Women The latest news regarding women's interests and issues, including women’s health, equality in the workplace, safety, and education. Find stories on women’s achievement awards and scholarships for girls, along with entrepreneurial and mentoring programs for women in business. Learn about initiatives to reduce poverty and empower women in the developing world. Also included are releases regarding women’s sports, engagements and weddings, fertility, childbirth, adoption and family issues.

Latest

May 02, 2019, 13:55 ET Pay Equity Decision a Significant Win For Women Working in Long-Term Care Homes

RICHMOND HILL, ON, May 2, 2019 /CNW/ - SEIU Healthcare is celebrating a decision by Ontario's Divisional Court that significantly strengthens the pay ...


May 02, 2019, 12:42 ET Media Advisory - The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau will announce Government of Canada support to two women's organization in Sherbrooke

OTTAWA, May 2, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Member of Parliament for Compton–Stanstead, ...


May 02, 2019, 12:07 ET Heart & Stroke and Manulife team up to make this Mother's Day all about women's heart and brain health.

Manulife will match donations to honour moms, expanding its support of Heart & Stroke to become a Founding Partner of the Women's Initiative....


May 02, 2019, 11:30 ET Government of Canada announces investment to support Canada's network of women's shelters

OTTAWA, May 2, 2019 /CNW/ - Women's organizations provide vital services in our communities, supporting women and girls to be financially secure,...


May 02, 2019, 06:30 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Invitation to the opening of the Femmes de papier exhibition/

KINGSEY FALLS, QC, April 25, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Cascades, a leader in recovery and green packaging and hygiene solutions, invites media...


May 01, 2019, 14:39 ET Ontario Nurses' Association Celebrates Historic Pay Equity Win

A 13-year pursuit for fairness and equity for nursing home Registered Nurses TORONTO, May 1, 2019 /CNW/ - The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) is...


May 01, 2019, 12:30 ET A First in Canada: Research Hub to Work Toward Gender Equity in All Levels of Sport

The Government of Canada supports the creation of a gender equity in sport research hub to help remove barriers for girls and women in all levels of...


Apr 30, 2019, 19:16 ET Breast Cancer Society of Canada Annual Mother's Day Walk May 5th and May 12th, 2019 across Canada

Stepping Forward Together! SARNIA, ON, April 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Our annual 5K, Mother's Day Walk will take place in 10 cities across Canada this May to ...


Apr 30, 2019, 10:09 ET Government of Canada supports partners focused on preventing gender-based violence

Minister of Health's Parliamentary Secretary announces funding for projects aimed at addressing youth and teen dating violence OTTAWA, April 30, 2019 ...


Apr 30, 2019, 10:00 ET Government of Canada announces investment in women's organization in North Bay

NORTH BAY, ON, April 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Women's organizations provide vital community services that allow women and girls to be financially secure,...


Apr 29, 2019, 08:00 ET Canadians Lavishing Moms with More Expensive Mother's Day Gifts: Ebates.ca Poll

Not every mom's a Duchess, but they deserve the royal treatment TORONTO, April 29, 2019 /CNW/ - With the arrival of Baby Sussex expected any day now, ...


Apr 26, 2019, 14:24 ET Government of Canada announces membership of new Scientific Advisory Committee on Health Products for Women

Prominent physicians, award-winning researchers, and patient advocates to collaborate towards optimal health outcomes for women OTTAWA, April 26,...


Apr 26, 2019, 14:00 ET Government releases Workplace Harassment and Violence Prevention consultation report

More than 1,000 Canadians provided views on how employers should provide support GATINEAU, QC, April 26, 2019 /CNW/ - All Canadians deserve a...


Apr 26, 2019, 12:00 ET Government of Canada announces historic investment in Saskatchewan women's organizations

REGINA, April 26, 2019 /CNW/ - Women's organizations provide vital services in our communities, supporting women and girls to be financially secure,...


Apr 26, 2019, 10:42 ET Women from the military and business executives complete challenging 100 km snowshoe expedition to Baffin Island, raising close to $1M for military and Veteran families

TORONTO, April 26, 2019 /CNW/ - On April 1st, a group of business leaders joined together with ill and injured military Veterans from across Canada...


Apr 26, 2019, 10:00 ET Government of Canada announces investment in women's organizations in Ontario

PETERBOROUGH, ON, April 26, 2019 /CNW/ - Women's organizations provide vital services in our communities, supporting women and girls to be...


Apr 26, 2019, 10:00 ET Government of Canada announces funding for women's organizations in Greater Montréal Area

Ten organizations in Greater Montréal are receiving funding to ensure women's and Indigenous organizations can continue providing essential supports...


Apr 26, 2019, 09:30 ET Government of Canada announces investment for women's organizations across Quebec

QUÉBEC CITY, April 26, 2019 /CNW/ - Women's organizations provide vital services in our communities, supporting women and girls to be financially...


Apr 26, 2019, 08:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media advisory - Important announcement in support of women's organizations in Saskatchewan/

OTTAWA, April 25, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness and Member of Parliament for...


Apr 26, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media advisory - Important announcement in support of women's organizations in Montreal/

OTTAWA, April 25, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Member of Parliament for LaSalle–Émard–Verdun, on behalf of the...


Apr 26, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media advisory - Important announcement in support of women's organizations in Québec/

OTTAWA, April 25, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Member of Parliament for...


Apr 26, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Department for Women and Gender Equality/

OTTAWA, April 25, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of International Development and Minister for Women and Gender Equality, and...


Apr 25, 2019, 16:00 ET Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan Support New Emergency Shelter in Melfort

MELFORT, SK, April 25, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada, the Province of Saskatchewan and North East Outreach and Support Services Inc. (NEOSS)...


Apr 25, 2019, 14:57 ET UPDATE - Media advisory - Important announcement in support of women's organizations in Saskatchewan

Please note that this event is now at 10:00 a.m. local time OTTAWA, April 25, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety...


Apr 25, 2019, 13:40 ET Media advisory - Important announcement in support of women's organizations in Montreal

OTTAWA, April 25, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Member of Parliament for LaSalle–Émard–Verdun, on behalf of the...