Muskoka Women's Advocacy Group

    Freedom from abuse is every woman's right.  

News & Government Initiatives


Missing 29-year-old Hamilton woman found dead, man arrested: police

By Nick Westoll,Digital Broadcast Journalist  Global News, January 17th, 2018

In minimum wage debate, gender wage gap is being forgotten

Raising minimum wage simply won’t cut it. Ontario needs to create legislation that forces companies to provide pay transparency and provide other immediate solutions, such as affordable child care, and always ask, “Does this help close or widen equity pay gaps?”

By GENEVA ABDUL,Opinion, Sun., Jan. 14, 2018

Data about police-reported violence gathered from more than 600 Canadian communities

CBC News Posted: Jan 13, 2018

2 men facing murder charges after 3 women die in domestic attacks in Brampton, Mississauga

By Nick Westoll, Digital Broadcast Journalist  Global News, January 13th, 2018

Power Play: Another departure from MMIW inquiry
Native Women's Association of Canada's Francyne Joe says she cannot believe the disappointment surround the MMIW inquiry.
January 12th, 2018, The Canadian Press

Poorer performance found to be based on less positive evaluation of female principal investigators, not differences in the quality of science

January 9, 2018, By Rachael PellsTwitter: @rachaelpells
The Morrissey House in London, Ont., will offer women a 13% discount on lunch and dinner items on Mondays

By Hala Ghonaim, CBC News Posted: Jan 08, 2018

Officers laid more than 200 criminal charges and arrested 82 people during human trafficking investigations

By Kate Dubinski, CBC News Posted: Jan 07, 2018

Four women have come forward with allegations.
Michael Balsamo and Lindsey Bahr, Januray 5, 2018
'Empowerment of the plaintiff is a huge advantage in the civil justice system over the criminal system'

By Mark Gollom, CBC News Posted: Jan 05, 2018

Liam Casey, The Canadian Press, Published Friday, January 5, 2018
Female MPs say ‘Me Too’
OPINION Jan 04, 2018 Hamilton Spectator
'Students wouldn’t take no as an answer … I always suspected that gender could play a role'

By Anna Dimoff, CBC News Posted: Jan 04, 2018

In 2018, let’s resolve to keep speaking up
OPINION: Last year, women broke the silence on sexual assault. This year, writes Lauren McKeon, we need to stay loud
Published on Jan 03, 2018, by Lauren McKeon, TVO
Women's March in Windsor not about Trump anymore
SHARON HILL, WINDSOR STAR, Published on: January 2, 2018 | Last Updated: January 2, 2018
Leaders, educators, athletes and artists from across the country to receive Canada's highest honour

By Lenard Monkman, CBC News Posted: Jan 02, 2018