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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Literacy in a Digital World

Literacy is a component of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals and their 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. September 8 – International Literacy Day – is a day for Governments, civil society and stakeholders to highlight improvements in literacy rates, and reflect on remaining literacy challenges. This year’s theme is ‘Literacy in a Digital World’ […]

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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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