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May 22, 2019, 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...


May 22, 2019, 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...


May 22, 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...


May 22, 2019, 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 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, 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, 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 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...


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, 08:00 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 17, 2019, 15:31 ET 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 17, 2019, 14:53 ET 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 17, 2019, 10:05 ET 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 16, 2019, 13:28 ET Media advisory - New citizens score a chance to meet Canada Soccer's Women's National Team

TORONTO, May 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada will add 28 new citizens to its roster at a special citizenship ceremony at BMO Field hosted by Immigration,...