Women's Issues

March 6, 2015

“Has the Ontario government made a policy decision behind-the-scenes to close birthing and women’s health services in small and even medium-sized towns everywhere?”, asked Natalie Mehra, Executive Director of the Ontario Health Coalition.

March 5, 2015

Changes in Alberta's tax regime have actually increased taxes on lower-income Albertans, with the province's women hit hardest.

March 2, 2015

West Coast LEAF's Equality Breakfast brings women together to honour collective achievements, to inspire and to be inspired to continue our work toward substantive equality.

February 27, 2015

Over 20 years only a few of the over 700 recommendations from 58 reports have ever been put into action.

February 23, 2015

Tell Canada's political leaders you want know how they will address gender inequality. Sign the petition today

December 5, 2014

On this December 6, the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) recommits to its work toward ending violence against women and eliminating the conditions that allow violence to thrive. 

November 28, 2014

Survey finds disturbing results about domestic violence and its effects in the workplace.

November 4, 2014

Women make up half the population, represent 47% of the Canadian labour force, and 52% of voters in the last federal election. Yet in the last federal leaders’ debates the word women was barely mentioned. It’s time for a national conversation about building a Canada that works for women.

October 3, 2014

Please join the National Union as we work to raise awareness of the need to take immediate action on this issue.