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.
August 16 2010 - The experience of being stereotyped has a lasting negative impact according to research from the
University of Toronto.
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.
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.
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)
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
March 22 2006 - Minority women are facing a 'double jeopardy'
of harassment in the workplace, according to new research from the University of Toronto.
March 8 2006 - Equality and child care need protection in the face of Conservative attacks,
according to the Canadian Union of Public Employees.
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.
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.
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.
September 30 2002 - Canadian women executives don't feel fully accepted into executive-level culture, according to
a POLLARA survey.
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.
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.