New Democrat Carol Hughes took some time to speak on International Women’s Day and will be hosting a breakfast on the Hill in its honour.

The northern MP says there’s still a lot of work to do and she’s letting residents know they can get involved on social media by using the hashtag #YouAreEmpowerment.

Hughes says she’s hoping as Deputy Speaker she’s setting a good example for young girls alongside other female politicians.

Closer to home, in Kapuskasing, Habitat Interlude and local businesses are hosting presentations at the Knights of Columbus Hall on March 8th at 7:00pm.