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Jun 18, 2019, 11:09 ET UPDATE - Media Advisory - Parliamentary Secretary Hébert to announce investment in women entrepreneurs in Gatineau with Parliamentary Secretary Fergus

Please note that the time of the event has changed GATINEAU, QC, June 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Richard Hébert, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of...


Jun 18, 2019, 07:30 ET A Quebec first: Research chair in women's heart health

Heart & Stroke and McGill University to create Early-Career Professorship in Women's Heart Health MONTRÉAL, June 18, 2019 /CNW/ - The first research...


Jun 18, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Parliamentary Secretary Hébert to announce investment in women entrepreneurs in Gatineau with Parliamentary Secretary Fergus/

GATINEAU, QC, June 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Richard Hébert, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion, will be in...


Jun 17, 2019, 17:30 ET LNG Canada and JGC Fluor launch unique program to double percentage of women working in the skilled trades on the LNG Canada Project

VANCOUVER, June 17, 2019 /CNW/ - LNG Canada and its prime contractor, JGC Fluor BC LNG JV (JGC Fluor), today announced the launch of YOUR PLACE, a...


Jun 17, 2019, 10:00 ET Media Advisory - Parliamentary Secretary Hébert to announce investment in women entrepreneurs in Gatineau with Parliamentary Secretary Fergus

GATINEAU, QC, June 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Richard Hébert, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion, will be in...


Jun 14, 2019, 15:27 ET Media Advisory - Unifor National President to visit Willow Place renovations

WINNIPEG, June 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Unifor National President Jerry Dias will visit the renovations completed by Unifor volunteers at the Willow Place...


Jun 14, 2019, 14:00 ET BMO Celebrating Women: BMO Recognizes Outstanding Women in Burlington through National Program

BURLINGTON, ON, June 14, 2019 /CNW/ - The annual BMO Celebrating Women event in Burlington, Ontario honoured four women for their remarkable...


Jun 14, 2019, 11:33 ET One woman and six newborns die every two hours from complications during pregnancy or childbirth in Yemen - UNICEF

NEW YORK, AMMAN, Jordan and SANA'A, Yemen, June 14, 2019 /CNW/ - One woman and six newborns die every two hours in Yemen from complications during...


Jun 13, 2019, 12:43 ET The Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal and Ubisoft mark the closing of the Ubisoft Women in Tech initiative at the Eurêka! Festival

MONTRÉAL, June 13, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal and Ubisoft marked the end of the Ubisoft Women in Tech...


Jun 13, 2019, 12:42 ET The AFNQL Supports the Families of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

WENDAKE, QC, June 13, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Minister Sylvie D'Amours, on behalf of the Government of Quebec, tabled a motion confirming the province's...


Jun 13, 2019, 09:44 ET Canada ranks in the middle of the pack for family-friendly policies among wealthy countries

Quebec offers new moms and dads the most generous parental leave benefits in Canada NEW YORK and TORONTO, June 13, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada ranks 19th in...


Jun 13, 2019, 07:00 ET Avon Foundation announces 2019 scholarship grant winners, taking total donated to nearly $1.5 million

Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE: AVP), a globally recognised leader in direct selling of beauty products and the Avon Foundation for Women have announced...


Jun 13, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Ng to participate in a discussion on barriers and opportunities for women in the construction industry/

TORONTO, June 12, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Mary Ng, Canada's Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion, will be in Toronto at the Empire...


Jun 12, 2019, 17:33 ET Media Advisory - Minister Ng to participate in a discussion on barriers and opportunities for women in the construction industry

TORONTO, June 12, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Mary Ng, Canada's Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion, will be in Toronto at the Empire...


Jun 12, 2019, 13:05 ET Government of Canada announces funding to advance gender equality in Saskatchewan

PRINCE ALBERT, SK, June 12, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is committed to advancing gender equality because everyone benefits when women,...


Jun 12, 2019, 12:15 ET Government of Canada announces investment in women's organizations in Ottawa

OTTAWA, June 12, 2019 /CNW/ - Women's organizations provide vital services in our communities, supporting women and girls to be financially secure,...


Jun 12, 2019, 12:05 ET Prime Minister names first Ambassador for Women, Peace and Security

OTTAWA, June 12, 2019 /CNW/ - Gender equality plays a critical role in creating lasting solutions to the challenges we face around the world – from...


Jun 12, 2019, 11:25 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - Health-care Union Leaders to Call on Ford Government to Stop Attacking Female Workers' Fundamental Human Rights

TORONTO, June 12, 2019 /CNW/ - The presidents of the Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) and SEIU Healthcare will call on the Ford government to stop...


Jun 12, 2019, 08:00 ET Women entrepreneurs and exporting: Carleton University and The Beacon Agency conduct national study with BDC and EDC

The partnership will assist women-owned businesses grow outside of Canada OTTAWA, June 12, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Women-led businesses make up only 15...


Jun 12, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Government of Canada announces investment in women's organizations in Ottawa/

OTTAWA, June 11, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of the Environment and Climate Change and Member of Parliament for Ottawa...


Jun 12, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Ng to give opening remarks at the launch of the Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub for Eastern Ontario/

OTTAWA , June 11, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Mary Ng, Canada's Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion, will be in Ottawa to celebrate the...


Jun 11, 2019, 15:20 ET Open letter from the Commission of Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Girls - An appeal to all political leaders

This is an open letter from the Commission of Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous VANCOUVER, June 11, 2019 /CNW/ -The National Inquiry into...


Jun 11, 2019, 15:20 ET Media Advisory - Government of Canada announces investment in women's organizations in Ottawa

OTTAWA, June 11, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of the Environment and Climate Change and Member of Parliament for Ottawa...


Jun 11, 2019, 11:09 ET United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to visit Canada

OTTAWA, June 11, 2019 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights,...


Jun 11, 2019, 11:00 ET Canadian Captain Wendy Williams to Lead First Virgin Voyages Ship

Sir Richard Branson's new cruise line appoints first Canadian woman to captain a ship for a major cruise brand Company replaces Cuba sailings with...