‘Tis the Season

Christmas. Hanukkah. Epiphany. Kwanzaa. Pancha Ganapati. Bodhi. New Year’s. Hogmanay. Celebrations. Peace. Joy. Giving…and giving comes second nature to CFUW Ontario Council women. We bring you so many examples of generosity, kindness, and faith in humanity. Enjoy reading about Ontario’s clubs in the season of hope in our “Gifts of Giving” edition of Dates and […]

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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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Bill 148 – Fair Workplace, Better Jobs Act 2017

On June 1, 2017, Ontario introduced legislation today to create more opportunity and security for workers through its plan for Fair Workplaces and Better Jobs, including hiking the minimum wage, ensuring part-time workers are paid the same hourly wage as full-time workers, introducing paid sick days for every worker and stepping up enforcement of employment […]

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Meeting with Indira Naidoo-Harris

CFUW Ontario Council met with Minister of the Status of Women Indira Naidoo-Harris and two Senior Policy Advisors to discuss Early Learning and Child Care and Women’s Economic Empowerment.

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Changing Workplace Review

As a followup up to Ontario Council’s adoption of the resolution concerning the loss of employment benefits after the age of 65, Ontario Council sent comments to the Changing Workplace Review.

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