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13:18 ET Four CIBC leaders named among Canada's Top 50 Women in FinTech

TORONTO, July 16, 2019 /CNW/ - CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) is pleased to announce that four leaders from across the bank's technology and innovation...


07:00 ET /R E M I N D E R -- Media Advisory - Itinerary for Tuesday, July 16, 2019/

OTTAWA, July 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Note: All times local Montréal, Quebec 3:30 p.m. The Prime Minister will meet with members of the Hellenic community....


Jul 15, 2019, 16:14 ET Media Advisory - Itinerary for Tuesday, July 16, 2019

OTTAWA, July 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Note: All times local Montréal, Quebec 3:30 p.m. The Prime Minister will meet with members of the Hellenic community....


Jul 15, 2019, 14:03 ET NWAC CEO Urges United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous People to Revisit Definition of the Crime of Genocide in International Law

OTTAWA, July 15, 2019 /CNW/ - In response to the release of the Final Report of the National Inquiry Into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and...


Jul 12, 2019, 07:00 ET Designer Brands Recognized for Commitment to Women in Leadership

Designer Brands Inc. is proud to announce two recent recognitions for its commitment to women in leadership positions. Designer Brands Named "Winning ...


Jul 11, 2019, 17:30 ET Minister Ng announced investments in women entrepreneurs and met with small business owners in Montréal

Canada's Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion shared how the federal government is helping small business owners start up, scale up, and...


Jul 11, 2019, 11:00 ET BMO Harris Bank ranked one of Forbes' 2019 Best Employers for Women

CHICAGO, July 11, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO Harris Bank, an industry leader in fostering diversity and inclusion throughout its organization, was recognized...


Jul 11, 2019, 09:00 ET Government of Quebec Now Covers a More Effective Emergency Contraceptive Pill

ella® (ulipristal acetate) now reimbursed in Quebec TORONTO, July 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Allergan Inc., announced today that ella®, a highly effective...


Jul 11, 2019, 07:30 ET Avon Foundation for Women announces new funding for Vital Voices, marking a ten-year partnership aimed at ending gender-based violence

Avon and the Avon Foundation for Women today announced a new $200,000 grant to Vital Voices Global Partnership. The grant will fund Voices Against...


Jul 10, 2019, 17:30 ET Minister Ng announces investment in women entrepreneurs

Government of Canada invests in ecosystems of support to help more women entrepreneurs succeed MONTRÉAL, July 10, 2019 /CNW/ - The full and equal...


Jul 10, 2019, 17:29 ET SK-II and Katie Couric Premiere New Global Docu-Series - "Timelines" -

Global skincare brand, SK-II and investigative journalist Katie Couric launch, "Timelines" – a new docu-series that explores the evolving and...


Jul 10, 2019, 13:22 ET Canada to host Canada-European Union Summit in Montréal

OTTAWA, July 10, 2019 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that the 17th Canada-European Union Summit will be held in...


Jul 10, 2019, 10:00 ET Veterans Affairs Canada announces funding for CIMVHR in 2019-20

VAC confirms Budget 2019 funding for the Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research KINGSTON, ON, July 10, 2019 /CNW/ - Minister...


Jul 10, 2019, 09:00 ET Global Affairs Canada to fund girls' education project in Uganda

OTTAWA, July 10, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Teachers' Federation (CTF/FCE) is proud to announce that its latest international project aimed at...


Jul 10, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Ng to announce federal investment in women entrepreneurs/

MONTRÉAL, July 9, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Mary Ng, Canada's Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion, will be in Montréal to announce a...


Jul 09, 2019, 15:43 ET Media Advisory - Minister Ng to announce federal investment in women entrepreneurs

MONTRÉAL, July 9, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Mary Ng, Canada's Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion, will be in Montréal to announce a...


Jul 09, 2019, 12:42 ET Update - Deadline has been extended to Tuesday, July 23 - Persons Case Awards 2019 - Celebrating progress towards gender equality for 40 years

July 23, 2019 is the deadline to submit nominations for this year's Governor General's Awards in Commemoration of the Persons Case OTTAWA, May 22,...


Jul 09, 2019, 09:00 ET Ginette Maillé joins iA Financial Group's Boards of Directors

QUEBEC CITY, July 9, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - iA Financial Group announced today the appointment of Ginette Maillé as a director of iA Financial...


Jul 08, 2019, 17:04 ET National Bank Presents the Recipients of the 10th Edition of Women in Financial Markets Internship Program

MONTREAL, July 8, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - National Bank is pleased to announce the winners of the Women in Financial Markets Internship Program for 2019. ...


Jul 08, 2019, 10:00 ET Information Update - Health Canada reminds pregnant women of the importance of food safety

OTTAWA, July 8, 2019 /CNW/ - During pregnancy, you and your unborn baby are at an increased risk of food poisoning. Your immune system is weakened,...


Jul 08, 2019, 09:33 ET Native Women's Association of Canada to Attend - Canada Premiers' 2019 Summer Meeting in Saskatchewan

OTTAWA, July 8, 2019 /CNW/ - In an effort to further advance reconciliation among Canada's Indigenous Peoples, senior executive members of the Native ...


Jul 08, 2019, 09:30 ET Female Non-Policing RCMP Class Action Settlement Reached

VANCOUVER, July 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Women who experienced gender or sexual orientation based harassment and discrimination while working or volunteering...


Jul 08, 2019, 06:00 ET Barbie inspires girls to pursue STEM careers with launch to space

The iconic doll traversed the stratosphere in partnership with STEM Camp LONDON, ON, July 8, 2019 /CNW/ - This year marks Barbie's 60th anniversary,...


Jul 06, 2019, 07:00 ET Notice of Authorization of a Class Action regarding the Oral Contraceptives Yasmin and/or Yaz

QUÉBEC CITY, July 6, 2019 /CNW/ - A notice of authorization of a class action regarding the oral contraceptives Yasmin and/or Yaz is published today. ...


Jul 05, 2019, 13:00 ET Government of Canada supports training and resources for workplace harassment and violence

TORONTO, July 5, 2019 /CNW/ - All Canadians deserve a workplace that is free from harassment and violence. That is why the Government of Canada is...