None of Canada's TSX 60 companies were headed by a woman and two-thirds did not include a single woman among top earners during their latest fiscal year, reveals a Canadian Press analysis of corporate Canada's highest ranks.
Women now represent 47 per cent of business owners in Canada, but according to SheEO, a Toronto-based organization that supports women entrepreneurs, only four per cent of venture capital goes to Canadian companies led by women.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is being asked to raise the concerns of marginalized women — and not just female business leaders — when he champions gender equality around the G7 table at a resort in La Malbaie, Que., in June.
Conservative deputy leader Lisa Raitt is accusing Finance Minister Bill Morneau of hypocrisy when it comes to budget measures aimed at boosting the equality of women and their participation in the workforce.
A woman is taking the permanent helm of the RCMP for the first time ever, a move Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says will promote gender equality at an organization plagued by complaints of sexual discrimination and workplace bullying.
Canada's federal finance minister said on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, the country must do better in closing the gender gap in pay and workforce participation for the health of the economy, but acknowledged getting to parity will be difficult.
The Liberal government is trying to move beyond the obvious in its quest for gender equality, thinking outside the daycare box to more thoroughly examine how the federal budget would impact men and women in different ways — even before committing to a dime of spending.