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Statement On Islamophobic Attack in London, Ontario

Trigger warning The following statement includes mention of Islamophobia, murder and violence against children.   On Sunday, June 6, 2021, four members of a Muslim, Pakistani-Canadian family: Salman Afzaal, 46, Madiha Salman, 44, Yumma Salman, 15, and Talat Afzaal, 74,…

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In Solidarity with Indigenous Peoples

Trigger warning The following statement includes mention of residential schools, systemic, structural and systematic modes of oppression, and violence against children Support is available for anyone affected by residential schools' intergenerational trauma, and those triggered by the latest reports.  The…

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CLOSED: Call for Nominations to the Board of Directors

Fast and Female is excited to announce that the Call for Nominations to the Board of Directors is now open! The Board of Directors of Fast and Female are representatives responsible for providing strategic leadership, governance, establishing policy, overseeing operations…

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Statement Against anti-Asian Racism

Over the past year, the pandemic has served to heighten the already existing anti-Asian racism in Canada. Over 1,100 hate incidents targeting Asian-Canadian communities have been reported over the last year alone. Those are just the ones that have been…

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CLOSED: We’re Hiring! Operations Coordinator

WHAT IS FAST AND FEMALE? Fast and Female is a Canadian charity on a mission to keep self-identified girls aged 8-14 healthy and active in sports. Founded in 2005 by Olympic gold medalist Chandra Crawford, Fast and Female believes in…

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Zoe Doesn’t Feel Shy in Online Events

Zoe is an energetic 9-year-old, who loves to burn off energy by staying active. “I did a few sports. I did speed skating, gymnastics, swimming, and soccer,” Zoe explains. Living in Manitoba, Zoe and her little sister have built a…

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