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Women's Issues

November 17, 2009

CLC marking 20th anniversary of Montreal Massacre with 20-day mailing campaign to highlight the ongoing need for change.

October 1, 2009

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

September 18, 2009

'Like the Famous Five, we must continue to lobby, campaign and educate others to ensure that Canadian women obtain equity in this country.'

September 15, 2009

Crystal Lee Jordan Sutton, an activist to the end, has passed away from a brain tumor at age 68.

September 2, 2009

Child poverty seems to win political points but Canadian governments are ignoring the very real and private struggle of women on their own.

August 23, 2009

'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.

August 19, 2009

First woman to sit on executive council of B.C. Federation of Labour and become president of the B.C. NDP.

June 24, 2009

There has been an increase of more than 50 per cent in demand for Charlottetown's women's shelter.

May 31, 2009

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.

May 19, 2009

NUPGE leaflet puts focus on Canadian women struggling to cope with severe economic problems.