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Highlights/equity

Society

Women’s Day: progress in Canada but more to be done

The Canadian Women’s Foundation is pleased with progress being made on gender equality in Canada but vows to continue to press for progress. Still feeling unsafe, says activist “We know that some women and girls in Canada continue to feel» 

Society

Group urges a return to school equity

Officially, public education is free in Canada but, in recent decades, parents have raised money for enhancements and there is concern that means some schools are able to offer more to students than others. Equity ‘since the very beginning’ “Canada…was» 

Economy, International, Politics, Society

Oxfam Canada calls for more action on women’s rights

While Oxfam Canada lauds the Canadian government for “noble intentions” and “some important steps in the right direction,” it says that has not yet translated into meaningful policy and spending decisions. It has issued what it calls a “Feminist Scorecard”» 

Economy, Society

University to boost female faculty pay

The University of Waterloo in Ontario is going to boost the pay for female faculty members by $2,905 to bring them into line with what male counterparts earn. The university studied the issue of pay equity as part of an»