A large majority of tweets and Facebook posts celebrated the female gender Thursday.
— COMMON (@common) March 8, 2018
The celebration was fitting for #InternationalWomensDay.
— Hugh Jackman (@RealHughJackman) March 8, 2018
We all have a role to play in building a world where women & girls are free to pursue their dreams and reach their full potential. On #IWD2018 & every day, let’s celebrate women’s contributions, stand up for their rights & make sure women are heard: https://t.co/dQFVSIZxEw pic.twitter.com/uQlIM8dVcO
— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) March 8, 2018
Today we celebrate women who day after day contribute to the advancement of our society and make the world a better place. #IWD2018
— GGJuliePayette (@GGJuliePayette) March 8, 2018
“We have a gender pay gap of 15-19% and it’s been that way for years” says @Raecooper1 speaking at our @Sydney_Ideas #IWD18 event. There’s plenty of work to be done and it starts here. #PressForProgess @UNWomenAust
— University of Sydney (@Sydney_Uni) March 7, 2018
In the Maritimes, residents were bracing for another #NSStorm as March continued to roar in like a lion. A trio of nor’easters were forecast to hit Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador and Quebec.
Stay safe today everyone. Crews working to restore outages across #NS, occurring mostly in HRM/southwestern areas. Blowing snow causing visibility issues.
Report outages & get outage info: 1-877-428-6004
See all affected areas & get outage info: https://t.co/cKMppFqg0n#nsstorm pic.twitter.com/HVPJILyEWP
— Nova Scotia Power (@nspowerinc) March 8, 2018
Parts of the United States’ eastern seaboard received more than 60 centimetres of snow earlier in the week.
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