June 2019 Ontario Council News

University Women’s Club North York: May 29, 2019, 11 members of UWCNY and one husband “Walked a Mile in Her Shoes” for the White Ribbon Campaign’s Toronto walk to end gender based violence and they raised over $9600.00 to support this organization which works to end violence towards women through education of men and boys. […]

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2019 Ontario Council Recognition Awards

The second Ontario Council Recognition Awards were presented by President Sandra Thomson, with the Standing Committees Chairs and the Advocacy Coordinator at the 2019 AGM held May 11, 2019. This year a new award was established – the Carolyn Day Award for Environmental Action in honour of Carolyn Day, a Past-President of Ontario Council, 1998-2000, […]

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Pay Transparency Act consultation, March 27, 2019

As part of the review of the Pay Transparency legislation adopted last spring, the government called for comments concerning its implementation. Ontario Council responded.

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United Nations 63rd Commission on the Status of Women

Background The priority theme for the 63rd CSW conference was “Social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls. ” The review theme was “Women’s empowerment and the link to sustainable development.” “Social protection, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure are an integral […]

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