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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...


Jun 24, 2019, 09:00 ET Cynthia A. Grant, Renowned Soil Fertility and Crop Nutrition Researcher Inducted into Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame

OTTAWA, June 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Fertilizer Canada is pleased to congratulate Dr. Cynthia A. Grant on her successful nomination and acceptance as an...


Jun 24, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media advisory - MP Lefebvre will make an important announcement in support of women's organizations in Sudbury and Northern Ontario/

OTTAWA, June 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Paul Lefebvre, Member of Parliament for Sudbury, on behalf of the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of International...


Jun 24, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - The Honourable Maryam Monsef will be in Winnipeg to make an important announcement regarding the Commemoration Fund for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls/

OTTAWA, June 21, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality, accompanied by Terry Duguid, Parliamentary...


Jun 23, 2019, 16:34 ET Media advisory - MP Lefebvre will make an important announcement in support of women's organizations in Sudbury and Northern Ontario

OTTAWA, June 23, 2019 Paul Lefebvre, Member of Parliament for Sudbury, on behalf of the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of International...


Jun 23, 2019, 08:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - The Honourable Maryam Monsef will be in Winnipeg to make an important announcement regarding the Commemoration Fund for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls/

OTTAWA, June 21, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality, accompanied by Terry Duguid, Parliamentary...


Jun 23, 2019, 08:00 ET /R E P E A T -- MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OP - Ontario Science Centre showcases career opportunities in the space industry through Spotlight on Women in Science: Reaching for the Stars/

Program highlights women who occupy different roles in the sector— from research to education TORONTO, June 18, 2019 /CNW/ - As part of its Summer of ...


Jun 21, 2019, 16:28 ET Media Advisory - The Honourable Maryam Monsef will be in Winnipeg to make an important announcement regarding the Commemoration Fund for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

OTTAWA, June 21, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality, accompanied by Terry Duguid, Parliamentary...


Jun 21, 2019, 11:54 ET Government of Canada invests in women's organization in Fort Erie

FORT ERIE, ON, June 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Women's organizations provide vital community services that allow women and girls to be financially secure, free ...


Jun 21, 2019, 10:15 ET Government of Canada Invests in Supportive Housing for Women and their families in St. Catharines

ST. CATHARINES, ON, June 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. That is why, in May 2018, the Government...


Jun 21, 2019, 07:00 ET NWAC Launches Phase 2 of Faceless Dolls Project on National Indigenous Peoples Day: 'Putting a Face on Justice: From Calls for Justice to Action'

OTTAWA, June 21, 2019 /CNW/ - One thousand one hundred and eighty-one — that's the number of Indigenous women and girls we know have gone missing or...


Jun 21, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Chris Bittle, Member of Parliament for St. Catharines, will make an important announcement in support of the women's movement in Fort Erie/

OTTAWA, June 20, 2019 /CNW/ - Chris Bittle, Member of Parliament for St. Catharines, on behalf of the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of...


Jun 20, 2019, 13:03 ET Media Advisory - Chris Bittle, Member of Parliament for St. Catharines, will make an important announcement in support of the women's movement in Fort Erie

OTTAWA, June 20, 2019 /CNW/ - Chris Bittle, Member of Parliament for St. Catharines, on behalf of the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of...


Jun 20, 2019, 12:50 ET "A bad day for women": OPSEU President cries foul as Ford demotes female Cabinet ministers

TORONTO, June 20, 2019 /CNW/ - OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says it's clear that Doug Ford hasn't learned a thing during his first...


Jun 20, 2019, 08:00 ET /R E P E A T -- MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OP - Ontario Science Centre showcases career opportunities in the space industry through Spotlight on Women in Science: Reaching for the Stars/

Program highlights women who occupy different roles in the sector— from research to education TORONTO, June 18, 2019 /CNW/ - As part of its Summer of ...


Jun 20, 2019, 08:00 ET Morneau Shepell recognizes World Refugee Day

Celebrating the fifth anniversary of the Morneau Shepell Secondary School for Girls in Kenya's Kakuma Refugee Camp TORONTO, June 20, 2019 /CNW/ -...


Jun 19, 2019, 11:51 ET The Scotiabank Women Initiative Continues to Deliver for Women Business Leaders

WATERLOO, ON, June 19, 2019 /CNW/ - The Scotiabank Women Initiative™ hosted the third Un-Mentorship Boot Camp for women business leaders and...


Jun 18, 2019, 19:00 ET Moving to ACTION: A National Strategy for Women in Trades

VANCOUVER, June 18, 2019 /CNW/ - This week, the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum (CAF-FCA) hosted apprentices, tradeswomen, representatives from women's ...


Jun 18, 2019, 13:45 ET BMO Celebrating Women: BMO Recognizes Outstanding Women in Saskatoon through National Program

SASKATOON, June 18, 2019 /CNW/ - The third annual BMO Celebrating Women event in Saskatoon honoured four women for their remarkable contributions to...


Jun 18, 2019, 12:49 ET MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OP - Ontario Science Centre demonstrates career opportunities in the space industry through Spotlight on Women in Science: Reaching for the Stars

Program highlights women who occupy different roles in the sector— from research to education TORONTO, June 18, 2019 /CNW/ - As part of its Summer of ...


Jun 18, 2019, 12:00 ET Parliamentary Secretary Hébert announces investment in woman-led company in Gatineau with Parliamentary Secretary Fergus

Government of Canada invests $100,000 to help a woman-led company in Gatineau grow and export GATINEAU, QC, June 18, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of...