Women's Issues

11 Feb 2016

Join the Women's Memorial March in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside to demand justice for missing Indigenous women and girls. 

26 Jan 2016

“I’m delighted the Premier has turned her mind to the intolerable situation in Saudi Arabia. But what’s she going to do about the pain she’s inflicted on Ontario’s colleges? That’s where this whole mess started” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas

19 Jan 2016

“If the government is actually serious about narrowing the wage gap, it should stop the wage cuts and start recognizing its human rights obligations under the Pay Equity Act." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

09 Dec 2015

“Justice for our stolen sisters is long overdue. We will remain central to this process every step of the way." — Dr. Lavell-Harvard, NWAC

04 Dec 2015

“On December 6, as we remember the young women in Montreal and the many other women and girls that have suffered violence and have died in the decades since, we must recommit to pressing our governments to take concrete measures immediately." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President

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.

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