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16:56 ET Media Advisory - The Honourable Kent Hehr, Member of Parliament for Calgary Centre, will make an important announcement in support of women's and Indigenous organizations in Alberta

OTTAWA, May 22, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Kent Hehr, Member of Parliament for Calgary Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister...


16:00 ET Media Advisory - MP Boissonnault will make an important announcement in support of women's organizations in Edmonton and Northern Alberta

EDMONTON, May 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Randy Boissonnault, Member of Parliament for Edmonton Centre and Special Advisor to the Prime Minister on LGBTQ2...


15:00 ET Persons Case Awards 2019 - Celebrating progress towards gender equality for 40 years

July 8, 2019 is the deadline to submit nominations for this year's Governor General's Awards in Commemoration of the Persons Case OTTAWA, May 22,...


13:57 ET Government of Canada provides assistance to at-risk women in Abbotsford

ABBOTSFORD, BC, May 22, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is committed to supporting at-risk women and ensuring those in vulnerable situations...


12:00 ET FinDev Canada invests in EcoEnterprises fund to support sustainable SMEs in Latin America

The women-led fund offers investments for sustainable agriculture and agroforestry SMEs in Latin America. This is the first 2X Challenge-eligible...


10:30 ET Union Gospel Mission Breaking Ground on Historic $35.5 Million Expansion

New 'Women and Families Centre' will provide new housing and support for region's vulnerable VANCOUVER, May 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Union Gospel Mission is...


09:01 ET BMO Financial Group Honoured with 2019 Visionary Award for Innovation in Shared Value from WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation

TORONTO, May 22, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO Financial Group today announced it has been recognized by WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation with the 2019...


07:00 ET Women's Executive Network Nominations for Canada's Most Powerful Women Ending Soon

Nominations for annual Top 100 Awards, recognizing amazing women across our country, close July 1 TORONTO, May 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Women's Executive...


06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Ng attends the Canada India Foundation's Women Entrepreneurs' Conference and Workshop/

TORONTO, May 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Women business owners face unique challenges when it comes to starting, growing and scaling a business. The Honourable...


May 21, 2019, 16:45 ET Government of Canada announces investment in women's organizations in Scarborough

SCARBOROUGH, ON, May 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Women's organizations provide vital services in our communities, supporting women and girls to be financially...


May 21, 2019, 16:30 ET Government of Canada invests in women's organization in Durham Region

Women's Multicultural Resource and Counselling Centre of Durham receiving funding to ensure it can continue providing essential supports to women and ...


May 21, 2019, 15:00 ET Minister Garneau announces investment in women-led companies in Montréal

Government of Canada invests $1,168,372 to help 12 women-owned or -led companies in Montréal and surrounding area grow and export MONTRÉAL, May 21,...


May 21, 2019, 13:42 ET Government of Canada supports initiatives to address workplace sexual harassment in British Columbia

VANCOUVER, May 21, 2019 /CNW/ - In Canada, all individuals have the right to a safe workplace with fair treatment for all. When sexual harassment...


May 21, 2019, 13:00 ET Government of Canada announces investment in women's organizations on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands

VICTORIA, May 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Women's organizations provide vital services in our communities, supporting women and girls to be financially secure,...


May 21, 2019, 12:30 ET Minister Duncan Announces Support for Sport Organizations to Address Harassment, Abuse, Discrimination and Maltreatment in Sport

The Government of Canada announces funding to National Sport Organizations (NSOs), National Multisport Service Organizations (MSOs), and Canadian...


May 21, 2019, 10:21 ET Housing: A Means for A Way Out of Prostitution

Research identifies the housing needs and preferences for women and girls in the sex industry MONTREAL, May 21, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Charity...


May 21, 2019, 10:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Women and Gender Equality, will make an important announcement in support of women's organizations in Victoria/

OTTAWA, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Women and Gender Equality on behalf of the Honourable Maryam...


May 21, 2019, 10:00 ET In lead up to Women Deliver 2019, Government of Canada announces innovative cross-sector partnerships to advance gender equality

TORONTO, May 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Advancing gender equality and investing in women is essential to growing the middle class, strengthening the economy,...


May 21, 2019, 10:00 ET Media Advisory - Minister Ng attends the Canada India Foundation's Women Entrepreneurs' Conference and Workshop

TORONTO, May 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Women business owners face unique challenges when it comes to starting, growing and scaling a business. The Honourable...


May 21, 2019, 07:31 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - BMO Financial Group and Minister Maryam Monsef to Announce New Initiative Supporting Organizations that Empower Women/

TORONTO, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO Financial Group and the Honorable Maryam Monsef, Minister of International Development and Minister for Women and...


May 21, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Monsef, with representatives from BMO and CanWaCH, will announce an innovative cross-sector partnership to advance gender equality as part of the GoC's Women Deliver 2019 mobilization efforts/

OTTAWA, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of International Development and Minister for Women and Gender Equality, along...


May 21, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Garneau to announce federal investment in women-led businesses/

MONTRÉAL, May 20, 2019 /CNW/ - Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport and Member of Parliament for Notre-Dame-de-Grâce–Westmount, on behalf of the...


May 20, 2019, 10:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Women and Gender Equality, will make an important announcement in support of women's organizations in Victoria/

OTTAWA, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Women and Gender Equality on behalf of the Honourable Maryam...


May 20, 2019, 10:00 ET Media Advisory - Minister Garneau to announce federal investment in women-led businesses

MONTRÉAL, May 20, 2019 /CNW/ - Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport and Member of Parliament for Notre-Dame-de-Grâce–Westmount, on behalf of the...


May 20, 2019, 10:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - BMO Financial Group and Minister Maryam Monsef to Announce New Initiative Supporting Organizations that Empower Women/

TORONTO, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO Financial Group and the Honorable Maryam Monsef, Minister of International Development and Minister for Women and...