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News Manufacturing Economy
July 30, 2020  

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

News Manufacturing General
July 16, 2020  

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.

News General
July 2, 2020  

COVID-19 may turn back the clock on women’s entrepreneurship

Female entrepreneurs in Canada have been heavily impacted by the pandemic

Feature Manufacturing General
March 17, 2020  

Wanted: skilled workers, shortage hampers business competitiveness

CME survey shows 85% of companies are having trouble filling job vacancies.

Insight Manufacturing General
March 7, 2020  

We need more women in skilled trades

Looming shortage of apprentices means lost profits and paycheques for Ontarians

Insight Manufacturing General
December 16, 2019  

The skills shortage and jobs for women

How do we get more ladies and others interested in manufacturing?

News Manufacturing General
December 4, 2019  

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.

News Manufacturing Economy General
October 8, 2019  

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.

News General
October 2, 2019  

Proportion of women on boards up slightly to 17%: CSA report

Women were better represented on boards of larger companies.

News Government General
July 9, 2019  

‘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.

News Government Manufacturing General
June 4, 2019  

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.

News Manufacturing General
May 8, 2019  

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%.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 8, 2019  

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.

News Manufacturing General
August 15, 2018  

Women-owned businesses generate $68,000 less revenue than men’s: survey

Lack of access to capital is one of the biggest challenges for women entrepreneurs.

News Manufacturing General
July 31, 2018  

Corporate climb: Stalled progress for women in Canadian C suites

Top-earning women still paid less than men, numbers in top roles have shrunk compared to five years ago.