhood: Film Review A guest post by CAFE member Paul Coulombe I truly wanted to love Linklater’s exceptionally reviewed Boyhood but l left the theatre loving certain cinematic elements, scratching…


We Need Your Help: Canadian Centre for Men and Families Update #2

CAFE Moves Into Our First Home... And We Need All Your help! The Canadian Association for Equality has some very exciting news to share. Thanks to all your support and a good deal of hard work and…


Access Granted: Canadian Centre for Men and Families Update #1

The Canadian Association for Equality will be providing a series of ongoing updates as we document the process of establishing the Canadian Centre for Men and Families, Toronto's first "Men's……


Public Talk: Men’s Issues Awareness Around The World: From Russia to Canada, A Global Comparison

CAFE is pleased to promote a unique and exciting talk hosted by the U of T Men's Issues Awareness Society Men's Issues Awareness: A Global Comparison ​Join us for a public talk featuring Igor…


CAFE’s Full Response to Pride, Charity Application, Equality Day, etc

The Canadian Association for Equality is extremely hurt and disappointed to announce that Pride Toronto has revoked our permit to walk in the Pride Parade this Sunday. Here's all we were told: It has…


The Men’s Project (June 19, 2014): Join us for a Public talk with Rick Goodwin at this exciting time

CAFE is pleased to promote a U of T Men's Issues Awareness Society upcoming event: 1in6 men have been sexually assaulted. Join us for a public talk on The Men's Project Download the Rick Goodwin…


Equality Day 2014: CAFE’s Remarks, Highlights, Video and Photos

To skip to photos and video from Equality Day click here Read the Equality Day Media Advisory It's been a week since we hosted what turned out to be an engaging and productive first annual Equality…


Equality Day 2014: CAFE’s Remarks, Highlights, Video and Photos

To skip to photos and video from Equality Day click here Read the Equality Day Media Advisory It's been a week since we hosted what turned out to be an engaging and productive first annual Equality…


On Domestic Violence No One Wants to Hear the Truth, by Barbara Kay

Barbara Kay in the National Post On Domestic Violence No One Wants to Hear the Truth


Sharp Magazine feature piece on CAFE: The War on Men

Sharp Magazine feature piece The War on Men, featuring interviews with CAFE Board members Adam McPhee and Dan Perrins Alex Nino Gheciu illustrations by Ryan Inzana Portraits by Josh Fee


A Conversation With Men Is Needed

Ms. Magazine published an article by Donna Decker on how we should not be surprised that a white (in truth, half white) male went on a killing spree in Santa Barbara.  Ms. Decker feels that this…


CAFE Presents the First Annual Equality Day/E-Day June 1, Yonge-Dundas

Media AdvisoryCAFE Presents the First Annual Equality Day/E-Day June 1, Yonge-DundasMay 30, 2014 CONTACT Denise Fong Outreach Director Canadian Association for Equality info@equalitycanada.com…


CAFE Presents the first annual Equality Day (E-Day) June 1 at Yonge-Dundas

The Canadian Association for Equality proudly presents the first annual Equality Day/E-Day   Sunday June 1st 2014,  Noon - 7 pm South West Corner, Yonge-Dundas E-Day is the first annual festival…


CAFE All Over the News: Listen to CBC Radio tomorrow

Media Monitoring & Update CAFE has been receiving tremendous mainstream media attention over the last several days. Here are the highlights from this week. May 20, 2014: CityTV - News Video |…


CAFE Advisor Dr. Paul Nathanson responds to recent CAFE Coverage on TVO’s The Agenda

By chance, I saw The Agenda on 13 May: Freedom of Speech: At What Cost? The show was fascinating but also depressing, because it illustrated the main problem in any discussion of men and women (or…


Tonight on TVO: Free Speech at what cost? Featuring CAFE coverage

The Agenda on TV Ontario will feature a panel tonight (Tuesday) with heavy coverage of CAFE's recent events and featuring our Advisor Professor Janice Fiamengo. It airs at 8pm and 11pm and will then…


Brian Bedard: Why are politicians so uninterested in fixing a broken system?

How does change happen in a democratic society? Polling has shown that equal shared parenting is supported by 78% of the people who make up our democracy. Why then is there so little support for Bill…


CAFE Announces New Board of Directors

The Canadian Association for Equality is pleased to announce the outcome of our election for Board of Directors at the Annual General Meeting on Friday, March 21. We had an amazing show of interest,…


Public Statement on Report of Student Assault at Queen’s University

CAFE Public Statement - March 27, 2014 The Canadian Association for Equality is an educational organization aimed at fostering productive dialogue on critical social questions.We are extremely…


CAFE Welcomes New Advisor: Masculinities Researcher, Social Scientist Dr. Silvia Medrano

Dr. Silvia Medrano is writing her third book about Masculinities, focused on schoolboys from the Darftord Grammar School in England. Research and writing about it are her passion, and she never…


Well known female Globe and Mail columnist criticizes “rape culture” double standard

In a new provocative column in the Globe and Mail, Can she consent to sex after drinking, Margaret Wente essentially echoes the same comments made by Dr. Warren Farrell for which he is accused of…


Canadian Association for Equality Annual General Meeting: Friday, March 21, 2014 at 6:00 PM at University of Toronto

The Canadian Association for Equality has had an extremely active and successful year! The time now comes to meet to reflect on our status and discuss our future plans. You are cordially invited to…


Criminalization of children – Harry Kopyto to address the public in Newmarket Sat, March 1, 6pm

This Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 6pm, Harry Kopyto will deliver a lecture in Newmarket to an audience of concerned parents and children. The Canadian Maltese Charitable Service Trust is hosting a…


Full footage: Karen Straughan at Ryerson: Are Men Obsolete?

Footage from Karen Straughan: Are Men Obsolete? Feminism, Free Speech and the Censorship of Men's Issues, our recent event at Ryerson University, is now up on our YouTube channel, EqualityCanadaTV…


Welcome to new CAFE Advisor Rod Keays

Rod Keays is the President of the Well Site Retreat Centre for men and boys in Victoria BC, and the author of “The Naturally Good Man and the Ten Thousand Blades of Life”. His book is a history of…


Karen Straughan Event Donation Matching!

Hi everyone, We're really excited to announce that Aella (@Aella_Girl) has stepped up and offered to match donations - up to $600 - toward the security fee we are required to pay to Ryerson…


CAFE Statement on Efforts to Censor Men’s Issues On Campus

Breaking: Donor has stepped up to match contributions up to $600 toward the security fee Friends, On Friday, January 31, CAFE was called to a meeting with representatives from the Ryerson University…


Interview with Karen Straughan up on Tea with CAFE Podcast

Following up on our recent high profile event with Karen Straughan at Ryerson University, CAFE is looking for students, grads, faculty, staff and any member of the Ryerson community to join our new…


Men as Victims of Rape and intimate Partner Violence

The following is a reworked article I originally wrote for a university course I took on "The Philosophy of Love and Sex".  I had to argue for or against one of the articles from our textbook.  I…


Warren Farrell on AM640 Tues, Jan 28

CAFE Advisor Dr. Warren Farrell will appear on the Lawrence Ben-Eliezer Show on AM640 Toronto radio on Tuesday, January 28 at 8:10-8:40pm EST discussing his book The Myth of Male Power, pay and…


CAFE welcomes new advisor: Douglas Gosse, Full Professor of Social Justice & Culture Studies, Nipissing University

The Canadian Association for Equality is excited to welcome Douglas Gosse as our newest Advisor. Professor Gosse is a Full Professor of Social Justice & Cultural Studies at Nipissing University.…


Alert: CAFE Advisor Janice Fiamengo talks women’s studies and murder defenses for women: AM640 at 8PM

Just a quick alert that Professor Janice Fiamengo, a CAFE Advisor and one of our 2013 lecturers, will be on the Lawrence Ben-Eliezer Show on AM640 today (Tuesday, Jan 21) at 8:00 PM discussing her…


Introducing new CAFE Commissions

The Canadian Association for Equality has created a new governance structure called "Commissions." We have long ago established various "Committees" focused on different areas of operations and…


Western University Bigotry and Anonymous Reporting Tools Against Men

The author of the following piece is Carole Lynn. The views expressed are not necessarily those of the Canadian Association for Equality It is time to bring some  light upon the outrageous and…


CAFE Advisor Ruben Avila on Sun TV: “Are Men Obsolete?”

First there was the Debate (the Munk Debate, that is). Then there was the Time Magazine article (Hanna Rosin's "Men Are Obsolete: Five reasons we are definitely witnessing the end of men") and now…


CAFE 2013 Retrospective and a Special New Years Resolution Announcement!

Hi friends, We've certainly had an amazing year in 2013! It's hard to believe that barely 12 months have passed since the Canadian Association for Equality was thrust into the national spotlight…


How Our Children Are Betrayed From One Generation To The Next

By Andy Thomas In a rather succinct book, Erin Pizzey gave the world a simple message that should have changed our society for the better. I will never forget the breathtaking sense of clarity I felt…


HR Report on the nonprofit sector argues for more focus on women

I thought this might get some debate going: A Report on Human Resources Issues in the Nonproft Sector argues the sector's disproportionately high rate of female employment means women's values must…


UK’s Daily Mail explosive new article: More married men suffer abuse from their spouse than married women

A very interesting article in the Daily Mail out of the UK touches on an issue we hear about via emails to CAFE regularly: Why are so many MEN becoming victims of domestic violence? It's one of…


CAFE Interviews Karen Straughan aka GirlWritesWhat

An interview by Canadian Association for Equality's Adam McPhee with Karen Straughan, best known from her blog and YouTube channel GirlWritesWhat.


Canadian Centre for Men and Families Reaches Fundraising Goal!

Read About and Support the Campaign to Establish the Canadian Centre for Men and Families Join the Canadian Association for Equality Tonight tune in to TV Ontario to watch our Spokesperson Adam…


“Just the Beginning”: Join CAFE’s Auction and Entertainment Extravaganza to Close the Men’s Centre Campaign, December 1

The Campaign to Establish the Canadian Centre for Men and Families has been a remarkable success, and has galvanized a community that cares deeply about boys, men and families. While the challenges…


Canadian Centre for Men and Families Reaches Fundraising Goal!

Read About and Support the Campaign to Establish the Canadian Centre for Men and Families Join the Canadian Association for Equality Tonight tune in to TV Ontario to watch our Spokesperson Adam…


CAFE’s Adam McPhee on TVO’s The Agenda talking Men’s Issues, Monday 8PM & 11 PM

We are delighted to announce that the Canadian Association for Equality will be represented by Spokesperson Adam McPhee on The Agenda on TV Ontario, hosted by Steve Paiken. The topic: Men's Issues.…


Media Advisory: Canadian “Men’s Centre” Soon a Reality as Fundraising Nears Goal

MEDIA ADVISORY - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Canadian “Men’s Centre” Soon a Reality as Fundraising Nears Goal Indiegogo Crowdfunding Initiative Launched as Campaign Announces Dec 1 End TORONTO, ONTARIO --…


Full event video posted: Dr. Miles Groth, Why We Need Campus Men’s Centres in a Time of Crises

Support the Campaign to Establish the Canadian Centre for Men and Families. Visit http://igg.me/at/CanadianCMF Read about the high police fee the University of Toronto Men's Issues Awarenss Society…


Focus Group For Men With Eating Disorders and Body-Image Issues

Sheena's Place, a centre in Toronto for individuals, families, and friends affected by eating disorders, is looking to explore men's experiences with eating disorders as well as difficulties with…


“Minding the Campus” editorial features CAFE controversy

Warren Farrell publishes an editorial in Minding the Campus featuring CAFE and its upcoming event! Angry feminism is still in vogue at the U of T, where the student union regards men's rights…


Media Advisory: Support Rallies To “Men’s Centre” Lecture After University Mandates Students Pay High Security Fee

CAFE is delighted to disseminate the following public statement: MEDIA ADVISORY - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Support Rallies To “Men’s Centre” Lecture After University Mandates Students Pay High Security…


Major update: U of T charging us high security fee; Miles Groth event requires your financial support now!

Breaking: Girl Writes What, Karen Straughan, calls on everyone to financially support CAFE at this critical time: The University of Toronto Men's Issues Awareness Society has been extremely…


York film student documentary on child custody: Call for Participants

The Canadian Association for Equality is pleased to pass along the following message: I am a Film Production student at York University. In the next few months, my assignment is to make a documentary…


Response to the Toronto Star Article

I was interviewed recently by the Toronto Star for an article on CAFE's attempts to start up the Canadian Centre for Men and Families.  It can be viewed in it's entirety at The Toronto Star. Adam…


Media Advisory: Fundraising for Toronto’s First “Men’s Centre” Nears Halfway Point, Membership Matching Campaign Announced

MEDIA ADVISORY - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fundraising for Toronto’s First “Men’s Centre” Nears Halfway Point Canadian Association for Equality Secures $20K, Announces Additional $10K Matching Drive…


Canadian Centre for Men and Families in the news! Get More Information

The Campaign to Establish the Canadian Centre for Men and Families has reached $20,000, out of a goal of $50,000. In addition, we have just received a pledge of $10,000 to match any membership funds…


LGBT Homelessness – LGBT Are Not All The Same

  The Toronto Star printed an article recently which highlighted the incidence of abuse suffered by LGBT youth in Toronto's 11 shelters. "In 2009, 73.2% of shelter users age 16 and over were…


The Campaign to Establish the Canadian Centre for Men and Families

The Canadian Association for Equality is very excited to announce the launch of our most ambitious project to date: The Campaign to Launch the Canadian Centre for Men and Families, an unprecedented…


Media Advisory Campaign to Establish Toronto’s First “Men’s Centre” Receives Leading Donation

MEDIA ADVISORY - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Campaign to Establish Toronto’s First “Men’s Centre” Receives Leading Donation Canadian Association for Equality Announces “Founder’s Club” for $5,000 Level…


CAFE joins the 2013 Toronto Gay Pride Parade

by Michael Cavanaugh The Canadian Association for Equality participated in the Toronto Gay Pride Parade for the first time on June 30, 2013. Iain Dwyer and I brought our banner to the staging area…


Beyond Beyond Wise Words: Status of Fathers in Canadian Family Courts

Canadian Association for Equality response to Meaningful Change for Family Justice: Beyond Wise Words, report of the Family Justice Working Group of the Action Committee on Access to Justice in…


Landmark Domestic Violence Study Concludes Male Victims Shortchanged

A new publication from Springer Publishing Company called Partner Abuse: "The most comprehensive review of the scholarly domestic violence research literature ever conducted concludes, among other…


Dr. Jim Brown’s Tour “Odyssey for Equality in our Schools” is underway!

After a forty year career in education, during which he has held virtually every position possible in the profession, Dr. James S. Brown is currently undertaking a new project aimed at raising public…


Join or Sponsor the CAFE Team Participating in the Fathers Day Prostate Cancer Walk/Run

The Canadian Association for Equality will be participating as a team in the upcoming June 16 Fathers Day Prostate Cancer Walk/Run to benefit Prostate Cancer Canada Prostate cancer is the most…


Sunday Tea with CAFE Episode 5 Posted: Earl Silverman, Good Men Project, Janice Fiamengo

We've posted the next episode in our regular biweekly series:  "Sunday Tea With CAFE". On Episode 5, Rustem and Iain discuss the tragic death of men's shelter champion Earl Silverman, as well as…


Men’s Issues on Campus: CAFE Participates in Debate at Good Men Project

The Good Men Project kindly invited our spokesperson Iain Dwyer to defend the significance of men's issues programs at university campuses: Two men from opposing sides in the debate about a men’s…


CAFE Publishes Official Student Union Rejection Letter to U of T Men’s Issues Awareness Society

On December 20, 2012, after a four month wait during which dozens of emails and phone calls went unreturned and unanswered, the University of Toronto Students Unions (UTSU) finally sent a single…


Addressing Canada’s Gender Gap

Recently the Canadian Centre of Policy Alternatives (CCPA) released a report called “Closing Canada’s Gender Gap”. The author, Kate McInturff raises some interesting points about the political and…


Tea with CAFE: Launch of new official show of the Canadian Association for Equality

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Gender Equality: The Most Important Struggle on the Planet

On April 17th, I attended a talk at Ryerson University by Canada’s own Stephen Lewis.  The talk was advertised under the same title as this article, “Gender Equality: The Most Important Struggle on…


Retrospective on “From Misogyny & Misandry to Intersexual Dialogue

Two weeks ago the University of Toronto Men’s Issues Awareness club, in partnership with CAFE, hosted a conversation between Drs. Paul Nathanson and Katherine Young. The event itself went very well.…


Mother speaks out against the perversion of basic justice that may come when men are accused by women of unsubstantiated crimes

An article from the Wall Street Journal addressing how the very core and foundational principles of justice in our democracies are turned entirely upside down in those instances when political…


Send your stories related to the Federal Child Support Guidelines (FCSG)

From Lucien Khodeir, columnist for Troy Media I have written so far ten columns on the Federal Child Support Guidelines (FCSG): http://www.troymedia.com/tag/lucien-khodeir/ My editor wants me to…


Video Posted: Dialogue Confronting Sexism Proceeds While Protestors Scream to Shut Down Event

The University of Toronto Men's Issues Awareness Society and the Canadian Association for Equality hosted "From Misogyny and Misandry to Intersexual Dialogue" at the University of Toronto and April…


The New Hegemony: CAFE Responds Against Student Union Oppression, Harassment, and Policy Breaking

The Canadian Association for Equality issues support to the University of Toronto Men's Issues Awareness Society and allied campus groups, in response to attempts to organize against "men's issues"…


Ryerson Student Union and the Boogey-Men

By Adam McPhee, CAFE Board member and Advisor   Recently the Ryerson Student Union (RSU)passed an amendment to their policy on women’s issues. This amendment was not in regards to protecting…


Next Public Event: From Misogyny & Misandry to Intersexual Dialogue

From Misogyny & Misandry to Intersexual Dialogue A conversation exploring the effects on both men and women of our current approach to gender and how we might foster a genuinely intersexual - and…


CAFE in the Press: Violence Against Young Men + Janice Fiamengo

Some recent appearances by CAFE in the press: One of our spokespeople Malcolm Johnston, appears on CHCH news Square Off discussing our recent media advisory Recent GTA Murders Call for Taskforce on…


Recent GTA Murders Call for Taskforce on Violence Against Young Males

MEDIA ADVISORY - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Recent GTA Murders Call for Taskforce on Violence Against Young Males TORONTO, ONTARIO - (Feb 22, 2013) -  With an ambush of four teenage males in Whitby just…


Hypocrisy on Campus: Hate Speech, Safe Space and the Vilification of Dissent

In light of recent developments to shut down legitimate and much needed debate of men's issues at a variety of campuses, CAFE is posting a retrospective commentary on the hypocritical tactics…


Open letter to Marianne Mazzorato, Chief Assessment Officer Education Quality and Accountability Office

This letter was mailed to Marianne Mazzorato, Chief Assessment Officer at the Education Quality and Accountability Office by one of our advisors, Dr. James Brown. Dr. James Brown is a Canadian…


Press Conference Responds to Critics, Explains our Mandate and Vision

The Canadian Association for Equality hosted a press conference on January 31, 2013 to respond to our supporters and critics, explain our mandate and goals, provide announcements of upcoming…


Why female dominated professions show the complexity of gender in the workforce

A fascinating article in today's Toronto Star Men stand out as daycare workers about men in professions dominated by women. Well, perhaps not dominated, if you use the language as reported in the…


New CAFE Ottawa Branch Meetup Group Launched

Due to popular demand, the Canadian Association for Equality will be starting to setup community branches in cities across Canada. As a first step, we have launched an Ottawa Men's Issues Meetup…


CAFE Annual General Meeting Thursday, Feb 7, 7pm, University of Toronto

The Canadian Association for Equality has had a tremendous first year, from launching a regular lecture series culminating in our high profile Warren Farrell event to establishing our presence on…


Dr. James Brown, Educator, joins CAFE Advisory Committee

The Canadian Association for Equality is pleased to welcome Dr. James Brown to our Advisory Committee. James Brown, M.A., M.ed, Ed.D., is a parent, an educator, a researcher and a writer. He has five…


Professor Janice Fiamengo, English Professor, becomes new CAFE Advisor

Professor Janice Fiamengo, author, editor, and Professor of English at the University of Ottawa, joins the Canadian Association for Equality Advisory Committee! We'll soon post about her upcoming…


International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers

Since 2003, December 17th has been recognized as the international day to end violence against sex workers.  On this day, it should also be acknowledged that the impulse of many is to immediately…


U of T response and a meeting with the Vice-Provost office

A representative of the Men's Issues Awareness Society and I had a meeting with the Office of the Vice Provost at the  University of Toronto to discuss the events of November 16th. Part of what their…


CAFE responds to online activity

On November 16th 2012 the Canadian Association for Equality (CAFE) hosted a lecture with Dr. Warren Farrell about the boy’s crisis. Although the talk itself went well, it was delayed by an hour…


Media Coverage & Response to Dr. Warren Farrell Event, the Protest & the Aftermath

The Canadian Association for Equality hosted a press conference on January 31, 2013 to respond to its supporters and critics, explain its mandate and goals, provide announcements of upcoming…


CAFE responds to rabble.ca attack: “Lies our fathers told us”

The Canadian Association for Equality received no response from rabble.ca to our submission of an editorial in response to their article directly attacking CAFE: Lies our fathers told us: The men's…


Dr. Warren Farrell on “Boys to Men: Transforming the Boys Crisis into our Sons’ Opportunities”

Boys to Men: Transforming the Boys Crisis into our Sons' Opportunities Please read our Official Response to the Event, the Protest and the Path Ahead The Canadian Association for Equality is excited…


Breastfeeding group: no trans “dad” as leaders

Please note: The blog posts are not endorsed by the Canadian Association for Equality and do not represent official positions or policies of the organization. By Roni, University of Guelph The Story…


CAFE Advisor to Speak at “Modern Feminism” Event

Canadian Association for Equality Advisor Heidi Nabert will represent CAFE at Women Out Loud's "Modern Feminism" event Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/346995845392779/ Tuesday,…


Men, Masculinity and Gender: York University Men’s Issues Awareness Society Discussion event

Thursday, October 2 at York University. Men, Masculinity, and Gender Oct 2


CAFE Announces new Advisor: Jackie Orsetto, Dept of Sociology, Trent University

We forgot to announce this when it happened. Jackie Orsetto is Course Instructor and Research Co-ordinator, Department of Sociology, Trent University. Her research falls under the vast realm of…


Men’s Centre Campaign Launch Video Released!

The Canadian Association for Equality invites you to support the men's centre campaign. In support of the Simon Fraser University Men's Centre recently approved at that Vancouver campus, help us…


THE INVISIBILITY OF MALE ISSUES: MEN VS. THE MEDIA, POLITICIANS, POP CULTURE, with Fred Litwin

THE INVISIBILITY OF MALE ISSUES: MEN VS. THE MEDIA, POLITICIANS, POP CULTURE The Canadian Association for Equality and the University of Toronto Men's Issues Awareness Society presentThe…


Men’s Issues Awareness Society on Campus Newsletter released

Students from McMaster University, York and the University of Waterloo have put together the first campus newsletter, featuring articles: "The Need for a Movement Centered on Men's Issues",…


Spokesperson Brad Corbett in MacLeans Magazine on BC “Women’s Only” Events

  Christy Clark’s sex appeal problem: Lacking support from female voters, the B.C. premier hosts a women-only breakfast The Canadian Association for Equality—a national “men’s issues” group—is…


BC Premiere Christy Clark Decides: No Men Allowed

Though British Columbia Liberal Premiere Christy Clark has called the NDP “gender equity” quota system that forces certain ridings to nominate only female candidates sexist to men and patronizing to…


Upcoming & Recent CAFE Media on Call for Family Law Reform

Listen to Canadian Association for Equality Spokesperson Bradley Corbett discuss our recent media advisory:  Violence in Fatherless Communities Calls for Family Law Reform: National Men’s…


Family Law and Equal Shared Parenting: the Canadian Situation

Our recent media advisory has generated a lot of conversation about the family law situation in Canada. Here is some pertinent information provided by the Canadian Association for Equality Research…


Burden of hero expectations

A recent facebook update passed along. One of the reasons more men die in incidences of violence is because of the burden of manliness which demands self-sacrifice and suggests the value of a man's…


First Annual Conference for Men’s Issues Associations on Campus

On June 2, 2012, the Canadian Association for Equality hosted leaders from a campus groups at the University of Toronto to network, brainstorm and plan future event. As we plan for campus outreach in…


Male Original Sin, A Presentation by Anthropologist Lionel Tiger

The Canadian Association for Equality and the University of Toronto Men's Issues Awareness Society proudly present: MALE ORIGINAL SIN: How did men get to be so defective? The sensible, fair, and…


$30K Simon Fraser University Men’s Centre!

$30K to be invested by student union in Simon Fraser University Men's Centre, a first in Canada! Click here for story in the SFU Peak


Join CAFE at the Harry Spring Run off for Prostate Cancer April 7

This is a last reminder that the Canadian Association for Equality will be participating in the Prostate Cancer awareness and fundraising event the "Harry's Spring Run-Off" in High Park (Toronto)…


Hate Rallies Target Men at Mississippi State University

Message received by CAFE: "I recently received some information about your organization and am interested in starting a men's advocacy group at my college, Mississippi State University. I have made 3…


Humber College Paper Covers Robert Kenedy and Barbara Kay events

The DailyPlanet.com, the Humber College newspaper, featured a piece based on interviews with our recent speaker Professor of Sociology at York university and Canadian Association for Equality Advisor…


Two Upcoming events – #1 Should Men Be Studied Through the Lens of Feminism?: Introducing The New Male Studies

Date: Friday, February 17, 7pm Location: Galbraith Building (GB), Room 119 - 35 St. George Street, University of Toronto The absence of male studies programs in Canada is both a result of and clear…


University Men’s Collectives

The Canadian Association for Equality, as part of its Men's Issues Awareness (MIA) Campaign is looking to build on the momentum created by new Men's groups at Brandon University (in Manitoba), the…


New Video: Slander and Sexism Against Fathers Rights Activists

Dr. Ferrel Christensen is a member of Equitable Child Maintenance and Access Society (http://ecmas.org/) and author of the book Pornography: The Other Side, who filed a a defamation lawsuit against…


Airline policy forces single male passengers to move away from children traveling alone!

Wow, has it really gotten this bad? BA compensates man 'humiliated' over child seat policy:  A has compensated a passenger who was "humiliated' over its policy of not allowing single male flyers…


Life Expectancy Gender Differences & Their Significance

A quick note. This article is a pretty vile form of anti-male sexism. Take one example. The fact that women live longer than men is used as support that women are stronger, better and superior than…


End of a double standard: Nevada’s first legalized male brothel

"End of a double standard: Nevada's first legalized male brothel." This is interesting and generally positive, but why the following sexism that insists men don't want to feel special. But because…


Woman Gets Off On Probation for Aggravated Assault Leading to Mysterious Murder of Man. So What’s New?

Once again a violent female guilty of "assault with a weapon, aggravated assault and assault causing bodily harm" gets away without serving a day in prison. This wasn't the first time she assaulted…


A female men’s advocate: “I cannot in good conscience refer to myself as ‘the victim'”

A really terrific and rare editorial in the Alliston Herald called "Who's Fighting for Men's Rights" by divorcee turned father's and men's right activist Paulette MacDonald. No, I didn't get that…


Circumcision is a barbaric human right violation: Debate – Carried over from facebook

Justin Trottier Circumcision is a barbaric human right violation. Global TV: "16X9 exposes a new side to circumcision this Sunday--www.global16X9.com" Darren at 7:00pm June 5 Perhaps, but it does…


Successful prostate cancer vaccine brings out men’s groups

This is excellent news for men: Company says prostate cancer vaccine shows promise To summarize the findings those treated with the vaccine lived an average of 4 1/2 months longer than those given…


Male Suicide is All the Rage

Writer Sigrid MacDonald I've been distracted here in Tampa, Florida for the least few days and unable to get done much in the way of posting. Here's a post by Sigrid Macdonald, an author based in…


Man Nearly Mauled by Bull has Audience (and Possibly Man) in Stitches

A friend sent me a link to the following video on youtube entitled "How a Real Man Takes Off His Underwear". The video was uploaded by a lady, along with the remark "This is hilarious!" After…


First Canadian University Men’s Collective Off the Ground; Hopefully, the first of many

Sometimes just when you think there's no hope for progress, something unexpected turns up. A group at Brandon University in Manitoba is fighting to have a Men's Collective organization established…


Help Fight Prostate Cancer, Men’s Second Leading Cause of Death

The website for the prostate fundraising charity the Movember Foundation of Canada reads: Which ever way we look at it, men are far less healthy than women. The average life expectancy for men is…


Affirmative Action Cuts Both Ways; Male Tutor/Bodyguards deemed sexist…against women!

A couple of weeks ago an assistant professor at Ryerson was accused of sexism against women for daring to attempt something like affirmative action - to benefit the wrong gender. As described in a…


Mom loses custody for alienating dad: Finally, some good news from the family courts

Great news for a change coming out of a Superior Court of Justice family law decision: Mom loses custody for alienating dad Ruling a 'wake-up call' for parents who use kids to punish ex-partners The…


In Whose Best Interests? Man to pay support though twins not his

A great example of why men need a birth control pill. An article in yesterday's Toronto Star, Man must pay support though twins not his, is, in the words of one online commentator, proof that the…


The First Toronto Men’s Issues Meetup Group this Sunday

Introducing Toronto's first Men's Issue Meetup Group: Ever wonder why: * Men are one-third more likely to develop prostate cancer than women are to develop breast cancer, yet 50% more funding goes…


What about the guys? Young Men’s Invisibility in Sexual Risk and Sexual Health Research

Finally, someone gets it... I realize this happened today, but it's nice to see a poster like this for a change: Presentation Title: What about the guys? Young men's invisibility in sexual risk and…