Women's Issues

25 Nov 2015

With the election of a Liberal government, there is an opportunity to correct many of the harmful measures instituted under the previous Conservative government.

24 Nov 2015

"If we want a country that cares for the future of women and families, we must create good jobs, fight gender discrimination, and promote pay equity. And that's just a start." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President

02 Oct 2015

Ottawa (02 Oct. 2015) — According to research by the Native Women's Association of Canada, there are more than 582 missing or murdered Indigenous women and girls across Canada. 

Sisters in Spirit Vigils honour missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls

On October 4, we honour the memories of those women and girls, and we honour their communities for fighting for justice on their behalf.

17 Sep 2015

“This conference is about bringing women labour activists together to educate and share experiences about the myriad of issues they face in the workplace and our communities." — NAPE President Jerry Earle

15 Jul 2015

Study ranks Canada’s 25 largest metropolitan areas based on a comparison of how men and women are faring in five areas: economic security, leadership, health, personal security, and education.

18 Jun 2015

Harper should declare that the federal government, and all its institutions, has zero tolerance for sexist or abusive behaviour. Full stop.

04 Jun 2015

“We want women to know that they are not alone, that help is available 24-hours a day,” said Lise Martin, Executive Director of the Canadian Network of Women’s Shelters and Transition Houses.

01 Jun 2015

"This resource will provide women who are leaving violent relationships with quick access to the services they need to leave safely." — Brenda Hildahl, Chair of NUPGE's Advisory Committee on Women's Issues

08 May 2015

This Mother’s Day the Alliance for Women’s Rights wants to engage moms in a conversation about issues that matter to them.

30 Apr 2015

There simply are not enough resources to meet the demand for services. - Lise Martin, Executive Director


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