'Muriel will be forever remembered as an ambassador of peace, defender of women's rights and champion of educational development.' - Nova Scotia Premier Darrell Dexter.
First woman to sit on executive council of B.C. Federation of Labour and become president of the B.C. NDP.
There has been an increase of more than 50 per cent in demand for Charlottetown's women's shelter.
Poor record cited on issues such as missing Aboriginal women, slow progress on land claims, funding cuts to women's groups and treatment of prisoners in Afghanistan.
NUPGE leaflet puts focus on Canadian women struggling to cope with severe economic problems.
Employers reap gains worth $6.03 billion but the cost in employee burnout is significant.
NUPGE has supported this initiative with funding through its "Building International Sisterhood campaign" projects.
New survey by Statistics Canada says more than 80% were fleeing an abusive situation.
'The effort to end homophobia cannot be separated from the struggle to extend respect and dignity to all human beings everywhere.' - James Clancy, NUPGE national president.
Similar programs are already operating in Ontario and Saskatchewan.