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Jun 28, 2019, 15:40 ET Minister Ng announces federal investment of up to $2.1 million in the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada and woman-led businesses in southern Ontario

TORONTO, June 28, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is advancing women's economic empowerment with the first ever Women Entrepreneurship...


Jun 28, 2019, 07:52 ET Canada announces new support for international climate action and coal phase-out

BRUSSELS, June 28, 2019 /CNW/ - Climate change is the greatest challenge of our time. Canadians want to do their share to reduce pollution at home...


Jun 28, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Stephen Fuhr, Member of Parliament for Kelowna-Lake Country, will make an important announcement in support of women's organizations in Kelowna/

OTTAWA, June 27, 2019 /CNW/ - Stephen Fuhr, Member of Parliament for Kelowna—Lake Country, on behalf of the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of...


Jun 28, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Minister Hajdu announces investment in women entrepreneurs/

Government of Canada investing up to $1.8 million to help women entrepreneurs in northern Ontario PASS LAKE, ON, June 27, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government ...


Jun 27, 2019, 17:36 ET Government of Canada announces judicial appointments in the province of Manitoba

OTTAWA, June 27, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following...


Jun 27, 2019, 15:33 ET FinDev Canada Invests in leading Peruvian agricultural producer, Danper Agricola La Venturosa

The USD 8 million loan will create quality jobs and support women's economic participation in the Peruvian agribusiness sector MONTREAL, June 27,...


Jun 27, 2019, 14:53 ET Media Advisory - Stephen Fuhr, Member of Parliament for Kelowna-Lake Country, will make an important announcement in support of women's organizations in Kelowna

OTTAWA, June 27, 2019 /CNW/ - Stephen Fuhr, Member of Parliament for Kelowna—Lake Country, on behalf of the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of...


Jun 27, 2019, 11:30 ET BMO Celebrating Women: BMO Recognizes Outstanding Women in Saint John through National Program

SAINT JOHN, NB, June 27, 2019 /CNW/ - The annual BMO Celebrating Women event in Saint John, N.B. honoured three women for their remarkable...


Jun 27, 2019, 11:16 ET Minister Hajdu announces investment in women entrepreneurs

Government of Canada investing up to $1.8 million to help women entrepreneurs in northern Ontario PASS LAKE, ON, June 27, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government ...


Jun 27, 2019, 10:42 ET Alectra talks the talk and walks the walk on ending violence against women

Employees raise over $10,000 at YWCA Hamilton event HAMILTON, ON, June 27, 2019 /CNW/ - For a third consecutive year, Alectra Utilities stepped up to ...


Jun 27, 2019, 07:00 ET Estée Lauder Canada Launches New #ShadesofCanada Campaign

TORONTO, June 27, 2019 /CNW/ - In celebration of Canada Day, Estée Lauder Canada will launch a new Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup campaign,...


Jun 27, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Ng to announce federal investment to help women entrepreneurs export to new markets/

TORONTO, June 26, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honorable Mary Ng, Canada's Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion, will be in Toronto to announce an...


Jun 27, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Hajdu to announce federal investment in women entrepreneurs/

PASS LAKE, ON, June 26, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour and Member of Parliament...


Jun 26, 2019, 09:45 ET Media Advisory - Minister Hajdu to announce federal investment in women entrepreneurs

PASS LAKE, ON, June 26, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour and Member of Parliament...


Jun 26, 2019, 09:00 ET Media Advisory - Minister Ng to announce federal investment to help women entrepreneurs export to new markets

TORONTO, June 26, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honorable Mary Ng, Canada's Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion, will be in Toronto to announce an...


Jun 26, 2019, 08:00 ET Global PADI Women's Dive Day Events Give Back to Our Blue Planet

On July 20, 2019, PADI® Dive Centers and Resorts will host thousands of divers for PADI Women's Dive Day, a global celebration of shared adventure,...


Jun 25, 2019, 14:05 ET Government of Canada celebrates the tenth annual Day of the Seafarer

OTTAWA, June 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Maritime trade is important to the Canadian economy, and the role of seafarers has always been, and continues to be,...


Jun 25, 2019, 12:15 ET Government of Canada supports survivors of gender-based violence in Vancouver

VANCOUVER, June 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Ending gender-based violence is crucial if we are serious about giving everyone the same opportunities to join and...


Jun 25, 2019, 12:10 ET Governments of Canada and Nova Scotia support new transitional housing for indigenous women and children

HALIFAX, June 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Indigenous women and children escaping domestic violence will soon have increased access to safe, affordable housing...


Jun 25, 2019, 09:00 ET Toronto personal injury lawyer Jasmine Daya making pitch to bring women's basketball franchise to Toronto

TORONTO, June 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Toronto personal injury lawyer, entrepreneur, and basketball fan Jasmine Daya intends to make a pitch to the Women's...


Jun 25, 2019, 08:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Indigenous Women and Children to Benefit from new Transitional Housing in Halifax/

HALIFAX, June 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Join Andy Fillmore, Member of Parliament for Halifax, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of...


Jun 25, 2019, 07:00 ET Catalyst Names Norie Campbell, Michael Cherny, Alison Jeffrey, and Sandra Stuart 2019 Catalyst Canada Honours Champions

Four Champions to be Celebrated at 10th Anniversary Catalyst Canada Honours Dinner Gala TORONTO, June 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Catalyst announced today its...


Jun 24, 2019, 19:49 ET Government of Canada announces investment in women's and Indigenous organizations in Northern Ontario

SUDBURY, ON, June 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Women's organizations provide vital services in our communities, supporting women and girls to be financially...


Jun 24, 2019, 12:00 ET Media Advisory - Indigenous Women and Children to Benefit from new Transitional Housing in Halifax

HALIFAX, June 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Join Andy Fillmore, Member of Parliament for Halifax, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of...


Jun 24, 2019, 11:00 ET Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls: initiatives will rally communities across Canada to commemorate, heal and advance reconciliation

Over 100 survivor, community and family-led projects to receive federal support from the Commemoration Fund to honour the lives and legacies of...