COVID-19 accelerating automation bigger risk for women: StatCan
44% of women likely to face a moderate to high risk, compared with nearly 35% for men.
Federal pay equity commissioner reappointed, but new law not in force
On average in Canada, women earn 12% less than men
Boosting marginalized groups key to ‘feminist economic recovery,’ report says
In the midst of the pandemic, the employment rate declined twice as much for Canadian women in the 25 to 54 age range compared with men
Schooling plans uncertainty has working moms mulling workforce exit
Anything short of complete school reopening presents a crucial challenge for women in the workforce and their families.
COVID-19 may turn back the clock on women’s entrepreneurship
Female entrepreneurs in Canada have been heavily impacted by the pandemic
Wanted: skilled workers, shortage hampers business competitiveness
CME survey shows 85% of companies are having trouble filling job vacancies.
We need more women in skilled trades
Looming shortage of apprentices means lost profits and paycheques for Ontarians
The skills shortage and jobs for women
How do we get more ladies and others interested in manufacturing?
Barriers remain for women in engineering
30 years after ecole Polytechnique shooting Canada still lags other industrialized countries in the proportion of women enrolled in undergraduate engineering programs.
Gender wage gap narrows to 13.3%, women earn $4.13/hour less
Statistics Canada says changes in distribution of men and women in occupations was key to the smaller wage gap.
Proportion of women on boards up slightly to 17%: CSA report
Women were better represented on boards of larger companies.
‘Back to zero’: Canada’s premiers gather in Saskatoon, but none are women
Last time Canada was without any woman as premier was between November 2002 and November 2008.
Hatred of women creeping into public debate: Trudeau
Says interest groups trying to roll back women’s rights, politicians are giving into the public pressure.
19.4% of board directors are female, all company types: Statistics Canada
Manufacturing and construction sectors had the lowest shares, at 14.4% and 12.8%.
France to focus on gender equality at G7 summit
Plans a much narrower focus than Canada’s, hoping to make clear and concrete improvements in women’s lives.