Conservative government is paying lip service to improving the lives of women even as it refuses to support pay equity, child care and economic measures that support women's equality. So the Canadian Labour Congress is sending each Member of Parliament a gift of chocolate lips with an accompanying note - 'women are tired of lip service'.
(Jan 27, 2009) -- 'Everyone except the prime minister seems to understand that big problems require bold solutions. Canada needs a large-scale fiscal stimulus.'
Survey of child care standards in 25 developed countries
'A problem of pandemic proportions.' - UN
(Oct 9, 2008) -- 'The Harper platform is a vapid document, full of slogans but lacking a substantive plan to tackle the current economic and social challenges.'
This year’s theme is 'Women in the Lead'
May 17 marks key anniversary of important step taken by the World Health Organization in 1991
While pausing to recognize and say thank you to our own mothers, we can also help African mothers struggling with the ravages of AIDS
Conservatives tax cut promises total $190 billion in two years
Give more than flowers and chocolates this year - help African communities in need.