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May 16, 2020, 11:00 ET Government of Canada supports over 500 women's shelters and sexual assault centres during the COVID-19 pandemic

OTTAWA, May 16, 2020 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is supporting Canada's most vulnerable people during these times of uncertainty. This includes taking critical measures and making new...


May 04, 2020, 10:48 ET Statement from Minister Monsef and Minister Charest on support for women's shelters and centres for victims of sexual and domestic violence in Quebec during the COVID‑19 pandemic

OTTAWA, May 4, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Canada's Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development, and Isabelle Charest, Quebec's Minister for Education...


Mar 08, 2020, 12:10 ET Statement by Minister Monsef on International Women's Day

OTTAWA, March 8, 2020 /CNW/ - The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development, today issued the following statement: "Today is International...


Mar 06, 2020, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Monsef to Visit the Greater Toronto Area/

TORONTO, March 5, 2020 /CNW/ - As part of her one-day trip to the Greater Toronto Area, the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development, will meet...


Mar 05, 2020, 14:58 ET Media Advisory - Minister Monsef to Visit the Greater Toronto Area

TORONTO, March 5, 2020 /CNW/ - As part of her one-day trip to the Greater Toronto Area, the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development, will meet...


Mar 03, 2020, 13:30 ET Government of Canada Launches Call for Proposals to support LGBTQ2S organizations across the country

VANCOUVER, March 3, 2020 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is investing to strengthen LGBTQ2S organizations and support the vital work they do to create a fairer, more equal, and more inclusive Canada....


Feb 28, 2020, 18:00 ET Government of Canada supports survivors of gender-based violence in the Northwest Territories

YELLOWKNIFE, Feb. 28, 2020 /CNW/ - Everyone deserves to be safe and to live life free of violence. When violence does occur, it is crucial that survivors have access to timely supports and services...


Feb 28, 2020, 11:50 ET Media Advisory - Funding to Address Gender-Based Violence in the Northwest Territories: M.P. Michael McLoed Announcement

YELLOWKNIFE, Feb. 28, 2020 /CNW/ - Survivors of gender-based violence and their families are receiving more support, protections, and a pathway to healing. Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament for...


Feb 24, 2020, 10:32 ET Government of Canada launches #BecauseOfYou campaign for International Women's Day to honour trailblazers in women's rights

OTTAWA, Feb. 24, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development, launched the Government of Canada's campaign for this year's...


Dec 06, 2019, 11:04 ET Parliament Hill to Commemorate the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women

OTTAWA, Dec. 6, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development, commemorated the National Day of Remembrance and Action on...


Dec 06, 2019, 10:32 ET Statement by Minister Monsef on the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women

OTTAWA, Dec. 6, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development, today issued the following statement on Canada's National Day of...


Dec 04, 2019, 17:25 ET Status of Women Ministers Meet in Victoria to Chart the Way Forward and Advance Gender Equality

VICTORIA, Dec. 4, 2019 /CNW/ - Today marked the conclusion of the 37th annual meeting of Federal-Provincial-Territorial (FPT) Ministers Responsible for the Status of Women. Over the past few days in...


Dec 04, 2019, 10:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Federal-Provincial-Territorial Ministers Responsible for the Status of Women are convening in Victoria this week for their 37th annual meeting/

VICTORIA, Dec. 3, 2019 /CNW/ - Ministers will be holding a joint media availability to discuss outcomes of these meetings. The details are as follows: Date: December 4, 2019 Time: 12:45pm Location:...


Dec 03, 2019, 13:00 ET Media Advisory - Federal-Provincial-Territorial Ministers Responsible for the Status of Women are convening in Victoria this week for their 37th annual meeting

VICTORIA, Dec. 3, 2019 /CNW/ - Ministers will be holding a joint media availability to discuss outcomes of these meetings. The details are as follows: Date: December 4, 2019 Time: 12:45pm Location:...


Nov 25, 2019, 11:22 ET Statement by Minister Monsef on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and the start of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

OTTAWA, Nov. 25, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development, today issued the following statement on the International Day for...


Sep 06, 2019, 16:12 ET Government of Canada Invests in LGBTQ2 Communities in Québec

MONTRÉAL, Sept. 6, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is making a real difference in the lives of LGBTQ2 people from coast to coast to coast through investments that will build stronger, more...