The Municipality of West Nipissing Celebrates International Women’s Day 2019

International Womens Day Collage 2019



The Municipality of West Nipissing wishes to acknowledge the important contributions of women to the betterment of our community and their unrelenting support for one another.


Did you know?

7370 women and girls live in here

Joanne Savage has been Mayor for 16 years, and is now serving her fifth term

Ward 1 Councillor, Lise Sénécal, is back for her third term

The Municipality has 5 women volunteer firefighters and 2 women police officers

More than 40 women work at the Municipality in departments including: Building and Planning, Clerk Services, Communications, Community and Recreation Services, Customer Service, Finance, Fire Services, Health and Safety, Libraries, Management, Operations, Police Services, Taxation, and Water.


International Women's Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity.
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#IWD2019 #BalanceforBetter


In the photo

Town Hall group: (front) Natasha Liard Bigras, Kimberly Cuillerier, Najette Goulard, Janice Dupuis, (back) Chantal Levac, Pierrette Filion, Josée Boisvenue, Alisa Craddock, Brigitte Carrière, Joanne Savage, Lise Sénécal, Louise Laforge, Kassandre Jolin. Fire Services group: Julie Morin, Lisa Reed (Station 4 – Field), Capitain Joanne Laberge (Station 7 – Lavigne), Caroline Marx (Station 6 – Verner), Cynthia Guindon (Station 6 – Verner), Linda Thibodeau (Station 5 – River Valley). Library group: (front) Lucienne Desjardins, Émélie Keenan, (back) Carole Marion, Danica Laurin, Gabrielle Éthier, Susie Michaud, Carole Bidal. Community Services group: Lynn Duhaime, Sarah Furchner, Lina Carrière. Operations and IPM group: (front) Catherine Levac-Lafond, (back) Valerie Gilligan, Lynn McMahon. Museum group: Alexandre-Aimée Rivet, Renée-Anne Paquette, Suzanne Pilon (volunteer)


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