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Flexibility is now table stakes for Canadian workers, especially women.

By David Coletto & Oksana Kishchuk A new study by Abacus Data on behalf of The Honest Talk finds that the pandemic has significantly changed the way Canadians view work and the workplace. The survey of more than 1,300 working adults in Canada reveals that 69% of respondents feel their work-life has changed in some

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women: Canadians Concerned about COVID-19 Impacts

By Oksana Kishchuk Yesterday was the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. It is a day to amplify the call to action of eliminating and preventing violence against women. The issue of violence against women is a problem world-wide and also at home. According to data from a Statistics Canada survey, every

Only 1 in 5 Canadian millennials believe they will see global gender equality in their lifetimes.

By David Coletto On behalf of The MATCH Fund, we asked Canadian millennials (those aged 18 to 37) their views on global gender equality and Canada’s role in trying to achieve it. Here’s what we found: Only one in five millennials believe they will see global gender equality achieved in their lifetime. Most think that

The Path to 2019: Women and the Liberal Vote

By David Coletto Tomorrow, Finance Minister Bill Morneau will deliver the Liberal government’s third budget. It is reportedly going to focus on improving the economic success of women and promoting gender equality. There are important policy reasons for this focus. But political ones as well. Consider these three stats: Women made up 52.4% of the

Sexual Harassment of Women is Widespread in Canada

By Bruce Anderson There are almost 15 million adult women in Canada and according to our latest survey, almost 8 million of them (53%) have experienced unwanted sexual pressure. The prevalence of this experience is highest among women under 45. Just over one in ten Canadians says sexual harassment is “really quite common” in their

iPolitics.ca: Ignatieff looks to woo women voters with Working Families Tour

Ignatieff looks to woo women voters with Working Families Tour By Sonya Bell Michael Ignatieff christened this week’s travels the “Working Families Tour,” but there’s a more specific target between the lines of his policy priorities — the women within these families. At stops in Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, and Newfoundland and Labrador, the Liberal

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