Ottawa – October 1, 2020 – We need high quality, accessible, and public childcare now. Send a message to your local Member of Parliament, and Canada’s federal party leaders, urging them to make universal childcare a reality for all families.
Toronto – September 28, 2020 – Over the last 150 years, women in Canada have made notable strides towards gender equality in our workplaces and communities, and each year activists across the country honour Women’s History Month to celebrate those gains.
Toronto – August 19, 2020 – A new report from RBC Economics finds that the COVID-19 pandemic has not only brought about job losses that surpass those of any other recession – it has also dealt an unprecedented blow to working women.
Nyon, Switzerland – June 6, 2020 – In light of the major disruptions that the coronavirus has caused for working people around the world, UNI Global Union has launched a new survey seeking feedback on how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected work-life balance for all members of society, and women and families in particular.
Toronto – April 8, 2020 – Periods of crisis are especially bad for people in abusive relationships. With the COVID-19 pandemic still unfolding, it is a stressful time marked by health anxiety and significant job loss. And unfortunately, stress is a trigger for abusers.
Saskatoon, Sask. – March 12, 2020 – Dozens of UFCW Canada women activists and allies from across Saskatchewan recently gathered in Saskatoon for the annual Saskatchewan Women's Conference, hosted by UFCW Canada Local 1400.