The Gender Wage Gap in Ontario

What is it? The gender wage gap is the difference between wages earned by men and wages earned by women. The gap can be measured in various ways, but the most common method is to look at full–time, full year wages. It is also possible to measure the gender wage gap on the basis of […]

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October is Women’s History Month

October is Women’s History Month in Canada! It’s a time us to celebrate women’s achievements and recognize the trailblazing women who have shaped our country and way of life. This year’s theme is #ClaimYourPlace. As we continue our quest for equality and inclusion in all areas of Canadian life, we need to honour and celebrate […]

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Women’s Economic Empowerment

“Women and girls in Ontario are disproportionately affected by poverty, discrimination, violence, and their work is often undervalued. Ontario has taken steps to support women’s economic empowerment through working to close the gender wage gap, encouraging gender diversity on boards, providing violence against women services and supports, and increasing access to high-quality child care, but […]

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