Minister Duclos announces new Government of Canada funding of $400,000 that will help support a vibrant gender equality movement across Canada
Project will advance gender equality in Québec and local women leaders will be engaged in national network.
QUÉBEC, March 13, 2018 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is committed to advancing gender equality and empowering women and girls. By investing in a strong and thriving gender equality movement today, we are laying the foundation for gender equality tomorrow.
On behalf of the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of Status of Women, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Member of Parliament for Québec, today announced Government of Canada funding for a project that will advance gender equality in Québec.
OTTAWA, Feb. 27, 2018 /CNW/ - The 2018 federal budget has blocked gender equality by failing to increase spending on early learning and child care, says Canada's national child care advocacy group.
"We are astounded that Finance Minister Bill Morneau has chosen to ignore the solid evidence that lack of access to affordable child care is the biggest barrier to women's equal participation in the paid labour force," said Morna Ballantyne, Executive Director of Child Care Now (formerly the Child Care Advocacy Association of Canada).
Child Care Now had called for a federal allocation to early learning and child care of $1 billion for 2018-19, including the money already allocated in the 2017 budget.
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