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Sep 04, 2019, 12:44 ET Government of Canada announces investment that will help improve women's economic security in Prince Edward Island

SUMMERSIDE, PE, Sept. 4, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is committed to advancing gender equality and it recognizes the important role that creating more opportunities for women can play in...


Sep 04, 2019, 08:30 ET Government of Canada supports survivors of gender-based violence in Labrador

HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, NL, Sept. 4, 2019 /CNW/ - Ending gender-based violence is crucial if we are serious about giving everyone the same opportunities to join and grow Canada's middle class. We all ...


Sep 04, 2019, 05:30 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Women and Gender Equality Canada/

OTTAWA, Sept. 3, 2019 /CNW/ - Yvonne Jones, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Intergovernmental and Northern Affairs and Internal Trade and Member of Parliament for Labrador, on behalf of...


Sep 03, 2019, 13:36 ET Government of Canada announces investment that will help improve women's economic security in Newfoundland and Labrador

Projects will help women fleeing domestic violence, reintegrate into the labour force and help more women find employment in natural resources and construction ST. JOHN'S, NL, Sept. 3, 2019 /CNW/ -...


Sep 03, 2019, 08:30 ET Media Advisory - Women and Gender Equality Canada

OTTAWA, Sept. 3, 2019 /CNW/ - Yvonne Jones, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Intergovernmental and Northern Affairs and Internal Trade and Member of Parliament for Labrador, on behalf of...


Aug 30, 2019, 15:00 ET Government of Canada announces investment in support of the women's movement in Montérégie

SAINTE-JULIE, QC, Aug. 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Women's organizations provide vital services in our communities, supporting women and girls to be financially secure, free from violence, and able to fully...


Aug 30, 2019, 14:00 ET Government of Canada announces investment in women's organization in Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean

ALMA, QC, Aug. 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Women's organizations provide vital services in our communities, supporting women and girls to be financially secure, free from violence, and able to fully participate ...


Aug 30, 2019, 13:00 ET Government of Canada announces investment in women's organizations in the Greater Okanagan and Columbia Shuswap

KELOWNA, BC, Aug. 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Women's organizations provide vital services in our communities, supporting women and girls to be financially secure, free from violence, and able to fully...


Aug 30, 2019, 11:00 ET Government of Canada announces investment in support of the women's movement in Montréal's Côte-des-Neiges neighbourhood

MONTRÉAL, Aug. 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Women's organizations provide vital services in our communities, supporting women and girls to be financially secure, free from violence, and able to fully participate ...


Aug 30, 2019, 10:00 ET Government of Canada announces investment in women's organizations in Gatineau

GATINEAU, QC, Aug. 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Women's organizations provide vital services in our communities, supporting women and girls to be financially secure, free from violence, and able to fully...


Aug 30, 2019, 09:00 ET Government of Canada supports Indigenous organization in New Brunswick to ensure greater access to justice

Project will be a collaboration between Indigenous peoples, police, legal institutions, and media FREDERICTON, NB, Aug. 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Gender-based violence holds us all back. It has long-lasting...


Aug 29, 2019, 13:00 ET Government of Canada announces investment that will help improve women's economic security in northern British Columbia

PRINCE GEORGE, BC, Aug. 29, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is committed to advancing gender equality and it recognizes the important role that creating more opportunities for women can play in ...


Aug 29, 2019, 10:00 ET Government of Canada supports framework to end gender-based violence at post-secondary institutions

Further actions are being funded to help post-secondary institutions prevent and address gender-based violence on their campuses TORONTO, Aug. 29, 2019 /CNW/ - No one should ever be subject to acts...


Aug 29, 2019, 09:30 ET Government of Canada announces investment in women's organizations in the Greater Montréal area

MONTRÉAL, Aug. 29, 2019 /CNW/ - Women's organizations provide vital services in our communities, supporting women and girls to be financially secure, free from violence, and able to fully participate ...


Aug 29, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Mélanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie and Member of Parliament for Ahuntsic-Cartierville, will make an important announcement in

OTTAWA, Aug. 28, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie and Member of Parliament for Ahuntsic–Cartierville, on behalf of the Honourable...


Aug 29, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Maryam Monsef will make an important announcement on efforts to end gender-based violence at post-secondary institutions/

TORONTO, Aug. 28, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of International Development and Minister for Women and Gender Equality, will make an important announcement on efforts to end...


Aug 28, 2019, 15:53 ET Media Advisory - Minister Maryam Monsef will make an important announcement on efforts to end gender-based violence at post-secondary institutions

TORONTO, Aug. 28, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of International Development and Minister for Women and Gender Equality, will make an important announcement on efforts to end...


Aug 28, 2019, 10:06 ET UPDATE - Media Advisory - Greg Fergus, PS to the President of Treasury Board and Minister of Digital Government and Member of Parliament for Hull - Aylmer, will make an important announcement to help

Please note that the date and location of the event have changed OTTAWA, Aug. 27, 2019 /CNW/ - Greg Fergus, Parliamentary Secretary to the President of Treasury Board and Minister of Digital...


Aug 28, 2019, 10:00 ET Media Advisory - Mélanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie and Member of Parliament for Ahuntsic-Cartierville, will make an important announcement in support of

OTTAWA, Aug. 28, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie and Member of Parliament for Ahuntsic–Cartierville, on behalf of the Honourable...


Aug 28, 2019, 09:00 ET New federal investment will help support women's economic security and prosperity in New Brunswick

Project will increase recruitment and retention of women in skilled and non-traditional trades SAINT JOHN, NB, Aug. 28, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is committed to advancing gender equality ...


Aug 28, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E P E AT -- Media Advisory - Greg Fergus, PS to the President of Treasury Board and Minister of Digital Government and Member of Parliament for Hull - Aylmer, will make an important announcement

OTTAWA, Aug. 27, 2019 /CNW/ - Greg Fergus, Parliamentary Secretary to the President of Treasury Board and Minister of Digital Government and Member of Parliament for Hull – Aylmer, on behalf of the...


Aug 27, 2019, 14:00 ET New federal investment will help end cyberviolence

Project will empower women and girls to assess threats and promote responsible digital citizenship OTTAWA, Aug. 27, 2019 /CNW/ - Gender-based violence holds everyone back. It has long-lasting and...


Aug 27, 2019, 13:09 ET Media Advisory - Greg Fergus, PS to the President of Treasury Board and Minister of Digital Government and Member of Parliament for Hull - Aylmer, will make an important announcement to help advance

OTTAWA, Aug. 27, 2019 /CNW/ - Greg Fergus, Parliamentary Secretary to the President of Treasury Board and Minister of Digital Government and Member of Parliament for Hull – Aylmer, on behalf of the...


Aug 27, 2019, 13:00 ET Government of Canada supports survivors of gender-based violence in British Columbia's Lower Mainland

VANCOUVER, Aug. 27, 2019 /CNW/ - Ending gender-based violence is crucial in order to give everyone the same opportunities to join and grow Canada's middle class. We all benefit when women, girls and...


Aug 27, 2019, 11:00 ET Government of Canada announces investment in women's organization in Bas-Saint-Laurent

MONT-JOLI, QC, Aug. 27, 2019 /CNW/ - Women's organizations provide vital services in our communities, supporting women and girls to be financially secure, free from violence, and able to fully...