On October 18th, we celebrate Persons Day in Canada.
|The Women are Persons! Monument in Olympic Plaza, Calgary, Alberta (photo taken in 2012)|
86 years after this milestone victory for women's rights, Canada had its first cabinet with equal number of men and women. The Famous Five would have raised their teacups to this gender-balanced cabinet!
|The Women are Persons! Monument in Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario (photo taken in 2015)|
"“Because of Her”, Canada’s democracy is stronger than ever.
Persons Day reminds us all that women’s voices matter.
When women step forward and make themselves heard, the changes they create benefit us all."
(From: Status of Women)
As a tribute to the "pink teas" held by the suffragists, I'm sharing this tea for one set that I purchased at a thrift store years ago. The pretty combination of pink roses and white polka dots is reminiscent of Royal Albert's Cheeky Pink design.
Pumpkin treat of the week: Pumpkin pie frozen yogurt from Yogurty's.
this coupon for purchases over $10. It's never too early to buy Christmas teas!
I'm joining the following parties this week: