Women's Issues

February 14, 2013

It's about shoring up one of the basic human rights supporting a fair and prosperous Canada. But ultimately, it's about saving lives.

February 7, 2013

"Hopefully it will be a wakeup call as well for all levels of government to ensure that public policies on issues such as child care and elder care are a priority.” - James Clancy, National President

October 23, 2012

October 24 marks the 12th anniversary of the Child Care Worker and Early Childhood Educators Appreciation Day in Ontario.

October 4, 2012

"To make a difference, Canadians need to pressure our government to take on the issue of income inequality head-on." - James Clancy, NUPGE National President.

August 30, 2012

This Labour Day in 2012, NUPGE celebrates the legacy of those who came before us and we commit to continue the fight for fairness.

 

June 27, 2012


Women’s empowerment and gender equality are fundamental to healthy societies and economies, and sustainable development.
May 29, 2012

In fighting the dramatic tuition fee hikes, the student movement is defending the values of equality and solidarity which underpin this social contract.

May 5, 2012

In analysis and discussions...differential impacts for women, Aboriginals, racialized persons, newcomers, and *the poor* are frequently left out. It’s hard to blame anyone, there’s a lot to talk about in this whopper. - Angella McEwen

Ottawa (7 May 2012) - Below is a post by Angella McEwen, a Canadian Labour Congress economist, about gender and the recent federal budget:

The only mention of either men or women in the 400-odd page 2012 Budget Implementation Bill is with regards to the appropriate use of donated sperm and ova.

April 27, 2012

Watch new video interviews from the Women 4 Change training session.

April 26, 2012


"The effect of this decision by Health Canada is yet another strong sign that the federal government is pulling away from its responsibility to gender equality" - Chi Nguyen of CWHN.
 
Ottawa (26 April 2012) – Yet another group of organizations dedicated to research and communication in Canadian wome