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May 31, 2021  

Endress+Hauser conducts program promoting inclusion of women

Endress+Hauser Group is conducting an employee-led program to increase

News Manufacturing Business Operations
March 10, 2021  

Six per cent of firms have board chairwoman; CSA mulls role in corporate diversity

(CP) TORONTO – A report from the Canadian Securities

News Manufacturing Economy General
September 25, 2020  

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.

News Government General
September 18, 2020  

Federal pay equity commissioner reappointed, but new law not in force

On average in Canada, women earn 12% less than men

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.

News Government Manufacturing General
June 5, 2018  

G7 gender council calling for pay equity, more funding for reproductive health

60 recommendations covering women’s safety, financial empowerment; and their participation in decisions made on climate actions.

News Manufacturing General
May 17, 2018  

Business group calls for lower tax rate for women-controlled companies

Similar to the lower rates offered to private Canadian-controlled corporations.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
April 25, 2018  

Trade missions for women, Indigenous, LGBTQs in 2018: minister

Idea is to promote the interests of those who have been ignored in the past.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 28, 2018  

G7 reps discuss workplace sexual harassment

Delegates acknowledged that the issue needs to be explored collaboratively.

News Government Manufacturing General
March 27, 2018  

Tories accuse Morneau of hypocrisy on budget’s gender equality measures

Accusation prompted a tense exchange during his appearance before the House of Commons finance committee.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 7, 2018  

Morneau says Canada must do better on gender gaps in pay and participation

OECD rating has Canada at eighth of 29 countries for female workforce participation, 15th for equal pay for equal work.

News Government Manufacturing General
March 6, 2018  

Ontario to bring in ‘pay transparency’ bill aimed at closing gender wage gap

Publicly advertised job postings to include a salary rate or range, bar employers from asking about past compensation.

Feature Manufacturing General
March 5, 2018  

Hire more women: A solution to the skills shortage challenge

A CME report discusses the under-representation of women in manufacturing and what to do about it