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Sandra Perron inspired a large audience at the DWAO’s International Women’s Day event last Thursday.

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Canada’s first female infantry officer draws a full house

March 13, 2018 at 10:31 am

Jeff Gaye Sandra Perron’s International Women’s Day presentation to a full room at Club 41 on Thursday included her experiences, her insights, her evolving ideas and more. But other things were not evident. Bitterness. Resentment. Blame. Perron, Canada’s first female infantry officer, would be justified in carrying negative thoughts and attitudes. She was harassed, abused and assaulted by her peers as she worked to fulfill her dream of commanding troops in the Canadian Army. Instead,Read More