Alberta

AFL: Alberta women are still fighting for gender equality this IWD – paid sick days are an important step forward

News Release Alberta women are still fighting for gender equality this IWD – paid sick days are an important step forward From wages at work to the amount of unpaid care work they do in their formal jobs and at home, COVID-19 has only made the struggles for women in Alberta worse Edmonton – The past year … Continue reading

International Women’s Day: Minister Aheer
Alberta

International Women’s Day: Minister Aheer

International Women’s Day: Minister Aheer Minister of Culture, Multiculturalism and Status of Women Leela Sharon Aheer issued the following statement on International Women’s Day: “On International Women’s Day, we join countries around the world to celebrate women and all of their accomplishments.“Alberta has a strong history of women paving the way for future generations. We … Continue reading

ottawa

Prime Minister issues statement for Women’s History Month

Statement by the Prime Minister on Women’s History MonthOctober 1, 2020Ottawa, Ontario The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement for Women’s History Month: “Women have contributed enormously to making Canada the country we know today. During Women’s History Month, we celebrate the significant achievements of women and girls, but also reflect on the … Continue reading

Government applauds gender equality in business
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Government applauds gender equality in business

News Release Government applauds gender equality in business Stephanie McLean, Minister of Status of Women, has issued the following statement in response to a decision by the Alberta Securities Commission: “I am so pleased that the Alberta Securities Commission adopted new ‘disclose or explain’ rules that can help increase the number of Alberta women in … Continue reading

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Women’s Advocacy Voice of Edmonton Announces Members

News Release Women’s Advocacy Voice of Edmonton Announces Members May 15, 2014 City Council has appointed members of the Women’s Advocacy Voice of Edmonton (WAVE), the City’s first women’s advisory group. With a focus on three key areas: engagement through networking, leadership through mentorship and learning from best practices, WAVE will work to ensure women’s rights, issues … Continue reading