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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...


Apr 25, 2019, 12:00 ET 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 25, 2019, 11:22 ET Expected Increase in Violence From Trans Mountain Pipeline Worker Camps Worrying Indigenous Women - Taking Their Message to the UN Forum in NYC

Blue River Camp Stockpiling, Preparing for 1000 Workers BLUE RIVER, BC, April 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Indigenous women in rural British Columbia and Alberta ...


Apr 25, 2019, 11:04 ET 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, 11:01 ET A Fun Filled Weekend Planned at The National Women's Show on April 27 & 28 at the Shaw Centre!

OTTAWA, April 25, 2019 /CNW/ - The National Women's Show is back for another incredible weekend on April 27 & 28, 2019 at the Shaw Centre. The...


Apr 25, 2019, 11:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan support new emergency shelter in Melfort/

MELFORT, SK, April 24, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Paul Merriman, Minister of Social Services and Minister Responsible for the Saskatchewan Housing...


Apr 25, 2019, 10:37 ET Minister Ng met with entrepreneurs and small business owners and announced investments in export promotion and women entrepreneurs in Vancouver and Burnaby

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


Apr 25, 2019, 10:00 ET 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 25, 2019, 10:00 ET Government of Canada announces investment in women's organizations in Nova Scotia

HALIFAX, April 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Women's organizations provide vital services in our communities, supporting women and girls to be financially secure, ...


Apr 25, 2019, 09:09 ET 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...


Apr 25, 2019, 07:30 ET Avon powers beauty startups in collaboration with Women Startup Competition

Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE:AVP), today announced its partnership with Women Startup Competition Europe, a not-for-profit organization set up to...


Apr 25, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Department for Women and Gender Equality/

OTTAWA, April 24, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of International Development and Minister for Women and Gender Equality, will...


Apr 24, 2019, 14:34 ET Government of Canada provides assistance to at-risk women in the South Okanagan

PENTICTON, BC, April 24, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is committed to supporting at-risk women and ensuring those in vulnerable situations...


Apr 24, 2019, 14:00 ET Media Advisory - Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan support new emergency shelter in Melfort

MELFORT, SK, April 24, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Paul Merriman, Minister of Social Services and Minister Responsible for the Saskatchewan Housing...


Apr 24, 2019, 09:58 ET Government of Canada invests in marine training for women, Northerners, Inuit and Indigenous peoples through the Oceans Protection Plan

PORT HAWKESBURY, NS, April 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Indigenous coastal communities share ties to Canada's oceans that span generations. They value them as a...


Apr 24, 2019, 09:00 ET Media Advisory - Department for Women and Gender Equality

OTTAWA, April 24, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of International Development and Minister for Women and Gender Equality, will...


Apr 24, 2019, 09:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Ng to announce investments in women entrepreneurs in Vancouver and Burnaby/

VANCOUVER, April 23, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Mary Ng, Canada's Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion, will be in Vancouver and Burnaby...


Apr 24, 2019, 08:00 ET Government of Canada announces investment in women's organizations and support for survivors of gender-based violence in New Brunswick

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


Apr 24, 2019, 07:00 ET Impact to-date: BDC Capital's Women in Technology Venture Fund invests in 25 companies - Latest investments include Sampler and Bridgit

TORONTO, April 24, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - BDC Capital's Women in Technology (WIT) Venture Fund has completed its first year of investments since the...


Apr 24, 2019, 06:00 ET Justice for First Nations women: The AFNQL will request the United Nations' intervention

NEW YORK, April 24, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - "Justice for the women of our Nations can no longer wait. Discrimination on the part of police services...


Apr 24, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Important announcement in support of women's organizations in New Brunswick/

OTTAWA, April 23, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of International Development and Minister for Women and Gender Equality, will...


Apr 23, 2019, 18:04 ET Media Advisory - Minister Ng to announce investments in women entrepreneurs in Vancouver and Burnaby

VANCOUVER, April 23, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Mary Ng, Canada's Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion, will be in Vancouver and Burnaby...