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Mental Illness Costs Economy More Than Physical Ailments
September 15 2010 - Mental illness is associated with more lost working days than any other chronic condition and costs the Canadian economy C$51 billion annually in lost productivity.

Stereotyping
August 16 2010 - The experience of being stereotyped has a lasting negative impact according to research from the University of Toronto.

More Women Fill Canada's Top Business Jobs
February 7 2009 - More women fill top executive jobs in Canada's largest publicly-traded businesses than ever before - but this still amounts to a mere 7.2%, according to a report from executive search firm Rosenzweig & Company.

Women Workers Still Feel They Are Paid Less
August 29 2008 - A recent survey showed that almost a fifth of Canadian women respondents (23%) believed that they were being paid less than their male counterparts.

EDC named one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers
April 3 2008 - Export Development Canada (EDC) was today named one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers by Maclean's Magazine. EDC is the only Crown Corporation to have won the award. (News Release)

B.C. Government Policies Have Negative Effect On Women
March 7 2008 - 'Still Waiting For Justice: Provincial policies and gender equality in BC 2001-2008', a report released by the B.C. Federation of Labour concludes that the Gordon Campbell government's policies have unfairly impacted women.

Minority Women Subjected to Double Harassment
March 22 2006 - Minority women are facing a 'double jeopardy' of harassment in the workplace, according to new research from the University of Toronto.

CUPE Calls for Action on Child Care
March 8 2006 - Equality and child care need protection in the face of Conservative attacks, according to the Canadian Union of Public Employees.

Glass Ceiling Still Barrier
March 8 2006 - A study by Accenture shows that, despite improvements in the last 10 years, women executives still face an uphill battle for workplace equality. Factors believed to influence this situation vary in different parts of the world.

Unemployment rates for workers with disabilities remain unacceptably high
December 6 2004 - Canadians with disabilities have a right to work and use their skills and knowledge to earn a living, says Marie Clarke Walker, Executive Vice-President of the Canadian Labour Congress.

Women deserve better
February 9 2004 - Big brand companies and retailers in the fashion and food industries are driving down employment conditions for millions of women workers around the world, according to a new study by international agency Oxfam.

Workplace culture favours men
September 30 2002 - Canadian women executives don't feel fully accepted into executive-level culture, according to a POLLARA survey.

CEO's not committed to women's advancement
August 14 2001 - Executive women's leadership expectations are not matched by the actions and behaviour of business leaders, concludes the first comprehensive Canadian study on chief executive commitment to gender diversity. The report, Chief Executive Commitment: The Key To Enhancing Women's Advancement has been released by The Conference Board of Canada.

More Aboriginal participation required in Manitoba's workforce
April 4 2001 - Manitoba's Aboriginal and Northern Affairs Minister Eric Robinson has advocated more Aboriginal participation in the province's workforce to match overall growth of the Aboriginal population.





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