In the year 2018, women have made great strides in the workplace. Women are now employed in virtually every vocation, but are they treated equally? There are two areas that seem to suggest the answer is no: 1. pay equity, and 2. securing and keeping top, opportunity-rich positions.

From time to time, someone will tell Susan Paradis she tends to put the proverbial cart before the horse. The Imperial Chamber of Commerce executive director concedes this may be true. It’s a product of her desire to get things done. She knows where the cart belongs, and she doesn’t want to …