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Women's Issues

April 13, 2011

A recent report coordinated by the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) and Canadian Feminist Alliance for International Action (FAFIA) highlights the sharp decrease in support for women’s issues under the Harper government.

March 3, 2011

Report recommends investing 1% of GDP to early care and learning.

December 5, 2010

Ranks a dismal 17th in the material well-being of children among OECD countries.

November 25, 2010

Group urges supporters across the country to pressure the Harper government to take action on urgent parliamentary committee report.

October 13, 2010

Annual World Economic Forum study looks at 134 economies around the world.

October 8, 2010

Focusing attention on the crisis of murdered and missing Aboriginal women.

September 29, 2010

Equality Rights Central (ERC) will monitor all equality, human rights and discrimination issues, primarily in lower courts and tribunals

February 23, 2010

“The Women’s Court finds that fiscal considerations should never suffice as a pressing and substantial basis for overriding equality rights”

February 9, 2010

'The report shows there’s a lot more at stake than lost child care spaces.' - Andrea Calver.

November 5, 2009

"Presently, the gap in CPP pensions between males and females is narrowing even if it is not expected to disappear completely."

Ottawa (5 November 2009) – The status of women within the Canadian pension system is not the same today as it was 30 or 40 years ago, according to the chief actuary of the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada.