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Women's Issues

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.

October 14, 2009

Only 30 percent of women have a formal financial plan to meet their retirement goals

October 1, 2009

'Over the long term, every $1 invested in quality child care programs returns $2.54 in benefits to society.' - CCAAC.

September 27, 2009

'Government needs to step forward with a comprehensive plan to ensure that quality care and education for our young children is here now and in the future.' - Shelley Ward.