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Women's Issues

December 16, 2010

Latest report from Statistics Canada reveals that a glaring pay gap still remains between men and women in Canada.

December 5, 2010

More than 20 years after the tragic events in Montreal, violence against women continues to be a serious issue in Canada.

November 25, 2010

Opposition parties combine to outvote the Harper Conservatives 141-132 on a bill to create a national housing strategy.

November 10, 2010

'I urge you to not desert the families of the 582 missing and murdered Aboriginal women!' - James Clancy.

November 7, 2010

Women experienced disproportionately more gains in unionized jobs.

November 4, 2010

'As Canada has become a 24-hour society, the number of Canadians working non-regular hours has increased dramatically.'

November 3, 2010

'It is every woman’s fundamental right to live in safety and security in her home and community.'

October 24, 2010

Lois Wales, a cardiology technologist, was elected president of the Mantioba Government and General Employees' Union (MGEU/NUPGE) at the union's convention this past weekend. It is the first time in MGEU’s history that a woman has been elected president. 

October 12, 2010

Motion adopted unanimously asks province to reverse decision on program killed in July at VGH.

October 4, 2010

Pay equity will eventually be assured for all LCBO employees under the Pay Equity Act of Ontario.